Chainsaw Man Wiki Fandom

Chainsaw Man Wiki Fandom

Chainsaw Man (チェンソーマン, Chensōman) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Fujimoto Tatsuki. Part 1 concluded on December 14, 2020, while announcing an anime adaptation by studio MAPPA and a Part 2 continuation on Jump+ web service. Part 2 began serialization on July 13, 2022. Chainsaw Man was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 2018 until 2020, when it then transferred to Shonen Jump+ online magazine, where the current story continues. The series is currently collected in 11 Tankōbon volumes.

The series has over 15 million copies in print, and the seventh best-selling manga in 2021 with over 5 million copies sold. It is also licensed in English France, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Thailand, Poland, Germany, Argentina, Taiwan, South Korea, Russia, and in Vietnam.

An anime adaptation of Chainsaw Man has currently been announced and is set for release in October 2022. Two PVs and two visuals have released for it.

Other media for this series include a novel titled Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories that was released in November 2021 written by Sakaku Hishikawa, with illustrations by Tatsuki Fujimoto.

Characters:

  • Denji
  • Makima
  • Aki Hayakawa

When his father died, Denji was stuck with a huge debt and no way to pay it back. Thanks to the help of a Devil dog he saved named Pochita, though, Denji is able to scrape by as a Devil Hunter working for the Yakuza. When the mob betrays Denji and he’s killed by a Devil, Pochita sacrifices himself to revive his former master. Now Denji has been reborn as some kind of weird Devil-Human hybrid. He is now Chainsaw Man!.

Plot

When his father died, Denji was stuck with a huge debt and no way to pay it back. Thanks to a Devil dog he saved named Pochita, he’s able to survive through odd jobs and killing Devils for the Yakuza. Pochita’s chainsaw powers come in handy against these powerful demons. When the Yakuza betrays him and he’s killed by the Zombie Devil, Pochita sacrifices himself to save his former master. Now Denji has been reborn as some kind of weird Devil-Human hybrid. He is now a Chainsaw Man!

After his transformation, he’s quickly recruited by Makima to join the Public Safety Devil Hunters under threat of extermination now that he’s technically a Devil. Now that he’s living comfortably for the first time in his life, Denji struggles to determine his dreams and form meaningful relationships while killing Devils and working alongside other eccentric Devil Hunters.

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