Mashing-up one of the season’s goriest anime with a mellowed-out island sandbox video game might seem like an odd combination, but that’s exactly what one YouTube creator set out to do.
On Friday, Twitter user @yo_dakun shared the thumbnail for a video from his YouTube channel Iyo-kun's Atsumori Island, which recreates the opening sequence for “Chainsaw Man” frame-by-frame in the Nintendo Switch game “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.”
The creator has reproduced a number of anime openings with the game’s cutesey chibi style, including the first opening sequence of 2013’s “Attack on Titan.”
The popularity of “Chainsaw Man” has been bolstered by its electric opening, which even caught the attention of eagle-eyed cinephiles who spotted a litany of references to some of the most iconic films of the past few decades.
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Iyo-kun used some creative work-arounds for the opening’s distinct and graphic content, from swapping a towering devil with a giant-sized Isabelle to recreating Power’s revealing two-piece with a bikini shirt.
The talented “Animal Crossing” creator has reproduced a number of anime openings with the game’s cutesey chibi style, including the first opening sequence of 2013’s “Attack on Titan.”
The popularity of “Chainsaw Man,” which centers on a devil hunter with the ability to turn his body parts into chainsaws, has been bolstered by its electric opening. Backed by the hard-hitting rock track “Kickback,” the sequence not only caught the attention of otakus, but also eagle-eyed cinephiles, who spotted a litany of references to some of the most iconic films of the past few decades, including “Pulp Fiction” and “No Country for Old Men.”
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