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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.

 

Chainsaw Man

Launch Time: October 11 at 9:00am PT

Territories: North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East and CIS

 

Main Trailer:

 

Key visual:

 

The previously announced staff and cast are 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

 

  • 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. 

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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