The adaptation of Tatsuki Fujimoto's manga is almost here
One of the most hotly anticipated shows of the Fall 2022 Lineup is finally almost upon us! The anime adaptation of Tatsuki Fujimoto's mind-shredding Chainsaw Man manga is coming to Crunchyroll, and you'll be able to catch the first episode of the Chainsaw Man anime when it goes live on October 11 at 9:00am Pacific Time.
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Launch Time: October 11 at 9:00am PT
Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East and CIS
The previously announced staff and cast are as follows:
- Director: Ryu Nakayama (JUJUTSU KAISEN Episode 19 Director)
- Screenplay: Hiroshi Seko (Mob Psycho 100, JUJUTSU KAISEN)
- Character Design: Kazutaka Sugiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation)
- Action Animation Director: Tatsuya Yoshihara (Black Clover, Yatterman Night)
- Assistant Director: Masato Nakazono (JUJUTSU KAISEN, SSSS.Gridman)
- Devil Design: Kiyotaka Oshiyama (Flip Flappers, Space 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 Voice, Devilman Crybaby)
- Animation Producer: Keisuke Seshimo (JUJUTSU KAISEN)
- 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
- Shiori Izawa (Nanachi in Made in Abyss) as Pochita
- Mariya Ise (Killua in Hunter x Hunter) as Himeno
- Karin Takahashi (Suika in Dr.STONE) as Kobeni Higashiyama
- Taku Yashiro (Vulcan Joseph in Fire Force) as Hirokazu Arai
- Kenjiro Tsuda (Kento Nanami in JUJUTSU KAISEN) as Kishibe
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.