It looks like Mob’s coming back in a big way!
Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they will partner with Fathom Events for another year of Crunchyroll Movie Night. The publisher will launch 2019’s run with a screening event for Mob Psycho 100 II, which will be held on January 5 at 12:55PM local time.
The show will include the first episode of Mob Psycho 100 II, as well as a screning of Mob Psycho 100 REIGEN The Miraculous Unknown Psychic and a special greeting from Mob actor Setsuo Ito.
More than 500 cinemas across the United States will host January’s Crunchyroll Movie Night showing. Tickets are now on sale for Crunchyroll subscribers via Fathom Events’ website. General admission sales will open on December 7.
Crunchyroll and Fathom Events plan to host several Crunchyroll Movie Night events throughout 2019. As with the Mob Psycho 100 II show, Crunchyroll subscribers will receive early access to purchase tickets to events throughout the year.
Mob Psycho 100 II will hit Japanese TV on January 7. The full broadcast schedule is as follows:
- Tokyo MX: 1/7/2019 at 23:00 (1/7/2019 at 11:00PM)
- BS Fuji: 1/7/2019 at 24:00 (1/8/2019 at Midnight)
- ABC TV: 1/9/2019 at 26:50 (1/10/2018 at 2:50AM)
The core staff from the first season will return to work on the show at Bones. Yuzuru Tachikawa (Death Parade) will return to the director’s chair, while Yoshimichi Kameda (Paroru no Miraijima) provides character designs. Hiroshi Seko (Ajin – Demi-Human, Seraph of the End) is in charge of series composition on the project.
The first season of the Mob Psycho 100 anime aired in the Summer 2016 broadcast season. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired, and describes the title as:
Kageyama Shigeo (a.k.a. Mob) is an 8th grader with powerful psychic abilities. Workingunder his not-so-capable master, Reigen, Mob uses his powers to exorcise evil spirits. But his will to be normal causes him to suppress his powers and feelings until he hits 100 percent — a point where his pent-up emotions are unleased and a darker power takes over.
Mob Psycho 100 is a manga series by One-Punch Man creator ONE. The series revolves around middle school student Kageyama Shigeo, whose lack of presence earned him the nickname “Mob.” Though he seems inconspicuous, Mob is actually a powerful Esper. As he gets older, Mob comes to realize the dangers of his powers, and chooses to live under a constant emotional shackle to contain his abilities. Mob wants nothing more than to live a normal life, but must endure a barrage of problems that seem to arrive at his feet. If his emotions are fully unlocked, a mysterious “something” will overtake his entire being.
Mob Psycho 100 first debuted on Ura Sunday in 2012. The series ran through December 2017, and spans fifteen collected volumes. Volume 16 will hit Japanese retailers on April 4.