List of One-Punch Man chapters
One-Punch Man is a Japanese manga series written by One and illustrated by Yusuke Murata. One began publishing One-Punch Man as a webcomic in 2009. In April 2019, the webcomic resumed publication after a two-year hiatus. As of May 2019[update], the webcomic has released 113 chapters. When the series became popular, receiving 7.9 million hits by June 2012, Yusuke Murata contacted One and proposed to redraw the comic for digital publication in Weekly Young Jump's spin-off manga website Young Jump Web Comics (となりのヤングジャンプ Tonari no Yangu Janpu), published by Shueisha. The first chapter was published on June 14, 2012.
The series began publication in Viz Media's Weekly Shonen Jump (Shonen Jump Alpha at the time) in North America on January 21, 2013. The first digital volume in February 2014. One-Punch Man was one of a number of series that Viz made available on ComiXology in June 2014. The manga was released in print in the United States starting in September 2015.
The series has been collected into nineteen tankōbon volumes, which have been republished in English.
Individual chapters of the series are called punches, for example, chapter 37 is "Punch 37". Bonus manga that are 1-2 page(s) long are not listed in index, all hidden bonuses are listed after chapter.
|No.||Title||Japanese release||English release|
|December 12, 2012 |
|September 1, 2015|
|A villain named Vaccine Man destroys a city and is about to kill a girl, but Saitama, a bald superhero, rescues her and destroys Vaccine Man. Saitama has grown bored of life, as he can defeat any nemesis with a single punch. He recalls three years ago, he was returning from a job interview when he rescues a kid from a crab villain called Crablante and decides he is going to be a superhero afterwards. Saitama defeats a pair of brothers, one of whom has become really big. Saitama has a dream about facing some subterranean monster invaders that finally give him a challenge, but he wakes and finds the monsters are really weak. A villain named Mosquito Girl devastates a city with her swarms of mosquitos but a cyborg superhero named Genos stands up against her. Mosquito Girl powers up and rips Genos apart but Saitama swats Mosquito Girl easily. Genos asks Saitama to mentor him. A group of ground-based villains from the House of Evolution attacks. The bonus manga chapter has a story about 12-year-old Saitama in middle school and how he had to deal with some bullies and a piggy bank monster that took his 200 yen.|
|02||The Secret To His Strength|
Tsuyosa no Hiketsu (強さの秘訣)
|December 12, 2012 |
|September 1, 2015|
|Armored Gorilla tells Saitama and Genos about the creation of the House of Evolution by Doctor Genus, and reveals the whereabouts of their headquarters. Saitama and Genos face Genus's ultimate House of Evolution member Carnage Kabuto. Carnage beats Genos down soundly. Carnage asks for Saitama's secret to his power, but Saitama replies with his daily training regimen of sit-ups, push-ups, squats, running, eating right, and not using heaters/air conditioning. Carnage does not believe Saitama and tries to kill him, but is easily killed. Later, Hammerhead and his gang of Paradisers destroy parts of town looking for rich man Zeniru's manor hoping to create a society where one isn't criminalized for not working. Saitama at first does not care, but he takes offense when the news lumps him in with the Paradisers because he is bald. Zeniru's bodyguard Speed-o'-Sound Sonic kills off the entire Paradiser gang except for Hammerhead, who survives and tries to recruit Saitama, only to get his battle suit destroyed. Sonic thinks Saitama is a Paradiser and attacks him but is defeated when Saitama inadvertently hits his groin. Saitama realizes he has no visibility as a hero, so he is advised by Genos to join the Hero Registry as a professional hero in the Hero Association. In the bonus chapter, Saitama puts his 300 days of training to work with some superheroic deeds.|
|April 4, 2013 |
|November 3, 2015|
|Saitama and Genos pass the entrance exam for the Heroes Association, but while Genos is placed in S-Class for getting a perfect score, Saitama is placed in C-Class because of his dismal results in his written test and essay. Snakebite Snek briefs them on their responsibilities. Genos and Saitama spar. As Genos moves into Saitama's apartment, Saitama discovers that C-Class members must do at least one heroic deed a week or they are dropped. He runs around the city looking for a villain but has no luck. He attracts the attention of Tank-Top Tiger, who thinks Saitama is a villain, until Sonic beats Tiger and then attacks Saitama, after which Saitama just knocks Sonic down as his "good deed". The Association's A-Class headquarters review reports from the cities, and finds that City Z is attracting a lot of villains. A seaweed monster called Kombu Infinity attacks City Z, defeating A-Class members Spring Mustachio and Golden Ball, but Saitama defeats him easily. In the bonus chapter, a monster called Cicada Nymph attacks three heroes who retreat to a shelter which has a younger Saitama (with hair) who needs to use the restroom. In the other bonus chapter, a member of the B-Class heroes' subgroup Blizzard Bunch takes on a formidable opponent.|
Kyodai Inseki (巨大隕石)
|August 2, 2013 |
|January 5, 2016|
|Genos and S-Class hero Bang are summoned to stop a giant meteor. They are joined by Metal Knight, who wanted to try out some new weapons. As none of them are able to stop it, Saitama comes in and shatters it into a bunch of fragments which damage the city but prevents a worldwide catastrophe. Tank-top Tiger and Tank-Top Black Hole incite the townsfolk to blame Saitama for the destruction of the city, but Saitama responds that he destroyed the meteor, and that's that. A group of sea monsters called the Clan of the Seafolk attack City J. Stinger is able to fend off the Clan until its leader, the Sea King, arrives and defeats him. The Sea King also defeats Lightning Max but then must face Puri-Puri Prisoner. The bonus chapter follows Sonic's imprisonment where he fends against some other prisoner thugs and then Puri-Puri Prisoner.|
|05||Shining in Tatters|
Zutaboro ni Kagayaku (ズタボロに輝く)
|December 4, 2013 |
|March 1, 2016|
|Puri-Puri Prisoner tries to fight Deep Sea King but is defeated. Sonic also gives a try but realizes he needs a weapon and retreats. Deep Sea King attacks an evacuation shelter of civilians and finds less than a handful of minor superheroes including Snakebite Snek, who stall the monster until help arrives. Genos fights Deep Sea King, but is defeated when he protects a girl from Deep Sea King's corrosive spit. Mumen Rider also tries to fight Deep Sea King, but is defeated. Saitama arrives to save Mumen from being killed, and defeats Deep Sea King in one punch. However, he quickly defers the credit to all the other heroes who he said weakened the monster. He is placed in rank 1 and applies to advance to B-Class. In the bonus chapter, D-Pad and Funeral Suspenders have to fight a bank robber named Bull-Bull Man but when he escapes with a hostage, Saitama is there to stop him.|
|06||The Big Prediction|
|May 2, 2014 |
|May 3, 2016|
|The S-class superheroes and Saitama are gathered at City A where it is revealed that Madame Shibabawa has died but has predicted that their world would face a great danger. A gigantic alien spacecraft arrives, destroying most of City A except for the headquarters. As heroes Atomic Samurai, Bang, Puri-Puri Prisoner, and Metal Bat try to fight Melzargard, a shape-shifting alien with five heads, the others try to figure out how to get to the spaceship, while Saitama has already punched his way in, defeating Groribas. Melzargard continues to regenerate and pose a problem to the heroes until they find his weakness is that he hides a marble essence in each of his heads. Saitama faces Lord Boros, the leader of the Dark Matter Thieves. In the bonus chapter, Saitama encounters a suicidal worker while he's eating lunch.|
|December 4, 2014 |
|July 5, 2016|
|Tornado stops the shells and redirects them back to damage the alien ship. Melzargard is down to two heads. Although Melzargard hits Bang, Atomic Samurai chops up Melzargard, and Bang crushes Melzargard's last marble essence. Boros brags about how he can heal up, landing a blow that sends Saitama to the moon. Saitama counters with some consecutive normal punches, but when Boros uses his other ultimate move, Saitama defeats him with a single "serious strike" punch. The ship crashes into the mostly destroyed A-City. Amai Mask criticizes the S-Class heroes for trashing the city. Metal Knight arrives to salvage ship parts to make weapons. Tornado blames Saitama for running around uncontrolled, but Bang tells them to stop. The headquarters which survived the attack, is reconstructed into a fortress. In the bonus chapters, a large robot approaches the headquarters, and some heroes are deployed to stop it, but it turns out to be Metal Knight's reconstruction robots. Charanko recalls how he became the number-one disciple for Bang. The police bring in Saitama for questioning, but after offering him a pork cutlet bowl, Saitama defeats a monster that attacked the police station.|
Ano Hito (あの人)
|April 3, 2015 |
|September 6, 2016|
|S-Class superhero King walks into a city, causing a monster to give up attacking a woman, but he is actually there to buy a romance simulation video game. A robot named G4 challenges King, who excuses himself to go to the restroom. It is revealed he is not really a superhero but a video game otaku who had survived numerous monster attacks because others have always intervened and gave him credit. King escapes to his apartment, but Saitama surprises him there, and he reveals his secret to him, as well as learning that Saitama had saved him the first time when he got his face clawed. A bird attacks King's apartment, but Saitama punches it away. Meanwhile, Genos fights and defeats G4, and takes its parts to Dr. Kuseno to upgrade his abilities. Sitch gathers a bunch of criminals in order to recruit from potential superheroes to fight the upcoming monsters. While Sonic refuses and leaves, Garo uses the group to establish himself as the strongest villain. In the bonus chapters, Saitama helps a little girl find her lost cat while Genos and other superheroes go after the Grizz-Meow. In another bonus chapter, Bang invites Saitama and Genos for hot pot but a gang tries to challenge the dojo and loses. The losing gang encounter Garo afterwards.|
|09||Don't Dis Heroes!|
Namen Na! (なめんな！)
|August 9, 2015 |
|November 1, 2016|
|Garo is reminded of his past when he was watching television and the heroes would always win, so he sided with the villains. Back in the present time, he defeats Sitch's bodyguards and a number of villains before leaving. While Sonic finds Saitama's apartment but has to deal with Genos, Blizzard, with her two subordinates Eyelashes and Wild Monkey, try to recruit Saitama, but he refuses. Blizzard tries to fight Saitama, but Saitama stops her, telling her that such newbie-crushing activity is pointless. Their fight is interrupted by Sonic and Genos, who impress both with their speed, but Genos is defeated. Sonic challenges Saitama and uses his speed to make afterimages of himself, but Saitama counters with even more, knocking Sonic down with his side stepping. Saitama explains to Blizzard that he believes individual effort works better than team work, and that there will be times when the teammates may not be able to help. Meanwhile, Sitch is disappointed that the executives in the Hero Association would rather focus on giving hero names to Genos and Saitama and place minimal effort in going after Garo. Bang, on the other hand, takes the task of going after Garo seriously, and seeks his brother Bomb. Garo defeats Mumen Rider, Tank-Top Master, the entire Tank Top gang, and Charanko. In the bonus chapter, the Blizzard Bunch take on extra work in order to save money to buy a car.|
|December 4, 2015 |
|January 3, 2017|
|Mumen Rider tells Saitama about Garo and his hero hunt. Tank-Top Master also briefs Saitama on Garo's tactics, saying they are based on martial arts and are different from those of monsters. Bang's disciple Charanko gives Saitama his contestant entry for a martial arts tournament. Garo continues his rampage over the different heroes, defeating Golden Ball and Spring Mustachio, but he is casually knocked out by Saitama as the latter was shopping for a wig to disguise himself as Charanko for the tournament. Saitama meets Charanko's old acquaintance Sour Face and learns the format of the tournament. Metal Bat is called to bodyguard a prominent Hero Association patron and his son when a centipede monster attacks them. He defeats the centipede, but then the Centisenpai attacks, and then Centichoro.
Bonus chapters: Tornado gets upset that she has been dealing with so many monsters. The association gives her a day off, but she gets bored. Saitama enters a hero costume contest, but lets a boy use his costume, and finds the contest judge to be very harsh on all the contestants. The Blizzard Bunch challenge Saitama and his friends to a match involving fighting video games. Chlld Emperor develops a mask that assesses the power levels of heroes and monsters, but it is still a work in progress.
|June 3, 2016 |
|March 7, 2017|
|Metal Bat is fighting Centichoro when the former is flung away and then attacked by Garo. Minor heroes Pineapple and Mohican try to escort Narinki and his son away as S-Class hero Metal Knight tries to fight off Centichoro. Garo and Metal Bat's fight comes to a draw when Metal Bat's little sister Zenko arrives. Rhino defeats Pineapple and Mohican to abduct Narinki's son. More high-level monsters surface, causing havoc in all the cities. One of them offers Garo membership to their new Monsters Association. At the 22nd Super Fight martial arts tournament, the contestants are introduced and the first round of matches are underway. Bang and Bomb look for Garo. In the bonus chapter, Saitama is placed among a group of heroes resembling the super sentai (power rangers), but he proves not to be a good team player.|
|12||The Strong Ones|
Tsuyoi Yatsura (強い奴ら)
|December 2, 2016 |
|September 5, 2017|
|Suiryu, a fan favorite and runner-up in the previous Super Fight tournament, defeats Lightning Max. Snek beats his opponent. Genos goes outside to fight the Demon-level monsters nearby and receives support from the association as to their locations. Sour Face beats Jakumen, while Saitama beats Bakuzan. Monster Princess Super S enslaves the Blizzard Bunch men to make them attack Blizzard. Blizzard defends against being mind-controlled herself, and is saved by her sister Tornado. Snek loses to Suiryu in the next round. Monsters continue to invade the cities including the hospital and the prison, with many of the S-Class heroes fighting them off as much as they can. A subordinate reports to Monster King Orochi about how Goketsu has defeated Genos and is heading to the arena. In the bonus chapter, King is targeted by a number of hitmen at a restaurant, but his actions lead them to think twice about attacking him.|
Kaijin Saibō (怪人細胞)
|April 4, 2017 |
|March 6, 2018|
|A group of A-Class superheroes gather to fight a large octopus monster, but Flashy Flash arrives and pokes out all of the octopus's suckers where there are eyes. The octopus is angered, but then Tornado arrives and crushes it with her psychic powers into a single octopus ball. Atomic Samurai meets with a council of swordmasters on what to do about Garo. One of its members, Haragiri, tells everyone to ingest monster cells in order to become strong like the monsters. Seeing that Haragiri has already become such a monster, Atomic Samurai immediately destroys Haragiri by slashing him into pieces. Saitama advances to the finals and faces Suiryu, who tells him he would like the match to be fun. After some near-miss shots, he starts fighting for real until he knocks off Saitama's wig. Saitama is disqualified for wearing a disguise. Suiryu still wants to fight, but Saitama doesn't budge and hip checks him out of the arena. The monsters arrive, rounding up all the injured participants. A fierce-looking lead monster Goketsu announces his plan to convert the fighters into monsters. The bonus chapter focuses on Amai Mask being attacked by monsters during one of his concerts.|
|14||The Depths of Despair|
Zetsubō no Hate (絶望の果て)
|August 4, 2017 |
|July 3, 2018|
|Goketsu shares his story of how he was a former champion and was defeated by a monster and captured. He was then offered monster powers and became what he is today. He offers the fighters that same opportunity, and half a dozen of the contestants take him up on that offer, ingesting the cells and becoming monsters and fighting Suiryu. Snek and Max try to help Suiryu but they are no match against the newly-powered monsters. Suiryu is beaten down and realizes he needs a hero after all, and cries for help. Saitama answers the call and defeats both monsters.|
|15||The Ones Who Dare in the Shadows|
Anyaku suru Monotachi (暗躍する者たち)
|December 4, 2017 |
|January 1, 2019|
|Puri Puri Prisoner defeats a monster name Free Hugger who is Disaster Level: Demon by hugging him too hard. Puri Puri Prisoner receives a call about his lovers in prison being captured, and Saitama sees the corpse of Free Hugger. After talking to a C Level Super Hero name Water Gun, Saitama reaches an existiential crisis when he thinks that he hasn't been doing enough since Water Gun called for reinforcements, but no one came. Saitama also realizes that ever since he became part of the Hero Association, he was bored, and disappointed on how underwhelming Suriyu and the Martial Arts tournament was. King meets up with Saitama, and tries cheering him up by stating that Saitama is already the strongest hero, but now he must strive to be the best hero. Saitama doesn't listen, and is still sad, but hilariously brightens up when King promises to fight him in a video game tournament using only two fingers. Garou loses to Watchdog Man because Watchdog's fighting style is based mostly on beast/non-human, while Garou's fighting style is only effective on Humans. Garou barely escapes from Watchdog Man, and sees King and tries to attack him but Saitama kicks Garou into a concrete wall. In the Hero Association headquarters, a monster infiltrates a member who gives a message to the Hero Association to bring the best heroes to fight against their association, and kills another member before S Class Darkshine knocks out the member and kills the monster. Gyoro Gyroro and Orochi gather monsters around, and Orochi eats Awakened Cockroach and plans to kill Do-S but Gyoro Gyro tells Orochi that Do-S powers are still useful. Garou wakes up and sees A Class Hero Death Gatling, but is too injured and runs away, but not before Death Gatling notices him. King defeats Saitama using his Infinite Combo, which annoys Saitama. The next eday, there are pamphlets that describe the uprising of monsters, and most of the monsters plan to attack, but Saitama kills them all. Tareo (the kid that indirectly helps Garou hunt heroes) and his friends go into their secret place, but Tareo runs into Garou, and the rest of the heroes arrive to ambush Garou.|
|April 4, 2018 |
|May 7, 2019|
|17||Is it Because I'm The Caped Baldy?|
Hagemanto dakara ka? (ハゲマントだからか?)
|August 3, 2018 |
|December 4, 2018 |
Hakusai Shōmetsu (白菜消滅)
|April 4, 2019 |
Chapters not yet in tankōbon format
These chapters have yet to be published in a tankōbon volume.
- Let's Go! (行くぞ！ Ikuzo!)
- I See (なるほど Naruhodo)
- Speedster (速い奴 Hayai Yatsu)
- Now (今だ Ima da)
- School Bag (ランドセル Randoseru)
- Tears of Regret (悔し泣き Kuyashinaki)
- Heat Up (ヒートアップ Hītoappu)
- Light (光 Hikari)
- Zombieman (ゾンビマン Zonbiman)
- Sweet Mask (アマイマスク Amaimasuku)
- Viewer-Prohibited Battle (観覧禁止の戦い Kanran Kinshi Notatakai)
- Superhuman (超人 Chōjin)
- Love Revolution (ラブレボリューション Rabu Reboryūshon)
- Clash Of Power (カの激突 Ka no Gekitōtsu)
- Strong Enemy (強敵 Kyōteki)
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