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One-Punch Man

One Punch Man TV Anime Key Visual
Original run:

October 5, 2015 – December 20, 2015 (Season 1)
TBA (Season 2)

Genre: Action, Comedy
Theme: Parody, Superhero

For an episode list by seasons, see Episodes.

One-Punch Man (ワンパンマン, Wanpanman) is an anime adaption of the manga by the same name starring Makoto Furukawa as Saitama is animated by renowned Japanese studio, Madhouse, and helmed by famed anime director, Shingo Natsume, (Space Dandy, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos) and features character designs by Chikashi Kubota.

VIZ Media will manage the master license for ONE-PUNCH MAN in North America, Latin America and Oceania, as well as stream the series in the U.S. The anime TV series began airing on October 5, 2015 and concluded the first season on December 20, 2015.

A second season was announced on September 25, 2016.[1]

Synopsis Edit

In this new action-comedy, everything about a young man named Saitama screams "AVERAGE," from his lifeless expression, to his bald head, to his seemingly 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!

Characters and Voice actors Edit

  • Makoto Furukawa as Saitama (main)
  • Kaito Ishikawa as Genos (main)
  • Yuuki Kaji as Speed-o'-Sound Sonic
  • Aoi Yūki as Tatsumaki
  • Saori Hayami as Fubuki
  • Hiroki Yasumoto as King
  • Kazuhiro Yamaji as Bang
  • Yuichi Nakamura as Mumen Rider
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Zombieman
  • Katsuyuki Konishi as Tanktop Master
  • Mamoru Miyano as Sweet Mask
  • Kenjirou Tsuda as Atomic Samurai
  • Tesshō Genda as Bofoi
  • Minami Takayama as Child Emperor
  • Youji Ueda as Drive Knight
  • Masaya Onosaka as Puri-Puri-Prisoner
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Flashy Flash
  • Wataru Hatano as Metal Bat
  • Daisuke Namikawa as Pig God
  • Satoshi Hino as Superalloy Darkshine
  • Yuji Ueda as Watchdog Man

Staff Edit

  • Director: Shingo Natsume
  • Script: Tomohiro Suzuki
  • Original creator:
    • ONE (story)
    • Yusuke Murata (art)
  • Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Chikashi Kubota
  • Series Configuration: Satoshihiro Suzuki
  • Art Director: Shigemi Ikeda
  • Color Design: Satoshi Hashimoto
  • Director of Photography: Akane Fushihara
  • Editing: Kashiko Kimura
  • Sound Director: Shouji Hata
  • Music: Makoto Miyazaki
  • Animation Production: MADHOUSE

Character Designs Edit

Saitama design
Genos design
Sonic design


Opening theme:Edit

Title: THE HERO! ~Ikareru Kobushi ni Honō wo Tsukero
Music: Hironobu Kageyama
Performance:JAM Project

Ending theme:Edit

Title: Hoshi yori Saki ni Mitsukete Ageru
Performance: Hiroko Moriguchi


  • JAM Project performs the anime's opening theme, "THE HERO !! ~Okoreru Kobushi ni Hi wo Tsukero~"
  • Hiroko Moriguchi performs the anime's ending theme, "Hoshi yori Saki ni Mitsukete Ageru"

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