Mob Psycho 100 is an action-comedy series adapted from the manga of the same name. Written and Illustrated by ONE you heard right the same author of the famous anime and manga One Punch Man, the Japanese manga series had sold over 1.2 million copies and was already quite famous when the show first released in 2016. After the huge success of the anime Season 1 and Season 2 fans are waiting for Season 3. Unfortunately, the developers are still silent on the making of Mob Psycho 100 Season 3.
Will There Be A Mob Psycho 100 Season 3?
Polygon and IGN listed it as one of the best anime series of the 2010s. Whereas Crunchyroll listed Mob Psycho 100 in the list of “Top 25 best anime series of the 2010s. Not only this, the show won several awards as well. Its first and second seasons have 8.48 and 8.84 ratings on MAL, respectively, and that is certainly quite high. So, in terms of positive reception, ratings, or viewership, there is no reason for the makers to cancel the series for its third season.
If we look at the financial perspective, both installments of the anime were quite profitable for the makers and the production company. And the increasing demand for Mob Psycho 100 Season 3 is showing that the third season will perform on the same level as well. Not only anime fans but manga readers are also waiting for the third season as they also want to see the anime adaptation of the manga’s original ending.
Is There Enough Source Material For Another Season?
Mob Psycho’s manga series in 2012 it successfully ran for six years and then finally concluded in 2018. In those six years, the author has published a total of 16 volumes. These 16 volumes comprise 101 chapters. Season 1 of the anime already adapted 50 chapters. Whereas its second season went on to adapt the plot till Chapter 92 of the manga series. So, now Bones Studio only has nine chapters left to produce the next season. However, these nine chapters have a lot of sub-chapters. Therefore, the Studio has a total of 65 chapters in total, which is untouched and can be used as content for Mob Psycho 100 Season 3. So, if the makers ever renew the series for its third installment, the makers will have enough source material to produce it.
Mob Psycho 100 Season 3 Release Date
According to some sources, Mob Psycho 100 (Offical website) Season 3 could launch in Japan in April 2022. The series director, Yuzuru Tachikawa in Studio Bones (Boku no Hero Academia, Bungou Stray Dogs, Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi, Kekkai Sensen Season 3, Noragami Season 3) said that he is evaluating changes that can be incorporated in the new season. Hiroshi Seko (“Vinland Saga”) was responsible for the series composition. The aim is to make it unique and different from the previous seasons. Naoki Hayashi (Higurashi no Naku Koroni Kai, Fate/stay night, World Trigger Season 2) wrote the screenplay.
The story for the anime is based on the Mob Psycho 100 manga series by One Punch Man creator ONE. Started in 2012, the manga series reached its ending with Chapter 101 in December 2017. The final chapter was released as part of Volume 16, which came out in July 2018.
Mob psycho 100 Season 3 will be going to release in April 2022 for sure. Everyone is looking forward that in April 2022 this will be going to release according to some sources. The major reason for the delay in releasing season 3 is this covid-19 pandemic. Fans are also waiting for the author’s other manga One Punch Man Season 3.
Unfortunately, the official English translation of the manga series is far behind the anime’s story. Only two volumes have been released as of April 2, 2019, with Volume 3 scheduled to release on July 9, 2019. For those needing a refresher on Mob Psycho 100 Season 1, a 60-minute recap movie called Mob Psycho 100 Reigen: The Miraculous Unknown Psychic is currently available on Crunchyroll. It’s not just a compilation movie since about one-fourth of the film is new animation sequences featuring Reigen.
The ending of the first season corresponded with the story events in Chapter 50 of Volume 6. At face value, that left only 51 chapters for Season 2 to adapt with 13 episodes, which doesn’t seem to leave much room for Mob Psycho 100 Season 3, but in reality, there are 215 chapters in total.
Currently, Mob Psycho 100 Season 3 does not have any official release date. Stay tuned to get the latest updates on the anime and manga series.
Watch Mob Psycho 100 Online?
‘Mob Psycho 100’ is available on Crunchyroll and VRV. People in China can enjoy the series on Bilibili. The English dubbed version of the first season is available on Anime-Planet and HBO Max, and fans who have a subscription can enjoy the series there.