The opening of the anime Chainsaw Man gets over 14 million views in less than 2 days

A man with a chainsaw finally made its anime debut on Tuesday, and it came with a smash opening video that has received over 14 million views on YouTube and Twitter. The video features the song “KICK BACK” by Kenshi Yonezu, which was co-arranged by King Gnu and Daiki Tsuneta. Shingo Yamashita directed and narrated it, while Kazutaka Sugiyama served as chief animation director with Riki Matsuura and Souta Yamazaki as animation directors. The video has over 9.1 million views on YouTube alone and you can watch it below:

Chainsaw Man – Anime Discovery | It crossed 9 million views in less than 2 days

Meanwhile on official upload on twitter has over 5.4 million views. The opening also has a lot of movie references, which is a good thing considering that A man with a chainsaw creator Tatsuki Fujimoto is a big cinephile. Crunchyrollis is streaming the anime and they describe the story:
Denji is a teenager living with a chainsaw devil named Pochita. Due to the debt his father left behind, he lives a life at the bottom while he pays off his debt, collecting devil corpses with Pochita. One day Denji is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a pact with Pochita and revives as “Chainsaw Man” – a man with a devilish heart.

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Source: Official MAPPA YouTube Channel and Chainsaw Man Twitter
©Tatsuki Fujimoto / Shueisha, MAPPA

Hikari Mikadzuki

Bonjour, je m'appelle Hikari ! Je suis une étudiante qui aime colorier et dessiner, lire et écrire. J'aime la musique classique, les bandes sonores et les films (surtout les anime).

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