In a recent leak by Yonkou Productions, a well-known Twitter user who is usually correct in his leaks, it was announced that an anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto, Chainsaw man, is in production. This information has not been confirmed.

Chainsaw man

Fujimoto publishes the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump from the publisher Shueisha since December 2018. The publisher published the sixth compilation volume on March 9.

Chainsaw Man Synopsis

The story unfolds in a world where Demons threaten the peace of humans, making them targets to eliminate. Denji is a young and depressed man who has sold several of his organs and who works as a lumberjack and demon hunter to pay off his late father's debt.

Denji owns a dog (which is also a demon) named Pochita, which has chainsaws and which he uses to do his job. This is explained since humans can contract with demons. After returning home from a job, Denji is called by a Yakuza to infiltrate a building and murder another demon. However, the plan was a trap to assassinate him as part of a Yakuza contract with the demon, obtaining these more power. But Pochita comes to the aid of Denji and joins him, becoming a half-man, half-demon and acquiring Pochita's chainsaws.

© 藤 本 タ ツ キ / 集 英 社 SHUEISHA

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