Apart from the OVAs and drama CDs, One-Punch Man's Hellish Blizzard (CV Saori Hayami) hasn't been heard from too much outside the manga. That will change with season 2. In the meantime, artist Yusuke Murata has continued streaming his efforts-in-progress and mixed in a sketch of Tornado's sister. Get a look after the jump.
One-Punch Man illustrator Yusuke Murata has been hard at work recently. Follow him on Twitter and you'll see him post links to Ustream videos of his super-heroic efforts live. Also, on Twitter, you'll catchh is sketches. Closing out summer, he shared Terrible Tornado and sister Blizzard from Hell enjoying the waning days of the season. Also, the Street Fighter enthusiast/sometimes illustrator posted Final Fight crossovers Roxy and Poison doing their thing.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is opening in Japan on August 11th. Jun'ya Enoki is the local voice of Peter Parker. Tōru Ōkawa is Vulture. Keiji Fujiwara is Iron-Man. Junichi Suwabe is Shocker. Kikuko Inoue is Karen. Yusuke Murata, artist on One-Punch Man and notably enthusiastic Spider-Man fan (he previously covered Japanese collections of the comic) has been tapped to do some of his stunning art for the occasion. Get a look after the jump.
One September 27th, Saitama returns for a One-Punch Man Maji CD Drama and Song. The character (voiced by Makoto Furukawa), plus Genos (CV Kaito Ishikawa), Speed-o'-Sound Sonic (CV Yuki Kaji), King (CV Hiroki Yasumoto), Puri-Puri Prisoner (CV Masaya Onosaka), and Hellish Blizzard (Saori Hayami) appear in an audio drama and cast talk. Then, there's a new image song with Furukawa. Get a sample after the jump.
One-Punch Man manga artist Yusuke Murata's Dragon Ball sketches are back! And you didn't even have to summon Shenron to wish their return from the Home For Infinite Losers! While OPM has been doing its own martial arts tournament, Murata followed up his batch from over the weekend with another set this week. Get a look after the jump.
Like many of the top Jump manga creators, One-Punch Man's Yusuke Murata grew up a fan of Dragon Ball. He's done tributes before and discussed how he has to mediate his style to capture the right look for Akira Toriyama's characters. Today, he posted more and the ones that went online are definitely, distinctively Murata. More after the jump.
Bandai Visual today announced a plan to release a four-drama CD series "Maji CD Drama & Song" based on ONE and Yusuke Murata's superhero-themed action comedy manga One-Punch Man, and its first volume including three newly-recorded episodes is set to be released on September 27, 2017. Hit the jump for more details.
Yusuke Murata, artist on the Jump version of One-Punch Man, has recently Tweeted that there's an update coming on May 11th. In the meantime, he has shared a look at several shikishi sketch boards. Likely to please everyone, he's got both Blizzard from Hell/Jigoku no Fubuki AND Speed-o'-Sound Sonic. Check them out after the jump.
Bandai Visual's Lantis label has announced a slateof projects tied to One-Punch Man's second anime season, starting with a new image song by anison super group JAM Project. The new work by performers on theme song "The Hero!! ~Ikareru Ken ni Honō o Tsukero~" will be released on a special CD with an audio drama supervised by original web manga creator ONE.
Speaking of memes that are popular on Japanese social media, there's a huge appetite for reposts and spoofs of the cooking flourishes of Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe, aka the "Salt Bae." A notable new addition to the phenomenon comes from ONE, the creator of the web-manga sensation that inspired the One-Punch Man Jump manga then anime, and the anime-adapted Mob Psycho 100.
Last September, One-Punch Man cast Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa, Yuki Kaji, Aoi Yūki, and Saori Hayami, along with theme song performers JAM Project and Hiroko Moriguchi, reunited for a Fall Festival event that revealed the second season of the TV anime adaptation of ONE and Yusuke Murata's web manga had been green-lit. Now, an update reports that the anime is in production.
Now that plenty of figure lines have done their Saitama release, it's time for some of his S-Class buddies to get some love. FREEing! has One-Punch Man's Terrible Tornado/Senritsu no Tatsumaki up for sale with Good Smile Company distributing. Meanwhile, designer toy maner Threezero is ready to follow their 1/6 scale Saitama with a Genos, who was previewed at the recent Wonder Festival winter edition.
Viz Media has now scheduled a home video release of One-Punch Man's first season. The 2015 Bones anime with its OVA bonus episodes is now available for pre-order ahead of an April 25th release. Get the details after the jump.