VIZ Media has announced that it has acquired the master license for the upcoming second anime season based on ONE and Yuusuke Murata’s One-Punch Man manga. The license covers digital streaming, TV broadcast, electronic sell-through, home media, and merchandising rights for North America, Latin America and Oceania.
Chikara Sakurai is replacing Shingo Natsume to direct the season at J.C. Staff. Madhouse animated the first season. Chikashi Kubota is returning to design the characters, and Tomohiro Suzuki is again in charge of series composition. Makoto Miyazaki is also returning to compose the music.
The main cast are reprising their roles in the second season. Hikaru Midorikawa will play the character Garou.