A second season of the anime series was announced, with the staff and cast returning to reprise their roles. Mob Psycho 100 II aired from January 7 to April 1, 2019, with the series being simulcast on Crunchyroll.
A third season, titled Mob Psycho 100 III, was confirmed to be in production in October 2021. It aired from October 6 to December 22, 2022. The third season's simuldub was slated to be produced by Crunchyroll rather than Bang Zoom! with some roles recast, due to the choice to move dub production to in-person recording sessions at their Dallas based studio, rather than remote recordings, after largely relying on the latter at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the planned recastings was the voice of Mob, Kyle McCarley, who stated that he would likely not be reprising the role as Crunchyroll had refused to negotiate a potential union contract for future anime dubbing productions with McCarley's union SAG-AFTRA. McCarley had offered to work non-union on season 3 under the condition that Crunchyroll have a discussion with SAG-AFTRA, but since this did not proceed, McCarley did not return. This news prompted much backlash and criticism of Crunchyroll on social media.
Shigeo also had a somewhat naive sense of how cruel the world could be, due to being shielded from a harsh environment by a loving family--especially the honor student Ritsu. This was why Mogami decided to put Shigeo in a mental mindscape where he didn't have his powers and was surrounded by horrible people he couldn't fight back against. After six months of torment and being subconsciously motivated by Mogami, Shigeo had had enough. He was almost ready to unleash his psychic powers on his bullies, but he was stopped by Dimple, who reminded him of who he was and snapped him out of his amnesia. Despite the bullying he endured for six months in Mogami's mental mindscape, he didn't appear to be traumatized after escaping, even declaring that, since the world was full of terrible people, he should be even more grateful for the amazing people and family he has around him.
Even though Shigeo wasn't turned by Mogami the way he'd initially wanted, Mogami and the six months of torment impacted Shigeo and his view of the world. Although he didn't appear psychologically traumatized by the experience, he appeared to have become less naive and more knowledgeable about the world around him. It's possible that after seeing the horrible people in the world and the way others used Mogami, he began to grow even more suspicious of his master and became less gullible as a result, which was why he left Reigen after concluding his master was beginning to use him and treat him more like a tool instead of a person. Moreover, he appears to have become harder on his friends and allies after Mogami told him to be harder on people when the time came. Perhaps the most dramatic example of the effect Mogami may have had on Shigeo was how Shigeo became more willing to use his psychic powers in excessively aggressive ways when the time called for it. The primary instance of this was when he began to violently and painfully twist and tear Toichiro Suzuki's body to end the fight, something he likely would not have done before.
Despite his honorable and humble nature, Shigeo is not immune to praise and flattery. This was primarily shown after the Divine Tree arc when it appeared that he was becoming more popular and girls were talking to him or talking about him, and when he became aware of the Psycho Helmet cult having a meeting to worship their "leader". This caused him to enter a new 100% state: 100% Getting Carried Away, where his face morphed to become more defined, and he began to speak in a more self-righteous tone. This new overconfidence was noted by Reigen when Shigeo explained that a cult was created because of his actions, an overestimation of himself, and something Reigen thought sounded awfully cocky. However, this inflated confidence appears to have disappeared sometime after Shigeo discovered Dimple had taken his place as the leader of the Psycho Helmet cult at their meeting.
Dimple left the human he was possessing and became a dark cloud. Shigeo escaped the dog pile by lifting the LOL members off him using his psychic powers. Shigeo challenged Dimple to kill him, saying that killing him might be easier than making him laugh. Dimple transforms into a muscled green humanoid, saying he only needs two seconds to kill Shigeo before attacking him. Shigeo defended by forming a barrier around himself, and Dimple attacked him again, but the second failed attempt caused Dimple to lose a hand and foot. Dimple regenerates his lost limbs and uses his full powers to attack Shigeo again. Shigeo retaliated by slicing off all of Dimple's limbs with his psychic power. As Dimple groaned in pain, Shigeo stepped on his face and uttered that his emotions were out upon Dimple's request. Shigeo stated that this was what happened when he let his emotions show and asked if Dimple was satisfied. Dimple questioned if Shigeo was some kind of monster before regenerating one of his arms and using it to push himself upward and use Wraither Beam on Shigeo, then regenerating all his limbs and transforming his arm into a huge knife. Dimple states that the battles he endured would decide the victor and loser before attacking Shigeo, who set up a barrier that snapped off Dimple's arm blade. Shigeo murmured he himself was terrible and exorcized Dimple with a tap on the forehead. Shigeo went back to the Spirits and Such Consultation Office where he told Reigen about the "Get a clue" incident, and Reigen just told him social norms were beyond him. Seeing Shigeo still sad, Reigen told Shigeo that he was the protagonist of his own life. Shigeo felt guilty about the dissolved LOL organization, and Reigen commented about Shigeo's destructive denseness. So Shigeo continued to sulk.
After a few months, Shigeo becomes vice-president of the Body Improvement Club, where he first welcomes new students. Then, he walks with Ritsu and Teruki to Reigen's birthday party. Shigeo is shown to be fully emotive and emotionally free, indicating he has finally outgrown the need to repress his emotions.
The long wait for a new season is almost over for fans of Mob Psycho 100, the hit show from Studio BONES (My Hero Academia, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) and author One -- the mind behind the breakout success One-Punch Man. Filled with memorable characters, stunning animation and astounding voice acting, Mob Psycho 100 has been a favorite in the anime community since July 2016.
The trailer for Mob Psycho 100 Season 3 seems to indicate the show picking up after Season 2 left off, with Mob accidentally growing a giant broccoli in the middle of the city and several plot points finally coming to a head. The 'Bucket Head' religion as well as Dimple's possible return to full power were seeds planted early in Season 1, as was Mob's hopeless crush on Tsubomi.
Mob Psycho 100 Season 3 will release in Japan on October 5, 2022 and is set to stream on Crunchyroll in North America. Tachikawa Yuzuru will be returning to the series promoted to executive director after serving as main director for the first two seasons, and will return along with main cast members Ito Setsuo (Mob), Sakurai Takahiro (Reigen) and Ôtsuka Akio (Dimple).
To have the main cast and crew returning for what will almost certainly be the final season is a fitting hurrah for such a special and beloved show. October remains a few months away, so be sure to catch up with Mob Psycho 100 on Crunchyroll or Funimation to be ready for the Season 3 premiere.
This week, fans will watch in earnest as Mob Psycho 100 season 3 reaches its final episode, set to premiere around the world via Crunchyroll on December 21 for the vast majority of international viewers.
The first season of Mob Psycho 100 premiered in July 2016 and ran for 12 episodes. The second season premiered in January 2019 for 13 episodes. And now, after all this time, Mob Psycho: Season 3 is coming out.
Mob Psycho 100 season 3 is out soon, with the release time for episode 1 fast approaching. Mob Psycho 100 season 3 is launching on Crunchyroll on Wednesday October 5, with the exact release date getting confirmed this summer. And in the run-up to the episode 1 premiere the release time has also been revealed.
In October the highly anticipated Chainsaw Man anime will also launch along with To Your Eternity season 2, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury, Muv-Luv Alternative season 2, Golden Kamuy season 4 and much more.
During the 7th Division Claw Arc, season 2, Episode 10, Reigen suggests to everyone that they shouldn't fight Claw. Some of them agree with this and had Mob been awake, he likely would have as well. After a call with the insurance company for his office that burned down, he changes his mind because he needs to find the esper that burned down his office. He tells everyone they will fight and thinks to himself "I'll find that damn arsonist and drag them to the insurance company!"
While the first two seasons of Mob Psycho 100 were both hugely successful, fans have eagerly been awaiting more episodes since season 2 ended in 2019. In the meantime, fans will have to placate their craving by rewatching some of the best episodes in the series to date.
The first episode of season 2 begins with Reigen and Mob battling an evil spirit named Wriggle Wriggle who controls plants using its psychic powers. Back at school, Mezato convinces Mob to run for student council president, but when he's called up on stage to deliver his election speech he can't say a word. 2b1af7f3a8