35 'Chainsaw Man' Quotes: Words from Denji, Makima, Kobeni and More
Denji has led a life of desperation, violence, and infatuation, spending his time killing devils under the watchful eye of Makima. Find out more about this character from the anime series "Chainsaw Man," as well as others, by reading the 35 quotes below.
When he was only a teenager, Denji's father died, leaving an enormous amount of debt for his son to pay off to a criminal syndicate, Yakuza. He turned to Pochia, a chainsaw devil and his pet, who paid him money to kill devils.
However, Denji died at the hands of the Yakuza, once again looking as though it was all over for him. But, he was brought back to life by his pet, which merged with him and gave him his devil powers by proxy.
Denji then works for the Public Safety Bureau, slaying devils under the instruction of the bureau's Makima, with whom he is infatuated. She almost treats him as her pet, with Denji completely wrapped around her finger.
Read 35 quotes from Denji, Makima, and many more characters from "Chainsaw Man."
An image of Denji with his quote: “If there’s a devil that’ll be my friend, then I will take it ’cause I never had any.” | Source: youtube.com/CrunchyrollCollection
“What, the old man never taught you? The prey must never trust what a hunter says!” — Denji
“Did I lose my humanity when I lost my heart?” — Denji
“I love me some bad guys!” — Denji
“If there’s a devil that’ll be my friend, then I will take it ’cause I never had any.” — Denji
“If dreams do come true, I wanna hug a girl before I die.” — Denji
An image of Denji with his quote: “I love me some bad guys!” | Source: youtube.com/CrunchyrollCollection
“If Makima died…I would probably be depressed for a bit but…After three days or so, I’d probably be back to enjoy my life. I mean, just having three hots and a cot and getting to take a bath is already [expletive] awesome to me." — Denji
“Maybe I became a devil hunter for a really shallow reason, but I’m willing to die to keep living like this.” — Denji
“Everyone’s got their own dreams. There’s nothing wrong with that. But if you are gonna get in our way, then [expletive] off.” — Denji
“I want you to live a normal life and die a normal death. Make my dreams come true for me!” — Denji
“All I gotta do is…to become one with you.” — Denji
An image of Makima with her quote: “All devils are born with a name. The more that name is feared, the more powerful the devil itself.” | Source: youtube.com/CrunchyrollCollection
“The necessary evil you speak of is just an excuse to justify the evil things you do.” — Makima
“Only answer with 'Yes' or 'Woof,' I don’t need a dog who says 'No.'" – Makima
“All devils are born with a name. The more that name is feared, the more powerful the devil itself.” — Makima
“I wish to use the Chainsaw Man in order to create a better world. Consider…death, war, and hunger. There are many things in this world that would increase happiness upon removal. And I will remove them all using Chainsaw Man’s power.” — Makima
“Truly necessary evils are always…controlled by the state.” — Makima
An image of Makima with her quote: “The necessary evil you speak of is just an excuse to justify the evil things you do.” | Source: youtube.com/CrunchyrollCollection
“Nazis, World War II, Arnolon Syndrome, Zoa, Aids, The Eruption of Mt. Hio, Nuclear Weapons. They existed to the past, a time where their names were feared just as much as the devils bearing them. But now the only one who can remember those name is me. And that’s because they were all eaten by the Chainsaw Man. Ranging from the Human’s Sixth Sense, to the Star, whose light breaks children’s minds to the four fates besides death at the end of life, all of these have disappeared and can no longer be remembered. But I can still remember their devils, and the image of Chainsaw Man fighting them.” — Makima
Kobeni Higashiyama Quotes
“I wanted to go to college too. But I’m gonna die here!” — Kobeni Higashiyama
“I can’t take it anymore…doing a job like this makes you crazy.” — Kobeni Higashiyama
“I’m sorry! I’m sorry! I’m going to quit, so please don’t kill me!” — Kobeni Higashiyama
Aki Hayakawa Quotes
“Everyone I worked with who became devil hunter for the paycheck all got killed by devils. The only ones still alive have a root in their conviction.” — Aki Hayakawa
An image of Aki Hayakawa with his quote: "Enemies are enemies…we’re only using them.” | Source: youtube.com/CrunchyrollCollection
“It is true that the son of a [expletive] s a troublemaker… and nobody would be affected if he left. But he seeks to kill the Gun Devil…I can’t kill the Gun Devil by myself…To kill him…I’ll need the help of all the capable Devil Hunters I can to face him. Even if my life is shortened…I won’t let Denji get killed!” — Aki Hayakawa
“If I can kill the guy I want to kill, then I don’t care what happens next.” — Aki Hayakawa
“Enemies are enemies…we’re only using them.” — Aki Hayakawa
“I can only get along with cats. I hate humans! It’s just a devil’s instinctual sort of hatred.” — Power
"Watch this Denji! And tell the tale!" — Power
An image of Power with her quote: “Bow before me, human! My name is Power!” | Source: youtube.com/CrunchyrollCollection
“This deceiver told me to do it! Devils can’t lie! Only humans lie!” — Power
“Bow before me, human! My name is Power!” — Power
More ‘Chainsaw Man’ Quotes
“It’s not that you’re fearless, you simply lack the intelligence to fully comprehend the implications…can you imagine living your life constantly stalked by death?” — Santa Claus
“I’ll teach you! The things you don’t know or can’t do. I’ll teach you everything.” — Reze
“I’m the strongest devil hunter. So any devil that could beat me must be the strongest.” — Kishibe
An image of Denji with Pochita’s quote: “I’ll give you my heart, in exchange…show me your dreams.” quote: “Bow before me, human! My name is Power!” | Source: youtube.com/CrunchyrollCollection
“Don’t die, Aki…I want you to cry for me when I die.” — Himeno
“You know, the devil hunters that devils are scared of are the ones with the most screws loose.” — Kishibe
“I’ll give you my heart, in exchange…show me your dreams.” — Pochita
“It’s so great having an addiction. In this life, you need something to take the edge off.” — Himeno
“The secret to leading a happy life in this world…is that ignorance is bliss...” — Quanxi
An image of Himeno with his quote: “Don’t die, Aki…I want you to cry for me when I die.” | Source: youtube.com/CrunchyrollCollection
"Chainsaw Man" has been nominated for 12 awards, of which it has won four. One win included Action or Adventure Anime of The Year in 2023 from Anime Trending Awards, plus three more awards from the same company.
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