The article "Chainsaw Man fans say goodbye to one of the characters" contains spoilers for the latest episode of Chainsaw Man. The viewer is asked for discretion.
The anime adaptation of chainsaw man continues to be one of the most popular series of the season Autumn-2022 (October-December), and each new episode manages to get into the trends of social networks in terms of content. Last week it was Himeno who threw up during a French kiss on Denji, and this week, Himeno takes center stage again, but in a very different way.
After the appearance of the new threat "Katana Man", the group of our protagonists begins to be overwhelmed by their power forces Himeno to offer her entire body to harness the full power of the spirit demon she has a contract with. This implies his own death, and while the Phantom Demon manages to overpower Katana Man with his presence, that wasn't enough. The episode ends with Aki Hayakawa looking at Himeno's clothes on the floor since she's gone.
being chainsaw man a series of only twelve episodes, Some would think it's difficult to "bond" with the characters and feel bad when they dieHowever, it seems that the series had a convincing narrative, since many opinions on these events can be read on social networks, which highlight:
- «Watching Himeno's death in the manga felt like it happened too fast. Even so, it's still an amazing scene!».
- «The real Chainsaw Man begins now. Prepare to discover the twisted mind of Tatsuki Fujimoto».
- «I read the manga and I still wasn't over this death. Goodbye Himeno».
- «Goodbye Himeno, this is where Chainsaw Man begins».
- «The death flags were already smelled, which in the end only confirmed it».
- «The first blow to the hearts of the fans, but not the last, I assure you.».
- «The real Chainsaw Man begins! Anime fans are excited, but we manga readers are here to reignite our doldrums!».
- «What the hell just happened?».
- «How come I didn't see the Alliance as a death flag? I read Fire Punch, I should have expected it».
- «As painful as the first reading».
- «I forgot the train scene was so early. This episode was a punch in the pit of the stomach».
- «I never thought Himeno's death would hurt me so much».
By the way, we reserve the right to comment on the crime scene of Makima's murder as it turns out manga readers make too many spoilers about it.
Of course, the series changes its ending sequence with each episode. This time it was my turn TK by Ling Tosite Sigure with the First Death theme to which the entire sequence pays tribute Himeno and Aki Hayakawa.
Synopsis for Chainsaw Man
The story takes place in a world where demons threaten the peace of the people, making them targets to be eliminated. Denji is a depressed young man who has sold several of his organs and works as a lumberjack and demon hunter to pay off his late father's debts. Denji owns a dog (who is also a demon) named Pochita who has chainsaws and does his job.
This is explained because humans can make contracts with demons. After returning home from a job, Denji is summoned by a yakuza to infiltrate a building and kill another demon. However, the plan was a trap to murder him as part of a yakuza contract with the demon to give them more power. But Pochita comes to Denji's aid and bonds with him, becoming half human half demon and acquiring Pochita's chainsaws.
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