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Anime Expo 2016: Toonami To Air One-Punch Man Starting 7/16/2016

One-Punch Man Visual 001 - 20151205Saitama’s working out every day, both to be a hero and to prep for his Toonami début!

Earlier todya, Adult Swim announced that they will air One-Punch Man as part of their Toonami programming block. The series will kick off on July 16, though a specific time has yet to be announced.

The news comes hot on the heels of Viz Media’s reveal of the show’s core dub cast. The series will star the following:

  • Saitama: Max Mittleman
  • Genos: Zach Aguilar
  • Mumen Rider: Robbie Daymond
  • Speed ‘o’ Sound Sonic: Erik Kimerer

One-Punch Man is based on Yuusuke Murata and ONE’s manga of the same name. Shingo Natsume (Space Dandy) directed the series at Madhouse, with Chikashi Kubota (Robotics;Notes) providing character designs. Tomohiro Suzuki (Tiger & Bunny) wrote the show’s scripts, while Makoto Miyazaki (Triage X) scored the soundtrack.

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.,p0,d0

Last September, the publisher released a teaser trailer for One-Punch Man, which you can check out below:

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