In episode 1 of ‘Chainsaw Man’ titled ‘Dog & Chainsaw’, Denji, a young man tries desperately to repay his late father’s late debt by hunting demons for the yakuza with the help of animals Chainsaw’s pet demon, Pochita. An ordinary day, his debt collector takes him to a dilapidated facility for another mission and ends up betraying him for his ulterior motives. Though Denji was killed there by shapeshifting humans, his pet fused with his body, granting him unimaginable powers and resurrecting him in the process. Here’s everything you need to know about the ending of ‘Chainsaw Man’ episode 1. SPOILERS AHEAD!
Chainsaw Man Episode 1 Summary
Denji is a young man who still owes the yakuza over 38 million yen despite working for them for many years and selling various body parts including his eyes and kidneys. Thankfully, he has a Chainsaw demon pet named Pochita, who has helped him earn large amounts of money by hunting demons for the yakuza. The duo live together in a ramshackle cottage and have to survive by eating bread because they don’t even have the means to buy jam.
In his dire financial situation, all Denji dreams of is living a normal life and finding a girl he likes. Unfortunately, it seems like a dream too far away for him. When he was just a boy, Denji’s father hanged himself and left him a large debt. The debt collector warned him that if he didn’t collect 700,000 yen by tomorrow, he would be killed. Hearing of the impossible mission, Denji gave up all hope of living longer. That’s when he met a Saw demon with a wound on his stomach.
Denji allows the demon to drink his blood to heal and names him Pochita. The duo began living together after that, and the Saw demon helped Denji hunt the demon in return at least some of the money the yakuza expected of him. An ordinary evening, a debt collector suddenly knocked on the door to apply for a job. Denji is taken to a dilapidated facility, where he expects the debt collector to ask him to hunt a demon.
However, to his surprise, Denji learns that the debt collector and the yakuza have made a deal with the demon Zombie for demonic powers. In return, the evil Zombie wants the demon hunter to be killed because he hates them. Before Denji could fully process what was happening, he was stabbed in the back and despite trying to run away, he was eventually surrounded by the shapeshifters who killed him. savagely.
Chainsaw Man Episode 1 End: How and why did Pochita resurrect Denji? What does He ask of Him when He returns?
After the humans had killed Denji, some of his blood accidentally trickled into Pochita’s mouth, awakening him and supposedly healing some of his wounds. The pet loyally recalls Denji once telling him that one day he was likely to be killed while hunting demons. In such a scenario, he asked Pochita to take over his body and live a normal life. So, finally finding himself in that situation, Pochita merged with Denji’s body without thinking twice.
In a dream sequence, Denji asks Pochita if he will take over his body like what he asked him to do but to his surprise, his loyal pet just say it again but reveal a secret that he always loved to hear him tell about his dreams. . Pochita offers to give his heart to him on condition that Denji will continue to let him see his dream. Before he can answer, Denji suddenly wakes up and realizes that he is not only alive but now possesses the evil power of the hacksaw.
Can Denji kill Zombie demons? What Happens To The Debt Collector?
As Denji struggled to stay on his feet, the inanimate humans turned their attention back to him. The Zombie Devil also realized that he wasn’t dead, so he told his minions to kill him. Meanwhile, Denji wonders why these zombified humans are not satisfied with what they already have in life and comes to the conclusion that he is not much different from them since he has never really appreciated. high his time with Pochita till now. It wasn’t long before the Zombie demon’s heartless minions climbed up on Denji and it looked like they were eating him alive.
However, the sudden sound of chainsaws startled the Zombie Devil. It turns out that Denji is massacring all humans using a chainsaw protruding from his hands and head. The debt collector is now one of the Zombie’s minions who was also torn to pieces by him. Denji is relentless in his attack and he doesn’t stop until he destroys his last enemies in the dilapidated facility along with the evil Zombie himself.
What is Makima’s offer for Denji? Does he accept it?
Some time after Denji slaughtered zombie demons along with his entourage of heartless minions, a mysterious group of three arrive at the dilapidated facility. They observe the situation and realize that a demon is still alive. The light red-haired woman named Maikma who led the other two approached Denji and introduced herself as the Public Safety Demon Hunter. Before they could talk, Denji began to fall unconscious. When he fell backwards, he asked for a hug, and Makima responded immediately by hugging him.
At that moment, Denji instantly transformed back into a human again. While the other two men remained suspicious, Makima reassured them that there was nothing to fear. She allows Denji to lie on her lap and gives him two options. He was either killed by her like a demon or let her keep him as a human – promising to take care of him and make sure he was well fed. In his dire state, ensuring timely nutritious meals was more than enough to convince Denji, who accepted Makima’s offer without any conditions.
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