Kenjiro Tsuda joins the cast of the Man with a chainsaw as Kishibe, a public safety devil hunter from Tokyo Special Division 1. The information was revealed during a special screening event for the premiere of the anime, which stars Kikunosuke Toya (Denji), Tomori Kusunoki (Makima), Shogo Sakata (Aki Hayakawa). ), and Fairouz Ai (Power) attended along with director Ryu Nakamura. The anime premieres on October 11.
A new trailer was also revealed along with the opening theme song “BACK KICK” by Kenshi Yonezu. Every episode will have different ending theme, for a total of 12 episodes. In addition to Kenjiro Tsuda, A man with a chainsaw the cast is also welcome:
- Maria Ise as Jimeno
- Karin Takahashi as Kobeni Higashiyama
- Taku Yashiro as Hirokazu Arai
- Shiori Izawa as Reverend
Kenjiro Tsuda is a prolific voice actor well known in the anime community. He voiced Atomic Samurai One-Punch ManMajor repair in My Hero Academia, Matoba Kei in Cop Craft, Lero Ro in Tower of God, Seto Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh, Hannes in Attack on Titan (after the second season), and Tatsu c The Housewife’s Way.
Studio MAPPA animatesA man with a chainsawanime, directed by Ryu Nakayama. Kazutaka Sugiyama does character design, while Kiyotaka Oshiyama is credited for creature design. Kensuke Ushio composed the music. The first trailer was revealed last June. The studio previously announced plans to hire and train animators to work on this and future projects. Crunchyroll will stream the anime overseas.
The anime is based on a manga by Tatsuki Fujimoto. The first part originally ran from 2018 to 2020 and ended after 97 chapters and 11 volumes. The sequel, titled Part 2, launched on July 13 on the Shonen Jump+ platform.
Viz Medialicensed the manga in English and described the plot as:
Denji is a poor young man who would do anything for money, even hunting devils with his pet devil Pochita. He is a simple man with simple dreams, drowning under a mountain of debt. But his sad life turns upside down one day when he is betrayed by someone he trusts. Now with the power of a devil within him, Denji has become a whole new person—the Chainsaw Man!
source:The MAPPA YouTube account
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