After receiving serious allegations of mistreatment against the animators, producing with mandatory crunch Yasuke and The attack of the giants 4 and supposedly low wages for all freelance workers, MAPPA Studio has announced that it will change course, and according to Chainsaw Man director Ryu Nakayama, the results are already visible.

"There are already signs of improvement compared to before"Said Nakayama on Twitter, answering questions from fans about the working conditions of the Chainsaw Man production team."I am very happy, but we want to do more. We intend to create an environment in which newcomers can work with peace of mind. I promise I will do my best!".

On July 5th, MAPPA announced the opening of a brand new office entirely dedicated to the Chainsaw Man production team, with private workspaces, refreshment areas and many other perks for the animators. The anime, which is based on Fujimoto's manga, has high expectations, and according to MAPPA, a new office will encourage animators to do their best.

Unfortunately, Nakayama's words don't bode well in terms of the anime's hypothetical spread over the course of 2021, since it seems that the team is not yet complete at work. The good news, however, is that we can be cautiously optimistic about the future because, according to the latest statements from the director, the new job is really a big step forward.

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