Great Philosopher (大哲人, Dai Tetsujin) is an A-Class Rank 13 hero for the Hero Association.


Great Philosopher has a look which is highly reminiscent of the stereotypical look of an ancient Greek scholar. He has black bands covering his hands and a large white beard accompanied by flowing white hair. Typically, he carries around a large book.

Along with that, he has a large vein coming down his bicep and has an athletic build.

Appearances in Other MediaEdit


Pork Cutlet BowlEdit

He was one of the many heroes who tried to attack the monster that was devastating a police station in order to get a lot of credit, since it was an important emergency. However, he arrives at the scene after Saitama has already killed the monster.[1]

Numbers Edit

He and other heroes tried to stop Jumping Spider together, but were easily blown away by the creature because of a misunderstanding of the monster's real capability.[2]

Abilities and PowersEdit

3 Tons Philosophy

Great Philosopher preparing to attack

Great Philosopher is a high ranked A-Class hero, and can be considered to be decently powerful. When Child Emperor scanned him with Okame-Chan he scored 2442 losing only to the bottom half of the Jumping Spider and Saitama.

Physical AbilitiesEdit

Immense Strength: He appears to possess an incredible amount of raw strength, being able to deliver an attack with seemingly a strength of 3 tons.

Fighting Style Edit

Hand-to-Hand Combatant: Great Philosopher primarily relies on his physical strength and skill in close-quarters combat during battles. He was also seen using his large book as a blunt weapon during combat.

  • 3 Tons Philosophy: Great Philosopher swings his book in a downward motion with great force. The full effect of this attack has not been seen yet.


Book: Great Philosopher wields a large book, which he uses as a weapon in combat.

Major Battles Edit


  1. One-Punch Man Manga; Pork Cutlet Bowl
  2. One-Punch Man Manga; Numbers