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The author of Chainsaw Man did not participate in the first episode of the anime

On September 19 in Japan, a special event was held where the first episode of the anime adaptation of chainsaw man. Apparently the author was present during the event in question, as he shared his comments immediately after the screening. On Twitter he wrote:

  • «Chainsaw Man animation is highly praised for its opening, ending and everything in general. It looks like the final video will change every time an episode ends, so I highly recommend it. The opening also has a good song that I like to repeat many times. so I recommend it. The art is great too so I recommend it too».

But when a fan also praised the project in the responses and told him that he expected more from his work on the adaptation, Tatsuki Fujimoto he could no longer hide the secret, he had to inform her that he did not take part in the production of the first episode. In his reply he wrote:

  • «Thank you very much! It will be a great story! But here I did nothing!».

Naturally, the revelation drew a number of comments on Japanese forums, highlighting: “Is he the type of author who doesn’t interfere at all with the production of the anime?» ; Y”This time, it looks like the director has the opposite sense for those critical otakus who like Chainsaw Man.». Regarding the latter, it seems that a good number of Japanese are not satisfied with the final product, especially with the battle scenes in CG animation, which “disappointment” seems.

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 chainsaws and uses them to do his work.

This is explained by the fact that humans can make contracts with demons. After returning home from a job, Denji is tasked by Yakuza to infiltrate a building and kill another demon. However, the plan to kill 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.

font: Yaraon!

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