The new One-shot of the Manga Creator Chainsaw Man, Tatsuki Fujimoto, not only hit like a ton of bricks when it was launched on Monday, but Look Back seems to be one of the most popular One-shots in the history of digital service Shonen Jump Plus, reaching more than 4 million visualizations on the digital manga platform in just two days in Japan.
Look Back was launched on the Shonen Jump Plus digital platform in Japan on Monday morning and reached a record of 2.5 million visualizations on the first day, and was launched on the Shonen Jump Platform of Viz Media in English at the same time (although due To the time zones, it was Sunday) as well as manga plus in international territories. One-shot will be launched as a volume of physical sleeve on September 3 in Japan after it comes out of the free section of Shonen Jump Plus in a month.
On the other hand, Fujimoto began the publication of the Chainsaw Man manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump of the Shueisha publisher in December 2018, ending the first part on December 14. The eleventh volume ended the first part of the work, and the continuation is still in process. The manga will have an adaptation to anime series, which will be produced by the MAPPA studies, but that has not revealed its release date.
Synopsis of Chainsaw Man
The story is developed in a world in which demons threaten the peace of humans, which makes them objectives to be eliminated. Denji is a young and depressed man who has sold several of his organs and who works as a lumberjack and demon hunter to pay the debt of his late father.Denji has a dog (which is also a demon) named pochita, which has chainsaws and that you use to perform your work. This is explained since humans can make contracts with demons. After returning home from a job, Denji is called by a Yakuza to infiltrate a building and kill another demon. However, the plan was a trap to assassinate it as part of a Yakuza contract with the demon, obtaining these more power. But Pochita goes to the help of Denji and joins him, becoming a half half demon man and acquiring Pochita's chainsaw.
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