One-Punch Man is a story of a man named Saitama who is able to defeat all his opponents through a single punch. However, he soon gets tired due to lack of challenge as his one punch is able to bring down his enemy.
A manga version of this Japanese franchise has also been created and its illustrator is Yusuke Murata. This show was originally a comic book and had millions of readers within the first three years of its release.
One-Punch Man is one of the very few anime series that have been turned into a show. Usually, anime series are not converted into shows and are usually found in comic books but this one won the hearts of many which is why it was decided to turn into a show.
The Plot of the First Two Seasons of One-Punch Man
The 1st and the 2nd season revolve around how Saitama defeats all his enemies due to his extremely powerful strength that only a punch can do the job. He saves many lives and becomes a hero but is bored because there is no opponent that he can fight with that is challenging.
As powerful as he is when it comes to physical strength, he performs poorly when it comes to the mental test while giving the Hero Association exams. He tries to compensate for this through putting in the effort and failing the doings of the enemies however his hard work often comes with a lot of serious repercussions which is why he does not get enough appreciation.
News About One-Punch Man Season 3
The 3rd season of One-Punch Man has been announced however the in the past the makers of this series have taken quite some time to provide the fans with new content which is why it is expected that season 3 will also take a while before it comes to our screens. The unofficial release is expected in May of the year 2021 however fans are still awaiting confirmation on it.
The past two seasons have done fairly good with 8.8/10 rated by IMDb ad 100% by Rotten Tomatoes which is extremely rare. This shows that the makers have not disappointed the fans and have been bringing content that is worth watching and worth the waiting considering the show came out in 2015 and since then there have been just 2 seasons and the 3rd season is yet to release.
There is a possibility that the 3rd season might be delayed due to the Covid-19 crisis however it is difficult to be sure whether that will be the case or the makers will keep working on it to bring the anticipating viewers some fresh content.
One-Punch Man Season 3 Plot
The 3rd season is expected to bring a lot of action for the fans as there will be many fight scenes that the viewers will get to witness. There is also the expectation of a lot of funny content in the 3rd season so fans do not have to worry about getting bored with all the fighting because the sense of humor will keep them entertained.
It is also anticipated that there will be new heroes who will move towards where the monsters are hiding and will likely fight against them. There are sources that believe that Ganos will not be part of the 3rd season however you do not need to worry as plenty of fantastic content is promised considering the first two seasons did not disappoint the viewers.
One-Punch Man Season 3 Cast
Saitama the main character that this anime series is based on will definitely be part of the cast and will as usual be voiced by Makoto Furukawa. Genos as stated above is not expected to be part of the 3rd season.
Then there are the characters of the Hero Association who are also expected to come with Saitama and then there is the Villain Association which has all the monsters and most of them will return however we will only find out who does not return when the show comes to our screens.
What to Watch Until One-Punch Man Season 3 is Out?
If you are bored and tired of waiting for a new season, you can spend your spare time checking out the comic books of this show where the makers took all the inspiration. There are also some other shows that you can check out while awaiting the 3rd season.
Avengers Assemble is another anime show that you can check out. Just like the movies, this show is based on how the Avengers which includes superheroes like Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Spiderman etcetera. The show has 5 seasons and its last episode aired in 2019.
The Avengers recruit more superheroes throughout the series and defeat many enemies as they move forward. There is plenty of content on this show and you can watch the movies too if ends up catching your interest.
Another show that you can watch is Mob Psycho that came out in 2016 and has a good rating considering it is rated 8.5/10 by IMDb.
It is based on a schoolboy named Kageyama Shigeo who has supernatural powers and over the course of two seasons, he realizes how much damage his powers can do because they are dangerous and he slowly learns to keep them under control but gets in trouble along the way.