Animation studio MAPPA has released a visceral new trailer for their upcoming animated adaptation of the Chainsaw Man manga. The trailer ends with a release month for the highly anticipated anime series.

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The intense new trailer gives viewers a closer look at protagonist Denji and his wild transformation into the titular Chainsaw Man. It also highlights the supporting cast, like Power the Blood Devil, Aki the Devil Hunter, and the mysterious Makima.

The end of the trailer reveals that the series will debut this coming October, with Crunchyroll confirming that it will begin streaming on the service that month as well.

Check out the new Chainsaw Man trailer below:

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“Denji is a teenage boy living with a Chainsaw Devil named Pochita,” reads the series’ synopsis. “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.”

Chainsaw Man was created by Tatsuki Fujimoto and was originally serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump between 2018 and 2020. Part 2 of the series began this past July, and is being published through Shueisha’s online Shonen Jump+ magazine.



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