Earlier today, the official One-Punch Man anime website updated with a new key visual for the upcoming One-Punch Man 2, as well as details on the season’s premiere. We break the details down below.
The image features Saitama and Garou against a red background, with the remaining cast members making an appearance behind the two main subjects.
One-Punch Man 2 premieres on April 9. Viz Media will stream the show’s first subtitled episode day-and-date with the Japanese premiere. A special TV program will also be shown on April 2, which will be shown at the following times (All times JST):
- TV Tokyo: 4/2/2019 at 25:35 (4/3/219 at 1:35AM)
- TV Osaka: 4/2/2019 at 25:35 (4/3/219 at 1:35AM)
- TV Aichi: 4/2/2019 at 25:35 (4/3/219 at 1:35AM)
Chikara Sakurai (Magimoji Rurumo) was tapped to direct One-Punch Man 2 at J.C. Staff, replacing Madhouse’s Shingo Natsume. Yoshikazu Iwanami will replace previous sound director Shoji Hata for the series.
Chikashi Kubota (Robotics;Notes, FLCL 2) is returning to provide character designs, while Tomohiro Suzuki (Tiger & Bunny, ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.) reprises their role on series composition. Makoto Miyazaki will return to score the soundtrack.
JAM Project will return to perform opening theme song Seijaku no Apostle (Quiet Apostle).
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Saitama: Makoto Furukawa
- Genos: Kaito Ishikawa
- Speed-o’-Sound Sonic: Yuki Kaji
- Terrible Tornado: Aoi Yuki
- Silverfang: Kazuhiro Yamaji
- Atomic Samurai: Kenjiro Tsuda
- Child Emperor: Minami Takayama
- Metal Knight: Tessyo Genda
- King: Hiroki Yasumoto
- Zombieman: Takahiro Sakurai
- Drive Knight: Yoji Ueda
- Pig God: Daisuke Namikawa
- Superalloy Blackluster: Satoshi Hino
- Watchdog Man: Yuji Ueda
- Flashy Flash: Kohsuke Toriumi
- Tank-top Master: Katsuyuki Konishi
- Metal Bat: Wataru Hatano
- Puri-puri Prisoner: Masaya Onosaka
- Handsome Kamen Amai Mask: Mamoru Miyano
- Hellish Blizzard: Saori Hayami
- Mumen Rider: Yuichi Nakamura
- Garou: Hikaru Midorikawa
- Suiryū: Masaya Matsukaze
One-Punch Man is based on Yuusuke Murata and ONE’s manga of the same name. The first season aired during the Fall 2015 broadcast season.
Viz Media currently holds the rights to both the One-Punch Man manga and anime series. The company is currently streaming the show on Hulu for residents in the United States. Adult Swim ran the show as part of their Saturday Toonami block in Summer 2016.
In May, Viz announced that they acquired the master license for One-Punch Man 2.