Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories: Everyone should read the great manga Chainsaw Man. We are already hearing major news about the anime series Chainsaw Man, whose launch is less than a week away. In this instance, at least, it pertains to the manga that inspired the anime.
If you’ve finished reading the Chainsaw Man manga, you’ll especially appreciate this news. Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories, a spin-off light novel, will be published in the summer of 2023.
Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories
The Chainsaw Man: Chainsaw Man Manga Spin oFF light novel will be authored by Sakaku Hishikawa but will be based on an original idea by Chainsaw Man mangaka Tatsuki Fujimoto. Tatsuki Fujimoto will undoubtedly create the artwork for any single-page drawings of book scenes. The announcement tweet’s statement that it “delivers four new stories featuring legendary characters from the manga!” is the only information we have regarding the story’s plot. & Power and Denji are pictured making fun of each other on the cover. When in the manga this will occur is uncertain.
The announcement tweet and cover photo are both below.
Announcement: Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories, original concept by Tatsuki Fujimoto, and written by Sakaku Hishikawa, delivers four new stories featuring iconic characters from the manga! Releases Summer 2023. pic.twitter.com/6J4siCYWMx— VIZ (@VIZMedia) October 7, 2022
For those who are still unclear about the plot of the Chainsaw Man manga, Viz Media provides the following summary:
Denji is an impoverished young man who will do anything for money, including using his pet devil Pochita to hunt down devils. He is a straightforward individual with uncomplicated goals who is drowning in debt. But one day, a trusted person betrays him, turning his depressing life upside down. Denji has changed completely into Chainsaw Man thanks to the devil’s power that now resides inside of him.
Since we are definitely going to buy this, we’ll let you know as soon as we learn more about the light novel.
You can read our preview of the first episode if you share our excitement for the anime.