Howdy everyone, if you’re looking for updates on One Punch Man Season 3 release date and other popular updates regarding the same then you’re at the right place. One Punch Man became very popular ever since it aired its first season back in 2015. The anime is based on a Japanese superhero webcomic created by the artist, One back in 2009. The webcomic follows a certain plot which revolves around Saitama, a hero who is strong enough to defeat any opponent with just one punch, he now seeks for an opponent who’s strong enough to withstand him. The rare plot was a huge success, grossing more than 7.9 million hits in June 2012.
One Punch Man is an action-packed superhero comedy, later on, turned into an anime adaptation by Madhouse studio. One Punch Man season 1 follows the original manga, it covers chapter 1 to chapter 48. An anime adaptation for One Punch man was announced in 2015. It’s directed by Shingo Natsume under the name of Madhouse. The first season aired from October 5, 2015, to December 21, 2015.
Getting love from all around the globe, the staff then decided to bring in the second season for One Punch Man. However, due to some controversies, It was decided that One Punch Man would be changing both its production company and director. Previously, Shingo Natsume was directing the first season under Madhouse but now, The second season will be overseen by J.C. Staff Production and helmed by Chikara Sakurai.
One-Punch Man is a super hero who has trained so hard that his hair has fallen out, and who can overcome any enemy with one punch. However, because he is so strong, he has become bored and frustrated with winning all his battles so easily.
The anime follows a simple plot- The story of an average guy who’s a hero for fun. However, the anime follows a never-seen-before storyline where the MC is just over-powered to the extent that he gets depressed there’s no one strong enough to challenge him. You might think that such a strong person would be revered as a God by the people. Sadly, you’re mistaken. The people don’t even know he exists! This really plays a major point in the later episodes, when Saitama has to show his strength in front of the public and becomes one of the highlights of this series. In short, the story is not made to be taken seriously. Anyone who doesn’t get offended with an overpowered lead will definitely love the anime!
After the final fight with Boros in season 1, Saitama has now returned to his everyday life in Z-city. However, the number of monsters appearing in the city has increased. Later on, a mysterious man who called himself Garou, claiming to be a monster starts hunting heroes.
The state of Z-city is turned upside down, while Saitama is participating in the Martial Arts Championship. A new antagonist said to be the strongest monster Saitama ever faced has appeared, Could this finally be the earth-shattering catastrophe predicted by the great seer Madame Shibabawa?
Why Studio and Director were replaced for Season 2?
The staff members were super excited to bring in the second season of One Punch Man after the success of season 1. However, due to some controversies inside the studio and production. One-Punch Man has decided to change both its production company and director. The news came as a shock because fans really loved the work of Madhouse and Shingo Natsume directing the first season. The new studio and director will be, J.C Staff and Chikara Sakurai. Both of them are indeed a great replacement for a quality director and studio. However, fans are concerned One Punch Man season 2 and 3 will lose its aesthetic.
Did Fans like the Change in Studio?
Most of the fans were left disappointed after the second season of One Punch Man. According to the fans, The One Punch Man is well known for its top-notch comedy and decent storytelling. However, the direction went not so right with the second season. J.C Staff is already working on way so many projects this year so, change in the studio wasn’t a good idea, after all.
One Punch Man season 3 will continue the plot but fans aren’t as excited as they were for season 2.
Petition for Changing the Studio and the Director?
Fans have started a petition to bring back the previous director and studio for One Punch Man season 3. Recently, Change.org received a petition request to bring back the previous staff for the upcoming season. The petition is only asking for 5,000 signatures as of now. Whatsoever, We are clear that fans were really disappointed with S2 and are now looking for a change.
One Punch Man Season 3
After the cliffhanger ending of the second season, fans are now looking for a confirmation of One Punch Man season 3. There’s no word coming from the studio yet, however, due to such heavy demand- the official One Punch Man twitter account posted a tweet saying, “the 2nd round is concluded, One Punch Man is not over yet, we will do our best to deliver the anime again, Stay tuned!”
While there’s no confirmation of production for the forthcoming One Punch Man season 3, we are sure of one thing. The studio is looking forward to bringing in more of OPM to us.
There is no such update on any of the staff members getting replaced or a new voice actor joining in, as of now. But if there is, we will be the first one to inform you. Well, here is the official tweet of One Punch Man’s account.
— TVアニメ「ワンパンマン」公式 (@opm_anime) July 2, 2019
There have been various fan tweets regarding One Punch Man season 3, as well.
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— TheSpoilerGuy (@guy_spoiler) November 21, 2019
— sousuke914_ (@sousuke914_) July 14, 2019
The show introduced its very first anti-hero character in season 2, Garou. And, the anime did a great job in giving enough screentime. Despite the mixed reactions of fans, Season 2 is a huge hit and everyone is now looking forward to One Punch Man season 3. The second season covers 83 chapters of the manga. And, as of now, the manga has covered almost 120 chapters. Which means there’s more than enough content for One Punch Man Season 4 as well.
As for the plot, the anime will continue the story. Saitama will now take on the S-class monsters appearing one after another in Z-city.
One Punch Man Season 3 Release Date?
Fans have been pressurizing the studio for the third season. And, everything that goes to the studio is getting under consideration. There’s one thing we are sure as of now- the studio is trying their very best to bring back the third season. As for the One Punch Man Season 3 Release Date, there’s no such confirmation out yet. However, the anime won’t be back by before Fall 2020.
Here is the Official trailer for One Punch Man-
There is no official teaser trailer revealed for One Punch Man Season 3. Stay tuned.
Who will be animating the series now, JC Staff or Madhouse?
The Officials have received quite mixed reviews regarding the second season. Some fans are really loving how the series is going and how the characters’ development is taking place while others are criticizing the anime for how quick the season moved through various storylines, and how it could’ve been better. The OPM franchise is also giving it a thought.
Viz media is charily considering which production studio they should go for. After all, they don’t want fans to criticize the animation they are coming up with. Some fans really wish to see Natsume direct the third season of OPM while others are completely fine with the same studio and director.
As of now, the thought is still under consideration.
Will there be One Punch Man Season 4?
As of now, there has been no confirmation for the fourth season of One Punch Man. But if everything goes well then there definitely will be One Punch Man Season 4. Why you may ask? There’s more than enough plot left for the One Punch franchise to cover up in just S3, and considering the fact that all the seasons have been only 12 episodes long. There is more than enough content for the One Punch franchise to cover up.
As for One Punch Man Season 4 release date, there is no confirmation of any specific information yet. Stay tuned.
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