From the popular anime “Chainsaw Man,” the first episode “Dog and Chainsaw” preview video and the preceding cut has been released. This work will start broadcasting on the 6-TV Tokyo network from 24:00 on the 11th.
“Chainsaw Man” is a popular manga by Tatsuki Fujimoto serialized in “Shonen Jump+” (Shueisha) and has sold over 16 million copies. The animation version will be produced by MAPPA, which handles “Jujutsu Kaisen” and “Attack on Titan The Final Season.”
The synopsis of the first episode, “Dog and Chainsaw,” is as follows. Denji, a boy who lives as a devil hunter, lives a poor life while making requests from the yakuza with the “chainsaw demon” Pochita to pay off the debt left by his parents. One day, Denji is summoned by a yakuza and is betrayed and killed. But, amid his fading consciousness, something speaks to Denji…the story unfolds.
In addition, the pre-broadcast unique program “Finally just before the broadcast! TV anime ‘Chainsaw Man’ Thorough Anatomy SP” will be broadcast on TV Tokyo from 24:00 on the 4th. The MCs are Kendo Kobayashi and Chiaki Matsuzawa, and the guests are Krystal Noda, Karma Ryofu, and Mukai Amatsu. VTR guests include Kikunosuke Toya, Tomori Kusunoki, Shogo Sakata, and Ai Fairouz. (Editorial department, Fumiko Umeyama)