Chainsaw Man Author’s One-Shot Manga Look Back Get Anime Film

The Look Back anime film will be released on June 28, 2024, in Japan.

LOOK BACK © 2021 by Tatsuki Fujimoto/SHUEISHA Inc.

On February 13, Avex Pictures released the first details of the anime film adaptation of Chainsaw Man author Tatsuki Fujimoto’s one-shot manga Look Back.

Kiyotaka Oshiyama will direct the anime film while also handling the screenplay and character design.

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The Look Back anime film will be released on June 28, 2024, in Japan.

Viz Media publishes the English version of the Look Back manga and describes it as:

The overly confident Fujino and the shut-in Kyomoto couldn’t be more different, but a love of drawing manga brings these two small-town girls together. A poignant story of growing up and moving forward that only Tatsuki Fujimoto, the creator of Chainsaw Man, could have crafted.

About Chainsaw Man:

Chainsaw Man is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto. Its first arc was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from December 2018 to December 2020; its second arc began serialization in Shueisha’s Shōnen Jump+ online magazine in July 2022. Its chapters have been collected in 16 tankōbon volumes as of December 2023.

Season 1 of the anime, produced by MAPPA, was broadcast from October to December 2022. An anime film, titled Chainsaw Man – The Movie: Reze Arc, has been announced.

Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Chainsaw Man as follows:

Denji is a young boy who works as a devil hunter with the “Chainsaw Devil” Pochita. One day, as he was living his miserable life trying to pay off the debt he inherited from his parents, he got betrayed and killed. As he was losing his consciousness, he made a deal with Pochita, and got resurrected as the “Chainsaw Man”: the owner of the Devil’s heart.

Source: Avex Pictures on YouTube, Official website of Look Back anime film