One of the most anticipated anime releases of 2022 will finally stream Tuesday. Chainsaw Man makes its devilish debut on Crunchyroll at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET. Fans can expect all the blood, betrayal and hard-core hunts that give Chainsaw Man its charm.
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This marks the first on-screen iteration of Tatsuki Fuijmoto's popular manga, and we will finally get to see Denji, Makima, Power, Reze, Pochita and all the characters come to life. Part 1 of the story follows teenage Denji's transformation into the Chainsaw Man and his new gig with the Public Safety Division, a government group tasked to hunt devils and protect society. Viewers should get ready to watch assassins, Katana Man and the villainous Santa Claus wreak havoc in the series.
A Studio MAPPA production, season 1 of Chainsaw Man will feature 12 episodes that will run through the end of the year. As an added perk, each episode will end with its own new, unique theme song. Track contributions include All Kind of Kisses from Ano, Fight Song by Eve, Deep Down by Aimer and Violence by Queen Bee.
Crunchyroll also released a list of the show's Japanese voice actors, which includes a few recognizable names from other anime series. Kikunosuke Toya plays Denji, Fairouz Ai stars as Power, Shiori Izawa plays Pochita, Kenjiro Tsuda (of Jujutsu Kaisen) is Kishibe and Tomori Kusunoki plays Makima. Check out the cast for the series' English-dubbed version on the service's website.
Watch the season premiere on Crunchyroll. The streaming service's basic, ad-free subscription costs $8 per month, while its premium plans are $10 and $15.