Chainsaw Man TV Anime Confirms 2022 Broadcast
Part 2 of the manga to begin serialization in early Summer 2022
After the Jump Festa 2022 interview with Chainsaw Man creator Tatsuki Fujimoto, the official stream and MAPPA’s channels shared a teaser PV for the upcoming Chainsaw Man Part 2 manga, which will begin serialization in Shonen Jump+ in early Summer 2022. The teaser trailer also announced the 2022 broadcast year for the TV anime.
New Project Trailer
【2022年、血みどろ電ノコ悪魔がついに動き出す！】#チェンソーマン プロジェクトPV解禁！— チェンソーマン【公式】 (@CHAINSAWMAN_PR) December 18, 2021
Original Anime Trailer
Additionally, Shihei Lin — the editor for the Chainsaw Man manga — also announced that the manga has 12 million copies in circulation.
The first part of Chainsaw Man finished in Weekly Shonen Jump on December 14 alongside an announcement of a second part that will be published on the digital Shonen Jump+ service. The English version was simulpubbed on Viz Media’s Shonen Jump and Manga Plus apps, who is also releasing physical volumes of the series. Viz describes the first volume as such:
Denji’s a poor young man who’ll do anything for money, even hunting down devils with his pet devil-dog 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!
Source: MAPPA on YouTube
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