One Punch Man is an anime that works brilliantly the first time but isn't so great on the rewatch. So what works, what doesn't, and is One Punch Man worth watching?
Those Who Would Call Themselves Hero One Punch Man Season 2 Episode 9 The dashing Saitama comes racing to the rescue and saves the day. Well, not quite. Saitama does get his amazing entrance in his hero costume and Suiryu is suitably impressed by the entrance of his saviour. However, a one punch fight is … Continue reading One Punch Man Review Season Two Episode Nine
The Hero And The Pretender One Punch Man Season 2 Episode 7 The S Class heroes are finally on the move against the monsters, not that the audience or One Punch Man cares given how little screen time the catastrophe striking multiple cities is given. Instead our focus is either on the end of the … Continue reading One Punch Man Review Season 2 Episodes 7 + 8
The Spring Anime season is upon us and over and over again I've been seeing blog posts discussing how this season is a slow season or a poor season in terms of anime. I don't necessarily disagree but at the same time I'm actually having fun with the season even if a lot of what … Continue reading Is The New Season of One Punch Man Disappointing?
Everybody is Monster Fighting Episode 6 Monsters outside the arena and monsters inside it. This episode keeps cutting between the two and both are interesting enough in their own way. Alright, I’ll be honest. I liked this episode a lot because we got quite a lot of Genos. Genos left the arena to go fight … Continue reading One Punch Man Review Season 2 Episode 6
The monsters attack! Episode 5 Metal Bat versus Garou; heroes of all shapes and sizes versus monsters who have suddenly started thinking and planning; Saitama versus random guy that we’ll probably never see again… One Punch Man season 2 really decided to go for some fighting this episode and it isn’t just the tournament Saitama … Continue reading One Punch Man Review Season 2 Episode 5
Meet Metal Bat - He Hits Things With His Bat Episode 4 While there’s a little of the Saitama joining the martial arts tournament in this episode, he’s decidedly in the background, as this episode focuses on S Class Hero Metal Bat (they really need to fire the guys who come up with these idiotic … Continue reading One Punch Man Review Season 2 Episode 4
One Punch returns with less impact. Episode 1 Probably my least anticipated sequel ever, here is One Punch Man and its second season. New studio behind the wheel and the question becomes whether or not lightning can strike twice for a story that has one joke and almost no point. Season one overcame this by … Continue reading One Punch Man Season 2 Review Episodes 1 + 2
This is part of a series of re-posts of older reviews on 100 Word Anime. The original review came out in August 2016 and can be found here. I've not made all that many changes to this one as my opinion really hasn't changed. I did however, get rid of the plus/minus format. Still, if you … Continue reading One Punch Man Series Review: One Punch – One Joke
Previously I looked at the best uses of phones in anime and this week I've decided to turn my attention to dream sequences. My criteria wasn't that these were the best dreams but the best use of a dream sequence to serve either the character development or the plot. This is strictly my opinion so … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Uses of Dream Sequences in Anime