Chainsaw Man: MAPPA CEO Addresses the Pressure the Series’ Popularity Brings

Chainsaw Man has but to obtain an anime adaptation, which makes all of it the extra shocking that it has grow to be one in all the hottest Shonen collection. With this fall set to launch the anime adaptation of Denji’s story from Studio MAPPA, plenty of artistic minds behind the collection arrived at this yr’s Anime Expo. Our personal Megan Peters was capable of chat with MAPPA CEO Manabu Otsuka, scriptwriter Hiroshi Seko, and producer Makoto Kimura to debate the strain of adapting such a well-liked collection.

The manga from Tatsuki Fujimoto first arrived in 2018, with the first chapter of the bloody story wrapping its story and the second starting earlier this summer time. While Chainsaw Man is not presently well-liked sufficient to overhaul the likes of a few of the main movers and shakers of Shonen Jump, together with the likes of One Piece, Jujutsu Kaisen, and My Hero Academia, issues may change when the MAPPA tv collection arrives this fall.

Manabu Otsuka was the creator to dive into the excessive degree that Chainsaw Man’s recognition had when it got here to creating the anime collection from Studio MAPPA:

“Honestly, it didn’t really effect anything. We have worked on titles like Attack on Titan for instance and Jujutsu Kaisen that are big. Honestly, all series are popular in sense. It doesn’t bother any of us that titles are very popular when we are adapting them. I think everybody is just working towards creating something good for the fans.”

The second a part of Chainsaw Man has taken some massive dangers with the collection’ return, pushing Denji out of the driver’s seat and as an alternative specializing in the new War Devil, Asa Mikata. With the terrifying new satan having an ax to grind with the Chainsaw Devil for causes which have but to be revealed, the War Devil has in some way been capable of amplify the quantity of blood and gore that the collection was already recognized for. While producing loads of violence like the former hero of the collection, Asa is much completely different from the character that first launched us to the collection.


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