The opening song is crucial as it sets the mood for what fans can expect from an anime series. Chainsaw Man is popular not only for its gripping storyline and animation but also for its opening and ending theme songs. We have all the details about the opening song from the Chainsaw Man anime here!
What Is Chainsaw Man All About?
Chainsaw Man follows the story of Denji, a destitute teenager who is trying to survive in a world full of ferocious monsters known as devils.
One day, he becomes friends with Pochita, a devil dog. Due to the mountain of debt Denji’s late father had incurred, he is left with no choice but to repay the debt by harvesting devil corpses with Pochita.
Things take a wild turn when Denji is killed by gangsters. In order to save his life, Pochita decides to fuse its soul with him.
After this strange and unearthly fusion, Denji transforms into the hungry titular character known as Chainsaw Man.
As Chainsaw Man, Denji has a real chainsaw in place of his head. Moreover, he becomes a man with a devil’s heart.
The Chainsaw Man anime is currently streaming on Crunchyroll.
Related: Is Chainsaw Man on Netflix?
What Is Chainsaw Man’s Opening Theme Song?
The opening theme song of Chainsaw Man is titled KICK BACK. It premiered on the same date as the anime's first episode which is on October 11, 2022.
Who Performed Chainsaw Man’s Opening Theme Song?
KICK BACK is composed and performed by Japanese musician and singer-songwriter Kenshi Yonezu.
According to Anime Trending, the song features arrangements made in collaboration with Daiki Tsuneta of the rock group King Gnu.
KICK BACK also includes samples taken from J-pop girl group Morning Musume’s song titled Souda! We’re Alive.
Kenshi released the following statement while talking about KICK BACK:
I wrote KICK BACK for the anime adaptation of Chainsaw Man. This is such an honor, as I love the original manga series.
Finding the right sounds for this immensely powerful series was challenging, but I created this song by patiently building it up, one piece at a time.
I hope you enjoy listening to it. Thank you very much.
Where to Listen to Chainsaw Man’s Opening Theme Song
KICK BACK is available on various music streaming platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, the iTunes Store, Tidal, and Deezer.