The article “Chinsaw Man: Kobeni and Aimer take center stage in Episode 9” contains spoilers for the latest episode of Chainsaw Man. Viewer’s choice is encouraged.
Like every week, a new episode of the anime adaptation of Chain Saw Man trends in social networks re-enter after each broadcast, and this week was no exception. The broadcast of the ninth episode of the series joined trends for two main reasons: a scene featuring Kobeni Higashiyama and the final sequence.
The first refers to a confrontation scene between Kobeni and the enemies on duty. It seems that fans had a rather poor first impression of the character, considering her “extremely weak”. That’s why he was surprised that Kobeni performed so well in combat, even being able to dodge an attack from the Snake Demon’s tail and easily defeat Katana Man in his human form.
Naturally, this scene drew many comments, in particular:
- «Finally a sight of Kobeni! For the shepherds to shut their mouths at last!».
- «Wow, Kobeni single-handedly saved Denji. Yes you read right».
- «Oh my god, this Kobeni scene was completely unexpected.».
- «Kobeni carting around Man Saw Chain after being labeled “annoying” and “useless” for a whole month».
- «Finally, respect for Kobeni».
- «My Girlfriend Kobeni Finally, accusations from brutal fans».
- «MAPPA decided to invest a little more in the Kobeni scene, thanks».
- «So hate Kobeni, anything to say?».
Second was the fact that this episode ended the final sequence starring Aimer’s theme song, “Deep Down”.. It turns out that ever since the production announced the song list (a different one for each episode), the fans were looking forward to the performance of the song. amir.
The series has been broadcast since October 11 in Japan and has been confirmed with a total of twelve episodes, and the platform crunchyroll which dominates its distribution in the West. On the other hand, Fujimoto started with the publication of the manga Chain Saw Man in the magazine Weekly Shōnen jump from the publisher Shueisha in December 2018, completing the first part in December 2020. The second part of the work was moved to the digital service Shōnen Jump Pluswhere it has been published since July 2022.
Summary for Chain Saw Man
The story takes place in a world where Demons threaten the peace of the people, making them targets for elimination. Denji is a depressed young man who sold some of his organs and works as a lumberjack and devil hunter to pay his late father’s debts. Denji (who is also a demon) has a dog named Pochita, who has a chainsaw and uses it to do his work.
This is explained by the fact that humans can make contracts with demons. After returning home from a job, Yakuza asks Denji to infiltrate a building and kill another demon. However, the plan to assassinate him turned out to be a trap as part of the Yakuza’s deal with the devil, which gained them more power. But Pochita comes to Denji’s aid and bonds with him, becoming half-man, half-demon and possessing Pochita’s chainsaw.