Chainsaw Man Is Getting A Stage Play Adaptation In Japan

Denji, Energy and Makima at the moment are heading to the theater stage because the Chainsaw Man anime retains getting greater.

Chainsaw Man’s transition from manga to anime has made it the most effective additions to the style in 2022 and now, over in Japan, Tatsuki Fujimoto’s shonen masterpiece ia making the leap to the theater stage in 2023.

The primary a part of Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man manga, the “Public Security arc” (Kōan-hen), was printed by Weekly Shōnen Leap again in 2018; whereas the second half titled the “Academy Saga” (Gakkō Hen) got here out this yr, nevertheless it wasn’t till the anime premiered on Crunchyroll that his work turned massively fashionable. Chainsaw Man the anime has confirmed to be a greater than strong adaptation, with its first 12-episode season persistently drawing in additional followers due to its wonderful presentation and viral opening theme music.


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With all that in thoughts, it’s no shock then that Chainsaw Man is getting the stage play remedy as was revealed by its personal web site CHAINSAW MAN THE STAGE (through Anime Information Community), which is scheduled to premiere in Japan in September 2023, within the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, with exhibits anticipated to final at the very least till October. The story is not going to adapt the anime, however reasonably the unique manga with playwriting and duties being dealt with by Fumiya Matsuzaki, who up to now has labored on a Japanese stage model of Romeo and Juliet titled Meisaku Ibun Romeo to Juliet ~ Tybalt Sono Koi no Giseisha.

Denji and Power dancing in Chainsaw Man anime opening

Even when the idea of placing collectively a play based mostly on manga or anime appears a bit odd at first, some may be shocked to listen to that these exhibits are literally fairly fashionable and profitable in Japan, stage performs of fashionable titles akin to Loss of life Notice, Naruto, Bleach Jujutsu Kaisen, One Piece, Haikyuu!! and even Pokemon doing fairly properly in a number of Japanese cities. Thus far, no casting bulletins of any form have been made.

It’s definitely fascinating to think about how Matsuzaki will adapt Chainsaw Man’s gore or Denji’s immature humor, however with a big solid of satan hunters and mysterious characters like Makima, this play certain has numerous potential to place in fairly a present. The primary season of the Chainsaw Man anime ended this week, and it’s secure to say newcomers are fairly intrigued about the place the present will go subsequent.

Chainsaw Man’s intro sequence alone is a homage to filmmaking, and Kenshi Yonezu’s “Kick Again” is the right anime opening for this frantic story that is shortly constructing a status as a must-watch.

Chainsaw Man is out there on Crunchyroll and Amazon Prime Video.

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