After Attack on Titan and Jujutsu Kaisen, MAPPA holds the anime of the year

The MAPPA studios are holding their new goose with golden eggs, with the broadcast of an already cult anime planned for the start of the school year.

The success of The attack of the Titans and of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 no longer needs to be proven. For several years, the animation studio MAPPA has been able to prove its talent when it comes to performing perfectly choreographed fights. The king of anime has not yet finished with his audience: this year, it’s the shonen chain saw man which will be entitled to its animated adaptation. Very good news for all lovers of gore and bloody confrontations.

star of Weekly Shōnen Jump after the phenomenon Demon Slayerwhich has just ended, chain saw man is a manga written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto. Since 2018, the saga has been tracing the story of Denji: after the betrayal of the Yakuza for which he worked, the young man signs a pact with Pochita, his dog-demon-chainsaw companion. Transformed into an overpowered hybrid, he then joins a group of Devil Hunters to go hunting for demons.

Crazy and ultra violent, chain saw man is not Tatsuki Fujimoto’s first project. Very active, the mangaka has also produced Fire Punch, Look Backor more recently the oneshot Just Listen to the Songaccessible for free on the MangaPlus platform.

More than two years of waiting

Announced in 2020, the anime adaptation of chain saw man knew how to wait. If MAPPA simply evokes the year 2022, without further details for the moment, the release schedule suggests a airing next October on the SVOD Crunchyroll platform. Note that if fans feared a watered-down adaptation compared to the original manga, Tatsuki Fujimoto’s work should remain as gory and bloody on the small screen as on paper.

Where to see chain saw man ?

It is on the Crunchyroll platform that the first episodes of chain saw man will be simulcast. For the paper version, the first 11 volumes of the series are available from most booksellers. To discover the cult manga for free, also know that the first chapters are currently available in free access on MangaPlus.