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Chainsaw Man

Alternative Titles

Japanese: チェンソーマン
English: Chainsaw Man
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 3, 2018 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Award Winning Award Winning
Theme: Gore Gore
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump+
Authors: Fujimoto, Tatsuki (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.741 (scored by 270441270,441 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #422
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5
Members: 437,324
Favorites: 60,441

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Synopsis

Denji has a simple dream—to live a happy and peaceful life, spending time with a girl he likes. This is a far cry from reality, however, as Denji is forced by the yakuza into killing devils in order to pay off his crushing debts. Using his pet devil Pochita as a weapon, he is ready to do anything for a bit of cash.

Unfortunately, he has outlived his usefulness and is murdered by a devil in contract with the yakuza. However, in an unexpected turn of events, Pochita merges with Denji's dead body and grants him the powers of a chainsaw devil. Now able to transform parts of his body into chainsaws, a revived Denji uses his new abilities to quickly and brutally dispatch his enemies. Catching the eye of the official devil hunters who arrive at the scene, he is offered work at the Public Safety Bureau as one of them. Now with the means to face even the toughest of enemies, Denji will stop at nothing to achieve his simple teenage dreams.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

As part of the JUMP START initiative, the first three chapters of Chainsaw Man were published in English in VIZ Media's digital Weekly Shounen Jump on the same day as the Japanese release. It has been published digitally as an English simulpub through MANGA Plus service. The volume have been published in English by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump imprint since October 6, 2020.

The first part of the series ended with 97 chapters on December 14, 2020. Serialization of the second part began on Shounen Jump+ with the release of chapter 98 on July 13, 2022.

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Characters

Makima
Main
Power
Main
Denji
Main
Hayakawa, Aki
Main
Reze
Supporting
Higashiyama, Kobeni
Supporting
Pochita
Supporting
Angel Devil
Supporting
Himeno
Supporting
Quanxi
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Dec 16, 2020
Mixed Feelings
While rating this I've pulled out my shounen wow-those-fights-are-so-cool heart in order to review this as fair as possible for the mangaka. Still couldn't give this a high mark.

Story:
The story and worldbuilding are so incredibly weak. The mangaka pushes you straight into action and from that point on you're in a rollercoaster that's only going hard downwards with no rest, meaning that there's no time to rest and therefore no time to enjoy the hype (no light without darkness yknow).

Towards the end, the story underwent an acceleration. The story that didn't even have anything to offer, underwent a goddamn acceleration. I couldn't even believe ...
Dec 14, 2020
EDIT 06/28: As CSM is a very intense story which deals with a lot of graphic violence and difficult themes, I feel it's appropriate to provide some content warnings. Please be aware that Chainsaw Man features child neglect/abuse, gore, vomiting, grooming/psychological manipulation, and pedophilia (there's nothing explicit, but there are two adult female characters who frequently make sexual advances on Denji). If any of these things upset you or are triggers for you, then please tread carefully. With that said, here's my review! <3

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I hate reviews that start off with unnecessary prose, so let's skip all that and get to the meat of things!

Chainsaw Man ...
Jul 22, 2020
Chainsaw man, It always had style but it took freaking ages for its plot to come together. Nothing safe to assume about this manga, But one thing is safe to say for sure, Explosive Events and Hype =/= Good Writing. I can't blame people who came for action it's all a fast read but coming for an actual story. SORRY you're fooling yourself.

The action and setting are alright, the story and characters are forgettable and nothing more than a modern fan service for teens to relate to. Like" I want to touch some boobs"

Will Power finally freaking do something? Denji fights are getting ...

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