The second full promotional video has been released for the highly anticipated upcoming anime adaptation of ONE and Yuusuke Murata’s One Punch-Man manga. The new PV introduces the main characters of the series, previewing their respective voices. The video also previews some of the action and comedy that fans of the manga will come to expect. The anime itself will be directed by Shingo Natsume (Space Dandy, Hori-san to Miyamura-kun) and produced by Madhouse (No Game No Life, Wolf Children).
The One Punch-Man anime will begin its broadcast this October during the Fall/Autumn 2015 anime season.
Here is the anime’s first PV:
The main cast of the anime includes:
- Makoto Furukawa (Banri Tada from Golden Time) will voice Saitama
- Kaito Ishikawa (Tsumugu Kihara from Nagi no Asukara) is voicing as Genos
- Yuuki Kaji (Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan) will voice the Speed of Sound Sonic (Onsoku no Sonic), a villainous assassin
- Aoi Yuuki (Madoka Kaname in Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica) will be voicing as Tornado of Terror (Senritsu no Tatsumaki), a S-class rank 2 esper hero
- Yuuichi Nakamura (Kyousuke Kousaka in Oreimo) voices License-less Rider
- Kazuhiro Yamaji (Jouji Saiga from Psycho-Pass) as Silver Fang
- Hiroki Yasumoto (Germany from Hetalia) is voicing King
- Takahiro Sakurai (Shougo Makishima in Psycho-Pass) will join the cast as Zombieman
- Katsuyuki Konishi (Luxus Dreher in Fairy Tail) will be voicing Tanktop Master
The main crew members of the anime’s staff consists of:
- Director: Shingo Natsume (Space Dandy, Hori-san to Miyamura-kun)
- Scriptwriter: Tomohiro Suzuki (Tiger & Bunny, Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary)
- Anime Character Designer: Chikashi Kubota (Robotics;Notes, Shinsekai yori)
- Animation Studio: Madhouse (No Game No Life, Wolf Children)
Here is the main key visual for the anime:
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
In this new action-comedy, everything about a young man named Saitama screams “AVERAGE,” from his lifeless expression, to his bald head, to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking fellow doesn’t have your average problem… He’s actually a superhero that’s looking for tough opponents! The problem is, every time he finds a promising candidate he beats the snot out of them in one punch. Can Saitama finally find an evil villain strong enough to challenge him? Follow Saitama through his hilarious romps as he searches for new bad guys to challenge!