Chainsaw Man Not Featuring Denji is a Good Thing

Chainsaw Man has returned for Part 2 within the pages of the manga from Tatsuki Fujimoto, however the former protagonist of the sequence is nowhere to be discovered as followers proceed to query the place Denji has gone because the first chapter of the sequence got here to a shut. With the function of the protagonist now crammed by excessive schooler Asa Mitaka, who has made a cope with the War Devil with a purpose to save her personal life, the brand new chapters of the sequence have been in a position to inform some fascinating tales with out Denji being entrance and heart.

Asa herself is an fascinating character, performing as a channel for manga followers to study extra concerning the pacts with devils that folks exterior of Denji’s circle make. Denji’s absence additionally offers us a satan who is fairly totally different from Pochita, the Chainsaw Devil, who, on the finish of the day, did not have a lot in the way in which of persona and routinely had no enter into the lifetime of the previous protagonist exterior of his wild powers. The War Devil is virtually a villain, not figuring out a lot concerning the human world whereas additionally solely having the loss of life of Chainsaw Man on the high of its thoughts. It undoubtedly makes for an fascinating dynamic and whereas there have been loads of Shonen sequence which have seen anime heroes coping with an inside demon, Asa’s scenario is far totally different and he or she is strolling the tightest of ropes to ratchet up the stress.

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As for Denji himself, his continued absence from the story provides a severe layer of thriller to the sequence as readers proceed to surprise what turned of the Chainsaw Man, particularly in relation to everybody on the earth nonetheless referring to him as a hero who is apparently persevering with to function. Diving proper into Denji’s story would undoubtedly take one thing away from the deal with Asa right here, and it permits followers to take a position how the world has reacted to each him and the loss of life of the Gun Devil.

Fujimoto has all the time been in a position to weave some wonderful mysteries, whether or not it’s the key behind the door that Denji noticed within the first chapter and even within the mangaka’s one-shot sequence similar to Goodbye, Eri and Look Back, with the second a part of Chainsaw Man in a position to excel by persevering with to ask followers the query of what destiny befell the previous hero. We’re three chapters into the return of the bloody franchise and there are nonetheless so many fascinating twists to be revealed it will appear.


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