One Punch Man is just one of those anime series that has made everyone go crazy for it. There is an anime craze everywhere, and it has built up a huge fan-base. The renowned artist ONE wrote the web-comic in 2009 and the quick popularity gain gave 8 million hits in 2012. The anime is the new revolution that is taking over the world’s screens. It’s adaptation as anime became one of the well known Japanese superhero franchise. One Punch Man is recognised as a great anime series all around the globe owing to its English dubbed version.
One Punch Man Season 3: What about the cast?
For the third season, there have been some changes in terms of the cast. Still, the ones who you will surely see returning for the third season, along with their voice-over artists are:
- Makoto Furukawa as Saitama
- Ueda Youji as Bespectacled Worker
- Shota Yamamoto as Bearded Worker
- Kaito Ishikawa as Genos
- Hiromichi Tezuka as Commentator
- Nobuo Tobita as Sitch
- Sawashiro Yuichi as Mumen Rider
One Punch Man Season 3: When is the release happening?
Though there is no official announcement made about the confirmation of the third season, but we also know that there is no apparent reason to end the show all of a sudden. It is well known that the show received lots of appreciation from all around the globe, so we can be hopeful for the third season to come out.
The first season of the anime was aired in October 2015, in Japan. After that, we witnessed a lot of time gap after the release of the first season. The time duration between the first and the second season was quite long, and the second season was released last year in April 2019.
There are 95% chances that the manga is going to happen. For the rest, let’s wait and watch.
One punch Man Season 3: How many volumes are there?
There are currently 22 manga volumes of the show released in Japan in 2020. It also has Chapters 107-138 not yet released in tankobon format. Shueisha publishes the chapter in Tonari no Young Jump magazine.
The show’s manga is still ongoing. The latest volume by author ONE got released on 4th September 2020 in Japan. On total there were three books released in 2019 and only one so far in 2020.
The first season of the show that aired in 2015 adapted volumes 1 to 7. The second season did se manga volumes 8-16. That means manga volume 17 continues after anime, giving us six books to get used in the third season of the show.
One Punch Man Season 3: Sales and Profit Information
It’s safe to say that most anime are pretty expensive to make, and if we are talking about one core series like the show, it could be as much as 3 million dollars per season.
The show was profitable enough to receive the second season, but we don’t yet know about the performance of the second season of the show.
It’s common for a sequel to sell less than a previous season, and it even happens to some popular series.
The average sales of the manga per volume are around 10,000 for the first season and 1,300 for the second season. The first season of the show had excellent sales of Blu-Ray while the second season did bomb with more than 80% drop.
One Punch Man Season 3: Manga Sales
The sales of the latest manga volume 22 are around 400,000 copies. Volume 21 sold approximately 600,000 copies. Though, the manga didn’t rank in the top 10 best selling manga series in Japan for 2019.
The number of merchandise and figures is excellent as well. The second season of the show was about 30-40% less popular than its first season. Still, it has a massive fanbase that can rival other series like My Hero Academia or Attack on Titan.
One Punch Man 3: What about the plotline?
Packed with an unlimited quantity of comedy, action, and drama One Punch Man is a story of a young man named Saitama who is equipped with the superpower of killing people with just one punch. This is the perfect kind of animation drama one can ask for.
Talking about the plotline of One Punch Man Season 3, we are likely to witness the war between the Heroes Association and their evil counterparts, the Monster Association. Therefore, we can definitely expect a huge packet of action in the third season.
If you are looking for an animation series with an exciting plot and a comical background then this is your treat.