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One-Punch Man (ワンパンマン Wanpanman) Producer: Madhouse Type: Adaptation of Manga Series Genres & Themes: Action, Science fiction, Parody, Comedy, Superhero Release Date: October 2015 Watch Online: Anime Digital Network, Daisuki, Niconico, Viz Media/Neon Alley, HULU,
Plot Summary: Saitama only became a hero for fun, but after three years of “special” training, he finds that he can beat even the mightiest opponents with a single punch. Though he faces new enemies every day, it turns out being devastatingly powerful is actually kind of a bore. Can a hero be too strong?
Let's transfer your blog, Taichokage: Well comrades, what many of us have been waiting to hear has become official. I present you with this short blog. As announced in this year's 17th issue, the recent success One Punch Man serialized in Shueisha's Young Jump has been handed over to Madhouse Studios for it's upcoming anime. needless to say I was extremely pleased to hear this. Given it's quality of art, the average studio likely could not capture the essence. Below is a sample of some of the art that is present in the manga. It's a Gif made by rapidly flashing manga panels.
Now the quality isn't always this great but it is consistently high. It becomes apparent why a high quality animation studio is quite important for this particular series.
The 2 most centerpiece characters Saitama and his apprentice Genos (think robin to Batman) are to be voiced by Makoto Furukawa (notable for many minor roles including Gustav from the Seven Deadly Sins) and Kaito Ishikawa (small roles in Kuroko no Basket, Haikyuu and others).
So what do you guys and gals think of this development. Yay or nay?
Yūichi Nakamura (Fairy Tail's Grey, Valvrave the Liberator's Raizō Yamada) as License-less Rider
Kazuhiro Yamaji (Psycho-Pass' Jouji Saiga, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children's Cid) as Silver Fang
Hiroki Yasumoto (Yowamushi Pedal's Kinjō, Fairy Tail's Elfman) as King
Takahiro Sakurai (Magi's Ja'far, Tokyo Ghoul's Uta) as Zombieman
Katsuyuki Konishi (Hetalia's America, Fairy Tail's Laxus) as Tanktop Master
Here's the past cast announcements:
Makoto Furukawa (Aldnoah.Zero's Shigou Kakei, Golden Time's Banri Tada) as Saitama A man who underwent special training for three years and gained unrivaled powers. He took up being a hero as a hobby.
Kaito Ishikawa (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet's Ledo, Haikyu!!'s Tobio Kageyama) as Genos A young man who is a cyborg. He admires Saitama and becomes his apprentice.
Yuuki Kaji (Attack on Titan's Eren, World Trigger's Osamu Mikumo) as Speed of Sound Sonic (Onsoku no Sonic) A self-proclaimed "strongest ninja" who takes on any jobs from assassination to being a bodyguard. He persistently continues to pursue Saitama.
Aoi Yūki (Madoka Magica's Madoka, Sword Art Online II's Yuuki) as Tornado of Terror (Senritsu no Tatsumaki) An S-class rank 2 hero. She is an esper who brings down her enemies with supernatural attacks. Her outward appearance is that of a little girl but she is in fact an adult.
Dream: Will post a little later what the next voted anime will be that I will watch and review.
Jan 18, 2020 19:48:38 GMT
Dream: Next anime up to cover will be Dance in the Vampire Bund. Suppose a short anime will do for now following Chobits.
Jan 18, 2020 21:32:36 GMT
Dream: Concluding things at episode 2 with Vampire Bund for the night. Hoping to get back to Basquatch tomorrow, as long as I'm not swamped with anything.
Jan 19, 2020 3:00:33 GMT
Dream: Geez, it's really quiet. No activity in the forums since I posted my review from yesterday.
Jan 19, 2020 15:57:41 GMT
Taka: I'll email the receipts. The best anime and manga of 2019 will be extended to Wed. I don't get time off for Mon because of community service. Please vote if you haven't yet. Thank you!
Jan 19, 2020 20:44:07 GMT
Dream: Hmmmm... looks like the version of Vampire Bund I'm seeing on Funi's YouTube channel's an edited version. A couple minutes of episode 2 were clearly removed with Mina in nothing but underwear battling human assassins. Then again, recall there was a good...
Jan 19, 2020 22:49:15 GMT
Dream: ...deal of controversy with the series a decade earlier thanks to the seemingly underaged nudity of Mina while in her younger form.
Jan 19, 2020 22:50:13 GMT
Dream: Not sure if I should be donning the nostalgia goggles or not giving a damn. Looks like the original Digimon Adventure series is getting a reboot airing starting in the Spring season.
Jan 21, 2020 3:21:13 GMT
Taka: I'll watch it if there's nothing catching my eye in Spring. winter 2020 was a weak anime season for me.
Jan 22, 2020 18:29:46 GMT
Dream: Wouldn't say it's all bad for me. Have a few titles holding my interest. Just it typically doesn't have as many major titles of note that would hold me over.
Jan 22, 2020 23:54:44 GMT
Dream: Done with Vampire Bund. Will be working on a review of it before I hop into the next Funi series. Hoping to get it up either tonight or tomorrow, depending on how lengthy my thoughts get.
Jan 24, 2020 1:44:49 GMT