One Punch Man

Edit
What would you like to edit?
 

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: One Punch-Man, One-Punch Man, OPM
Japanese: ワンパンマン
English: One Punch Man
More titles

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2015 to Dec 21, 2015
Premiered: Fall 2015
Broadcast: Mondays at 01:05 (JST)
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Web manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, ParodyParody, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.501 (scored by 22287532,228,753 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1322
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4
Members: 3,208,211
Favorites: 64,370

Available At


Resources


Streaming Platforms

May be unavailable in your region.
8.50
Ranked #132Popularity #4Members 3,208,211
Add to My List
Episodes: /12

Synopsis

The seemingly unimpressive Saitama has a rather unique hobby: being a hero. In order to pursue his childhood dream, Saitama relentlessly trained for three years, losing all of his hair in the process. Now, Saitama is so powerful, he can defeat any enemy with just one punch. However, having no one capable of matching his strength has led Saitama to an unexpected problem—he is no longer able to enjoy the thrill of battling and has become quite bored.

One day, Saitama catches the attention of 19-year-old cyborg Genos, who witnesses his power and wishes to become Saitama's disciple. Genos proposes that the two join the Hero Association in order to become certified heroes that will be recognized for their positive contributions to society. Saitama, who is shocked that no one knows who he is, quickly agrees. Meeting new allies and taking on new foes, Saitama embarks on a new journey as a member of the Hero Association to experience the excitement of battle he once felt.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Episodes 1 and 2 were previewed at a screening in Saitama city cultural center (small hall) on September 6, 2015. Regular broadcasting began on October 5, 2015.

One Punch Man is based on Yusuke Murata's manga remake of ONE's original web comic. The anime adapts the first seven volumes of the manga.

Episode Videos


Related Anime


Characters & Voice Actors

Saitama

Main
Furukawa, Makoto
Japanese

Genos

Main
Ishikawa, Kaito
Japanese

Garou

Supporting

Tatsumaki

Supporting
Yuuki, Aoi
Japanese

Mumen Rider

Supporting
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Japanese

Fubuki

Supporting
Hayami, Saori
Japanese

Speed-o'-Sound Sonic

Supporting
Kaji, Yuuki
Japanese

King

Supporting
Yasumoto, Hiroki
Japanese

Metal Bat

Supporting
Hatano, Wataru
Japanese

Puripuri Prisoner

Supporting
Onosaka, Masaya
Japanese

Staff



Edit

Opening Theme

Preview
Spotify
Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"THE HERO !! ~Okoreru Kobushi ni Hi wo Tsukero~ (THE HERO !! ~怒れる拳に火をつけろ~)" by JAM Project
Edit

Ending Theme

1: "Hoshi yori Saki ni Mitsukete Ageru (星より先に見つけてあげる)" by Hiroko Moriguchi (eps 1-11)
2: "Kanashimitachi wo Dakishimete (悲しみたちを抱きしめて)" by Hiroko Moriguchi (eps 12)




Reviews

Dec 20, 2015
This is a complete review after watching all 12 episodes of One Punch Man.

**CONTAINS MINOR SPOILERS**

I remember when I was 8 years old, I used to be excited for a new Pokemon episode everyday. I used to run from school to my house so that I wouldn’t miss any single moment. Then as you grow up, such excitement starts to fade away. No matter how good a show is, only a few shows can generate such an excitement for a viewer. I never would’ve imagined that an anime would make me feel that excitement again at 20 yrs. And lucky for me, it aired on ...
Dec 22, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Going back to One Punch Man, I really thought of something. Something that can make or break this show to several of its viewers. And that's the joke. The one prominent singular joke.

I'm not saying this is going to be a completely balanced review. And most of you might get upset over that fact, and even start to hate me for it too. And I can understand why. I would hate it if someone didn't provide both sides to the argument for my favorite show, but keep in mind that I am not authoritative force, and I cannot dictate how or what you should ...
Dec 21, 2015
One Punch Man is a comedy/parody shounen anime. Unfortunately it fails as a parody and it fails as a shounen.

The Comedy:
Saitama, the main protagonist, is really really strong, but he's also bored. He is so strong that he doesn't even get excited while fighting really strong opponents. That's the main joke of the anime, and if you don't like it, well, too bad, because it will be shoved down your throat every single episode. There's nothing much else to talk about him, it's basically all his personality.

Outside of Saitama the humor is pretty much hit or miss. It's funny, because this is supposed to ...

Interest Stacks

50 Entries · 579 Restacks

Recommendations


Recent News

Interview: JAM Project Brings the Anisong Spirit to the U.S. at Otakon 2017

Interview: JAM Project Brings the Anisong Spirit to the U.S. at Otakon 2017

JAM Project was conceived in 2000 by legendary singer Ichirou Mizuki to introduce the "old spirit of anisong" into the twenty-first century. Its members h...read more

North American Anime & Manga Releases for April

North American Anime & Manga Releases for April

Here are the North American anime & manga releases for April Week 1: April 4 -10 Anime Releases Choujigen Game Neptune The Animation (incl. OVA) Complete Collect...read more


Recent Forum Discussion

Live Action Movie gets new writers (Rick and Morty writer and creator)
OvergrownRover - Apr 14
1 repliesby OvergrownRover »»
Yesterday, 4:07 PM
Poll: One Punch Man Episode 12 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
Stark700 - Dec 20, 2015
986 repliesby larryfirst »»
Mar 28, 5:27 AM
Poll: One Punch Man Episode 4 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
Stark700 - Oct 25, 2015
337 repliesby Mobesho-SAN »»
Mar 18, 12:48 PM
Poll: One Punch Man Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
Stark700 - Sep 6, 2015
791 repliesby Jiborjas »»
Mar 13, 8:22 PM
Poll: One Punch Man Episode 3 Discussion ( 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last Page )
Mills - Oct 17, 2015
430 repliesby Xerreth »»
Mar 13, 6:22 PM

Recent Featured Articles

One-Punch Man Returns to Grand Summoners in a Powered-up Collaboration

One-Punch Man Returns to Grand Summoners in a Powered-up Collaboration

Get a FREE ★5 unit, special equipment, chat stickers, and more in the epic anime RPG Grand Summoners!

by MAL_editing_team

14,785 views

Advertorial
In Numbers: The Best Anime of the Decade

In Numbers: The Best Anime of the Decade

What's the #1 anime of the 2010s? Which year was the best? What studio had the most hits? We have the answers to all these questions and more!

by Shymander

623,220 views