Chainsaw Man is gearing up to launch its big anime adaptation later this fall, and has given fans a close look at the first character designs coming to the series! Tatsuki Fujimoto’s original manga series is now one of Shueisha’s biggest franchises running today, and so his anime has become the most anticipated new release of the year as a whole. Production details have been sparse for some time, but with the series slated for release in the fall, the studio behind the Chainsaw Man anime has begun revealing more details and fuller looks than ever before.
Alongside the launch of the most comprehensive first trailer for Chainsaw Manfrom the anime, MAPPA also provided details on the four main characters that fans will meet in the new series. With Denji, Power, Makima, and Aki Hayakawa all confirmed for the series and revealed in motion through the first trailers, fans have now gotten a closer look at how their manga has been translated into the anime version. With Kazutaka Sugiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation) handling the designs, you can take a close look at them below, as spotted by @YourAnimeGuy on Twitter:
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Chainsaw Man will be released in October, but a concrete release date has yet to be announced at the time of this writing. The new anime has previously confirmed that it will stream on Crunchyroll when it releases in other territories, so fans everywhere are ready when it comes out. Ryu Nakayama will direct the new anime for MAPPA with Hiroshi Seko handling the script, Kazutaka Sugiyama providing character designs, Tatsuya Yoshihara as action director, Kiyotaka Oshiyama as devil designer, and Kensuke Ushio as composer. . The first additions to the main cast were also announced with Kikunosuke Toya as Denji, Tomori Kusonoki as Makima, Shogo Sakata as Aki Hayakawa, and Fairouz Ai as Power.
Chainsaw Man is it just one of the major franchises making its first anime as part of the busy fall 2022 anime schedule, so where does it currently rank on your new must-have series? Which anime are you most looking forward to seeing its world premiere? Let us know all your thoughts on this in the comments! You can even contact me directly about all things anime and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!