One of the most popular ongoing manga series is finally getting a third season. Wednesday, it was officially announced that One Punch Man season 3 is in production.
Originating as a webcomic in 2009 written by ONE, the series moved to print in 2012 with art from Yusuke Murata and saw worldwide sales of over 30 million copies. Following the story of Saitama, a hero who can defeat any foe with a single punch, One Punch Man explores the character’s feelings of ennui. The series has been met with critical acclaim, having received nominations for an Eisner and a Harvey award. Since then, One Punch Man has spawned an anime and several video games.
One-Punch Man Season 3 Officially Announced!
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The first season was produced by Madhouse and released in 2015. The adaptation received critical acclaim for its animation and humor. A second season was later released in 2019 by J.C. Staff however it received more mixed to negative reviews. While the story and humor were still praised, the animation took a sharp drop in quality.
Season 3 will reportedly change studios from J.C. Staff; however, it has not been announced who will tackle the series. For now though, fans will have to wait for further updates.
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