Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man won the Best Manga award at this year’s Harvey Awards, becoming the first title to do so two years in a row. Last year it managed to beat some fan-favorite titles, such as Spy x Family, and this time around the situation was the same. The manga began serialization of its second part this July and a new volume was released this month, along with a trailer. The anime adaptation of the work premieres on October 11. Check out the new trailer:
In addition to the winner, Chainsaw Man, this year’s Harvey Awards nominees also included:
- Blood on the Tracks by Shuzo Oshimi, translated by Daniel Komen (Vertical Comics)
- Blue Lock by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yusuke Nomura, translated by Nate Derr(Kodansha Comics)
- Cat + Gamer by Wataru Nadatani, translated by Zack Davission (Dark Horse Comics)
- Red Flowers by Yoshiharu Tsuge, translated by Ryan Holmberg (Drawn & Quarterly)
- Spy x Family by Tatsuya Endo, translated by Casey Loe (VIZ Media)
The first part of Chainsaw Man manga originally ran from 2018 to 2020 and ended after 97 chapters and 11 volumes. As stated above, the 12th volume was released on October 4. Viz Media is publishing the manga, which is translated by Amanda Haley, 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: Comic Natalie
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