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One-Punch Man 2 Previews Opening Theme In New Subtitled Trailer


Earlier today Bandai Namco started streaming a new teaser trailer for One-Punch Man 2. The two-minute, subtitled teaser focuses on the season’s villains, as theme song Uncrowned Greatest Hero by JAM Project plays as a background track.

One-Punch Man returns to Japanese TV on April 9. Viz Media holds the rights to the series in North America, and will stream the show exclusively on Hulu.

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).

One-Punch Man 2 VisualThe 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 2 Announcement VisualOne-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.

Source: Twitter (VIZMedia)

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