Chainsaw Man (Japanese: チェンソーマン, Hepburn: Chensō Man) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto. It was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from December 2018 to December 2020, with its chapters collected in eleven tankōbon volumes. A second part will be serialized in Shueisha’s Shōnen Jump+ online magazine in Q3 2022. In North America, the manga is licensed in English by Viz Media, for both print and digital release, and it is also published by Shueisha on the Manga Plus online platform. An anime television series adaptation produced by MAPPA is set to premiere in 2022.
The protagonist, a downtrodden young man named Denji, works to clear his father’s massive debt to the yakuza. Aiding him on this journey is Pochita, a Devil in disguise as a dog, who has a chainsaw for a nose.