Chainsaw Man Vol. 1

Writer: Tatsuki Fujimoto Artist: Tatsuki Fujimoto Publisher: Viz Release Date: October 7, 2020 Cover Price: $9.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
7.5Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

Denji's a poor young man who'll do anything for money, even hunting down devils with his pet devil-dog Pochita. He's a simple man with simple dreams, drowning under a mountain of debt. But his sad life gets turned upside down one day when he's betrayed by someone he trusts. Now with the power of a devil inside him, Denji's become a whole new man-Chainsaw Man!
For older teen audiences.

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Kate Snchez Sep 23, 2020

    Chainsaw Man Volume 1sets a wonderful foundation in just seven chapters. Fujimoto is able to drop readers into a new world, establish how it works, and knock an emotional moment out of the park. With 86 chapters currently available on VIZ Media's Shonen Jump app, you're going to have to yourself from diving directly into the next chapters of Denji's story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Varun Gupta Oct 11, 2020

    Chainsaw Man is a wild and action-packed manga that will excite readers at every turn. Denjis outlandish behavior and values makes him a unique protagonist, crafting a narrative that feels unpredictable yet incredibly fun. This is one manga that will be hard to put down. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Jordan Richards Oct 31, 2020

    Chainsaw Man Vol. 1 is a brutal, gory, crass, but surprisingly thoughtful and human beginning. Worth a look, though maybe pick up the second volume alongside it. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Anime UK News - Ian Wolf Oct 4, 2020

    Chainsaw Man has some things going for it and hopefully may well build up from a promising start. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Sep 22, 2020

    Chainsaw Man introduces us to a world of monsters, forcing its main character to become one in order to live there. It has a tremendous amount of potential if it can avoid the groan-worthy juvenile humor it seems to divert so much attention to. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    the_comic_book_club Jan 26, 2021

    Chainsaw Man  
    Writer/Artist: Tatsuki Fujimoto 
    Publisher: Viz Media @vizmedia
    In a world where Devils are real, a young man Denji works to pay off his late father's debt to the yakuza with his chainsaw devil pet Pochita. Doing odd jobs, hunting other devils, and selling his organs, Denji does anything he could to make money and to live his dream of a simple life. After the yakuza betrays them one night and leaving both for dead, Denji forms a contract with Pochita to show him what it’s like to have a normal. Waking up Denji finds a pull tab coming from his chest and when tug chainsaws emerge from his body. Taking his revenge against the yakuza, the Public Safety Devil Hunters shows recruiting him to join a more

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