‘Chainsaw Man’ and X-Girl Collaborate on Fashion Line

by Keane Eacobellis

Before Chainsaw Man hitting TV screens around the world this year, Tatsuki Fujimoto’s manga will make its way to sweatshirts and t-shirts in a new collaboration with Los Angeles-based streetwear company X-girl.

Known for its feminine streetwear, X-girl was founded by Sonic Youth singer Kim Gordon and Daisy von Furth in 1994. The collaboration includes five tees featuring Denji, Aki, Power and Makima in white and black, as well as than a hoodie and sweatpants adorned with manga patches. Prices range from ¥5,500 to ¥13,200 (about $48 to $115).

Comic Natalie reports that the collaboration will be available for pre-order at X-girl stores in Japan, while the hoodie and sweatpants will remain exclusive to Calif. Fashionable fans of Chainsaw Man can still place an order through the WorldShopping importer on the California web store. Pre-orders are open until February 3.

Japanese streetwear and stylish anime products have become increasingly popular outside of Japan in recent years. Last week, Chainsaw Man’s North American publisher VIZ Media launched an online storefront selling streetwear inspired by the popular Shonen Jump series. The first collection presented Bleach and A piece, other shonen released alongside Chainsaw Man in Shonen Jump.

Chainsaw Man will return to serialization this summer as the critically acclaimed manga enters its second phase in Shueisha’s digital imprint, Shōnen Jump+. And the famous animation studio MAPPA (Jujutsu Kaisen, attack on titan final season) creates an anime adaptation of the shonen thriller. The series will be directed by Ryū Nakayama (Episode Director The Rise of the Shield Hero), written by Hiroshi Seko (Mob Psycho 100), and scored by Kensuke Ushio (A silent voice).

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