Real Life Chainsaw Man found in Argentina

Real Life Chainsaw Man found in Argentina

Argentina’s political scene has long been dominated by the tango of Peronists and their adversaries, a predictable dance that left many Argentines yearning for something new, something a little more… devilish. Javier Milei, a man whose flamboyant persona and unorthodox methods earned him a nickname that sent shivers down the spines of the establishment: Real Life Chainsaw Man.

Chainsaw Man Anime

Chainsaw Man, the anime adaptation of Tatsuki Fujimoto’s popular manga, has taken the world by storm since its premiere in October 2022. Combining breakneck action with dark humor and surprisingly tender moments, the series has earned the respect of fans as well as crictics.

Real Life Chainsaw Man found in Argentina
Denji from Chainsaw Man | Image courtesy of MAPPA

The narrative follows Denji, a down-on-his-luck teenager burdened by crushing debt. He ekes out a living as a Devil Hunter, wielding his loyal chainsaw devil Pochita to exterminate the monstrous creatures that plague humanity. After a brutal betrayal, Denji fuses with Pochita, becoming Chainsaw Man – a half-human, half-devil hybrid with the power to sprout chainsaws from his body.

Why is Milei called the Real Life Chainsaw Man?

Real Life Chainsaw Man found in Argentina
Javier Milei With a Chainsaw in the rallies

Milei, an economist and former TV pundit, entered Argentina’s economic stage with a bold approach. In 2023, he made a dramatic entrance, brandishing a chainsaw at rallies as a symbol of his commitment to cut through corruption and excessive government spending, drawing parallels to Denji’s fierce determination in Chainsaw Man.

His passionate speeches, infused with libertarian ideals and a hint of punk rock attitude, struck a chord with a generation disenchanted with the existing system, mirroring how Denji’s chainsaw actions resonated with the struggling citizens in the world of Chainsaw Man.

Milei’s Chainsaw Plan

Milei’s Chainsaw Plan, a manifesto pledging significant cuts and privatizations, became his rallying call, a pact with the Argentinian people. He labeled the current political class as “la casta,” likening them to a parasitic elite feeding off the hard work of the people, much like the Makima-controlled Public Safety Devil Hunters exploiting the vulnerable in Chainsaw Man.

His supporters, a blend of disenchanted youth and libertarians, viewed him as their David against the Goliath of established powers and the establishment, of course, cried foul. They called him a populist, a demagogue, a clown. But Milei laughed them off. He thrived on the controversy, building his image as the outsider, the anti-establishment hero.

Whether Milei’s Chainsaw Plan will actually work remains to be seen. His critics warn of chaos and social unrest. But one thing is clear: Javier Milei is not going away. He has awakened a new political consciousness in Argentina, a generation demanding change.


This generation continues to bring unexpected twists, and who knows, political leaders drawing inspiration from anime characters might not be too far off. I hope the insights and analysis provided here were valuable to you. If you’re eager to stay informed about the next devilish twist in the real world, I encourage you to subscribe to our newsletter! You can expect a weekly delivery of thrilling and original anime content right to your inbox. Stay tuned for the latest updates!

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