It's finally happening! The latest Weekly Shonen Jump just officially confirmed that a Chainsaw Man anime is headed our way. We also couldn't be happier that MAPPA studio will be taking charge on the animation, especially given their track record with anime like Dorohedoro, Dororo, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Attack on Titan: The Final Season.
Out of all the series, this is the manga we wanted to see adapted most and we couldn't be happier that it's finally getting its time on the screen! With that all said, here's all we know about the Chainsaw Man anime so far!
Update: More details were revealed about the upcoming Chainsaw Man anime at Jump Festa 2022! We've updated this post with all the announcements.
Who's the staff behind the Chainsaw Man Anime?
The Chainsaw Man anime is going to be directed by Ryu Nakayama (Jujutsu Kaisen) at MAPPA with screenplay by Koji Seko (Attack on Titan), character design by Kazutaka Sugiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation), devil design by Kiyotaka Oshiyama (Devilman Crybaby), and music by Kensuke Ushio (Space Dandy, Devilman Crybaby, A Silent Voice).
Chainsaw Man Anime Release Date
It was confirmed at Jump Festa 2022 that the Chainsaw Man anime is releasing in 2022. While we don't have an official release date just yet, I am looking forward to it's release next year! Check out all you have to look forward to in 2022, including Chainsaw Man!
Where to Watch Chainsaw Man
Chainsaw Man is going to be available to watch on Crunchyroll.
Chainsaw Man Manga Part 2 Details Also Revealed
In addition to Chainsaw Man's anime announcement, they also revealed that the final chapter that just released is not the end of Chainsaw Man, but rather the end of the first arc. Serialization for Part 2 of the manga has already been decided. At Jump Festa 2022, it was confirmed that Part 2 of the Chainsaw Man manga is going to begin serializing in early Summer 2022.
The major announcement they previously teased was already made, but more information is sure to come during Jump Festa 2021, which is taking place on December 19-20th. Chainsaw Man is going to have its own stage presentation during the event.
They've also revealed a new website for the adaptation and an official Twitter account, which you can follow to stay updated on Chainsaw Man's upcoming adaptation! As of now, an expected release date has yet to be revealed, but we will keep you posted as we learn more.
You can check out the first visual release below!