Who Is Pochita In Chainsaw Man Anime?

Chainsaw Man has been making some stirs in the anime and manga community. The anime follows the main character Denji who becomes half human and half devil right at the start and is recruited by the public Devil Hunters. Denji has only one fascination & goal in mind (if you know, you know) and as he grows into a Devil Hunter, he intends to fulfill that with Makima.

The anime is filled with numerous strong and dangerous characters with the Gun Devil touted to be the most dangerous of them all. Chainsaw Man season 1 covers 38 chapters of the Manga and was running for 12 episodes. During this, one character that has caught people’s attention is Pochita and if you don’t know who this character is in the anime, you can check it out below.

Disclaimer – There could be mild spoilers as we dive further into the anime so if you are yet to watch Chainsaw Man Season 1, it’s best to complete it first and then return.

Who is Pochita in Chainsaw Man Anime?

Pochita the Chainsaw Devil in Chainsaw Man
Image Source: Screenshot via MAPPA Co., Ltd.

Pochita or the cute little puppy with a chainsaw head that you get to meet at the start of the anime is the Chainsaw Devil. Pochita and Denji share a great bond as you can see at the start of the journey. And as Denji is about to die at the end of the first episode, the Chainsaw Devil decides to merge with Denji becoming his heart. Although the manga has revealed a lot about this character, we won’t be spoiling that here.

After becoming one with the Chainsaw Devil, Denji earns the name Chainsaw Man as he works his way as a Devil Hunter.

Is Pochita in Chainsaw Man Anime Dead or Alive?

Pochita and Denji Hybrid in Chainsaw Man
Image Source: Screenshot via MAPPA Co., Ltd.

If you are worried that the cute little puppy had to pay the ultimate sacrifice for Denji, rest assured since Pochita is alive and kicking. The only thing that has changed is the state of the Chainsaw Devil as he now acts as Denji’s heart. Pochita and Denji enter into a contract that allows Denji to live and use the powers of the Chainsaw Devil like most Devil Hunters do.

The Chainsaw Devil is the embodiment of the fear of chainsaws and there have been different forms of this character in the manga that we are yet to see in the anime. Hopefully, this explains your query and for more Anime content, do check out our dedicated section here at Gamer Tweak.