Mariya Ise is joining the Chainsaw Man anime as the voice actress of Himeno, a Public Safety Devil Hunter. The news came along with a new trailer for the anime, information about the many different theme songs, as well as more cast additions. You can watch the new trailer:
Some of the voice actress’ most popular roles include Killua Zoldyck in Hunter x Hunter (2011), Ray in The Promised Neverland, Midari Ikishima in Kakegurui and Reg in Made in Abyss. Besides Mariya Ise as Himeno, more voice actors for the Chainsaw Man anime have been revealed. They are:
- Tsuda Kenjiro as Kishibe
- Karin Takahashi as Kobeni Higashiyama
- Taku Yashiro as Hirokazu Arai
- Shiori Izawa as Pochita
Tatsuki Fujimoto started the Chainsaw Man manga in 2018, and it finished part 1 in 2020 with a total of 97 chapters and 11 volumes. Part 2, which is going to focus on Denji’s school life, began on July 12 this year, and has released 7 chapters so far. Viz Media licensed the manga in English. The TV anime adaptation by MAPPA will premiere on October 11. Crunchyroll will be streaming it, and they describe the story:
Denji is a teenage boy living with a Chainsaw Devil named Pochita. Due to the debt his father left behind, he has been living a rock-bottom life while repaying his debt by harvesting devil corpses with Pochita.
One day, Denji is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a contract with Pochita and gets revived as “Chainsaw Man”–a man with a devil’s heart.
Source: Official MAPPA YouTube Channel
©Tatsuki Fujimoto / Shueisha, MAPPA