Top 5 Anime to watch before One Punch Man Season 3 comes out

Top 5 Anime to watch before One Punch Man Season 3 comes out

One Punch Man follows the story of a seemingly invincible hero who becomes bored with his lack of challenges. The first season follows the story of Saitama, a hero who has become too powerful for his own good and is now tired of his repetitive routine.

He joins the Hero Association and meets others like him, including his ardent follower Genos, as they fight against uncountable villains and monsters. The second season continues the story of Saitama as he faces new threats, like the Monster Association and its leader Garou. Season Three surmises the possibility of the Heroes Association assembling against the villains and attempting to conquer their headquarters

Top 5 Animes to watch before One Punch Man Season 3 comes out
Still from One Punch Man. (Image via IMDb)

While there are many speculations about the release date of the 3rd season of One Punch Man, we and the rest of the world cannot sit idly waiting for it to release. Here is a list of anime that matches One Punch Man with its equally action-packed, satirical, and entertaining story that is sure to keep you entertained and warm you up for Saitama’s cold looks in Season 3.

5. Death Note

Top 5 Animes to watch before One Punch Man Season 3 comes out
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This is a psychological thriller anime that follows the story of a high school student, Light Yagami, who gains a notebook that gives him the power to kill anyone whose name is written in it. At first, Light uses this power for good, eliminating the world of criminals and punishing those who deserve it. But he soon loses the stride of his own moral compass and goes astray with the notebook.

This makes him the target of a mysterious detective named L, who is hell-bent on catching Light. This ensues a thrilling battle of wits as they both get tangled in a complex web of lies, deception, and narrow escapes. It’s a gripping series with incredible twists and turns that will keep you hooked until the end.

4. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Top 5 Animes to watch before One Punch Man Season 3 comes out
Fullmetal Alchemist (Image via IMDb)

This anime is a riveting story of two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric who give alchemy a go with hopes to bring their mother back to life. unfortunately, they end up in a terrible accident, which leads to Edward losing an arm and a leg, and Alphonse losing his whole body and becoming a mere soul attached to a suit of armor.

Even after being so terribly broken, their spirits aren’t crushed as they set out again to find the Philosopher’s Stone and learn more about alchemy on their way. From trying to resurrect their mother, they end up on a journey of a lifetime that was bigger than they could have ever anticipated.

3. Mob Psycho 100

Top 5 Animes to watch before One Punch Man Season 3 comes out
Mob Psycho 100 (Image via IMDb)

Written by Tomohiro, who’s also the author of One Punch Man, this anime doesn’t miss a single comedic cue. It tells us the story of Shigeo Kageyama, who was born a powerful psychic but desires nothing more than to lead the most normal life ever. However, with great power comes great responsibility. We see him get pulled into supernatural situations despite doing his best not to, and learn to control his powers as he navigates his way through high school.

2. My Hero Academia

Top 5 Animes to watch before One Punch Man Season 3 comes out
My Hero Academia (Image via IMDb)

Set in a world where almost everyone has superpowers, this anime follows the story of a young boy named Izuku Midoriya, who despite being born without powers, still dreams of becoming a hero. As luck might have it, he is granted powers by the world’s greatest hero, All Might, and enrolls in a prestigious hero academy. Alongside his friends, he fights battles against villains, all while training to become the world’s greatest hero.

1. Attack on Titan

Top 5 Animes to watch before One Punch Man Season 3 comes out
Attack on Titan (Image via IMDb)

It would be a crime not to give AOT its rightful first place. Talking of crimes, this anime has the most heinous of them. It follows the story of Eren Yeager, who lives in a world where human beings have to live protected inside gigantic walls to escape the dreadful fate of crossing giants called Titans. After Eren joins the military to protect his city, he uncovers the shocking reality of the Titans and the past of his world. It is a gripping story that will leave you on the edge of your seat throughout and have you questioning where your loyalties lie.

We hope you enjoy these recommendations. Tell us if you have already watched any of these in the comment box below!

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