One Punch Man

One-Punch Man (Japanese: ワンパンマン Hepburn: Wanpanman) is a Japanese superhero web manga created by ONE which began publication in early 2009.The series quickly went viral, surpassing 7.9 million hits in June 2012.The Japanese shortened name Wanpanman is a play on the long-running children’s character Anpanman,wanpan being a contraction of wanpanchi (“one punch”).One-Punch Man tells the story of Saitama, a superhero who has grown bored by the absence of challenge in his fight against evil and seeks to find a worthy opponent.

The Japanese manga series One-Punch Man contains a number of fictional characters created by One and illustrated by Yusuke Murata. The series follows a superhero named Saitama and his disciple Genos who join the Hero Association so they can be recognized as such when they fight various monsters and villains. The Hero Association ranks all of its members by a Class and a ranking within that class. Characters listed are ones noted by the author in the manga profiles, ones that were highlighted in the anime character list, and ones that recur over several story arcs.