The long-awaited second season of One Punch Man is due April next year; we provide you with details here. For you newcomers One Punch Man is shonen superhero webcomic created by ONE that had a lot of great reception, it tells the story of Saitama, a talented and completely overpowered superhero that’s bored of not facing foes worth his time and is always on the look for a battle with a worthy foe.
The manga was originally written by ONE, illustrated by Yusuke Murata and published by Shueisha in 2012, comprised of seventeen volumes that had a lot, and I do mean a lot of traction.
As for the series, the first season was directed by Shingo Natsume at Madhouse, and it was written by Tomohiro Suzuki, music was in charge of Makoto Miyazaki, art design went into the hands of Shigemi Ikeda, and the resulting project went viral and followed the same luck as the manga, it aired for in Japan for the first time in October 5, 2015, and ran up until December 2015 on TV Tokyo, it was made available on TVO, TVQ, KBS, BS Japan and it streamed on Niconico, Hulu and Neon Alley.
And for the second season a teaser visual and an announcement video were released to the public to start the hype and excitement about the continuation of this series, with Chikashi Kubota being in charge of character design we get to see Saitama and Genos in the front and in the back we face Garo, a character that will surely be Saitama’s worthy foe.
The video runs at one minute in length and gives us battle scenes, text and voices. As for the opening theme, it’s in charge of JAM Project, the same guys that took the opening theme during the first season with THE HERO!! ～怒れる拳に火をつけろ～, “The Hero!! Set Fire to the Furious Fist”
Here’s the video for you to enjoy.
Blu-Ray and DVD are coming in December!!
As a Christmas Gift, commemorating the same date in which the last chapter of the first season aired, on December 21, a Blu-Ray and DVD box set will be available, including all the twelve episodes of the first season, as a bonus bang-for-your-buck, you’ll also be getting six OVA episodes that came along with the manga volumes. The set will have an English dub, and it’ll also come with a jacket that will be illustrated by Chikashi Kubota, the man in charge of Character Design for this anime superhero hit series.