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In this new action-comedy, everything about a young man named Saitama screams "AVERAGE," from his lifeless expression, to his bald head, to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking fellow doesn't have your average problem... He's actually a superhero that's looking for tough opponents! The problem is, every time he finds a promising candidate he beats the snot out of them in one punch. Can Saitama finally find an evil villain strong enough to challenge him? Follow Saitama through his hilarious romps as he searches for new bad guys to challenge!

Onepunch-Man is the manga remake of the Original Webcomic by ONE.

Nominated for the 7th annual Manga Taishou Award.


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Associated Names
One Punch Man
One-Punch Man
Onepunch Man

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Latest Release(s)
c.79 by Nerieru-Scans (81d ago)
c.Young Jump Special 2 by Nerieru-Scans (86d ago)
c.78 by Nerieru-Scans (91d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1;

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User Rating
Average: 9.2 / 10.0 (1357 votes)
Bayesian Average: 9.14 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 6th 2015, 9:00pm PST



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English Publisher
Viz (3 Volumes - Ongoing)

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Weekly Pos #5 (No change)
Monthly Pos #3 (No change)
3 Month Pos #3 increased(+5)
6 Month Pos #25 increased(+8)

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On 6821 reading lists
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Anime 145 days, 18 hours, 58 minutes ago
The Original Webcomic 780 days, 14 hours, 47 minutes ago
Chapter numbering & Spoiler Ahead 961 days, 16 hours, 27 minutes ago
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Completely enjoyable.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by NightAir
February 1st, 2013, 3:17am
I have a thing for the underdog, but when it's a hero who is actually really plain and fades in the background as easy as can be (like seriously okay look at Volume 2 cover, he's just IN THE CORNER--like lmao what are you doing there bro just suddenly hanging)--have we ever seen him embodied as much as THIS GUY RIGHT HERE? The main guy? The guy who's bald and who just is fantastically hilarious? First off: I love this unorthodox protagonist. He's finally the strongest and then--oh man, you realize how lonely it is once you've reached the pinnacle. What I'm interested in seeing now instead of his ascent to gaining power (which, while always lovely, is always overplayed and focused on too much in shounen manga), is how he deals with his own very average hero lifestyle, and how he'll break into this whole systemic society--like will anyone (important) actually realize his potential and how much he's effectively saved them all from getting screwed over time and again? Also with characters that do recognize his strength, it's interesting to see how really uninterested he is with dealing with them (they're like nuisances at best ahaha). ALSO I'm pretty interested in basically seeing superheroes in manga, okay. Best thing.

In terms of nightly_001's complaint about the drawing style not being as detailed as ES21: first off, consider that ES21 is a (somewhat?) realistic sports manga. Now look at what we're dealing with for this manga: Superheroes. And when we think of superheroes, we think of DC and Marvel, Superman, Iron Man, etc. And that's from the West. And they have a peculiar style of inking and drawing, one that this artist has most likely kept in mind. You want a suspension of disbelief, and layered with the fact that this isn't meant to be much of a serious manga, detailed drawings on everything would not really help the tone or feel of it. Sure, details make it hella funny when employed right (i.e. stuff like Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo), but on the general side, funny manga usually don't tell to have as much srs bzns details as serious manga, right? To be an artist means you also have to be versatile in your medium. The CG effects on the manga be a complaint, but think about it: at some points, we get slow frame by frame "shots", almost like watching it on a show or a movie, right? I think those are probably are to help that feeling. There's a reason for everything an artist does, and seeing as this artist is frigging kamikaze God in his ridiculous art skills imo (like seriously, Eyeshield 21, if you haven't read it, go do it) I trust his judgment. (Then again, this is just my two cents.)

... Last updated on February 1st, 2013, 3:22am
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Best Gag Manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Bleach-No1-Manga
May 20th, 2013, 9:43am
This is the best Gag manga out there followed by Beezlebub

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

i have only 1 complaint why isn't this Weekly sad i need MOAR Chaptersss
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What's not to like?   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by 4techlock
March 27th, 2015, 10:51pm
It got a funny & overpowered hero. Unlike superman, this guy doesn't have a kryptonite that makes him weak knee.

Bet you the anime will be awesome.
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Good series   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by chaechaeboi
April 23rd, 2013, 12:36pm
Creative, good art, and hilarious. This manga made me laugh out loud more than a few times.
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Original and epic   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
March 25th, 2013, 8:17am
Very very original and epic. This surely be one of my favorite manga for all the time. Try to read it, and you'll be amused (sometimes you just trolled by ONE) and think this is really great manga.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by great_k
March 4th, 2015, 5:26pm
Proof that a good manga can be created for the shounen demographic without the cliche stereotypical MC pallets found in 95% of modern action manga.
This series is a breadth of fresh air in its genre.
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Very Promising   
Rating: N/A
by kobe
February 2nd, 2013, 1:55pm
I'm looking forward to every new chapter. The art is excellent, the humor is good, characters are well designed. I weight this one far better than most manga. A recommendation to everyone.
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The lamest poor excuse of a lead character that ever crawled out of bed in the morning on a Sunday. . and im Hooked!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shmigelpuf
November 17th, 2012, 6:00am
when the first chapter got out i tried reading it, didn't expect much since it was a gag but for some reason it piqued my interest. . then the second chapter came and third. . After that i was utterly HOOKED! This manga has Lamest poor excuse of a lead character that ever crawled out of bed in the morning on a Sunday. . but the twist is that he is overly powered to the point that all his enemies are defeated as the title says in one punch. . And he doesn't have any I fight to protect my friends or for love and peace or any of that bull crap. . He's just a hero as a hobby that lives like any other normal person. . Give this a try and i guaranty you will enjoy it. . this manga has full of potential I just hope it is realized properly. .

... Last updated on August 2nd, 2013, 10:53pm
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imagine if Goku was SSJ lv MAX   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by solidgreiver
February 2nd, 2013, 3:13am
i can't get the grin out of my face.
reminds me of the stupid/awsome scens in DBZ. that'a a very good thing BTW
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Beyond awesome   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by BadassOtaku
November 15th, 2012, 8:48am
The real deal. Gag action manga taken to a whole other level. I thought Beelzebub and Gintama was as far as the shounen industry would go in satirising itself, but ooohhh no. This manga draws on the ridiculous premise and characters in a completely absurdist take on familiar action tropes from all over. The main character seems to have one fist (literally) broken past the fourth wall; his anomalous presence in what would have otherwise been a standard shounen universe is what gives this manga its distinctly off beat tone, and perhaps serves as an allegory for itself within the manga industry.

In a not-so-subtle homage to the action genre as a whole, the whole affair is beautifully drawn in hilariously atypically serious-shounen style (seeing eyeshield models everywhere is especially tickling) to clash with the ludicrous gag tone. Props to One and especially Murata Yuusuke for taking such a professional risk and pulling it off perfectly.

... Last updated on November 15th, 2012, 8:54am
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