The upcoming Chainsaw Man anime adaptation has received a new trailer, which features a peek at the show’s supporting cast as well as a sample of Kenshi Yonezu’s opening theme song “KICK BACK.”
It was also confirmed that Chainsaw Man will have 12 ending songs. They include “Hawatari Nioku Senchi” by maximum the hormone, “Chu, Tayousei” by ano, “Fight Song” by Eve, “Deep Down” by Aimer, “Dainouteki na Rendezvous” by Kanaria, “In The Back Room” and syudou, “Violence” by QUEEN BEE, “Zanki” by ZUTOMAYO, “First Death” by TK The insert song is also performed by maximal the hormone.
Details about the supporting cast were made known as well. Shiori Izawa is voicing Pochita, Mariya Ise is voicing Himeno, Karin Takahashi is voicing Kobeni Higashiyama, Taku Yashiro is voicing Hirokazu Arai, and Kenjiro Tsuda is voicing Kishibe.
Chainsaw Man will be released in Japan on October 11th. It is based on Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Shueisha-published manga, which premiered in 2018. The first portion of the manga was published in Weekly Shonen Jump from 2019 to 2021. In July, the second installment began serialization on the Shonen Jump+ app and website. As of March 2021, there are 11 tankoubon volumes published under the Jump Comics banner.
Viz Media describes the plot as:
Denji’s a poor young man who’ll do anything for money, even hunting down devils with his pet devil Pochita. He’s a simple man with simple dreams, drowning under a mountain of debt. But his sad life gets turned upside down one day when he’s betrayed by someone he trusts. Now with the power of a devil inside him, Denji’s become a whole new man—Chainsaw Man!
The Chainsaw Man anime’s staff includes director Ryuu Nakayama (Gamers! opening director and storyboarder et al., Macross Delta main animator, The Ryuo’s Work Is Never Done! opening director and storyboarder et al.), character designer Kazutaka Sugiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation), action director Tatsuya Yoshihara (Black Clover director [until Episode 152] and chief director
Makoto Nakazono (A3! assistant director) serves as chief episode director, Kiyotaka Oshiyama (Deca-Dence cyborg designer, DEVILMAN crybaby devil designer) serves as devil designer, Yusuke Takeda (Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-) serves as art director, Naomi Nakano (Kemono Jihen) serves as color designer, Youhei Miyahara (Fate/ MAPPA is an animation production company.
Meanwhile, Tomori Kusunoki plays Makima, Kikunosuke Toya plays Denji, Shogo Sakata plays Aki, and Fairouz Ai plays Power.
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