One Punch Man Season 2 Rights confirmed by Viz Media

 

“One Punch Man season 2 is confirmed, Oneeee Punnnchhhhhhh !!!! caped baldy is back for more adventures with Genos the cyborg and the Hero Association”. 

Viz Media the American limited liability company that distribute anime and manga to the west, recently announced, that they have acquired the rights for One Punch Man season 2. One Punch Man which was adapted from Japanese web comic writer Yuusuke Murata for the original Japanese manga artist for One Punch Man, the anime follows the story of  Saitama also known as Caped Baldy who is one of the strongest heroes in the One Punch Man story. The premise for this anime and manga is that it revolves around the genre of superheroes in a Japanese anime fictional setting, where superheroes work for the Hero associations to defeat super-villains and maintain order in the world. 

Season 1 of One Punch Man which was directed by Shingo Natsume was animated by the Japanese animation studio Madhouse a who are known for animating famous anime such as Death Note, Hunter X Hunter (2011), High School of The Dead and Hajime no Ippo: Rising, will not be dire This time One Punch Man will be directed by Chikara Sakurai well-known for directing Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie (2012) and Wolf’s Rain. J.C. Staff will be animating season 2 of One Punch Man.

Check out the official press release for season 2 of One Punch Man from Viz Media and the official tweet announcement from Viz Media below: 

Viz Media One Punch Man season 2 press release
VIZ Media proudly announces that it has secured the master license for the second season of the smash hit anime action series, ONE-PUNCH MAN. The master license covers digital streaming, TV broadcast, EST, home media and merchandising rights for the property for the territories of North America, Latin America and Oceania. Additional details on Season 2 of ONE-PUNCH MAN will be announced as it becomes available.
VIZ Media is also the exclusive North American English language publisher of the ONE-PUNCH MAN manga series, which is widely available in print and digitally from leading retailers and online outlets.
ONE-PUNCH MAN will be among the extensive catalog of brands VIZ Media will showcase at Licensing Expo 2018. Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential annual licensing industry event, takes place May 22nd – 24th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Details on the event are available at: www.licensingexpo.com. VIZ Media will be located in Booth # R202.
Based on the best-selling manga series created by ONE and illustrated by Yusuke Murata, ONE-PUNCH MAN depicts the adventures of Saitama, a young man who only became a hero for fun. But after three years of “special” training, he finds that he can beat even the mightiest opponents with a single punch. Though he faces new enemies every day, it turns out being devastatingly powerful is actually kind of a bore. Can a hero be too strong? Additional information on ONE-PUNCH MAN is available at: https://www.viz.com/one-punch-man.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Written by: Joseph Opoku

Date published: 18/05/18

Source: (1) Viz Media [Newsroom] (2) Viz Media One Punch Man Season 2 [Twitter]

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