Chainsaw Man

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Japanese: チェンソーマン
English: Chainsaw Man
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 12, 2022 to Dec 28, 2022
Premiered: Fall 2022
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Theme: GoreGore
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.561 (scored by 702492702,492 users)
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Ranked: #972
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #90
Members: 1,341,451
Favorites: 43,149

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Denji is robbed of a normal teenage life, left with nothing but his deadbeat father's overwhelming debt. His only companion is his pet, the chainsaw devil Pochita, with whom he slays devils for money that inevitably ends up in the yakuza's pockets. All Denji can do is dream of a good, simple life: one with delicious food and a beautiful girlfriend by his side. But an act of greedy betrayal by the yakuza leads to Denji's brutal, untimely death, crushing all hope of him ever achieving happiness.

Remarkably, an old contract allows Pochita to merge with the deceased Denji and bestow devil powers on him, changing him into a hybrid able to transform his body parts into chainsaws. Because Denji's new abilities pose a significant risk to society, the Public Safety Bureau's elite devil hunter Makima takes him in, letting him live as long as he obeys her command. Guided by the promise of a content life alongside an attractive woman, Denji devotes everything and fights with all his might to make his naive dreams a reality.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Chainsaw Man was released in four volumes on Blu-ray and DVD from January 27, 2023 to April 28, 2023.

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Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"KICK BACK" by 米津玄師

Ending Theme

"CHAINSAW BLOOD" by Vaundy (eps 1)
"残機" by ZUTTOMAYO (eps 2)
"刃渡り2億センチ" by マキシマム ザ ホルモン (eps 3)
"錠剤" by TOOBOE (eps 4)
"インザバックルーム" by Syudou (eps 5)
"大脳的なランデブー" by Kanaria (eps 6)
"ちゅ、多様性。" by ano (eps 7)
"first death" by TK from 凛として時雨 (eps 8)
"Deep down" by Aimer (eps 9)
"DOGLAND" by PEOPLE 1 (eps 10)
"バイオレンス" by QUEEN BEE (eps 11)
"ファイトソング" by Eve (eps 12)


Aug 21, 2023
**"Chainsaw Man" Anime Review: A Thrilling Ride with an Unconventional Twist**

If there's one thing I can say about "Chainsaw Man," it's that this anime isn't afraid to take risks and stand out from the crowd. I embarked on this journey with high expectations and a curious mind, and boy, did it deliver an experience that left me both intrigued and slightly conflicted.

First things first – the level of excitement and action in "Chainsaw Man" is undeniable. From the very beginning, the show plunges you into a world of intense battles, supernatural creatures, and unexpected twists. The pacing is relentless, and the adrenaline rush is practically ...
Aug 10, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Chainsaw Man is definitely a labor of love. A lot of effort went into it's making and you can tell. It looks great, the music is also great, basically everything MAPPA had control over. But sadly the anime suffers from a source material that is very average. The story scratches an itch for new material, but offers nothing unique or interesting either. The setting is your classic modern day Japan, but the twist is that some people have powers, and there are also some evil monsters roaming around. This has been done hundreds of times before, and although there are some twists on that concept ...
Jun 19, 2023
it was just Mid! (┬┬﹏┬┬)

Sorry, I am not a manga reader, so forgive me for my rude opinion. But this is what I felt after watching season 1.

They said it was the most unique show, but was it? It was Naruto all over again. Why must every Shonen character be a miserable, useless piece of shit before they get random ass power-ups out of no wear? Also, it doesn't help when the main character has the most boring, generic backstory.

Hell, it wasn't like Naruto was any original HXH coff, HXH coff, and for some reason, literally every shonen anime tries to copy Naruto.

Also, ...

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