Probably the perfect anime series for Tarantino fans.
Do you like a healthy serving of gore and violence with your anime? Are you at least okay with body horror of the slashy, shlocky variety, with various body parts and internal organs and blood splatter flying every which way? If so, Chainsaw Man will probably be right up your alley.
This one’s gonna be quick because it’s really one of those shows you need to experience for yourself in all of its visceral glory, but personally, I liked it. Not because I’m necessarily in love with violence, but because the violence here comes with a solid dash of wry humor. Chainsaw Man isn’t by any means a comedy, but it’s also not one of those edgelord-type shows that takes itself 100% seriously at all times – I get the sense that the series is very self-aware and is having plenty of fun with its premise, no matter how violent things get. And hey, it doesn’t hurt that it looks amazing (I mean, it’s MAPPA, those animators are probably being worked to the bone) and sounds equally as good. I’ve been a Yonezu Kenshi fan for years now, so it’s always awesome to hear him perform in an anime OP, and the voice acting is all top-notch as well.
TLDR, this is a good show, but you’ll still need a pretty strong stomach at times. Genuinely good storytelling won’t be worth much if you’re the squeamish type.
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