'One Punch Man' Season 2 release date rumors: To premiere in October; episode 1 plot leaked?

Ever since its release, "One Punch Man" has been a raging success among anime fans. Now, as anime addicts patiently wait for the release of the second season of the series, fans celebrate as the rumor mill bears good tidings for lovers of the anime action comedy. "One Punch Man" season 2 is making its way to its excited audience by the end of this year in October.

(Madhouse Studios official website)Saitama beating a monster to pulp with a single punch, in a screenshot from "One Punch Man" season 1

According to a report by the Christian Times, "One Punch Man" season 2 is ready to make its mark across the world by the end of this year. Rumors have been spilling that the second season is going to make its big premiere on October, wowing fans with another set of action-packed adventures for the heavy-hitting hero Saitama.

Christian Daily had previously reported that creator Yusuke Murata and the collaborating studio Madhouse Entertainment, have already started production of the new season and are working hard at creating the animation for season 2. The voice actors for Saitama (Makoto Furukawa), Genos (Kaito Ishikawa) Speed of Sound Sonic (Yüki Kaji) and Tornado of Terror (Aoi Yuuki) have all been hailed to return for the second season of "One Punch Man," along with the voice actors of the secondary characters as well.

Murata has always been giving hands-on help for the anime's production despite time limitations and other engagements. Murata cannot just focus on the anime, he has the manga to take care of as well. After all, the original manga "One Punch Man," is the source and basis of the anime adaptation by Madhouse Entertainment.

Meanwhile, on other "One Punch Man" season 2 news, it looks like a leak of the first episode has made its way across the internet. According to a report by Crossmap, the first episode would don the title "The Strongest Hero," and would reveal a battle between Saitama and Lord Boros, where the villain manages to counteract Saitama's invincible punches perfectly. Later on, according to the publication, Amai Mask appears as the main villain of the series.