On July 10, 2023, the official website for the Chainsaw Man Stage play announced the main cast and a new key visual.
The play will run throughout September and October in Tokyo and Kyoto, respectively.
The cast members include:
- Tsuchiya Naotake as Denji
- Mizuki Umetsu as Aki Hayakawa
- Mahiru Coda as Power
- Minami Tsukui as Himeno
- Haruki Iwata as Kobeni
- Masashi Taniguchi as Kishibe
- Ko Kanegae as Hirokazu Arai
- Aya Hirano as Makima
- Ore-no-Graffiti/Shoma Yoshioka as Katana Man
- Yutaka Nakanose/Tadashi Masahide Chainsaw Man
About Chainsaw Man
Japanese manga creator Tatsuki Fujimoto is responsible for the ongoing series Chainsaw Man.
Part 1 of the story ran in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from December 2018 to December 2020. While Part 2 began serializing in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ App in July 2022.
There are currently 14 tankobon volumes that compile its chapters, all released from April 2023 until the present.
Crunchyroll describes the plot 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.