Opening the movie Chainsaw Man several classic movies

The opening of the movie Chainsaw Man was released before the international premiere on Tuesday and contained several iconic references to films with the participation of some of our favorite characters from the series.Watch the full, non -directive opening below, and if we missed something, let us know and add them to the list!

Pulp Fiction (1994)

No country for older men (2007)

Attack of deadly tomatoes (1978)

Wielki Lebowski (1998)

Once upon a time in Hollywood (2019)

Constantine (2005)

Fight Club (1999)

Don’t look up (1998)

Mechanical massacre in Texas (1974)

Jakub ladder (1990)

Sadako and Kayako (2016)

Opening also referred to other things, including the panel from Chainsaw Man Part 2, Neon Genesis Evangelion (or Naruto, depending on who you ask), Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, and even a very popular political illustration depicting a man looking at a beautiful background, while another man stands at the stake of books and looks at what he is behind, but if you look carefully, with his own turn.

The first episode of Chainsaw Man broadcast on Tuesday, away from everyone’s expectations.The opening reached over a million views within the first hour of the premiere on the official YouTube Mappa channel and on the official Twitter Chainsaw Man.The ending achieved the same feat, and a few hours later, making Chainsaw Man only the third anime this season with at least a million views both for opening and ending.

The opening motif of “Kick Back” is performed by Kenshi Yonezu.Shingo Yamashita directed and created the opening scenario, Kazutak Sugyama worked as the main director of animation, and Riki Matsura and Souta Yamazaki worked as animation directors.Yamashita also worked on key opening animations, as well as with others, such as the director of the series Ryu Nakayama, Tatsuya Yoshihara (director of the action) and the widely known animator Keiichirou Watanabe (One Punch Man, Jujutsu Kaisen, Mob Psycho 100).


Denji is a teenager living with a devil of a mechanical saw named Zagita.Due to the debt left by his father, he led his life downstairs, paying his debt, collecting the corpse of devils with a pit.One day Denji is betrayed and killed.When his consciousness disappears, he concludes a contract with Pobita and is resurrected as “a man of chain saw” – a man with a devil’s heart.

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