One of Argentina’s presidential candidates suddenly made a promise to cosplay as the character Makima from the popular anime Chainsaw Man if elected.
Chainsaw Man is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto. The story revolves around Denji, a young man who makes a living as a demon hunter using his pet demon named Pochita, which can transform into a chainsaw.
After a tragic event, Denji merged with Pochita and became “Chainsaw Man”, capable of transforming into a chainsaw.
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The series has garnered widespread attention since its release in 2018 and has received praise for its unique storytelling, character development, and stunning visuals. It was adapted into an animated series, which premiered in 2021.
Argentine presidential candidate promises to cosplay Makima if she wins the election
On October 24, 2023, a very special event made the Anime fan community in South America excited.
More specifically, one of Argentina’s presidential candidates suddenly made a promise to cosplay as the character Makima from the famous Chainsaw Man if elected.
Ms. Lilia Lemoine, a candidate for president of Argentina, made a statement: “When I take office, I will cosplay as Makima. Hopefully journalists will not go too deeply into the agreements that the character This is signed in the story.
This promise has become an extremely controversial topic in the Anime-loving community. As Anime culture is increasingly growing and is even supported by people with high positions in a country’s government apparatus.
Of course, for them, Anime is just entertainment, but a promise from a presidential candidate is enough to make the Anime community in general and Chainsaw Man in particular feel excited.
This is also not the first time that a character running for President has used Anime/Manga to attract voters.
If you don’t know, in 2022, Chile’s presidential candidate used the Naruto soundtrack to introduce his biography. He even cosplayed as Pikachu, causing an explosion in the online community.
With this surprising promise, the Argentine presidential candidate has created a big wave in the Anime and Manga community. This not only demonstrates the diversity and richness of pop culture, but also shows the acceptance and respect of these elements of entertainment by political figures.
Regardless of the election outcome, the fact that a presidential candidate openly loves Anime and promises to cosplay the character Makima has created a strong impression. This not only helps them attract the attention of young people, but also contributes to enriching popular culture.
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