Chainsaw Man has finally revealed the first full trailer for its big anime debut, and the original creator behind the series has revealed their surprising reaction to seeing the new footage in action! The anime adaptation for Tatsuki Fujimoto's original manga series is likely the most anticipated new anime release of the year overall, and now that it's revving up for a release this Fall, fans have gotten to see a full look at the new anime. This was the first real trailer we have gotten since the anime's initial announcement, and with it we also got to see it's not going to hold back in the slightest.
The team at MAPPA behind the series has been opening up about their approach to adapting the series and promised they would not be censoring or shying away from the violence and gore from Fujimoto's original manga, and it's clear by the newest trailer that this is indeed the case thus far. Fujimoto also got to see the trailer before its worldwide debut this weekend, and as revealed by those at the panel for its debut, Fujimoto had the following to say about the footage, "It's good with a lot of blood." Check out the message below as spotted by @YourAnimeGuy on Twitter:
Shihei Lin giving us Tatsuki Fujimoto's comment on the new Chainsaw Man Trailer— Your Anime Guy⁉️ (@YourAnimeGuy) August 5, 2022
"It's good with a lot of blood." pic.twitter.com/5QtV9kj3fL
Chainsaw Man will be releasing this October (though a concrete release date has yet to be announced as of this writing), and will be streaming on Crunchyroll when it releases. Ryu Nakayama will be directing the new anime for MAPPA with Hiroshi Seko handling the screenplay, Kazutaka Sugiyama providing the character designs, Tatsuya Yoshihara as action director, Kiyotaka Oshiyama as devil designer, and Kensuke Ushio as composer. Joining the main cast are Kikunosuke Toya as Denji , Tomori Kusonoki as Makima, Shogo Sakata as Aki Hayakawa, and Fairouz Ai as Power.
If you wanted to check out Tatsuki Fujimoto's original manga before the anime hits, you can find Chainsaw Man with Viz Media's digital Shonen Jump library. The first part of the series is completed, and the series is now in the midst of a Part 2 introducing a whole new take on the series from a new main character's perspective. But how do you like the newest trailer for Chainsaw Man? Which moments are you most excited to see in the anime? Let us know all of your thoughts about it in the comments! You can even reach out to me directly about all things animated and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!