On September 25th, One-Punch Man cast Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa, Yuki Kaji, Aoi Yūki, and Saori Hayami along with theme song performers JAM Project and Hiroko Moriguchi, reunite for a Wanpan Fall Festival event. In the latest build-up to the event, its visual got a third update with pair of S-Class additions in festival versions of Pri-Pri-Prisoner (CV Masaya Onosaka) and King (CV Hiroki Yasumoto). Get a look after the jump.
One-Punch Man's Saitama is ridiculously strong in the anime, but how strong could he really be? How could he improve on his power with the power of science? Hit the jump to see how!
The Jump Ryu series of combo DVD/booklets continues this month with volume 15, which focuses on none other than Eyeshield 21 and One-Punch Man (print) artist Yūsuke Murata. The DVD portion of the release features plenty of behind-the-scenes footage and interviews, and you can see a quick glimpse of Murata's creative process in the full story.
Good Smile Company has done a super-hero team-up with Sentinel and Max Factory for a pair of One-Punch Man figures. You can choose between a poseable figma, a 1/6 scale (larger than most figures) statue, or both if your wallet can handle that much Saitama power. Get a look after the jump.
The One-Punch Man manga is in the middle of a big martial arts tournament arc. So, for "Punch" 61, artist Yusuke Murata created a special fighting game-style pixel art chapter page, and accompanied that with a series of River City Ransom/Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari/Kunio-kun pixel versions of the cast. More after the jump.
This week, the comic industry's Harvey Awards have announced their 2016 nominee ballot. Named for Mad Magazine's legendary Harvey Kurtzman, the awards are distinguished by being voted on exclusively by Comic-Book creators. In its Best American Edition of Foreign Material, category, Viz's release of One and Yusuke Murata's One-Punch Man and Drawn & Quarterly's release of Shigeru Mizuki's Showa 1953-1989: A History of Japan are featured.
At this wekend's Anime Expo, Adult Swim's Toonami programming block announced plans to present One-Punch Man starting July 16th. Earlier at the event, Viz announced that leads include Max Mittelman as Saitama, Zach Aguilar as Genos, Erik Scott Kimerer as Speed O'Sound Sonic and Robbie Daymond as Mumen Rider. More after the jump.
Wrapping up their panel at Anime Expo, Viz Media introduced four of the leads from popular super-hero anime One-Punch Man. See who's who after the jump.
One-Punch Man is going to have a big presence at this weekend's Anime Expo. A significant part of that is the MATSURI (Festival) featuring Saitama voice actor Makoto Furukawa, director Shingo Natsume and theme song performers JAM Project on July 2nd. And, speaking of largely, Good Smile Company and Sentinel announced today plans to reveal a 1//6 scale stature of Saitama, sculpted by Ishiyama Yuuki.
Superheroes and excitably ladies are the inspirations for Good Smile Company's latest SD figure offerings. Launched for pre-order late last week and today, these include Dagashi Kashi's Shidare Hotaru, One-Punch Man's Genos, Overlord's Albedo and Superman. Get a look after the jump.
On June 30th, Japan is getting a second collection of Spider-Man's "Spider-Verse" story, in which the familiar Peter Parker teams up with other versions of the characters, specifically the Edge of the Spider-Verse mini-series focusing on the variants, including a new, Japanese character written by My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way. As with the first collection, Yusuke Murata, artist on the One-Punch Man manga remake, will be illustrating the collection's cover.
Anime Expo, taking place July 1-4 Los Angeles, has six leading Japanese entertainment companies to present the U.S.’s first Anisong World Matsuri. The line-up includes a preview of Love Live! Sunshine!! and its new group of shcool idols, Aquors, as well as stars, creators and theme song perfomers of One-Punch Man, and performances by top anime music acts, and, with less than a month before the event, Aquors and JAM Project have shared countdown messages.
Ahead of their paticipation at the upcoming 2016 Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, NV later this month, Viz has announced their merchandise partners for the popular super-hero anime/manga One-Punch Man. The new product partners cover a diverse array of consumer categories including apparel, collectible figures, posters, and other personal accessories and their releases will be carried by retailer such as Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, FYE, Game Stop, Hot Topic, JC Penny’s Target, and Walgreens.