One-Punch Guy (Japanese: ワンパンマン Hepburn: Wanpanman) is a Japanese superhero webcomic developed by the musician One in early 2009. It has a manga adaptation shown by Yusuke Murata, as well as an anime adaptation. Following its magazine, the webcomic promptly went viral, going beyond 7.9 million hits in June 2012. One-Punch Guy informs the tale of Saitama, a superhero that can defeat any type of opponent with a single punch yet seeks to locate a worthy opponent after growing burnt out by a lack of challenge in his battle versus evil.
The collection’ electronic manga remake began magazine on Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump web site in 2012. The chapters are periodically collected and published into tankōbon quantities. As of November 2019, 20 quantities have actually been released, 17 of which have been republished in English. Viz Media has licensed the remake for English serialization in its Weekly Shonen Jump electronic magazine. Its English release obtained a nomination for an Eisner Award in 2015 and a Harvey Honor in 2016.
An anime tv adjustment by Madhouse aired in Japan between October as well as December 2015. It was dubbed in English throughout the summertime of 2016, and also later that year a prepared 2nd period was announced. On September 25, 2017, it was revealed the manufacturing company as well as director had actually transformed. The second period was animated by J.C.Staff with Chikara Sakurai changing Shingo Natsume as director and also Yoshikazu Iwanami changing Shoji Hata as sound director. The 2nd period broadcast in between April and July 2019.