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'Chainsaw Man' TV anime series adaptation has been officially announced, animation by Studio MAPPA
December 13, 2020 at 11:22 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official Twitter for Tatsuki Fujimoto's Chainsaw Man manga series has officially announced on Sunday that the TV anime series adaptation of the hit-manga series is coming soon. The series will be animated by animation studio MAPPA. No other details were revealed as of writing.
On the other hand, the manga series has officially ended today and the second part release will be announced soon.
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The action-horror fiction and dark fantasy manga series "Chainsaw Man" written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto has been serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine since December 2018. Its chapters have been collected in nine tankōbon volumes as of November 2020. It is also published by Shueisha on the Manga Plus online platform. The manga series was recently hailed as the Best Manga in the Male Demographic category by Kono Manga ga Sugoi's 2021 Ranking published on December 2020.
As of October 2020, the manga had over 4.2 million copies in circulation. Chainsaw Man has been overall well received by critics, who have highlighted its storytelling, violent scenes and dark humor.