A man with a chainsawmanga author Tatsuki Fujimoto live-tweeted his reactions in one episode 12 of the anime titled “Katana vs Chainsaw” in real time during the broadcast. The manga creator “borrowed” the Twitter account fromKoharu Nagayamaan account he created in the name of his “sister” who uses it to post about his daily life.
“This is Tatsuki Fujimoto. This will be the last. Thank you,” the creator of the manga appear on Twitter 7 minutes before the last episode of the anime aired. IN next tweethe informed his followers of A man with a chainsaw manga update that the new chapter has fewer pages than usual.
The anime starts airing at midnight in Japan. Here is a chronological list of Fujimoto’s reactions toA man with a chainsawepisode 12 taken during broadcast:
- It’s good music
- This is from FLCL [An original video animation series by GAINAX and Production I.G]
- Good to see a lot of them ripped off
- The way you eat it makes it delicious
- In the scene, the manga uses the background that Ryu-san drew [Yukinobu Tatsu, currently running Dandadan on Shonen Jump+, worked for Tatsuki Fujimoto as an assistant]
- I love how the chain hangs down
- Denji is acting cool
- But I guess it will make Himeno-senpai happy
- It starts with the balls and ends with the soul
- Poor Kobeni-chan
- That’s nice~
- Looks delicious, wow
- I wonder if they ordered their favorites
- This is SFLC! [typo of FLCL]
- This person!
- Thank you so much for creating the Chainsaw Man anime! I’m really glad the anime reversed my messed up lines! The manga will continue! I hope you check it out!
You can check out Tatsuki Fujimoto’s reactions to previous episodes from the links below:
Animation studio MAPPA animatesA man with a chainsawanime based on Tatsuki Fujimoto’s manga of the same name serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump from December 2018 to January 2021 for a total of 11 volumes. The second part of the series is published on Shueisha’s online manga service Shonen Jump+. The series surpassed 16 million copies in circulation with the release of the 12th volume on October 4. The anime adaptation was voted the most anticipated anime of Fall 2022 by Anime Corner fans, and the anime also won the 2022 Google Search Awards in the anime category.
Viz Media licensed the manga for English editions and described the plot ofthe first volumeas:
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: Official Twitter (Koharu Nagayama)
©Tatsuki Fujimoto / Shueisha, MAPPA