Written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto, the Chainsaw Man the manga series is getting an anime adaptation from MAPPA, and it’s coming to Crunchyroll on October 11, 2022
Crunchyroll is rekindling the excitement for the October 11 launch of Chainsaw Man on its streaming service by revealing the English cast of the highly anticipated animated series.
Crunchyroll will simultaneously stream the series from Japan, subtitled and dubbed, in over 200 countries and territories around the world.
With ADR management by Mike McFarland (The attack of the Titans; Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood), the “The Chainsaw Man” The English dub cast includes:
Ryan Colt Levy (My Hero Academia: World Hero Mission; Moriarty the Patriot) – English voice of Denji
suzie yeung (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba; Wonder Egg Priority) – English voice of Makima
Reagan Murdock (Dragon Ball Super; Don’t hurt me, my healer!) – English voice of Aki
Sarah Wiedenheft (black clover; Dr. PIERRE; Dragon Ball Super) – English Voice of Power
The English dub of “Chainsaw Man” will premiere at New York Comic Con on Friday, October 7. English SimulDub™ will begin streaming on Crunchyroll at a later date.
Additional voiceovers will include Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, and German, with casts to be announced at a later date.
Watch the brand new English Dub trailer for “Chainsaw Man” below.
Based on the hugely popular and award-winning manga of the same name written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto (Gunshot ; Look back; Goodbye, Eri) and serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump, Chainsaw Man is led by Ryu Nakayama (Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia; The Rise of the Shield Hero).
In Chainsaw Man“Denji is a teenager living with a chainsaw devil named Pochita. Due to the debt his father left behind, he lived a low life while paying off his debt by harvesting devil corpses with Pochita.
“One day, Denji is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a contract with Pochita and is resurrected as “Chainsaw Man” – a man with a devil heart. “
“With dark humor, dynamic characters and a sharp story, Chain saw Man is one of the most anticipated new series this year, and we are thrilled to bring it to fans on the Crunchyroll service,” said Asa Suehira, Chief Content Officer at Crunchyroll. “Anime fans will be up all night thinking about the spectacular visuals and high-octane action.”
Additional Chainsaw Man the credits include the scenario of Hiroshi Seko (Attack on Titan final season; Mob Psycho 100; Banana fish), character creation by Kazutaka Sugiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Unemployed Reincarnation), design of the devil by Kiyotaka Oshiyama (The wind picks up; Arrietty’s Secret World; space dandy), artistic direction by Yusuke Takeda (Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-; Sword Art Online; penguin highway), and music composed by Kensuke Ushio (Heike’s story; Devilman: Crybaby; space dandy).
The animation is produced by MAPPA (Maruyama Animation Produce Project Association), the prestigious Japanese animation studio known for The attack of the Titans Last season; JUJUTSU KAISEN; Yuri!!! on the ice, takt op.Destinyand the next heaven from hell. MAPPA also released the global box office sensation JUJUTSU KAISEN 0which became one of the top five highest-grossing anime films in the United States, the top 10 highest-grossing anime films in the world, and the top 20 highest-grossing films in Japan.
Michael Pementel of Bloody Disgusting loved the Chainsaw Man manga recently, writing, “If you need another adrenaline rush, then don’t miss Chainsaw Man.”