Mob Psycho 100 III’s new PV trailer focuses on Mob: Will Kyle McCarley return for English dub?

Screenshot from the Mob Psycho 100 III character trailer focusing on Mob.
Screenshot from the Mob Psycho 100 III character trailer focusing on Mob. Pic credit: Studio Bones

On September 21, 2022, the staff for Mob Psycho 100 III released a character trailer focusing on Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama, and highlighting some of the most iconic moments from Mob Psycho 100 Seasons 1 and 2 that center on Mob. The trailer also hypes Mob Psycho 100 III’s imminent premiere on October 5, 2022!

Mob is a second-year student at Salt Middle School, who has super-powerful psychic abilities, but is also troubled by normal adolescent problems such as: how to deal with his crush on the most beautiful girl in his class, Tsubomi, how to do his best at his crazy part-time job exorcizing evil spirits, and how to gain muscles while working out without remaining a beanpole. Theoretically, Reigen is paying him 300 yen (3 dollars) an hour, but it doesn’t appear to be that way. 

You can watch the trailer on Warner Bros. Japan’s official YouTube channel here:

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Character trailer focusing on Mob.

In the Mob Psycho 100 English dub, Mob is played by voice actor, Kyle McCarley, but there’s a high probability he won’t be turning for the anime’s third season!

On September 20, 2022, he uploaded a video explaining how he probably won’t be returning for the anime’s third season due to the fact he wanted to work under a SAG-AFTRA union contract, but Crunchyroll wouldn’t agree to those terms.

Apparently, other cast members have also been trying to get Crunchyroll to let them work under a union contract, so there may be more than just one new voice in English dubbed version of Mob Psycho 100 III.

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A Message to the Fans of Mob Psycho 100
Kyle McCarley explains why he probably won’t be playing Mob in Mob Psycho 100 III.

Kyle McCarley has been meet with a lot of support from his fans on Twitter, who agree that Crunchyroll should unionize their dubs. The director of SAG-AFTRA, Ellen Crawford, commented that Crunchyroll should unionize their dubs, and that it’s disappointing Crunchyroll refused to have a simple meeting about having future unionized contracts.

On September 14, 2022, the staff for Mob Psycho 100 III released a character trailer focusing on Arataka Reigen, and highlighting some of the most memorable moments from Mob Psycho 100 Seasons 1 and 2, which centered on the self-proclaimed psychic, who runs a Spirits and Such consultation office. The truth is, Reigen has no psychic powers (except for that one time Mob lent Reigen his powers to take care of things), but he manages to fulfill his clients’ requests using his insight and some mad massage skills.

You can watch his character trailer here:

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Character trailer for Reigen.

One of the most iconic moments that is shown in the trailer is when Reigen told Mob that he should use his psychic powers to bully people.

RELATED: Mob Psycho 100 anime Season 3 trailer focuses on Mob’s little brother, Ritsu.

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Who are the Japanese cast members?

Mob Psycho 100 III cast members include:

  • Setsuo Ito – Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama
  • Takahiro Sakurai – Arataka Reigen
  • Akio Ohtsuka – Ekubo
  • Miyu Irino – Ritsu Kageyama
  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka – Teruki Hanazawa
  • Takanori Hoshino – Serizawa
  • Atsumi Tanezaki – Tome Kurata
  • Uki Satake – Tsubomi
  • Ayumi Fujimura – Ichi Mezato
  • Toshihiko Seki – Musashi Goda
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya – Tenga Onigawara

Who are the members of the production team?

Mob Psycho 100 III production team members include:

  • Executive Director – Yuzuru Tachikawa
  • Director – Takahiro Hasui (Bungo Stray Dogs, Sk8 the Infinity)
  • Animation – Studio Bones
  • Scriptwriter – Hiroshi Seko
  • Character Designer – Yoshimichi Kameda
  • Sound Director – Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
  • Music Composer – Kenji Kawai
  • Art Director – Ryo Kono
  • Color Design – Shihoko Nakayama
  • Director of Photography – Mayuku Furumoto
  • Editor – Kiyoshi Hirose

Where can I read or watch Mob Psycho 100?

In 2012, ONE (also known for the manga One Punch Man) released the manga on Shogakukan’s Ura Sunday service and later on Shogakukan’s Manga ONE app in 2014. The manga ended in December 2017, and the upcoming Season 3 is supposed to cover all the arcs up to the finale. Shogakukan gathered the manga’s chapters into volumes, with the last volume released in April 2018. The spin-off Mob Psycho 100: Reigen’s English version is published by Dark Horse Comics.

You can currently watch Mob Psycho 100 Season 1 and Season 2 on Crunchyroll. Crunchyroll plans to stream the third season in October. Both the original Japanese version with subtitles and the English dub will be made available at the same time worldwide (excluding Asia).

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Mob Psycho 100 REIGEN: The Miraculous Unknown Psychic event anime is currently streaming on Crunchyroll and Funimation, both the original Japanese version with English subtitles and dubbed version are available. You can also watch a live-action adaptation of Mob Psycho 100 on Netflix!

Are you looking forward to Mob Psycho 100 III? Are you disappointed that Kyle McCarley might not reprise his role as Mob in the English dub? Let us know in the comment section below!

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