On August 5, 2022, MAPPA Studios held a live stream which finally revealed the Chainsaw Man the anime’s release window alongside its full-fledged trailer. The information was released during the livestream panel that featured the show’s cast and staff, revealing many of the key character’s voice actors.
Chainsaw ManThe trailer featured the series’ main characters, such as Denji, Makima, Aki Hayakawa, and Power. It also featured scenes from the Bat Devil arc, which many fans believe was the series’ first major story arc.
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Chainsaw Man the panel drops the most important information fans have yet gotten about the anime
As mentioned earlier, the MAPPA Studios live stream held on Friday August 5 finally revealed a large amount of key information for the Chainsaw Man animated series. Details such as the cast, release window, and full crew were finally made available alongside a jaw-dropping, violent yet beautiful trailer.
The series is set to release in October 2022, with many fans currently suspecting a Halloween weekend or even a Halloween Day release date, which would be October 31st. Although it is not confirmed, many otakus are confident that the series will take this golden opportunity for the anime release.
The previously announced staff for the anime adaptation includes Ryu Nakayama as series director and Makoto Nakazono as chief episode director. Hiroshi Seko will write the scripts. And while Kazutaka Sugiyama will handle the character design, Kiyotaka Oshiyama will handle the devil design.
Tatsuya Yoshihara will serve as action director and Yusuke Takeda as art director. Naomi Nakano is assigned as key color artist, with Yohei Miyahara as screen designer. Finally, the music for the series will be composed by Kensuke Ushio.
The recently announced cast for the series is made up mostly of “rising stars” in the voice acting world, starting with Kikunosuke Toya as Denji. He will be joined by Tomori Kusunoki as Makima, Shogo Sakata as Aki Hayakawa, and Fairouz Ai as Power. Additional cast members for other characters will likely be revealed as the anime progresses through its story arcs.
Many of these actors have little credit for their names, with even fewer regular appearances to their names. Nonetheless, fans seem pleased with the overall quality of the voice acting as heard in the recently premiered trailer, which looks promising with the adaptation team’s choices.
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