Chainsaw Man is in its first season, and that means everyone is falling in love with the world’s cutest evil dog. While guys like Denji are fan favorites, no one can touch Pochita when it comes to popularity. In fact, the chainsaw devil has become one of the great icons of anime, and one artist takes Pochita to the next level with an adorable anime girl.
The work comes from Weibo user mumianmian123, as you can see below. After the first series, a Chainsaw Man fan decided to create an alternate world where Pochita is not a dog, but a girl. And as you can tell, the adorable transformation makes Denji and Pochita the perfect sibling duo.
Pochita, the purest puppy
Obviously, Pochita looks a bit different here, and that’s bound to happen when you turn a dog into a human girl. However, some of their features are similar despite the overhaul. For example, Pochita here has huge eyes and their chibi character is impossible to miss. So while Denji looks the same, his little sister looks completely different.
This artwork has some fans wishing Chainsaw Man would go this route with Pochita in real life, but of course the manga had reasons for making the chainsaw devil a dog. Sure, this transformation gives Denji the kind of human companionship he craves, but Pochita fulfills that need in her own way. Additionally, Chainsaw Man needs Denji to be at a disadvantage when it comes to socializing with other people. The whole story is about him growing this way, so having a humanoid sister would throw Denji off track. But still, it’s hard to look at this AU art and not wonder what could have been.
Want to learn more about Chainsaw Man? You can catch up on the series and Pochita’s journey below thanks to the official synopsis: “Denji is a poor young man who will do anything for money, even hunting devils with his pet devil-dog Pochita. He is a simple man with simple dreams. , sinking under a mountain debts. But his sad life is turned upside down one day when he is betrayed by someone he trusts. Now with the power of the devil within him, Denji has become a whole new man – The Chainsaw Man!”