manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
App
Try out our new iPhone application!
App
Manga Poll
Have you ever paid for manga (or manhwa/manhua) or the ability to read it (physical or digital)?
Yes
No
 
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates @irc.irchighway.net

RSS Feed
 
center_left_tab Manga Info center_right_tab
 
ALL    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   
Onepunch-Man (ONE)  
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
Description
Follows the life of a hero who manages to win all battles with only one punch. This ability seems to frustrate him as he no longer feels the thrill and adrenaline of fighting a tough battle, which leads to him questioning his past desire of being strong.

Original webcomic:
http://galaxyheavyblow.web.fc2.com/

Type
Manga

Related Series
Onepunch-Man (Spin-Off)

Associated Names
N/A

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
c.95 by /a/nonymous (120d ago)
c.94v4 by /a/nonymous (120d ago)
c.94v2 by /a/nonymous (232d ago)
Search for all releases of this series

Status in Country of Origin
95 Chapters (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
N/A

Forum

User Rating
Average: 9.2 / 10.0 (124 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.69 / 10.0
10
 56% (70 votes)
9+
 24% (30 votes)
8+
 12% (15 votes)
7+
 4% (5 votes)
6+
 2% (2 votes)
5+
 0% (0 votes)
4+
 0% (0 votes)
3+
 0% (0 votes)
2+
 1% (1 votes)
1+
 1% (1 votes)

Last Updated
August 21st 2014, 7:59pm PST

Sponsored Links
Game advertisements by <a href="http://www.game-advertising-online.com" target="_blank">Game Advertising Online</a> require iframes.


Genre

Categories

Category Recommendations

Recommendations
N/A

Author(s)

Artist(s)

Year
2011

Original Publisher
N/A

Serialized In (magazine)
N/A

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #833 increased(+91)
Monthly Pos #1156 decreased(-60)
3 Month Pos #1188 increased(+204)
6 Month Pos #1440 decreased(-235)

List Stats
On 665 reading lists
On 89 wish lists
On 5 unfinished lists
On 39 custom lists

Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.

Forum Posts
No topics currently in the forum, view the forum or add a new topic now.

tickmark preloadxmark preloadxmark preload
User Comments [ Order by usefulness ]
 

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.

avatar
The Art Is Technically Horrible But I Swear It Works   
Rating: N/A
by IHavoc
December 11th, 2013, 8:59pm
ONE's stories are primarily constituted by ninjas, psychics, demons, monsters crossed with household object, giant animals, superheroes with absolutely absurd abilities. It all smacks of something a deranged teenager scribbles in his notebook and the art reflects that.

Yet the characters and villains are the stupidest things you'll ever find legitimately entertaining, the tone is mixed up enough to keep both the stories and the gags fresh, and the amount of depth put into to his worlds and scenarios as well as the skill behind his paneling and general composition are surprisingly impressive.

The art style looks silly, but in a way that often works with the gags, and when he actually puts the effort in he draws some pretty badass stuff, like the "God" image and stuff from the Garou arc. I love it. I like it about as much as Murata's art but I'm a bit weird.

This dude gets that your art doesn't have to be great for it to complement your story, and that your premises and concepts don't have to be "serious" for your story to be legitimately interesting. This applies to basically all his works, so I might as well call this a general review. All of these stories are about super powerful "normal" people.


OPM:
One person is powerful but has a "normal" personality. He appears ordinary, so no one cares despite his living an relatively extraordinary life.

Off the bat there is a focus on a theme of subverting expectations and the story just runs with it. Sometimes it's predictable, a la the One Punch. Other times it's a character or development being significantly different in nature and relevancy than you would expect. Punchlines and twists are both frequent and both fairly well executed. It starts out slower, though not as slow as the next mentioned, but becomes fairly rapid fire in comedy in plot as it progresses.

MnO:
Nearly everyone is powerful while having "normal" personalities. They appear extraordinary, but no one cares because they all live relatively ordinary lives.

This one takes a while to build up, because it starts out mostly mundane with a little weirdness, before it starts to jump wildly between the two and mash them together in more entertaining ways.

MP100:
One person is powerful but has a "normal" personality. He appears extraordinary, so everyone cares but he wants to live an ordinary life.

In the first few chapters that have been (and are currently being) translated, it's really starting to flesh out a cast of characters in a unique way, which usually happens later in ONE works. Promising. It's also his main work, so it updates regularly.

... Last updated on December 11th, 2013, 10:37pm
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Horrible Art...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by JapanRocks
December 4th, 2013, 4:20pm
But a complete master piece. I'm a bit shallow with my manga and would read a 'meh' story if the art is beautiful. However I'll look at the crappiest art if the story is good and THIS IS GOOD!! It's not the most awe inspiring story in the world but it's damn original and damn entertaining. I think that if people are prepared for the horrible art, then they can eventually get used to it like I did.

However I must warn that right now the original is at chapter 92 and has been that way for a while now. And it's ended at a hair pulling cliff hanger. Right now, neither versions are recommended fully because of the update speed.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
The Story is King   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Fantasier
September 30th, 2013, 7:19am
I'm certain I'm not the only one here that prefers this ONE's version to MURATA's version; also because its story is, unlike the art-improved version's, suitably fast; but mainly because of my focus on the stories of manga's. I'm not saying the other version is crap though, that one is also well created. Just that the art is not much relevant when it comes to Onepunch-man!

ONE's Onepunch-man makes me want to shout out 'Holy Crap, Dis Power Of Story Telling!'. It is hilarious and engaging; at times it also shows the power of creativity and imagination. ONE did a supreme job on thinking about where the story should go and making the idea of 'what it would be like for one to be that invincible' enjoyable. It also proves that an invincible protagonist doesn't have to always make the story boring after all. The characters are well made, likely with thoughts of what they are like, and would do.

If you're the one like me, caring more about the well told, appropriately fast story than the great art. This series in this version is definitely the manga for you.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Great Shounen!!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Hector234
September 19th, 2013, 12:04pm
The perfect example of how a manga even with crappy art can have a great story...
Though I can't give a 10 because that deserves good art or at least acceptable... haha
But thankfully there's Onepunch-man with great art too now available but because of that it takes too long to get released...
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Caped Baldy FTW...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Opec
August 28th, 2013, 11:59am
This is the Original Webcomic (ONE), Murata sensei was highly impressed with the concept of the plot and asked author's permission to Re-draw it ...thus 2 Different Version you can find it on web

Like the Title Suggest "One Punch man" and it literally means that, it shows how his Heroic attributes affects his day to day life and how He tries to cope up with it

The supporting cast especially the "King" is hilarious, love his Mr.Satan-esque traits and overall all the heroes are fun and have their own unique personality

Surprisingly for a gag manga it has build up alot of mystery in order to keep the readers intrigued eg: Who is blast ? who destroyed Genos village ? etc etc

The author "ONE" is a genius and a wonderful story-teller....i hope one day all his other webcomics gets translated like OPM coz irrespective of his Amateur Art the Story is sure to Draw you in...

MUST READ!

... Last updated on August 28th, 2013, 12:06pm
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Show  entries per page 


You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.
Manga Search
MANGA Fu
MEMBERS
TEAM-BU


footer