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The Gun Devil (銃の悪魔, Jū no akuma) is a very powerful devil who embodies the fear of guns.

AppearanceEdit

When summoned by the President of the United States, the Gun Devil's body resembles a monstrous humanoid figure with multiple building-sized rifles for arms, a roughly skeletal body crammed full of disembodied screaming heads, and an oversized gun barrel emerging from its skull-like face.[1]

PersonalityEdit

The Gun Devil's personality is currently unknown.

PlotEdit

HistoryEdit

Thirteen years before the present day, the whole world tried to cash in on guns as a countermeasure against devils. This led to an increase in gun use during crimes and civil revolts. Due to heavy media coverage of gun crimes in every country, worldwide fear of guns has increased drastically.[2]

Gun Devils Destruction

The Gun Devil's Destruction

On November 18 a large terrorist attack involving guns occurred in America, causing that to be the day that the Gun Devil first appeared.[3] The Gun Devil hit Japan for 26 seconds, killing 57,912 people. Aki Hayakawa witnessed the Gun Devil destroying his house and killing his family as it passed by.[4] It hit several countries around the world in succession eventually leading a death toll of 1.2 million lives in only five minutes.[3] Aldo, Joey and their brother survived the Gun Devil's attack but lost their home along with their father, mother and grandmother. This would one of the events in their lifes that would lead them to believe that they're immortal.[5]

After that the Gun Devil disappeared but its impact on human society led to an overall increase in fear in all devils.[6] An international law has been prepared to strictly control the manufacturing of arms in every country to lower the fear of guns.[7]

At some point of time, the Gun Devil has been taken down by someone unknown and he was found by the Soviet Union while he was in an unconscious state. His body is seperated into several pieces and held by countries and devils.

Bat Devil arcEdit

Makima asks Denji for a favor; she wants him to defeat the Gun Devil whose location is currently unknown. She offers to grant any one wish he has if he can kill it.[8]

Makima explains the history of the Gun Devil to Denji and explains that they're currently trying to track it using pieces of the Gun Devil's flesh.[9] Meanwhile Aki and Himeno take down a devil and recover a chunk of the Gun Devil's flesh from it. The pull of the Gun Devil's flesh leads them to Morino Hotel where they dispatch a six-man team to investigate.[10]

Eternity Devil arcEdit

A piece of the Gun Devil's body is recovered by Aki from the Eternity Devil's corpse.[11] Later at a party Aki comments that devils with Gun Devil pieces are becoming more common.[12]

Katana Man arcEdit

The Katana Man confronts Denji, Aki, Himeno and Power in a restaurant and relates a story to them about his grandfather. As he finishes up, he tells Denji that the Gun Devil wants his heart and opens fire, wounding Denji, Aki and Himeno.[13] Simultaneously most of the members of the Special Divisions elsewhere are assassinated.[14]

After learning from Madoka that most of the humans in Special Divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4 have been killed in coordinated gun attacks, Makima states that it is likely the Gun Devil is involved.[15] However, Makima later claims that these guns are manufactured by humans secretly despite the international law.[7]

Bomb Girl arcEdit

Beam tells Aki that the Bomb Devil is the ally of the Gun Devil. When pressed on how he knows this Beam claims that if he reveals this information that he will be killed and that he promised Makima to keep it secret.[16]

Gun Devil arcEdit

Makima reveals that the Gun Devil is already defeated and its seperated pieces are held by countries. Currently, twenty percent of his body is possessed by America, twenty-eight by the Soviet Union, eleven by China, four by other countries and the remaining thirty-seven is held by devils around the world as flesh pieces.

The President of the United States contracts with the Gun Devil to kill Makima in exchange for one year lifespan of every citizen of the United States. On September 12, 1997 the Gun Devil hits the city of Nikaho in Akita Prefecture, Japan from off the coast for 12 seconds. Immediately upon his apperance, he activates his ability to fire bullets. The Gun Devil advances toward Makima while killing the people and destroying the cities he passes. He is sighted by Makima at a distance of 500 kilometers. The Gun Devil stops and he begins gunfire towards Makima. Makima activates her ability before she is shot by one of the bullets. He kills Aki and Makima. It is recorded that it is Makima's 29th death. To counter it, Makima activates her ability to use the contracts of Aki Hayakawa, Tendo, Yutaro Kurose and Akane Sawatari and the abilities of Spider Devil and Angel Devil.

However, Makima "failed" to defeat the Gun Devil. His remnants possessed the corpse of Aki Hayakawa and they become a Gun Fiend. Swiftly, the fiend moves towards Aki's residence, and arrives with a knock at the door. Denji, after being told to by Makima, opens it, and after a few short seconds, is shot in the stomach by the Gun Fiend. This attack destroys a large amount of Aki's residence, and sends Denji and Power flying through the air in the direction of the attack. The Gun Fiends then engages in combat with Denji, destroying large parts of the surrounding residential area. Denji, after receiving blood and pleads from the residents of the area, then overpowers the Gun Fiend, defeating and killing it.

AbilitiesEdit

Physical AbilitiesEdit

Immense Speed: The Gun Devil is incredibly fast, able to kill 1.2 million people in various countries across the world in five minutes.[17] Its speed is so great that pieces of its flesh burned off of its body as it moved.[18]

Supernatural AbilitiesEdit

Bullet Firing: The Gun Devil is able to fire bullets from the several guns which are parts of its body with great precision and speed. He is able to fire a bullet through the head of every adult male within approximately 1000 meters of himself, fire a bullet through the head of every child up to 12 years old withing approximately 1500 meters[19] and fire a bullet through the heart of every living thing born in January, February, March, May, June, August, September, November or December in approximately 1000 meters of himself.

Bullet Flesh: The Gun Devil discard its own flesh which resembles bullet due to its own speed and power. When devils of any type consume pieces of the Gun Devil's flesh, their power is greatly enhanced. These bullet parts attract with each other and fuse together when touching and will attempt to rejoin the Gun Devil's main body to regenerate.[18] As stated by Makima, his body is currently seperated into several pieces and remains in a unconscious state. Twenty percent of his body is possessed by America, twenty-eight by the Soviet Union, eleven by China, four by other countries and the remaining thirty-seven is held by devils around the world as flesh pieces.

Contract Creation: As a devil, the Gun Devil can bestow contracts upon humans for a price. The contracts with it seen so far are:

  • A contract with the President of the United States in exchange for one year lifespan of every citizen of the United States to kill Makima.[20] It is unknown that this contract has been made by complete body of Gun Devil or twenty percent of it.

Blood Consumption: As a devil, the Gun Devil should be able to restore its health by consuming blood.[21]

Revival: As a devil, the Gun Devil should revive in Hell after being killed effectively making it immortal.[22]

Chapter AppearancesEdit

v  e
Bat Devil arc
5. A Way to Touch Some Boobs Absent
6. Service Absent
7. Meowy's Whereabouts Absent
8. Chainsaw vs. Bat Absent
9. Rescue Absent
10. Kon Absent
11. Compromise Absent
12. Squeeze Mentioned
13. Gun Devil Mentioned
v  e
Eternity Devil arc
14. French Kiss Absent
15. Endless 8th Floor Absent
16. The First Taste Absent
17. Kill Denji Absent
18. Chainsaw vs. Eternity Absent
19. Nobel Prize Mentioned
20. Drinking Mentioned
21. Taste of a Kiss Mentioned
22. Cola-Flavor Chupa Chups Absent
v  e
Katana Man arc
23. Gunfire Mentioned
24. Curse Absent
25. Ghost, Snake, Chainsaw Absent
26. The Gun is Mightier Absent
27. From Kyoto Absent
28. Secrets & Lies Mentioned
29. Perfect Score Absent
30. Bruised & Battered Absent
31. The Future Rules Absent
32. Over and Over Again Absent
33. Mission Start Absent
34. Full Team Absent
35. Minor Absent
36. Katana vs. Chainsaw Absent
37. Train, Head, Chainsaw Mentioned
38. Easy Revenge! Absent
39. Tearjerker Absent
v  e
Bomb Girl arc
40. Love, Flower, Chainsaw Absent
41. Before the Storm Absent
42. Teach Me How to Swim Absent
43. Jane Fell Asleep in the Church Absent
44. Boom Boom Boom Absent
45. A Fine Day for Explosions Mentioned
46. The Melody of a Massacre Absent
47. Luck With Women Absent
48. Kaboom Kaboom Kaboom Absent
49. Shark Hurricane Absent
50. Sharknado Absent
51. Dark Diving Absent
52. Lost Love, Flower, Chainsaw Absent
v  e
International Assassins arc
53. In a Dream Mentioned
54. To Go to Enoshima Absent
55. Let's Go Absent
56. A Curse and A Fist Absent
57. Suddenly Absent
58. Yutaro Kurose Absent
59. Mess Absent
60. Quanxi and Fiends' 49-Person Massacre Absent
61. News Reporter Absent
62. Super Mess Absent
63. Trip To Hell Absent
64. Welcome To Hell Absent
65. The Darkness Devil Absent
66. Woof! Absent
67. The First Devil Hunter Absent
68. Dark Power Absent
69. Shining Power Absent
70. Pinch Absent
71. Bath Absent
v  e
Gun Devil arc
72. All Together Mentioned
73. Everyday Life No More Mentioned
74. What the Waves Say Mentioned
75. 9,12 Debut
76. Don't Open It Absent
77. Ring Ring Ring Absent
78. Snowball Fight Absent
79. Play Catch Absent

TriviaEdit

  • Gun Devil's ranking in the Popularity Polls are as follows;
    • Gun Devil ranked 53rd in the First Popularity Poll, with 97 votes.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 75, Pages 16 - 17
  2. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 13, Page 2
  3. 3.0 3.1 Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 13, Pages 2 - 3
  4. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 13, Pages 9 - 12
  5. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 53, Pages 20 - 21
  6. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 13, Page 13
  7. 7.0 7.1 Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 73, Page 12
  8. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 12, Pages 16 - 19
  9. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 13, Pages 13 - 15
  10. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 13, Pages 16 - 19
  11. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 20, Page 5
  12. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 21, Page 2
  13. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 23, Pages 10 - 14
  14. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 23, Pages 4 - 9
  15. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 28, Page 15
  16. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 41, Pages 14 - 15
  17. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 13, Pages 10 - 13
  18. 18.0 18.1 Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 13, Page 15
  19. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 75, Pages 14 - 15
  20. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 75, Pages 12 - 13
  21. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 1, Page 13
  22. Chainsaw Man Manga: Chapter 53, Page 13

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