Chainsaw Man New Trailer Reveals October 2022 Broadcast, Main Cast

Kikunosuke Toya to play the lead role of Denji

Chainsaw Man


During the special MAPPA stage event held on Friday, a brand new Chainsaw Man anime trailer was released announcing the series will broadcast in October 2022, as well as the cast for four of the main characters.


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30 Second Trailer



The newly announced cast is as follows:


  • Kikunosuke Toya as Denji

  • Tomori Kusunoki (Natsume in Deca-Dence) as Makima

  • Shogo Sakata (Karin Sasaki in Fire Force) as Aki Hayakawa

  • Fairouz Ai (Jolyne Kujo in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean) as Power


Additionally, the event announced the world premiere of Chainsaw Man Episode 1 will be held on September 19 in Japan


Key Art

Chainsaw Man


The staff for the Chainsaw Man anime is as follows:

  • Director: Ryu Nakayama (JUJUTSU KAISEN Episode 19 Director)

  • Screenplay: Hiroshi Seko (Mob Psycho 100JUJUTSU KAISEN) 

  • Character Design: Kazutaka Sugiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation)

  • Action Animation Director: Tatsuya Yoshihara (Black CloverYatterman Night)

  • Assistant Director: Masato Nakazono (JUJUTSU KAISENSSSS.Gridman)

  • Devil Design: Kiyotaka Oshiyama (Flip FlappersSpace Dandy) 

  • Background Art Director: Yusuke Takeda (Vinland Saga, JUJUTSU KAISEN)

  • Color Design: Naomi Nakano (Sword Art Online: Alicization
  • Screen design: Yosuke Miyahara (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans)
  • Music: Kensuke Ushio (A Silent VoiceDevilman Crybaby)

  • Animation Producer: Keisuke Seshimo (JUJUTSU KAISEN


VIZ Media releases the manga in English, with all eleven volumes of Part 1 out now. Chainsaw Man Part 2 began serialization on the Shonen Jump+ digital manga magazine, Shonen Jump app and Manga Plus app on July 13. Crunchyroll will stream the series as it airs in Japan when it broadcasts this October. The series is described as such:

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. 

Source: Chainsaw Man on Twitter




Kyle Cardine is a Managing Editor for Crunchyroll. You can find his Twitter here.

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