One Punch Man is one of the best superhero anime of all time and features a wide range of heroes and villains, just like My Hero Academia. Since watching the second season, fans have been very eager to know about the One Punch Man season 3 release date and everything about it.
One Punch Man released its first season in 2015 with a total of 12 episodes. After that, in 2019, they released the second season with a total of 12 episodes. Both seasons, especially the first season, get a great response from fans for their breathtaking action sequences and Saitama’s intense training.
As a result, this series and its manga counterparts won plenty of awards and became one of the best anime franchises of all time. So let’s get straight to this informative news and find out when season 3 will be coming, why it takes so long, and what we will get to see in it.
One Punch Man Season 3 Release Date And Teaser Visual
Unfortunately, the One Punch Man season 3 release date has yet to be announced by the officials. Moreover, on August 18, 2022, it’s official, and ONE, the creator of the series, has already confirmed the third season by releasing a teaser visual for it.
This teaser visual was illustrated by Osamu Kubota, the character designer for the series. On the other hand, the visual features Saitama and Garou at the centers, and they both look quite captivating.
According to their official announcement, the third season of One Punch Man is in production and will be released soon. Furthermore, its promo video and release date have yet to be released by the officials, but we hope they will do that soon.
As it has been almost a year since the official announcement of the production of the third season. We can conclude that One Punch Man season 3 will be expectedly released either at the end of 2023 or the beginning of 2024.
However, these are just predictions, and we have to wait for their official announcement. As soon as we get any further information regarding its release date, we will immediately share it with you.
Cast And Staff of One Punch Man Season 3
One Punch Man Season 3 will certainly have the same cast as its past two seasons. This is because they all did a great job in past seasons, especially Saitama and Genos’s voice artists.
As a result, they are nearly impossible to replace and will be ready to meet us in the third season of the series.
Here are the confirmed cast members for Season 3:
- Saitama, whose voice will be provided by Makoto Furukawa,
- Genos, whose voice will be provided by Kaito Ishikawa,
- Tatsumaki, whose voice will be provided by Aoi Yuki,
- Garou, whose voice will be provided by Hikaru Midorikawa,
Moreover, some new characters, such as Psykos and others, are also ready to make their debut in the upcoming season of the series. Adding new characters will eventually add more voice artists to the team.
On the other hand, we can’t say anything about the staff member for the third season. As the officials already changed the entire staff along with the animation studio while making season 2.
So, there is a chance they will do the same thing in season 3 by replacing all of their previous staff members with new ones. Now, it’s very interesting to see which animation studio the officials choose this time: Madhouse, JC Staff, or a new studio.
What will we get to see in One Punch Man Season 3?
The first two seasons of One Punch Man already adapted the story from Chapter 1 to 85 from its manga counterparts. While adapting these chapters, it already covered the first 14 arcs and entered the 15th arc, “Monster Association Arc, the longest arc of the series.
Here are the arcs that were covered by Season 1:
- Saitama Introduction Arc
- House of Evolution Arc
- Paradise Group Arc
- National Superhero Registry Arc
- Rumored Monster Arc
- Giant Meteor Arc
- Sea Monster Arc
- Aliens and Conquerors
Arcs that were covered by Season 2:
- King Arc
- Garou Introduction Arc
- The Blizzard Group Arc
- Hero Hunt Arc
- Monster Raid Arc
- Super Fight Arc
Here is the Upcoming arc that will be covered by Season 3:
Monster Association Arc: The third season of the series will pick up where it left off in season 2 and continue the story from Chapter 86 onwards. If this upcoming season will also release a total of 12 episodes. Then it will just be able to cover the half-arcs, and the rest of the half-arcs will be released in season 4.
Moreover, it is not only the longest arc but also one of the best arcs of the series, filled with plenty of the deadliest battles. On the other hand, the villains who will feature in this arc are formidable. They also have the potential to gave tough fight against Saitama unlike previous villains.
That’s it for the post! We hope you found this informative news to be useful. Stay tuned with us for more of the latest anime and manga news.
Frequently Asked Questions:
COVID-19 is the major reason behind the delay of One Punch Man Season 3. Moreover, the officials also want to make sure that this season is better and more captivating than the past two seasons. As a result, they take so much time releasing the third season.
There is a lot of chance that the third season of One Punch Man will release a total of 24 episodes, unlike the past seasons. This is because they might want to complete the Monster Association arc, which takes up to 24 episodes to complete.
You can watch the upcoming third season of One Punch Man on Crunchyroll, where the past two seasons were released. Until then, you can enjoy some other action anime on Crunchyroll, such as My Hero Academia, Black Clover, Demon Slayer, and so on.
Source: Official Website