Craving a stylish new anime with blood to spare? EnterChainsaw Man, the devilish hit manga by Shonen Jump, soon coming to streaming on Crunchyroll! A teenage boy named Denji makes a contract with a Devil named Pochita to cheat death, becoming “Chainsaw Man”; the man with a devil’s heart. Chainsaw Man‘s manga sliced it’s path through the competition to winning the Shogakukan Manga award, and critical acclaim. Now, there’s a new trailer for the upcoming anime, and tons of announcements to grind your teeth in to!
Denji is a teenage boy living with a Chainsaw Devil named Pochita. Due to the debt his father left behind, he has been living a rock-bottom life while repaying his debt by harvesting devil corpses with Pochita.
One day, Denji is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a contract with Pochita and gets revived as “Chainsaw Man” — a man with a devil’s heart.
-Crunchyroll Official Synopsis
As part of the day’s announcements, the opening theme, as well as the ending theme for all twelve episodes, have been teased. Kenshi Yonezu, familiar to fans of My Hero Academia as the artist behind opening theme Peace Sign, is performing the song “KICK BACK” for the opening, while each episode will have it’s own ending theme; each of the following will be used for one episode, and these are in no particular order.
- “Deep Down” by Aimer
- “Rendezvous” by Kanaria
- “In the Back Room” by syudou
- “Violence” by QUEEN BEE
- “Time Left” by ZUTOMAYO
- “HAWATARI NIKU CENTI (“2-hundred-million-centimeter-long blades”) by MAXIMUM THE HORMONE (will also be used as an insert song)
- “ALL KINDS OF KISSES” by ano
- “Fight Song” by eve
- “first death” by TK from Ling tosite sigure
- “tablet” by TOOBOE
- “CHAINSAW BLOOD” by Vaundy
- “DOGLAND” by PEOPLE 1
Additionally, some of the cast have been announced:
Kenjiro Tsuda (JUJUTSU KAISEN) as Kishibe
Mariya Ise (Hunter x Hunter) as Himeno
Shiori Izawa (Made in Abyss) as Pochita
Taku Yashiro (Fire Force) as Hirokazu Arai
Karin Takahashi (Dr.STONE) as Kobeni Higashiyama
Crunchyroll will stream the series as it airs in Japan, starting in October.