Chainsaw Man is definitely one of the sensations to come in recent years. Although it got quite an amount of recognition, it deserves more.
If you loved Chainsaw Man manga and looking for more manga like Chainsaw Man, then this list is for you. Let’s get started.
Manga like Chainsaw Man!
7. Tougen Anki
Ichinose Shiki is an inheritor of the blood of Oni, and during his entire childhood, he knew this fact. However, an unknown man shows up at his home and tries to assassinate him.
Oni and Momotarou have never been able to co-exist, and it leads to a life-threatening moment for Ichinose. Will he be able to survive from now on and unify both of these forces?
- Both main characters inherit some strange power and get hunted down at some point.
- Both of them are extraordinary fighters, although Denji is more fearsome and carefree.
- The artwork feels a bit similar, and at times of action sequences, it is nearly the same.
6. Devilman: Crybaby
Akira Fudo learns from his best friend that the ancient race of demons is returning to the human world to overthrow it. The only way to stop them is by uniting with one of them and incorporating its powers.
With his pure soul, he manages to take over a devil and has become a devilman. Now begins the battle between the demons and Akira Fudo as he tries to protect the world.
- Both stories tell us a dark tale, and the action scenes are excellent.
- Th artwork is a bit similar (not a lot because this is a really old manga).
- While Denji becomes a half-devil, Fudo becomes a Devilman (which is almost the same).
5. Tokyo Ghoul
The story takes place in Tokyo, where Ghouls and Humans live together. These ghouls can only survive by preying on humans, and to fight against them, CCG exists.
Ken Kaneki goes on his first date with a beautiful woman named Rize without knowing that she is a ghoul. Through an incident, doctors save him by transplanting her organs into him, making him a half-ghoul.
- Both of these manga come up with a dark theme and includes lots of violence.
- Kaneki is forced to become a half-ghoul while Denji became a half-devil in Chainsaw Man
- The artwork in both of these mangas is quite similar too.
4. Jujutsu Kaisen
The story takes place in a world where curses take a form and hurt humans. To fight off against them, Jujutsu sorcerers put their lives on the line.
One day, a normal high schooler eats the finger of Ryomen Sukuna, the king of the curses. Will he be able to control it and help humans from unusual curses? Or will he end up massacring the whole world?
- Both of these manga portray a dark-themed story, although Jujutsu Kaisen takes a bit humorous route.
- The artwork is pretty similar, and both concentrate on the action.
- While Denji becomes a half-devil in Chainsaw Man, here Itadori becomes a host for Sukuna.
3. Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku
Gabimaru the Hollow is known for one of the most vicious assassins to come from Iwagakure village. His efficiency is beyond ruthless, but a single betrayal results in giving him a death sentence.
Now he only has one hope: To reach long-hidden island and recover the elixir that makes him an immortal. But the island literally varies by a hair’s width from heaven to hell.
- Hell’s Paradise is literally a dark trio of this generation, while the other two being Chainsaw Man and Jujutsu Kaisen.
- Although this one involves less violence and a crazy plot, it definitely feels a lot similar.
- The artwork is similar, and the main characters are ruthless at any point.
The city of Hole is filled with mad sorcerers who take innocent lives to test powers. After being cursed by a sorcerer, Kaiman becomes a reptilian man.
Without any memory left, he embarks on a journey to find out the person who made him like this. But he isn’t alone as his companion Nikaido assists him in everything.
- Both involve gory and grotesque scenes with violence and all.
- The lives of both the main characters change and are left with a mystery.
- Both incorporate a dark plot and focus on action.
- Both have similar artwork and storylines.
1. Fire Punch
The story sets in a world, that gets ravaged by ice and snow thanks to an elusive Ice Witch. Agni and Luna are orphans with regenerative powers who treat each other as siblings.
One day, Doma, the army commander incinerates the whole village leaving them alive. After a decade, Agni embarks on a mission to avenge him and also to find Luna.
- Both of these mangas provide you with extreme violence.
- Both travel on the same path of revenge and portray the breakdowns of the characters’ minds.
- Both are written by the same author, Tatsuki Fujimoto
More manga similar to Chainsaw Man:
- Undead x Unluck
- Nayuta of the Prophecy (One-shot by the same author)
- Smokin’ Parade
- Amon: The Darkside of Devilman
Chainsaw Man is definitely one of the best manga with a dark theme out there. The ones we have on the list are great as well.
While they are not as similar as you’d think, you’re going to get similar vibes. If you have been looking for some amazing manga like Chainsaw Man, these are all you need.
So, what are your thoughts on our list? Do you have any other manga on your mind that you feel similar to Chainsaw Man? Let us know what you think in the comment section below.
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