Aki Hayakawa from the Chainsaw Man series is getting a new 1/7 figure by Myethos. Good Smile Company is listing the figure with October 2023 release date and the price is set to around 227$. The figure includes Aki, who is sitting on a chair, along with a defeated devil under his feet. It is described as the “perfect encapsulation of the Chainsaw Man’s violent style.” The whole set, including the stand, is around 195mm tall.
Studio MAPPA animated the Chainsaw Man adaptation under Ryu Nakayama’s direction. Kazutaka Sugiyama is the character designer, with Kiyotaka Oshiyama, who is credited for creature designs. Kensuke Ushio is composing the music. The main cast includes:
- Kikunosuke Toya as Denji
- Tomori Kusunoki as Makima
- Shogo Sakata as Aki Hayakawa
- Fairouz Ai as Power
- Mariya Ise as Himeno
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Kishibe
- Karin Takahashi as Kobeni Higashiyama
- Taku Yashiro as Hirokazu Arai
- Shiori Izawa as Pochita
Every episode of the anime had a different ending theme. There are a total of 12 and the most recent one featured a song by EVE. The 11th episode is set to air on Tuesday, December 20. Chainsaw Man anime is based on a manga by Tatsuki Fujimoto, who is closely following the anime weekly. Fujimoto is also involved in the production of the anime, as confirmed by his editor, Shihei Lin.
The second part of the manga has been ongoing since July. MangaPLUS app is publishing it in English: all chapters are available to read for free while using the app. Viz Media is in charge of physical releases and describes the plot as:
Denji’s a poor young man who’ll do anything for money, even hunting down devils with his pet devil 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!
Source: Good Smile Company
©Tatsuki Fujimoto / Shueisha, MAPPA