What is Happening to One Punch Man?

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  • Published on Mar 23, 2019
  • One Punch Man Season 2 is right around the corner, and it's looking... kinda terrible? What the heck happened in the last three years to make the Hero for a Hobby fall so far from grace?
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  • Jibril Evans
    Jibril Evans Day ago

    Judging the season before the finishing touches is a little harsh. We all know that OPM is under a new development team and that should be troublesome especially when you are transitioning animator to copy an art style on a different scale then your previous work. Plus they were trying so hard to replicate the manga format but animation quality is not on par with the previous season, that much was a let down. Quality is essential and that much I can agree upon but remember this is not Madhouse that animated this season but rather smaller animation studio.

  • Richard Reese
    Richard Reese Day ago

    For those who are hating so bad on season 2 I personally enjoyed it it was faithful to the manga and season 3 that should lead up to the monsters Association is going to be amazing so just stop hating and joy what's to come.

  • Utti Siseppe
    Utti Siseppe 2 days ago

    The only lord and savior for season 3 is shingo natsume

  • Chemical Z
    Chemical Z 4 days ago

    Nothing, it’s still great the animation just changed

  • Newb using Gramps' phone

    Season 2 sucks a lot, but I feel like they are going for a big plan... Still, it is just too lame.

  • eye615 x
    eye615 x 9 days ago

    they kill one punch man for me i rather read the manga.........

  • eye615 x
    eye615 x 9 days ago

    finally someone that thinks and feel like me!!!!!!!!!! 100% agreed........

  • kev winchester
    kev winchester 9 days ago

    man shut the fuck up . and your review is pointless and untruth . . i almost forgot .. BITCH

  • Josh Nesbit
    Josh Nesbit 10 days ago

    I actually found the seasons animation to be well above Average, sure it wasn’t as good as s1 but it was still good

  • saitama ACE
    saitama ACE 11 days ago +1

    I watch one punch man since 2016. I really love saitama.

  • Noparking Zack
    Noparking Zack 11 days ago

    this is why the new studio is getting little by little below expectations for what this great anime manga based could be.
    @t
    I think a terrible thing is to eliminate scenes that are not even considered worthy to be censored.
    Please, why?

    • Noparking Zack
      Noparking Zack 11 days ago

      the link I set was blocked buuuuu. Just type on google one punch manga online chapter 85

  • some guy
    some guy 14 days ago

    I've been waiting for a new Tool album for 13 years!

  • ItsCrunkulous
    ItsCrunkulous 20 days ago

    Latest episode gave my hope for the season, if you haven't, give it a watch (episode 11 steps up the animation)

  • CiGee Gaming
    CiGee Gaming 20 days ago

    Fuck you season 2 is good. You should have never doubted OPM

  • Utti Siseppe
    Utti Siseppe 20 days ago

    Different director
    Different directions
    You got Steven Spielberg in the first season
    And Then you got Michael bay in the second season
    BOOM Instant effects

  • Fam Fako
    Fam Fako 22 days ago

    what about the sound? it really sucks

  • genocide
    genocide 23 days ago +1

    i bet if the first season didnt have as good animation as it did then season 2 wouldnt get much hate....

  • genocide
    genocide 23 days ago +1

    lets be real here the animation isnt actually bad BUTTT but we as fans expect more from the new season because the old one was one of the best animmations in anime if not the best wait no but still if the season 1 wasnt made good quality thennnn noone would be complaining right?

    • NoobGod132
      NoobGod132 11 days ago

      Fight scenes from Sakamoto is better af

    • DBOMB YO
      DBOMB YO 23 days ago

      genocide agreed

  • Evil BanKai
    Evil BanKai 24 days ago

    i think always story comes first however the animation is also very important to convey the story as best as possible. its a very delicate conbination

  • Chris Rodriguez
    Chris Rodriguez 24 days ago

    One punch man season 2 is alright at best it seems soooo lazy now.

  • Dia Sonenclar
    Dia Sonenclar 25 days ago

    It's certainly watchable but a massive disappointment and nowhere near season 1. It's bad enough that i feel like it will be remade in the future..one can hope.

  • WaveForceful
    WaveForceful 26 days ago

    Then you watch the second season and realize nothing changed with the animation.

    • WaveForceful
      WaveForceful 6 days ago

      @Hiccup Haddock Yeah I clearly haven't.

    • Hiccup Haddock
      Hiccup Haddock 6 days ago

      WaveForceful
      What? You clearly haven’t seen the second season, then.

  • Sayakuya Taiwan
    Sayakuya Taiwan 27 days ago +1

    I personally like OPM Season 2. I find it entertaining and I don’t care if the jump isn’t perfect or on character walks funny. I still enjoy it.

  • Mr Zon
    Mr Zon 28 days ago

    Is just not great,not terrible

  • Jay
    Jay 28 days ago +4

    One punch man but the MC is like a side character

  • michaelkeha
    michaelkeha 29 days ago

    One punch man has run its course as a joke and premise.

  • Hagelslag
    Hagelslag 29 days ago +1

    The original combination was perfect. Don’t change the formula if it still works...

  • Bu Salah
    Bu Salah Month ago

    Season 2 just needs better facial animations and reactions and juet better more coherent fights thats it jc staff.

  • Bu Salah
    Bu Salah Month ago

    Gave this video a dislike before watching the sec9nd season and came back to remove that dislike because season 2 sucks ass now.

  • Cuauhtliztac Nicholas

    They’re trying there best guys it’s a lot to live up to I think we just need to give it time

  • williamm2358
    williamm2358 Month ago

    I think with videos like this that over analyze things it just makes people want to hate it more. I loved season 1. So far, over 10 eps into season 2 I'm fine with it. Animation is off, but im into the story and humor. I wait anxiously every Tuesday for a new episode. Im excited and happy for this season and seriously if people truly have a problem now, don't watch it. It happens, I've seen good shows turn to crap and oh well. Get over it.

  • Pepega
    Pepega Month ago

    One punch man season 3 by ufotable XDD

  • ImaPancake
    ImaPancake Month ago +1

    Just watched season 2 episodes, honestly it’s still pretty great, even if the animations aren’t as great.

  • [CANAL INCHIS]
    [CANAL INCHIS] Month ago +1

    What is Happening to One Punch Man?



    its becoming better

  • killerthunder15
    killerthunder15 Month ago

    honestly i think it still looks good, i mean i know people are just gonna call me blind and what not but the show its self is just to good to not watch and the difference is not that terrible for me.

  • eperpaper dist
    eperpaper dist Month ago +2

    I'd love to see how, at the end of season 2, the original studio takes back the animation and breaks the industry again, it's one of my dreams

    • Bu Salah
      Bu Salah Month ago

      Me too man me toooooooo

  • momarist
    momarist Month ago

    They dont even bother with backgrounds.

  • Akil Jacob
    Akil Jacob Month ago +1

    Haven't seen a decent fight this entire season and the direction and music is meh. Probably with drop is after this season because I can't remember anything this season, not a single memorable moment. Only thing decent is Garou.

  • Icey Bundles
    Icey Bundles Month ago

    Season 2 is badass

    • Icey Bundles
      Icey Bundles Month ago

      Vladimir Makarov only difference is the animation I appreciate how season 2 really focuses on other characters and garous conflict. Animation isn’t even that bad, I still love the characters the same I did in season 1

    • Icey Bundles
      Icey Bundles Month ago

      momarist yes

    • Vladimir Makarov
      Vladimir Makarov Month ago

      Perhaps, but certainly not by the same metrics that made Season 1 badass.

    • momarist
      momarist Month ago +1

      No

  • Discount Xiumin
    Discount Xiumin Month ago

    It's not as good as se 1, but it didn't bother me too much honestly. I really enjoyed se 2 so far.

    • Discount Xiumin
      Discount Xiumin Month ago +1

      @leon3230 now that I've compared it to se1 s animation I'm starting to notice it more 😭

    • leon3230
      leon3230 Month ago

      Last episode was animated so poorly i'm crying

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    Yuya Takahashi, Naoki Shida, Tu - yung Ce, and Shintani

  • STELLIO. OvO
    STELLIO. OvO Month ago +2

    Honestly, I'm fine with the animation. Yeah, it may be worse quality than the first season, but I still am ok with the new art, story, and pretty much everything else. The humor is still there and I still think it's funny and will still continue watching it.

  • Goonie
    Goonie Month ago

    Toradora and Food Wars.... now I get it.

  • Jevon Sterling
    Jevon Sterling Month ago

    Season 2 proved you wrong you dumbell stfu

    • Vladimir Makarov
      Vladimir Makarov Month ago +1

      How exactly did it prove him wrong? Season 2 is a downgrade across the board. The only thing barely keeping this together is the OPM story and comedy, and even then I believe that the comedy suffers from bad animation and directing.

    • Kinrath
      Kinrath Month ago +1

      Have you even watched it? The story is the only thing that is saving it because compared to the first season, the animation looks lazy

  • Utti Siseppe
    Utti Siseppe Month ago

    5:56 now that's what I always thinking
    Madhouse Is great
    But man Shingo natsume it doing amazing job in opm 1

  • Greymon War
    Greymon War Month ago

    Releasing trash makes sense on business stand point? That's utterly rubbish and I for one not watching not buying anything from it.

  • SHOOCOMPANY
    SHOOCOMPANY Month ago

    GUYS its ok, atleast we have an anime

  • Rayzo -
    Rayzo - Month ago

    J.C staff - dragon to god level threat and maybe beyond.
    Reason: destroys every character one by one, even saitama.

  • Recycle BinLaden
    Recycle BinLaden Month ago +1

    the story is saving it.

  • Sammyboy7266
    Sammyboy7266 Month ago

    I watched the first episode.
    Story is still good.
    Jesus that animation sucked.
    I think this show is different because instead of just having normal, decent animation all the way through, it started with AMAZING animation, and downgraded to normal, average animation.

  • Cadmus
    Cadmus Month ago

    They downgraded by switching anime studios and the director. Madhouse for life!

  • Sam-pson Smith
    Sam-pson Smith Month ago +4

    Bad animation is not the ONLY reason why season 2 sucks.
    for example, the humor also feels forced and just not up to the high level of season 1
    that being said, i have seen better fighting animation in Porn...

    • Vladimir Makarov
      Vladimir Makarov Month ago

      Forced humour was probably a bigger deal breaker for me than bad animation, but both are the reasons for I why am so disappointed with Season 2.

    • Roy Senpai's Fan Club
      Roy Senpai's Fan Club Month ago

      @Sam-pson Smith your welcome

    • Sam-pson Smith
      Sam-pson Smith Month ago +1

      @Roy Senpai's Fan Club
      if it would be better it would be better. got it.
      thanks.

    • Roy Senpai's Fan Club
      Roy Senpai's Fan Club Month ago

      @Sam-pson Smith I'm talking about the writing of the actual manga itself, not the anime. If we had got a proper adaptation s2 is a lot better and more hype than season 1

    • Sam-pson Smith
      Sam-pson Smith Month ago +1

      @Roy Senpai's Fan Club
      so how is it better if it is ruined by bad directing?

  • Mani Rahnema
    Mani Rahnema Month ago

    Really sad i waited so long for opm s2 to finally satisfy my taste of anime, i hope i can find it in attack on titan new season, last season of attack on titan was so bad,

  • shoomzy
    shoomzy Month ago +3

    thanks for the breakdown. but bottom line One Punch Man Season 1 was a 10/10, and season 2 is a 5 or 6/10. I would of waited

  • Marcus Hunt
    Marcus Hunt Month ago +3

    The trailer just sucked, the show is fucking good, i dont care what anyone says

  • Darius Grant
    Darius Grant Month ago

    Season One Anime = Murata's OPM.
    Season Two Anime = Back to square One. AKA Onepunch-Man (ONE)

  • Hojin Sama
    Hojin Sama Month ago +2

    Apparently everyone turns into tornadoes when they fight...
    Thanks J.C. Staff!

    • Titan BlackLight
      Titan BlackLight Month ago

      Yeah we dont even see Saitama punch anyone properly except the arena part

  • Rene
    Rene Month ago +1

    Im so fucking pissed off some "People" say its not a big deal

  • Nicholas Moy
    Nicholas Moy Month ago

    This shit is terrible. Theres barley any action just big monsters filling the screen and way too much obvious and repetitive dialogue. I dont remember that being why people liked it in the first place

  • Kabegami The Great
    Kabegami The Great Month ago

    the manga is also the problem, there is just a huge lack of... well... one punch man. At least after the events of season 1.

  • Luther McGuire
    Luther McGuire Month ago +3

    People just love to complain this season has been great so far

    • Vladimir Makarov
      Vladimir Makarov Month ago

      People have different standards and opinions. In my opinion, Season 2 lacks everything that made Season 1 great. Animation? Downgraded. Action/Fights? Downgraded. Comedy? Still here, but suffers from bad animation and directing. Music/sound? Downgraded.

  • Gladimir Savinon
    Gladimir Savinon Month ago

    Season 2 is shit!

  • Chase Miller
    Chase Miller Month ago +6

    To think, if we would've waited a couple more years, we could've had the greatest anime returns in the history of world animation. OPM season 1 ruined all other anime shows. And Space Dandy. And Cowboy Bebop.
    But shit, they massacred my boy.

  • Kristian Tancevski
    Kristian Tancevski Month ago +2

    A disappointment..!??
    Oh yeah of course
    Compared to that anime you produced ,yeah I agree....
    Pff...
    What a galah

    • Vladimir Makarov
      Vladimir Makarov Month ago

      @Chip E yeah man, original comment ;)

    • Chip E
      Chip E Month ago

      @Vladimir Makarov im guessing that's as a response to the original comment and not my reply?

    • Vladimir Makarov
      Vladimir Makarov Month ago

      How about compared to season 1? Or are you one of the people who claims it is just as good?

    • Chip E
      Chip E Month ago

      "you didn't make an anime you can't give criticism"
      fuckin yikes

  • DudeInRoom
    DudeInRoom Month ago

    just rebbot season 2 with other studio..the amount of disappointment is just overpowered than saitama himself

  • Lean ♪
    Lean ♪ Month ago

    Ok.
    Can I get 1k subscribe? thankss

  • Wahyu S Barata
    Wahyu S Barata Month ago

    FUCCCCCXCCXXKKKKK One Punch Man S2 So Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuccxskkkkkkkk

  • JamesGuiver13
    JamesGuiver13 Month ago

    I'm pretty scared wondering what will happen to Attack on Titan now that it's been confirmed that S3 P2 is the last season done by Wit Studio… :(

  • Blast King
    Blast King Month ago

    seems like the only solution for perfect animation is to leave it to machines

  • Soul Gen
    Soul Gen Month ago +3

    What have we ever done wrong to J.C. Staff?