Chainsaw Man’s Tatsuki Fujimoto to Launch New 200-Web page 1-Shot on April 11
Shihei Lin, an editor for works resembling SPY x FAMILY and Chainsaw Man, introduced on Twitter on Monday that Chainsaw Man manga creator Tatsuki Fujimoto will launch a brand new 200-page one-shot manga digitally on April 11. Shueisha will publish the manga on its Shonen Soar+ app and web site.
Fujimoto printed a 140-page one-shot manga titled Look Again on Shonen Soar+ in July 2021. Shueisha‘s MANGA Plus service and Viz Media each printed the manga in English digitally. The manga topped the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2022 checklist for male readers, and was nominated for the 14th Manga Taisho awards.
Fujimoto (Hearth Punch) debuted the Chainsaw Man manga in Weekly Shonen Soar in December 2018 and ended its “first half,” the “Kōan” (Public Security) arc, in December 2020. The manga will return with its second half titled “Gakkō-hen” (College Arc) on Shonen Soar+ this summer season.
The manga was nominated for the thirteenth Manga Taisho awards in 2019, and ranked at #4 on the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2020 (This Manga Is Superb!) guidebook’s high manga for male readers. The manga received within the Greatest Shōnen Manga class on the 66th Shogakukan Manga Awards in January 2021. Moreover, the manga topped the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2021 checklist for male readers. The manga received the Greatest Manga award at The Harvey Awards final October.
Viz Media is publishing the manga concurrently digitally, and can be publishing the manga in print. Shueisha‘s MANGA Plus service can be publishing the manga in English digitally.
The manga is getting a tv anime adaptation at studio MAPPA (Jujutsu Kaisen, Dorohedoro, Assault on Titan The Ultimate Season). Ryū Nakayama is directing the anime.