When Is One Punch Man Chapter 197 Coming? Well, fans have been super excited for One Punch Man chapter 197 because the last chapter teased a big fight between Flashy Flash and Speed-o’-Sound Sonic.
We don’t know exactly when the new chapter will drop, but the manga usually comes out every two weeks.
In chapter 196, Blast shared his link to the ninja village’s founder who turned into a monster. Blast has been hunting for a cure ever since. Then, Flashy Flash got a letter from Sonic hinting at a showdown with “The Great One” at a secret spot.
As anticipation builds, fans are eager to learn more about Chapter 197, including its release date, a recap of the previous chapter, and the anticipated storyline from the upcoming installment of One Punch Man.
When Is One Punch Man Chapter 197 Coming?
One Punch Man Chapter 197 is likely to come out on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at 12 am JST, following the manga’s usual biweekly release schedule. Though the official announcement for the next chapter’s release date is pending, fans usually expect new chapters every two weeks.
Yusuke Murata, the manga artist, typically updates fans about any schedule changes through his X account, @NEBU_KURO. Since there haven’t been any tweets about a break or delay, fans can anticipate Chapter 197 on the mentioned date.
It will first be available on Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump website in Japanese, without language options for non-Japanese speakers.
For those waiting for translated versions, VIZ Media releases them a week later on their Shonen Jump app or website.
Recap Of Chapter 196 Of One Punch Man
In One Punch Man Chapter 196, titled “The Place Where Dreams End,” Flashy Flash unveiled that Blast was responsible for the destruction of the ninja village. Blast disclosed that the village founder, known as “Empty Void,” was his partner in seeking the cubes.
When Empty Void transformed into a monster, Blast aimed to cure him as he was the only one able to reach God’s domain. Following this revelation, Flashy Flash got a letter from Sonic regarding the return of “The Great One.”
Sonic invited Flash to a meeting point, hinting at the village founder’s arrival but also alluding to another undisclosed location. Flash asked Blast and Saitama to head to the founder’s location while he confronted Sonic himself.
What To Expect From Chapter 197 Of One Punch Man?
In the forthcoming One Punch Man Chapter 197, fans can anticipate an intense showdown between the once-friends-turned-rivals, Flashy Flash and Speed-o’-Sound Sonic.
This fight might be a turning point in their relationship, with its outcome potentially shaping their future dynamics.
The winner of this battle could significantly influence the story, potentially leading them to head towards Blast’s whereabouts.
Meanwhile, the upcoming chapter might also delve into Blast’s and Saitama’s encounters as they journey to Empty Void’s location.
The nature of their confrontation remains uncertain, leaving fans eager to discover the unfolding events.