One-Punch Man

Title: One-Punch Man

Author: One (story), Yusuke Murata (art)

Published: 2012

Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Parody, Superheroes

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Verdict: Middle school and up. Violence and character designs may bump this to high school in some districts.


Every time a promising villain appears, Saitama beats the snot out of ’em with one punch! Can he finally find an opponent who can go toe-to-toe with him and give his life some meaning? Or is he doomed to a life of superpowered boredom?

From VIZ:


Inappropriate Language: “You bastard!” “Damn”

Violence and Gore: Monsters are frequently blown apart into blood and viscera by explosive punches. Humans are frequently left bruised and bloodied after fighting. Towns are completely leveled. Humans are turned into desiccated corpses from swarms of mosquitoes. Both monster and cybernetic limbs are ripped off with no blood. A cyborg man is reduced almost to pieces. The main character carries around an eyeball from an enemy to intimidate his comrades.

Sex and Nudity: Humanoid monsters are naked on multiple occasions, but no details are shown other than butts. A female humanoid monster wears a suggestive skintight outfit. The main character is hit by a blast and rendered naked, but no details are shown other than his butt.

Drugs and Alcohol: None present.

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