Watch The Trailer For The ‘Mob Psycho 100′ Anime, Based On The Comic By ONE
At this point, the odds are pretty good that you’re already familiar with ONE. One-Punch Man, his co-creation with Yusuke Murata, has been one of the best superhero comics on the stands ever since it made its debut back in 2014. It’s got a simple premise that somehow never gets boring, taking every single superhero fight to its logical conclusion by focusing on a hero who can end any fight with a single hit, and both the original manga and the anime based on it have become breakout hits over the past year.
Now, however, we’re getting to go a little deeper into ONE’s library, with an anime based on his other comic, Mob Psycho 100. And the premise this time is that there’s a psychic teenager, and if he ever gets too emotional, he’s literally going to explode. Check out a trailer for it — handily subtitled in English — below!
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Originally produced as a webcomic — and sadly unavailable in English, it seems — Mob Psycho 100 has been coming out since 2012, and is going on 11 collected volume s in Japan. It follows Kageyama Shigeo, a teenager so nondescript that he’s been given the nickname “Mob” — the Japanese equivalent of “John Doe.” There’s a reason for that, though, and it has to do with the psychic powers that threaten to explode out of him if his “emotional capacity” ever hits 100%, and since most teenagers are constantly operating at 100% emotional capacity at all times anyway, it seems like a pretty dangerous situation to be in.
The Mob Psycho 100 anime is produced by BONES, the studio likely best known in America for Fullmetal Alchemist.
For more, head over to the official Mob Psycho 100 website.