Chainsaw Man Claims The Number One Search Spot For 2022

Chainsaw Man is clearly well in the running for being one of the biggest anime released this year, with the story of Denji having some competition with the likes of Spy x Family and Lycoris Recoil. With Studio MAPPA hitting the ground floor running with this anime adaptation, the series is preparing to bid adieu to its first season and has recently become the most searched anime of 2022.       

Unfortunately for fans that have fallen in love with MAPPA's anime adaptation of Chainsaw Man, the first season finale is nigh, as the bloody story has confirmed that it will only run twelve episodes before bringing the initial season to a close. With the latest episodes placing Denji and his friends in dire straits thanks to the arrival of the Katana Man and his mysterious young ally, season one is sure to end with a bang if it continues following the roadmap laid out by Tatsuki Fujimoto's bloody manga series. While no word has been confirmed as of yet when it comes to the possibility of a second season, the series will only become more unbelievable should the anime return.

Chainsaw Search

Chainsaw Man wasn't the only anime series that was highly searched in Japan, with some major franchises making a name for themselves:

  1. Chainsaw Man
  2. Spy x Family
  3. Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury
  4. Lycoris Recoil
  5. Urusei Yatsura
  6. My Dress-Up Darling
  7. Ya Boy Kongming
  8. Bocchi The Rock!
  9. Call of the Night
  10. Tomodachi Game

On another side of the aisle, the most searched films in Japan were dominated by anime films, with Makoto Shinkai's latest taking the top spot amongst a packed roster:

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  1. Suzume
  2. One Piece: Red
  3. Shin Ultraman
  4. Top Gun Maverick
  5. Jurassic World Dominion
  6. The Last Ten Years
  7. Spider-Man No Way Home
  8. The Confidence Man JP – Episode of the Hero
  9. Drive My Car
  10. Karada Sagashi

Chainsaw Man might not have confirmed a second season as of yet, though the bloody franchise's presence at this year's Jump Festa, which arrives later this month, might give fans the news they've been waiting for when it comes to MAPPA's popular new series.

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Via Oricon