These are all the movie references that opened the Chainsaw Man

The premiere of the long-awaited anime adaptation of the Manga written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto, chainsaw man, has generated a wave of emotions that has not yet ended. It turns out that various media have detected a large number of cinematic references within the opening sequence, which is well in line with the author’s previously declared tastes.

The initial sequence was prepared and produced by Shingo Yamashitawho has also done other sequences like those of him kaisen jujutsuthe second opening of it Ranking Ousama (Ranking of Kings) and its thirteenth opening Naruto: Shippūden. It seems that his style is becoming more and more immortalized within the industry to the point that fans can already see those sequences that he was involved in. What will happen next?

Regarding the references, the media listed the following:

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974).
  • Sadako vs Kayako (2016).
  • No Country for Old Men (2007).
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).
  • Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978).
  • Don’t Look Up/Joyuurei (1996).

The series has been broadcast since October 11 in Japan and has been confirmed with a total of twelve episodes, and the platform Crunchyroll handles its distribution in the West. On the other hand, Fujimoto started publishing the manga chainsaw 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 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.

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