Bandai Visual set the home video release plans for the new One-Punch Man anime series last year and is now continuing on with fleshing out upcoming volumes. That means we get the sixth and final piece of cover artwork for the series with a look at the slipcover and what’s underneath for the release due out on May 27th, 2016. The twelve episode series is getting a six-volume run that began on December 24th, 2015. Each release is being listed as a limited edition release. The DVDs are priced at 6,000 yen each while the Blu-ray’s are priced at 7,000 yen each. We’ll be updating the chart below as new details surface as well as cover artwork in future postings.
The cast for the TV series includes Makoto Furukawa on board to play Saitama, Kaito Ishikawa will be playing Genos, Yuuki Kaji as Speed of Sound Sonic and Aoi Yuki as Tornado of Terror. Supporting cast includes Yūichi Nakamura as License-less Rider, Kazuhiro Yamaji as Silver Fang, Hiroki Yasumoto as King, Takahiro Sakurai as Zombieman, Katsuyuki Konishi as Tanktop Master, Saori Hayami as Blizzard of Hell, Mamori Miyano as Sweet Mask, Kenjiro Tsuda as Atomic Samurai, Minami Takayama as Child Emperor, Tesshô Genda as Metal Knight, Youji Ueda as Drive Knight, Daisuke Namikawa as Pig God, Satoshi Hino as Superalloy Blackluster, Yuji Ueda as Watchdog Man, Kousuke Toriumi as Flashy Flash, Wataru Hatano as Metal Bat and Masaya Onosaka as Puri-puri Prisoner.
The anime adaptation is being produced by Madhouse for the animation with Shingo Natsume set to direct based on the overall scripts by Tomohiro Suzuki. Chikashi Kubota is on board to handle the character designs for it. The series is set to debut in October of this year.
|OVA, Promos, Audio Commentary, Character CD, Booklet
|OVA, Promo, Specials, Audio Commentary, 3rd & 4th Theater Pieces, Drama CD
|OVA, Promo, Specials, Audio Commentary, 5th & 6th Theater Pieces, Drama CD
|OVA, Commercials, Specials, Audio Commentary, 7th & 8th Theater Pieces, Drama CD
|OVA, Promo, Audio Commentary, 9th & 10th Theater Pieces, Drama CD
|OVA, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, 11th & 12th Theater Pieces, Drama CD, Booklet, Audio Commentary
The manga comes from ONE and Yusuke Murata, which began in 2012 in Tonari no Young Jump online after it was originally started back in 2009 by Murata online. The manga has ten volumes released so far in Japan.
Viz Media is releasing the manga in North America in both print and digital form.
Plot concept: In this new action-comedy, everything about a young man named Saitama screams “AVERAGE,” from his lifeless expression to his bald head, to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking fellow doesn’t have your average problem… He’s actually a superhero that’s looking for tough opponents! The problem is, every time he finds a promising candidate he beats the snot out of them in one punch. Can Saitama finally find an evil villain strong enough to challenge him? Follow Saitama through his hilarious romps as he searches for new bad guys to challenge!
[Source: One Punch Man]