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Chainsaw Man manga will start its second part in July

On the official Twitter account of the service Shōnen Jump Plus of Shueisha it was announced that the manga written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto, chainsaw man, will begin its second part on July 13. The editor-in-chief of the Shōnen Jump Plus, Yuuta Momiyamastated on Twitter that the manga will continue to be published on the service plus sleeve and will be available in English, Spanish, Thai, French and Portuguese.

The manga’s official Twitter account also revealed that Fujimoto will post a short one-shot featuring the artist. Oto Touda (To Strip the Flesh) titled “Futsuu ni Kiitekure” (Listen to Me Normally) in Shonen Jump Plus on July 4. Fujimoto is credited for the original work. Finally, it should be remembered that Fujimoto’s 200-page manga, Eri Sayonara (Goodbye, Eri), will also be released in physical form on July 4 in Japan.

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On the other hand, Fujimoto started publishing the manga chainsaw man in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from the publisher Shueisha in December 2018, ending the first part in December 2020. The eleventh volume ended the first part of the work, and the continuation is still in the works. The manga will have an anime series adaptation, which will be produced by the studios. MAP and whose premiere is scheduled for the year 2022 in Japan.

Synopsis for Chainsaw Man

The story takes place in a world where Demons threaten the peace of humans, making them targets to be eliminated. Denji is a young and depressed man who has sold several of his organs and works as a lumberjack and demon hunter to pay off his deceased father’s debt. Denji owns a dog (who is also a demon) named Pochita, who has chainsaws and which he uses to do his work.

This is explained because humans can make contracts with demons. After returning home from a job, Denji is called in by a Yakuza to infiltrate a building and assassinate another demon. However, the plan was a trap to kill him as part of a Yakuza contract with the demon, gaining them more power. But Pochita comes to Denji’s aid and bonds with him, becoming a half-man, half-demon and acquiring Pochita’s chainsaws.

Font: Official Twitter Account

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