The action-comedy superhero anime series is based on a Japanese superhero webcomic written back in 2009. The webcomic has been written by ONE. The webcomic led to One Punch Man becoming a superhero franchise of its own. The webcomic became so popular that it got remade in various forms like manga, anime, film adaptation, and even video games. The original webcomic was written by ONE and self-published by him in 2009, and it has been going on till present.
The reception of One Punch Man
The anime remake was done in 2015, and since then, it has been very well received by the audience and critics. The first season went on to receive a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It received appreciation for the fight scenes, unique storyline, and screenplay. Season 1 of One Punch Man set a very high bar for itself.
The second season of the anime series received appreciation for many things, including screenplay, humor, story, etc.. Still, some viewers felt that the series lacked in some ways compared to the first installment. This led to the series receiving some mixed reviews. The director’s change caused a significant effect on the series, while the animation quality was also not as much appreciated as the first season.
One Punch Man Season 3 Release Date, and Updates
However, the story never lacked in both the anime television series! This is why fans of the series have been waiting to know any new information regarding season 3 of One Punch Man.
First and foremost, the good news is that series has almost been confirmed for a third installment. This has made the fans very happy as they are waiting for the release of the same. Now, the question remains that when is season three coming to the screens.
The adaptation of the anime series was announced back on 10th March 2015. Shingo Natsume directed the first season of One Punch Man. It consisted of a total of 12 episodes that ran for 24 minutes each. The first episode aired on 5th October 2015 while the series was wrapped up on 21st December 2015. Some original video animation episodes were also released.
An English language dub was announced in 2016 and it began airing on 16th July 2016. Further, in the month of September in 2016, the series was renewed for a second season. One year later, it was announced that the series was changing both its director and the production company. The series aired in 2019 from April 9th, 2019 to 2nd July 2019. This was scheduled after a special air on 2nd April 2019.
The release date for One Punch Man season 3
Looking at the track record of One Punch Man, it seems quite visible that the series takes time for its continuation. Although the third season is on board, there is no confirmed date regarding the same. It doesn’t seem possible for us to be able to see season 3 this year itself. We will just have to wait to get an official confirmation.