A striking new Chainsaw Man cosplay that captures the menacing energy of the Demon of Control.
Crafted by master costume builder Arillinn_, the Makima cosplay recreates the character’s signature wardrobe and iconic light pink hair, and the uploaded image features sequences in the background alluding to potential possibilities. her demonic powers. This talented cosplayer has also created impressive cosplays for other pop culture icons such as Jinx from Arcane, Asuna from Sword Art Online, Shoto Todoroki from My Hero Academia and Misato Katsuragi from Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Chainsaw Man fans show off their creativity
Of course, Makima isn’t the only powerful evil that has recently inspired fan-generated content like cosplay. Notably, Italian cosplayer Higashi uploaded a photo of Reze (aka Bomb Girl) wickedly winning, asserting the character’s absolute dominance by placing a transformed head version Denji’s change was severed into her lap. Likewise, Kerocchi showed off their Himeno cosplay, the holder of their cool Devil Contract.
Tatsuki Fujimoto’s ongoing Chainsaw Man manga debuted in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump in December 2018 before moving to Shōnen Jump+ in 2020, where it continued to be serialized. Focusing mainly on Denji, an extremely poor young man who has to take on dangerous jobs to pay off the debt piled up by his deceased father, the story follows members of the Public Safety Committee. plus, a group of demon hunters dedicated to eliminating monstrous threats.
Manga Chainsaw Man is an award winning bestseller
Fujimoto’s series is undoubtedly one of the most prominent and notable modern manga. Not only is it one of the best-selling manga in history, alongside classics like Kazuya Minekura’s Saiyuki and Hiro Mashima’s Rave Master, but it also received several prestigious awards. In 2021, Chainsaw Man won Best Shōnen Manga at both the Shogakukan Manga Awards and Manga Barcelona, and took home the Best Manga award at the Harvey Awards in 2021 and 2022.
However, the anime adaptation of MAPPA, the studio behind hits like Jujutsu Kaisen and Attack on Titan: The Final Season has experienced markedly less success. The company’s CEO, Manabu Otsuka, explained that he doesn’t believe the show has the same level of impact as the other chapters. The first season of Chainsaw Man aired from October to December 2022; It’s currently unknown if there will be a second season as home video releases have largely underperformed. Consumers bought less than 2,000 copies in the first week of sales in Japan.
MAPPA’s anime series is available to stream on Crunchyroll and Hulu, while Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man manga is distributed in North America by VIZ Media.