You may need heard that Chainsaw Man is popping out subsequent 12 months. Phrase on-line is that the extremely anticipated anime in manufacturing at Studio MAPPA shall be launched subsequent 12 months. After a 12 months off, Tatsuki Fujimoto’s manga will proceed into its second half.
Each are cheap time frames for the releases, however the phrase has unfold as if the official phrase has come out, partly resulting from hype for the collection. On MyAnimeList, Chainsaw Man is the fourth high upcoming anime (behind Assault on Titan, The Rising of the Protect Hero, and Demon Slayer). As well as, Chainsaw Man’s bodily releases have constantly made the NYT Best Sellers List. And at Anime NYC, Chainsaw Man was undoubtedly the preferred cosplay on the present flooring.
All of the renewed hype traces again to an unofficial information account that updates Weekly Shonen Leap. “Each Chainsaw Man Half 2 & the anime adaptation of Chainsaw Man are scheduled for a 2022 launch,” @WSJ_manga shared in a tweet making the rounds.
Whereas the tweet obtained over 4,000 retweets and 20,000 likes, the account didn’t share any sources for the data. Nonetheless, followers of the manga and anime on Twitter have run with the information, posting all method of caps-locked exclamations.
Different fan-run information accounts have run with the alleged launch date.
It’s not unreasonable to anticipate the manga to return from its now year-long hiatus, and the anime has a trailer to run alongside it, however there’s nonetheless no official announcement. It’s a rumor at finest whereas we wait on a picture of the information someplace in Weekly Shonen Leap or only a publish from Chainsaw Man‘s official Twitter account.
Nonetheless, we all know the collection can have a presence on the annual manga and anime expo Leap Festa, sponsored by Shueisha (house owners of Weekly Shonen Leap). Mangaka Tatsuki Fujimoto partook in Viz Media’s Mangaka Mania simply yesterday, sharing a timelapse of his drawing the titular character. Sadly, there have been no bulletins tied to the video.
WGTC reached out to Chainsaw Man’s English writer and North American distributor of Shonen Leap, Viz Media, for remark however didn’t hear again at time of publication.