One-Punch Man is at the moment in a flux with followers. The second season of the sequence didn’t fairly dwell as much as the expectations constructed up after the spectacular debut of the primary season, and time’s not precisely being too type both as followers are persevering with to search out spectacular little particulars snuck into that first season. Along with the numerous humorous sight gags littered all through the primary season, there was really a fairly heartwarming little bit of foreshadowing for everybody’s favourite bicycle driving hero, Mumen Rider.
As shared by The GirlNamedJurassic1 on Reddit, Mumen Rider manages to save lots of a younger boy’s balloon from floating away in Episode four of the sequence, and it seems that this little bit of heroism had such a powerful influence that the identical boy was the primary one to cheer on Mumen Ride towards the Deep Sea King in Episode 9.
The first season of the sequence finally ends up higher in contrast than the primary for lots of causes, however one of many ones that stands out when particulars like that is how Mumen Rider is depicted. Like this Easter Egg suggests, Mumen Rider really has a fairly sturdy character arc within the first season. Fans see how the common-or-garden hero finally ends up changing into bigger than life as he stands as much as the Sea King, and the sequence builds plenty of stress from this.
Because Mumen Rider turns into this heroic determine tragically standing up towards unbeatable odds, there’s an amazing sigh of aid when Saitama arrives. Saitama’s used as a plot system within the second season as properly, nevertheless it carried extra significance with this battle particularly. Fans have been rooting for Mumen Rider right here, and did not root for him in the identical means as say, watching him get rapidly pummeled by Garou in Season 2.
But followers can at the moment take a look at One-Punch Man‘s first two seasons on Hulu and evaluate the 2 Mumen Riders for themselves! The second season of the sequence ran for 12 episodes earlier this yr, and is directed by Chikara Sakurai (Naruto Shippuden episode director) for brand new manufacturing studio J.C. Staff. Viz Media has licensed the season for an English launch, and so they describes One-Punch Man Season 2 as such:
“Saitama is a hero who solely turned a hero for enjoyable. After three years of “special training,” he’s turn out to be so sturdy that he’s virtually invincible. In truth, he’s too sturdy—even his mightiest opponents are taken out with a single punch. Now, the nice seer Madame Shibabawa’s prediction concerning the Earth being doomed appears to be coming true because the frequency of monster incidents escalates. Alongside Genos, his devoted disciple, Saitama begins his official hero duties as a member of the Hero Association, whereas Garou, a person completely fascinated by monsters, makes his look.”