Chainsaw Man has gifted anime fans with tons of incredible plot twists, amazing characters, and some brutal battle scenes to match. But, this iconic anime series is also well-loved for its incredible selection of mood-fitting music. Here are all of the Chainsaw Man opening and ending songs, including snippets from interviews with each song’s creator!
Chainsaw Man’s Unique Ending Songs
Chainsaw Man is set to only feature one main opening theme song, namely Kenshi Yonezu’s “KICK BACK”. Kenshi Yonezu is already quite well known within the anime world, having worked on a variety of successful and popular anime titles – such as My Hero Academia and the Sangatsu no Lion series.
A dedicated anime lover posted the following clip on Twitter, giving us a taste of what Yonezu may have in store for Chainsaw Man fans:
Yonezu made the following comment in relation to his work on the main opening song for Chainsaw Man, expressing gratitude and excitement toward the new project.
“I’m honored because I liked the original. The power that this work possesses in the first place is tremendous, so it was extremely difficult to find a similar sound, but as a result of accumulating one by one, this song was completed. I would appreciate it if you could hear it. thank you very much.”
The Chainsaw Man anime team recently released the 3rd trailer for the series so far, as seen below thanks to MAPPA CHANNEL, mostly featuring the Tokyo Special Division 4 heroes. Although, the trailer does also give viewers a tease of the opening song by Yonezu.
Chainsaw Man fans have been super excited about the flawless animation quality portrayed in the trailer. But, recent information regarding Chainsaw Man’s music pieces has also gained fans’ attention.
It was revealed that Chainsaw Man’s first cour will be featuring 12 unique ending theme songs, alongside some other interesting notes made by the creators. It’s been thought that the 12 different songs could possibly amount to one song for each episode – which fans are pretty excited about!
Below are all of the newly announced ending songs for Chainsaw Man, in chronological order based on the Chainsaw Man official website:
- “ALL KINDS OF KISSES” by Ano
- “Fight Song” by Eve
- “Deep Down” by Aimer
- “Rendezvous” by Kanaria
- “In the Back Room” by Syudou
- “Violence” by Queen Bee
- “Time Left” by Zutomayo
- “First Death” by TK
- “Tablet” by TOOBOE
- “CHAINSAW BLOOD” by Vaundy
- “DOGLAND” by PEOPLE 1
In addition to all of the incredible ending theme songs for Chainsaw Man, the team has also teased the release of some unique insert songs for the anime series. For example, one notable insert song to be anticipated (listed as one of the 12 songs on the official website) is “HAWATARI NIKU CENTI” by MAXIMUM THE HORMONE., which translates to “2-hundred-million-centimeter-long blades”.
Chainsaw Man Ending Song Artists (Background & Comments)
The above artists are incredibly talented, and many of them have worked on some pretty well-known anime titles as well – still, all of these artists have an amazing track record up their sleeves. Below is an outline of the Chainsaw man ending song artists’ background, as well as a snippet from what each artist had to say about their Chainsaw Man ending song, posted on the official Chainsaw Man website.
Ano is infamous for creating the ending theme for Tiger & Bunny Season 2.
“I am very honored to be able to sing the ED theme song for Chainsaw Man, which is loved by many people.”
Eve is best known for “Kaikai Kitan,” which was used as the debut opening theme for the Jujutsu Kaisen anime series.
“I am very honored to have the opportunity to be involved with music this time… I think, it’s special.”
Aimer sang the opening theme song for Demon Slayer’s Entertainment District arc.
“I created Deep Down as one of the ending theme songs for the TV anime Chainsaw Man. It’s a song that I created while expanding the inspiration I received from the work, focusing on the episodes I was in charge of, and layering my own thoughts.”
Kanaria released a hit single named “KING“.
“Chainsaw Man was a work that had a big impact on me, and I was very surprised when I received an offer for the ED.”
Syudou sang Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy opening theme song “Gamble.”
“I thought about what kind of music I would make if I were Denji. I thought maybe he would scream out his emotions. As a result, I think that such a song was completed. It’s a song that means a lot to me.”
Queen Bee worked on Tokyo Ghoul and Dororo, performing both the ending and opening theme songs.
“We are delighted to be able to provide Queen Bee’s killer song Violence for the anime Chainsaw Man… I would appreciate it if you could feel the unrivaled feeling in the work, the jumping voltage, that vivid intensity, and the absurdity of life and death in the 4 minutes of the song (89 seconds for the anime ending version) and let your heart go wild.”
TK from Ling Tosite Sigure has become pretty well-known for performing the debut opening song for the Tokyo Ghoul anime series, titled “unravel”.
“I was able to create a perfect organ for eternity with the blood that oozes out of the ‘first death’ story and the drawings. I will pick up the chainsaw that lives in me and dedicate all my killing power to this work.”
Vaundy wrote and performed Ranking of Kings’ second opening theme song.
“In making the song, I re-read the original many times, biting and swallowing the taste of Chainsaw Man that I got from that, and I think I was able to spit out the music that I thought was appropriate for this work.”
Maximum The HORMONE initially gained notoriety for Death Note‘s second opening theme song.
“It’s always been my dream to have a song used in a Chainsaw Man anime… if there is a sequel, I want you to use Hormone’s songs.”
TOOBOE has gained quite a lot of attention due to the music created for Chainsaw Man.
“Denji-kun’s looser feeling stuck in my heart, and the explosion scene of Sayonara Eri made my eyes sparkle with joy. I never thought that three years later, he would be involved in the work as the ending song. I am very honored.”
PEOPLE 1 seems to be making a debut in the anime industry thanks to the work done on Chainsaw Man.
“I remember jumping to read the first episode and being very excited. At that time, I wasn’t doing PEOPLE 1 itself, so I never thought I would be in charge of the ED song.”
The new selection of ending theme songs is sure to add a whole new level of diversity to the Chainsaw Man anime series, setting it apart from others within the industry. Many fans are praising the new approach, as the creators are clearly taking a stylish step back from the conventional anime ‘ending theme song’ tradition.