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TV Anime 'One Punch Man 2' Announces New Staff Members

by tsubasalover
Sep 25, 2017 8:31 AM | 148 Comments
The official website for One Punch Man anime series has revealed main staff members for the second season and announced changes to the list. The series will be animated by J.C.Staff instead of Madhouse, which animated the first season. The director and sound director for second season have also changed.

Director: Chikara Sakurai (Majimoji Rurumo)
Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami (Dive!!)
Studio: J.C.Staff

Source: Moca News

20 of 148 Comments Recent Comments

soo..... is it coming in 2018 ? I feel like it's been ages since the initial confirmation

Mar 20, 7:08 AM by Hatsuyuki

Hikaru Midorikawa is Garou???!!!!! HNNNNNGGGGGGG!!!!!!

Mar 19, 11:50 PM by Tarotist

Mar 19, 10:18 PM by tsubasalover

J.C. Staff did really good with familiar of zero, danmachi, and hehe.. shimoneta xD i have very little doubts that they will surpass people's expectations

Feb 25, 9:11 AM by ARandomBlackGuy

J.C staff hmm...they are the type of studios which can do a good job in romance, slice of life, magic Genre animes.....but for them to do a streamline shounen anime that's quite an experiment...and it's opm we are talking about which was made by madhouse..

Dec 21, 2017 7:43 PM by kadiveti

Comedic and unreal. Madhouse and it's no second season policy is going to drive them into bankruptcy AGAIN.

Oct 18, 2017 4:18 PM by Stripes

WannabeWeeb0o0 said:
I'm just going to post this for anyone who doesn't know what J.C.Staff is known for.

- A Certain Magical Index: The Movie – The Miracle of Endymion (2013)
-Puni Puni Poemy (2001)
-Revolutionary Girl Utena (1999)
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The general vibe I got from researching them is that their kind of a mediocre company, but by no means atrocious.

They did all of Index and Railgun as well. Plus a bunch of other shows that are good. They are a good company but I don't think they are fit for OPM.

Oct 18, 2017 12:36 PM by Kaiigoroshi

Raise your hand if your excitement for season two suddenly dropped in an entirely explicable fashion!

Oct 18, 2017 2:01 AM by TheHonestThief

Madhouse back at it again with another troll '' Slow claps ''

Oct 17, 2017 8:03 PM by Unyversu

I hate OPM personally as I think its one of the worst shows I've seen when it comes to its execution with its comedy and mixture of seriousness. But to be honest, the studio change wouldn't be too surprising since Madhouse isn't really doing that many series anyways, hardly doing more than 1 or anything.

But the staff at best is downright terrible, because the director is technically a newbie and Majimoji Rurumo was pretty awful from my experience. Script Writer well, there's no name to it, but its skeptical to see.

I might hate the show, and I might won't watch it, but I can at least admit that the production was top notch, even though I was pretty bored with it overall because the MC is just bland as hell for my taste. It deserves better when it comes to the staff. But we'll have to see further into it so.

Oct 17, 2017 5:17 PM by Wasshio

I wasn't a fan of the first season, so this doesn't affect me in particular. But I understand the fans nervousness about this. Hopefully J.C. Staff can do a good adaptation.

Oct 4, 2017 6:44 PM by Nintendofan204

I like the fact that they are making a second season,

but the whole changing cast and director is kind of shaping my view now.

Sep 29, 2017 2:20 PM by kjmn1999

Why didn't Bones just pick this up...

They absolutely nailed Mob Psycho.

I personally think they could've handled OPM much better in hindsight.

Sep 28, 2017 10:45 PM by Affalo

rip one punch man

only madhouse can make one punch man, no one can't even come close to madhouse when it comes to superpower anime

Sep 28, 2017 10:35 PM by Mysterion

This is unfortunate news, but I hope they can give us something good.

Sep 28, 2017 5:12 AM by awal

listen if the animation and direction are in the same vein, i can live with this
the sound director seems solid, but i'm wary of the overall director
keeping my hopes a little subdued

Sep 28, 2017 5:05 AM by Bird

Madhouse really lives up to their name. I hope that J.C. staff will do a good job. Boy, this is One Punch Man we're talking about.

Sep 28, 2017 12:40 AM by Shineee_



unless miracle happen.

Sep 27, 2017 10:47 AM by neolucaman

Wiem_A said:
PaulNamida said:
So in the end Madhouse still doesn't want to make second seasons...

I think I laughed more than I should've.

If this trend continues, we might as well start speculating which studio will take over Overlord S2.

Sep 27, 2017 9:02 AM by Grey-Zone

PaulNamida said:
So in the end Madhouse still doesn't want to make second seasons...

I think I laughed more than I should've.

Sep 27, 2017 5:47 AM by Meguwiem

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