The second season of popular anime series "One Punch Man" is actively in production and fans, who have been waiting for a long time to watch their favourite anime series return on television, might get to watch the next season soon.
As reported by University Herald, Yusuke Murata, creator of the original manga series, is done with the first phase of Season 2 production. He and his team are working hard to make sure that the fans get to watch the episodes soon.
Murata teased that there will be some exclusive plot elements in the anime series that might not be adapted from the manga. However, he was careful enough not to reveal any major spoilers regarding the plot.
Several rumours state that Season 2 will premiere in October this year or early next year. The second season will have more than the usual 12 episodes of Season 1. However, the exact number of episodes has not yet been revealed.
According to Yibada, the success of English-dubbed version of "One Punch Man" Season 1 will decide the fate of the next season as the producers will consider the popularity factor of the first season while deciding the number of episodes in Season 2. The English version of Season 1 is currently airing on Toonami in North America.
SPOILERS AHEAD: The following article contains major spoilers from Season 2 of "One Punch Man." Proceed at your own risk.
Saitama will be facing not one, but three antagonists in the upcoming season, who are rumoured to be the strongest villains who exist in the manga universe. The villains will be Lord Boros, the leader of the Dark Matter Thieves, Garou, the ex-student of S-Class ranked â€“ Hero Silver Fang, and Amai Mask, the ranked number 1 hero in A-Class.
Ecumenical News has reported that Murata is currently working on his latest project "Weekly Morning" and will resume working on "One Punch Man" Season 2 once the project is over.