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Chainsaw Man Manga Is Getting a Novel With Three Untold Stories

An exciting news for the Chainsaw Man fans.

By Shivam Gulati

September 6, 2021

Recently, Jump J-Books announced that the Chainsaw Man manga would soon get its own novel, titled ‘Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories.’ Well, here’s everything you need to know about it.

Written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto, Chainsaw Man is a popular Japanese manga series that was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from December 2018 to December 2020. In its two-year-long run, the manga grabbed the attention of millions of readers because of its amazing characters and storyline.

After the manga came to an end, MAPPA announced an anime adaptation of Chainsaw Man. The studio released the first teaser of the upcoming anime in June 2021. And now, the entire anime community is eagerly waiting for the official release of the anime adaptation. However, besides the anime, the manga fans have one more Chainsaw Man project to look forward to in 2021.

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Chainsaw Man Novel Announced

The entire manga community is thrilled after learning about the upcoming Chainsaw Man novel. The official title of the new novel is ‘Chainsaw Man: Buddy Stories,’ and according to the official announcement, the novel will feature three original stories. Meaning, the novel will focus on events that aren’t covered in the manga.

As per the announcement, the novel will feature three stories revolving around Power and Denji, Kishibe and Quanxi, and Himeno and Aki. Sakaku Hishikawa is writing the novel, whereas the manga’s author Tatsuki Fujimoto worked on the cover.

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Jump J-Books confirmed that the novel would start shipping in Japan on November 4th, 2021. So, next month, fans will get to read three untold stories in Chainsaw Man’s first novel.

Finally, the creators will reveal more details about the upcoming novel and the anime adaptation in the coming months. So, don’t fret; we’ll update as soon as more information on either of the Chainsaw Man projects pops up.

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Shivam Gulati
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Shiv is a video game enthusiast who loves exploring everything happening in the gaming community. He enjoys competitive games in particular, even though he loses most of the time. He is an entertainment and gaming reporter at DualShockers.

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