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Main charactersEdit

SaitamaEdit

Voiced by: Makoto Furukawa[1] (Japanese); Max Mittelman[2] (English)

The title character, Saitama (サイタマ), is a bald 25-year-old "B" Class Hero who is bored of fighting because he can effortlessly defeat enemies with a single punch.Vol. 1 He lives in an apartment in City Z. Three years prior to the start of the series, Saitama was applying for a job as a salaryman, but is rejected. On his way home he defeats a crab-like monster that attempted to kill a child.Ch. 2 Saitama says he became a hero "for the fun of it".Ch. 5 Although he does not possess supernatural abilities, his strength, speed, stamina, and durability are all enhanced to an immeasurably high degree, to such an extent that no foe thus far has posed a serious threat to him. The origin of Saitama's abilities is left ambiguous; he attributes his abilities to a daily training regimen of 100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squats, a 10 km run, eating right, and developing his mental fortitude by not using air conditioning or a heater. However, others in the series have noted that this fairly simplistic training regimen, although fairly respectable for an ordinary human being, does not account for the sheer magnitude of Saitama's physical traits.Ch. 11 Saitama's extraordinary physical abilities did emerge during his training, but there may be in fact no relationship between the two.

Saitama enters the Hero Association at the lowest C-class tier and rank due to his poor performance on the written exam and essay, but had broken all the records on the physical portion of the test.Ch. 16 He soon advances in rank from doing many heroic deeds, although many of his feats are not fully recognized because of collateral damage or because of the presence of other higher-tiered superheroes. He does not mind letting others have the credit though, as demonstrated in his actions following his fight against the Deep Sea King.Ch. 27-29 In the Dark Matter Thieves story arc, he is not bothered by the telekinesis user that throws rocks against him, and against their leader Boros, against whom he finally unleashes his "serious punch", although Boros says he never even bared his fangs during the fight before dying. He becomes friends with S-Class members Bang and King. His superhero name in the association is Bald Cape (ハゲマント, Hagemanto)Ch. 45. In the dub, his superhero name is translated as "Caped Baldy".

GenosEdit

Voiced by: Kaito Ishikawa[1] (Japanese); Zach Aguilar[2] (English)

Genos (ジェノス, Jenosu) is a 19-year-old cyborg who becomes Saitama's disciple after bearing witness to Saitama's easy victory over Mosquito Girl.Ch. 6-7 Four years prior to the start of the story line, his family was killed by a rampaging cyborg. Genos was nearly killed in the attack and his body was destroyed so, to keep him alive to stop the rampaging cyborg for justice, a scientist named Dr. Kuseno took Genos in and modified his body to make him a cyborg with destructive capabilities. However, Genos remains steadfastly convinced that justice demanded vengeance against and destruction of the cyborg.Ch. 7 His perfect score on the entrance exam for the Hero Association places him in S-Class, but he still considers Saitama to be his master and goes with him whenever he is not summoned to other missions.Vol. 3-4 He is currently at S-Class Rank 14. He lives with Saitama after offering a sizable down payment for his share of the rent.Ch. 18 His superhero name in the Hero Association is Demon Cyborg (鬼サイボーグ, Oni Saibōgu)Ch. 45

Sonic Edit

Voiced by: Yūki Kaji[1] (Japanese); Erik Scott Kimerer[2] (English)

Speed-o'-Sound Sonic (音速のソニック, Onsoku no Sonikku) is introduced as a ninja bodyguard for rich man Zeniru. He is deployed to fight the Paradisers.Ch. 12 He warns them that when he fights, he always kills his opponent. He is incredibly fast, to the point of being able to move faster than a normal human eye can see. Despite his skill, neither Saitama nor Genos respect him because they think his full name is redundant. He uses ninja weapons such as kunai throwing knives and a katana that can behead people and slice through bone.Ch. 12-15 Although his first fight with Saitama results in his groin accidentally landing on Saitama's fist, he vows to come back and defeat Saitama.Ch. 15 He declares himself Saitama's official rival and challenges him many times throughout the series, but he almost always suffers some sort of embarrassing defeat.Ch. 19, 44 He was imprisoned as Prisoner 4188 but escapes with Puri-Puri Prisoner.Vol. 4 bonus When Sitch gathers villains to recruit for superheroes, he is one of the first to publicly decline and leave.Vol. 8 He later tries to ingest a monster cell offered to him by fellow ninja warriors Gale Wind and Hellfire Flame in order to become a monster, but it was made ineffective because he had cooked the cell first.Ch. 78??

Hero AssociationEdit

The Hero Association (ヒーロー協会, Hīrō Kyōkai) is a superhero organization founded by the multi-millionaire Agoni in order to fight monsters, criminals, and various threats. It uses a Hero Registry to indicate which characters are recognized as professional heroes, with anyone who is not registered to be considered "a pervy freak who spouts irresponsible nonsense." Agoni created the association after his grandson was saved from the monster Crablante by an unknown bystander (who turns out to be Saitama). It is also financed by donations from citizens.Ch. 15 The association is made up of four tiers from the lowest C-Class to the highest S-Class. The heroes within each class are ranked numerically, with the highest rank 1 of each class being eligible to advance to the next tier if they so desire.Vol. 4 New heroes must take an exam in which 50% is a physical test, and the other 50% is a written exam and an essay. A passing grade would be 70% or higher and directly placed in a class from 70% being barely C-class to 100% being eligible for S-class.Ch. 16 They are then placed at the lowest ranking for that tier.Ch. 16 Heroes can ascend or descend in their rankings depending on their deeds; C-Class heroes who are inactive for a week are dropped from the Registry.Vol. 3

S-Class SuperheroesEdit

S-Class (S級, S-kyū) is the highest class in the Hero Association. Those who have gotten a perfect score on the entrance exam as well as the top candidate from A-Class are eligible to enter this class.Ch. 16, 23 Besides Genos, the S-Class Superheroes in the series are:[3]

BlastEdit

Blast (ブラスト, Burasuto) is the top superhero in the Hero Association. His whereabouts are currently unknown.Ch. 30 Terrible Tornado seems to be the only person to know who he is and what he looks like.Ch. 106

Tornado Edit

Voiced by: Aoi Yūki[1] (Japanese); Marieve Herington[4] (English)

Terrible Tornado (戦慄のタツマキ, Senritsu no Tatsumaki), at rank 2, is the top female superhero,Ch. 30 a petite 28-year-old woman with curly green hair, whose youthful appearance and short stature leads others to confuse her for a lost little girl.Ch. 30, Vol. 9 bonus As an esper she can perform psychic maneuvers such as telekinesisCh. 30 and levitation.Ep. 6 She has a younger sister named Blizzard.Vol. 3 bonus In the battle with the Dark Matter Thieves, she easily turns around a bunch of shells from the alien ship back into itself, doing tremendous damage.Ch. 34-35 She has a short temper and often scolds people for their incompetence.Ch. 37 Blast is the only individual who Tornado sees in high regards and she awaits his return.Ch. 106 When fellow S-Class hero Flashy Flash was about to kill an octopus monster, she interrupts and uses her power to crush it into a ball.Ch. 68

Bang Edit

Voiced by: Kazuhiro Yamaji[5] (Japanese); Will Barret[6] (English)

Bang (バング, Bangu), who goes by the hero name Silverfang (シルバーファング, Shirubā Fangu, anime: Silver Fang), at rank 3, is an expert martial artist who runs a dojo in City Z. His specialty move is the "Water Stream Rock Smashing Fist” (流水岩砕拳, Ryūsui Gansai-ken).Ch. 21 His sole student is Charanko as he had a former disciple named Garou who had beaten down his other students until they quit. That incident is a painful memory for Bang and he is on the look out for more disciples to pass on his martial arts, as Charanko is fairly incompetent.Vol. 6 As a hero, Bang is wise and displays a great deal of patience when compared to others in S-Class, and often scolds other heroes for being too prideful and selfish. He is one of the few heroes to recognize Saitama's true power which he witnessed when Saitama destroyed a meteor that was going to wipe out Z-City. He has an older brother named Bomb.Vol. 8

Atomic SamuraiEdit

Voiced by: Kenjiro Tsuda[5] (Japanese); Kyle Hebert[7] (English)

Atomic Samurai (アトミック侍, Atomikku Samurai), rank 4, is a samurai-themed hero who sports a kimono with an atom symbol on the back of it. He initially refuses to shake Saitama's hand as he isn't S-class, and when Saitama called him "middle-aged", he replied that he was only 37.Ch. 30 He has several followers which fill up A-Class ranks 2, 3, and 4. He is part of a group called the Holy Order Of The Sword; along with Nichirin, Amahare, and Zanbai.Ch. 68

Child Emperor Edit

Voiced by: Minami Takayama[5] (Japanese); Sara Cravens[7] (English)

Child Emperor (童帝, Dōtei), rank 5, is a ten-year-old boy who wears a Japanese-styled elementary school backpack.Ch. 30, 31. He is a genius inventor who uses robots to fight as well as using his backpack to sprout spider-like legs that enable him to walk around.Ch. 35, 67 In the bonus chapter "Numbers", he devises a mask that acts like a scanner for the heroes and monsters' power levels.Vol. 10 bonus In Vol. 12, He fights a giant Medusa-like monster Ganriki with one of his robots called Dogman.Ch. 67 In the Monster Association arc, he kills Phoenix Man, who resurrects himself into a far more powerful monster. They then have a long battle that ends with Child Emperor killing Phoenix Man after tricking him into ripping off his costume, stripping him of his powers.

Metal Knight Edit

Voiced by: Tesshō Genda[5] (Japanese); Taylor Henry[citation needed] (English)

Dr. Bofoi (ボフォイ博士, Bofoi Hakase), who goes by the hero name Metal Knight (メタルナイト, Metaru Naito) is a scientist who uses various remote-controlled robots to fight with high destructive capability. His robot first appears at Z City where he tries out a new weapon against an incoming meteor, but it fails. He is introduced as S-Class, Rank 7,Ch. 21 but after being credited for stopping the meteor, advances to rank 6.Ch. 22 He is absent at the S-Class meeting,Ch. 30 but his robot appears afterwards to salvage parts from the alien ship to make weapons.Ch. 37 He also orchestrates the reconstruction of the Hero Association building into a fortress.Vol. 7 bonus His robot later appears to fight Elder Centipede, but mainly to test more weapons.Vol. 11

KingEdit

Voiced by: Hiroki Yasumoto[6][5] (Japanese); Rich Brown[7] (English)

King (キング, Kingu), ranked 7 at the time of the S-class meeting, is a hero who has large claw-scars down the left side of his face.Ch. 30 Genos believes that he is the strongest man on the planet and that the other S-class members show him respect.Ch. 32 In actuality, he is an ordinary 29-year-old otaku who has no superpowers and who loves playing dating sims and fighting video games. Several years ago, he was attacked by a Tiger-level monster which clawed his face. But when a younger Saitama came and defeated it, King was given credit, and with other similar victories mostly because of Saitama and other circumstances, he was automatically placed in S-Class. King did not protest due to the S Class perks and wealth and he soon became one of the most popular heroes. King is often targeted by monsters and assassins, however, due to his luck, his enemies overestimate him and end up running away because of his presence. Although Saitama knows of King's lack of abilities, he does not mind giving King the credit, but encourages King to keep inspiring people as an S-Class member. King and Saitama become friends and often visit each other to play video games. Vol. 8

ZombiemanEdit

Voiced by: Takahiro Sakurai[6][5] (Japanese); Vernon Dew[7] (English)

Zombieman (ゾンビマン, Zonbiman), at rank 8, has short black hair and wears a jacket.Ch. 30 He is a practically immortal hero who can regenerate from any wound and is later revealed to be a former test subject of the House of Evolution.[volume & issue needed] During a mission to investigate the House of Evolution's current activity, he found out it became a mere takoyaki restaurant and after asking Doctor Genus the reason, he has become aware of Saitama's true power, though he still expresses doubt. After he witnesses Saitama’s victory over Garou during the Monster Association arc, he returns and begs the Doctor to remove his limiter to obtain an unlimited super strength like Saitama.[volume & issue needed] His fighting abilities are not keen as those of the other S-Class heroes, so he uses various kinds of weapons. Despite his below-average fighting skill, he fights and kills a demon-level vampire named Pureblood in the Monster Association arc.[volume & issue needed]

Drive KnightEdit

Voiced by: Yōji Ueda[5] (Japanese); Todd Haberkorn[7] (English)

Drive Knight (駆動騎士, Kudō Kishi), at rank 9, is a black-uniformed cyborg with a white mask face and a single eye.Ch. 30 He is shrouded in mystery, since Genos asserted that nobody knows his true origins nor goals. In the battle with the Dark Matter Thieves, he warns Genos to watch out for Metal Knight as a possible enemy.Ch. 35

Pig GodEdit

Voiced by: Daisuke Namikawa[5] (Japanese); Marc Diraison[citation needed] (English)

Pig God (豚神, Buta Gami), ranked 10, is an extremely obese hero who is typically seen eating something.Ch. 30 dressed with a dark sweater and light pants.Ch. 30 He supports Child Emperor in a fight against the Medusa-like monster Ganriki, and swallows it whole.Ch. 67

Superalloy DarkshineEdit

Voiced by: Satoshi Hino[5] (Japanese); Zeno Robinson[7] (English)

Superalloy Darkshine (超合金クロビカリ, Chōgōkin Kuro-bikari), ranked 11, is a black bodybuilder superhero.Ch. 30 Darkshine is shown to be able to defeat Bug God using pure strength, and was able to shrug off Bug Gods's attacks with no damage in Chapter 106 of the manga. In the same chapter he states that although he has no supernatural abilities he has trained to the point where his skin cannot be pierced.

Watchdog ManEdit

Voiced by: Yūji Ueda[5] (Japanese); Arnie Pantoja[citation needed] (English)

Watchdog Man (番犬マン, Banken Man), at Rank 12, is a highly efficient and stoic hero responsible for dealing with mysterious beings activities in Q-City.Ch. 20 He has a reputation of eliminating every last monster.Ch. 20 When he makes his appearance at the S-Class meeting, he is wearing a dog costume.Ch. 30 He is shown to be incredibly strong and an expert in dealing with monsters, despite his size and look. He often waits around like the Hachiko statue and would sit on top of a pile of monsters he has defeated. Garou finds Watchdog Man difficult to assess as he is more of an animal than a human in his fighting style, resulting in Garou getting his first beatdown in his hero hunt with the exception of Saitama himself.Ch. 67

Flashy FlashEdit

Voiced by: Kōsuke Toriumi[5] (Japanese); Lex Lang[7] (English)

Flashy Flash (閃光のフラッシュ, Senkō no Furasshu), ranked 13,Ch. 30 is a feminine-looking hero who excels at speed. His two hair ornaments and a symbol on his cloak look like number signs. In a battle against a giant octopus monster, he was able to stab all the monster's eyes with his katana, although Terrible Tornado interrupts and kills the monster before he could finish it, much to his anger. In the Monster Association arc, he fights and kills Gale Wind and Hellfire Flame, both Dragon-level monsters intent on killing him for destroying their home village, making Flash the first character besides Saitama shown to defeat a Dragon-level monster by himself.Ch. 68

Tank-Top MasterEdit

Voiced by: Katsuyuki Konishi[6][5] (Japanese); Patrick Seitz (English)

Tank-Top Master (タンクトップマスター, Tankutoppu Masutā), ranked 14 at the time of the S-Class meeting,Ch. 30, is an athletic superhero who wears a tank top and leads an army of his brothers who also wear tank tops. Unlike his brothers who are prone to arrogance and recklessness, he is level-headed, modest, and has a strong sense of justice; when he was fighting Garou, he let Mumen Rider talk him into sparing Garou from further injury. However, that gave Garou a chance to fight again and beat him down as well as the entire tank top gang.Ch. 47[a] He is later seen in the hospital where he advises Saitama of Garou's tactics.Vol. 10

Metal Bat Edit

Voiced by: Wataru Hatano[5] (Japanese); Sam Riegel[7] (English)

Metal Bat (金属バット, Kinzoku Batto), ranked 15 at the time of the S-Class meeting,Ch. 30 is a superhero who uses a metal bat and street fighting skills.Ch. 30, 33 He is assigned to be the bodyguard of a Hero Association patron Narinki and his son when they are attacked by Centipedes. Although he defeats Giant Centipede and Senior Centipede, the Elder Centipede knocks him away and then he has to face Garou in a fight. Metal Bat is beaten down by Garou, but his "fighting spirit" lets him continue despite his injuries. He would have killed Garou were it not for his little sister Zenko (ゼンコ) arriving and thus stopping the fight.Ch. 52-56

Puri-Puri PrisonerEdit

Voiced by: Masaya Onosaka[5] (Japanese); Ray ChaseEp. 8 credits (English)

Puri-Puri Prisoner (ぷりぷりプリズナー, Puripuri Purizunā) is an openly homosexual superhero who prides himself in having a 10,000-year sentence for "getting grabby with men".[clarification needed] He is always dressed up in a prisoner's uniform, and occasionally breaks out to capture criminals that he fancies or if there are some men that he likes that are in trouble.Vol. 4 bonus He was at rank 16, but fell to 17 after Genos advanced.Ch. 25 He powers up in a transformation called "Angel Style" which shows off his musculature, but tears his clothes apart, leaving him completely nude.Ch. 25

A-Class SuperheroesEdit

A-Class (A級, A-kyū) is the second strongest class of the Hero Association. Among the known A-Class superheroes are:[8]

Amai Mask Edit

Voiced by: Mamoru Miyano[9][5] (Japanese); Ben Lepley[4] (English)

Handsome Kamen Amai Mask (イケメン仮面アマイマスク, Ikemen Kamen Amai Masuku) is a beautiful model, singer, and actor, and the top superhero by popularity for over 28 weeks.Ch. 25 He is very narcissistic, having a philosophy that heroes should be "tough, strong, and beautiful as well as be able to promptly and splendidly eradicate evil."Ch. 25 He is also part of the promotion process for any rank 1 heroes who want to advance to the next class, although he mostly cares about those entering A-class or above.Ch. 29 Despite his charismatic exterior, he has a strong hatred for anything deemed evil, and is rather merciless, executing Boros's captured subordinates on the crash-landed alien ship.Ch. 37 He purposely stays at A-Class, rank 1, so as to prevent other A-Class members from applying to be S-Class without his blessing.

Snakebite Snek Edit

Voiced by: Shin-ichiro Miki[citation needed] (Japanese); Kirk Thornton[4] (English)

Snakebite Snek (蛇咬拳のスネック, Jakōken no Sunekku), introduced as at the bottom of A-Class, Rank 38, wears a smoking jacket whose texture resembles a python's skin, and uses a hand-to-hand snake-based fighting style. He facilitates the seminar welcoming Saitama and Genos to the Hero Association, but is irritated that they don't pay attention, so he tries to fight Saitama afterwards and is easily defeated.Ch. 16 He also appears in the J-City shelter where he and some minor heroes face the Deep Sea King, but was quickly defeated, but managed to stall the Deep Sea King long enough for Genos to arrive. Ch. 25-26 He has participated in multiple martial arts tournaments, including the one that Saitama entered.Vol. 11-12

Golden Ball and Spring MustachioEdit

Voiced by: Makoto Yasumura[citation needed] (Japanese); David W. Collins[4] (English)

A pair of A-Class heroes. Golden Ball (黄金ボール, Ōgon Bōru), introduced as rank 29, wears a skullcap and a letter jacket with his name on the front and the back. He often has a lollipop in his mouth. His weapon of choice is a slingshot, which he uses to fire golden balls made by a special metal that morph into bullets of various caliber and design. Spring Mustachio (バネヒゲ, Bane Hige), introduced at rank 33, wears a tuxedo and has a black mustache that he likes to stroke. He uses a rapier called Tomboy that can coil like a spring and that can extend several street blocks. He and Golden Ball work together on missions.Ch. 20 They later face Garou, but are both defeated.Vol. 10 In the anime, Golden Ball's slingshot has a laser sight.Ep. 6 Golden Ball is voiced by Sota Arai in Japanese,[citation needed] and by Kaiji Tang in English.[citation needed]

Lightning MaxEdit

Voiced by: Sōichirō Hoshi (Japanese); Ben PronskyEp. 8 credits (English)

Lightning Max (イナズマックス, Inazumakkusu) is a young prodigious karateka who wears a sports outfit and high-tech running shoes, has his hair slicked back to a point, and has a lightning symbol on his left cheek. He is ranked 20 in A-Class. He was called to City Z to look for the rumored monster in City Z after the creature had defeated Golden Ball and Spring Mustachio, but he came to the scene after it was already beaten by Saitama.Ch. 19 He is among the superheroes that were defeated by the Sea King,Ch. 24 and is also seen in the Dark Matter Invasion storyline where he and Stinger help Mumen Rider in a rescue operation.Ep. 11 In the anime, he and Smile Man were sent to A-City at the start of the series to stop Vaccine Man, but are defeated.Ep. 1 He later participates in the martial arts tournament where he is eliminated by Suiryu.Vol. 11-12

StingerEdit

Voiced by: Tomokazu Seki (Japanese); Chris Hackney[7]Ep. 11 (English)

Stinger (スティンガー, Sutingā) is a popular fighter introduced as A-Class, Rank 11.Ch. 23 He wears a tight black suit made of bandages. He wields a spear called Bamboo Shoot. In the battle against the Clan of the Seafolk, he takes down many Clan members until the Deep Sea King shows up and defeats him.Ch. 23-24 In the Dark Matter invasion storyline he and Lightning Max assist Mumen Rider in rescue operations.Ep. 11 He was also involved in the "Lost Cat" side story where he fights Grizz-Meow.Vol. 8 bonus In the side story "Numbers", he is listed as rank 10.Vol. 10 bonus

Atomic Samurai's disciplesEdit

Atomic Samurai has three A-Class disciples:

  • Iaian (イアイアン, anime: Iairon) (Rank 2) who wears an iron helmet and wields a long sword so that he resembles that of a medieval knight.Ch. 32 He accompanied Atomic Samurai to the S-Class meeting in City A, and was caught by the destruction of the city during the Dark Matter Thieves invasion. During the fight, he loses his helmet and then his left arm to Melzargard.Ch. 32 Iaian is voiced by Yoshimasa Hosoya in Japanese, and by Xander Mobus in English.[7]Ep. 10
  • Okama Itachi (オカマイタチ, Okamaitachi), at rank 3, is the second of the Atomic Samurai's three disciples.Ch. 45 He cross-dresses as a woman and uses a technique with his katana to create huge blades of wind by slashing the air. During the attack at the Monster Association, he was one of the selected heroes sent to attack the enemy headquarters. He fought together with Iaian and Bushi Drill against Devil Long Hair, killing him after a harsh battle.[volume & issue needed]
  • Bushi Drill (ブシドリル, Bushidoriru), at rank 4, dresses like a Japanese samurai from the Edo Period and is the third of Atomic Samurai's disciples.Ch. 45 His main weapon seems to be some sort of a great drill. During the attack at the Monster Association he was one of the selected heroes sent to attack the enemy headquarters; he fought together with Okama Itachi and Iaian against Devil Long Hair, killing him after a harsh battle.[volume & issue needed]

Heavy Tank LoinclothEdit

Heavy Tank Loincloth (重戦車フンドシ, Jūsensha Fundoshi), rank 5, is a massive hero in a light-colored loincloth who was called to protect Sitch in a meeting with the criminals.Ch. 40-41 He is brutally beaten down by Garou as he starts his hero hunt at the meeting.

Blue FireEdit

Blue Fire (ブルーファイア, Burū Faia), rank 6, wears a kung fu gi and wields small flame throwers underneath the sleeves of his coat that he uses to burn his foes. He serves as a bodyguard to Sitch during the meeting with the criminals, but loses his hand to Garou.Ch. 40-41

Magicman Edit

Magicman (テジナーマン, Tejinā Man), rank 7, is dressed like a magician with a top hat with a question mark on it. He serves as a bodyguard to Sitch during the meeting with the criminals.Ch. 40-41

Other A-Class superheroesEdit

  • Smileman (スマイルマン, Sumairu Man), rank 27, wears a costume with a smile face on it. He wields a large kendama as his main weapon.Ch. 60 In the anime, he and Lightning Max were sent to A-City at the start of the series to stop Vaccine Man, but they get battered and beaten by the monster with ease.Ep. 1 He makes other occasional support appearances.Ch. 60, 68
  • Lightning Genji (電光ゲンジ, Raikō Genji), rank 17, is a superhero who wears roller skates and fights using two stun batons. He was sent alone to D-City to investigate the monsters there.Ch. 20 He was also involved in the "Lost Cat" side story where he fights Grizz-Meow.Vol. 8 bonus He also fought against the outbreak of monsters in City D.Ch. 59
  • Heavy Kong (ヘビィコング, Hebī Kongu), rank 34, is a tall, bald-headed, bearded, and muscular man resembling a caveman and wearing a belt buckle with the word Kong on it. He watches over W City.Ch. 20 He fought with other A-Class heroes against Grizz-Meow, but was defeated.Vol. 8 bonus He is also attacked by Marshall Gorilla.Ch. 59
  • Peach Terry (桃テリー, Momo Terī), rank 30, wears a samurai vest and headband with a peach on it. He and Heavy Kong fought Grizz-Meow, but were defeated.Vol. 8 bonus He also appears against the Monster Association.Ch. 68
  • Chain Toad (鎖ガマ, Kusarigama), rank 36,Ch. 68 is a skilled martial artist who wears a judo suit with a frog mask on the head because he was unremarkable otherwise. The mask has made him more popular with kids. He uses a kusarigama to fight. He is seen in the battles against the Monster Association,Ch. 68 and appears in several side stories including "Pork Cutlet Bowl" where he tries to help a police station defend itself from monsters, and "Taste" where he enters a hero costume contest.

B-Class SuperheroesEdit

B-Class (B級, B-kyū) is the next tier of superheroes in the association. The B-Class superheroes who have recurred in the series are:

Tank-Top Blackhole Edit

Tank-Top Blackhole (タンクトップブラックホール, Tankutoppu Burakku Hōru), listed as rank 81, wears a black tank top and is one of the many brothers related to Tank-Top Master. He persuades the crowd to go against Saitama for being a poor hero who had damaged the town by shattering the meteor. He and Tank-Top Tiger then try to fight Saitama but are defeated.Ch. 22 He appears in the "Lost Cat" side story, where he and Tank-Top Tiger were appointed to keep everyone out of a danger zone.Vol. 8 bonus He also joined the tank top fighters against Garou, but is defeated.Ch. 47

Blizzard Edit

Voiced by: Saori Hayami[9][5] (Japanese); Laura Post[4] (English)

Hellish Blizzard (地獄のフブキ, Jigoku no Fubuki), is a woman with short dark green hair and the top-ranking member of the B-Class heroes. She is in charge of a large faction (over 30 people)Vol. 10 bonus within the Hero Association called the Blizzard Bunch. As an esper, she uses an "inborn psychic ability to defeat monsters". Her older sister is Tornado.Vol. 3 bonus She is notorious for recruiting members for her group, but while she appears confident and calm on the surface, she is actually very insecure and frustrated from living in the shadow of her older sister. When she was offered a chance to enter A-Class, she refused as she would have a much harder time advancing there, and instead started recruited others in B-Class, believing their collective strength would help her stay at the top of B-Class.Ch. 45 When the Monster Association launches an initial attack, she finds herself having to defend against her own Blizzard Bunch who were enslaved by a dominatrix-like monster. She overcomes being mind controlled and is able to fend them off with help from Tornado, causing the monster to retreat.Vol. 12

Blizzard BunchEdit

The Blizzard Bunch (フブキ組, Fubuki-gumi) is a large faction of B-Class Superheroes that are led by Hellish Blizzard. Some of Blizzard's notable subordinates in the Blizzard Bunch are:

  • Eyelashes (マツゲ, Matsuge), rank 2, a hero with long eyelashes wearing a black suit, is the second-in-command of the Blizzard Bunch.Ch. 42
  • Wild Monkey (山猿, Yama Zaru), rank 3, is a very tall man wearing a black suit, and is paired with Eyelashes as Blizzard's subordinates in the Blizzard Bunch.Ch. 42
  • Triple-Staff Lilly (三節棍のリリー, Sansetsukon no Rirī), rank 74 in the anime, is a young woman with a hasp on the hair similar to a flower.Vol. 10 extra She fights with a three-section staff.

Other B-Class superheroesEdit

  • Mushroom (マッシュルーム, Masshurūmu), rank 93 in the anime, is a girl with a mushroom-styled haircut. She wears a bandit mask and mushroom-styled shoulder pads. She and fellow hero Horsebone investigated activities in City H.Ch. 20
  • Jet Niceguy (ジェットナイスガイ, Jetto Naisu Gai), rank 50 in the anime, is a cyborg who resembles Mumen Rider, wearing boxing gloves. He and the other minor heroes fight Deep Sea King at the shelter, but are defeated.Ch. 25-26
  • Pineapple is a superhero that's dressed like a pineapple with slice-shaped shoulder pads. He and Mohican help escort Narinki and his son away from the monsters, but run into trouble with Rhino Wrestler.Ch. 55
  • Darkness Blade (ダークネスブレイド, Dākunesu Bureido), rank 50, is a young swordsman with a cross-shaped scar on his right cheek, wearing a black armor with fantasy decorations and fighting with a long sword.Vol. 10 bonus During the side story "Sense", Darkness Blade participated in the Hero Costume Contest and fought a monster that crashed the contest.Vol. 10 bonus He also appeared in the other side story "Numbers" where he was one of the heroes that Child Emperor assessed power levels.Vol. 10 bonus
  • Bones (, Hone), Rank 77, is a hero fully dressed in a tight skeleton costume. He was seen in the story involving the police stationVol. 7 bonus and also fighting the Monster Association when they initially attacked the city. He powers up by drinking lots of milk to increase his bone density.Ch. 68


C-Class SuperheroesEdit

C-Class (C級, C-kyū) is the lowest tier of the Hero Association. Members must regularly perform weekly heroic acts, usually those of helping civilians or fighting petty criminals. Those who are inactive for one week are removed from the Hero Registry.Ch. 17 Among the C-Class superheroes are:

Mumen RiderEdit

Voiced by: Yuichi Nakamura[6][5] (Japanese); Robbie Daymond[2] (English)

Mumen Rider (無免ライダー, Mumen Raidā),[b] initially listed as Class-C, Rank 1 is a hero who rides around on a bicycle. He first appears against Hammerhead and the Paradisers, and although he is defeated, he is given credit for defeating them.Ch. 12, 15 He is a parody of Kamen Rider.Vol. 2 endnotes Despite not being physically strong, Mumen Rider is compassionate and brave, often throwing himself into dangerous situations without hesitation in order to save others, even if it means his death. He befriends Saitama during and after the battle with the Deep Sea King, and is one of the first few heroes to acknowledge the latter's true strength.Ch. 27-29 In a battle against Garou, he stops Tank-Top Master from injuring Garou further, although this enables Garou to counterattack and defeat Tank-Top Master as well as the entire tank top gang and Rider himself.Ch. 47 He is visited by Saitama in the hospital.Vol. 10

Tank-Top TigerEdit

Voiced by: Hiromu Miyazaki (Japanese); Chris Tergliafera[4] (English)

Tank-Top Tiger (タンクトップタイガー, Tankutoppu Taigā), introduced as C-Class, Rank 6, wears a tank top and hair colored in a tiger animal print. He accuses Saitama of being a villain because he was rushing around town searching for bad guys for the purpose of maintaining his C-Class position. However, he is defeated by Sonic.Ch. 19 He has several older tank-top wearing brothers who are in the association. After a giant meteor was destroyed by Saitama, Tank-Top Tiger and Tank-Top Blackhole confronted Saitama in front of a crowd of people. They tried to attack Saitama only to be easily defeated by him.Ch. 22 He appears in the "Lost Cat" side story, where he and Tank-Top Blackhole were appointed to keep everyone out of a danger zone.Vol. 8 bonus He also joined the tank top fighters against Garou, but is defeated.Ch. 47

Staff membersEdit

AgoniEdit

Agoni (アゴーニ, Agōni) is the founder of the Hero Association; he appears as an old man in a business suit with an enormous cleft chin. Three years prior to the series, his grandson was attacked by Crablante but was saved by a passing stranger (actually Saitama). He creates the Hero Association and the Superhero Registry to manage the superheroes who would protect humanity against supervillains, monsters, and other threats to the world.Ch. 2, 15

SitchEdit

Voiced by: Nobuo Tobita (Japanese); Kirk Thornton[4]Ep. 11 (English)

Sitch (シッチ, Shicchi) is the Disaster Prophecies Measures Committee Chairman for the Hero Association.Vol. 10 bonus He is a short, middle-aged man dressed in a dark suit and has a big nose. He is first seen in the Rumored Monster arc, discussing with other Hero Association staff members about the investigations being perpetrated by heroes in the various cities, in order to prevent eventual monsters activity.Ch. 20 During the S-Class meeting, Sitch informs the S-Class members about the final prophecy of Madame Shibabawa, which predicted a disaster level "God" threat that will cause the destruction of all of humanity in the next six months.Ch. 31 He later attempts to recruit potential superheroes from a group of criminals, but runs into trouble when Garou appears and declares himself to be the top villain.Ch. 40

Narinki Edit

Narinki (ナリンキ) is a Hero Association Executive and prominent sponsor, having made contributions to cover 7% of the association's expenses. He is a short man with a big nose and large lips.Ch. 64 He has a son named Waganma (ワガンマ) who also has his traits.Ch. 64 He and Waganma are attacked by the Monster Association, and his son is abducted.Vol. 11


Villains and monstersEdit

The villains are classified by their bounties from C-class to A-class. The monsters in the series are categorized by five threat levels: God (can cause human extinction), Dragon (can destroy multiple towns), Demon (can destroy a town), Tiger (can cause massive loss of life), and Wolf (generally dangerous).Ch. 22

Vaccine ManEdit

Vaccine Man (ワクチンマン, Wakuchin Man) appears in the start of the story, a life-form born out of the massive pollution of the earth who considered it his mission is to eradicate the virus known as humanity.Ch. 1 In the anime, Vaccine Man is voiced by Ryusei Nakao in Japanese[10], and by Christopher R. Sabat in English.[4]. Just as One Punch Man's name is a reference to Anpanman, Vaccine Man is a reference to Anpanman's enemy Baikinman (Bacteriaman), who is also voiced in Japanese by Ryusei Nakao.

CrablanteEdit

Crablante (カニランテ, Kanirante) is a mutant humanoid resembling a humanoid crab from the waist up. Originally a human, he transformed into Crablante because he ate too many crabs, and then went on a murderous rampage to get revenge on a boy who drew nipples on his chest while he was asleep.Ch. 2 His defeat resulted in both Saitama's resolve to become a superhero and the boy's grandfather Agoni establishing the Hero Association.

Fukegao and MarugoriEdit

Fukegao (フケガオ) and Marugori (マルゴリ) are brothers who plan on conquering the world, known in the anime as the Brain and Brawn Brothers (天才と筋肉兄弟, Tensai to Kinniku Kyōdai). Fukegao is a mad scientist with aspirations of world domination who creates an enlargement drink that transforms Marugori, who desired to become the strongest person on the world, into a massive giant. Fukegao is accidentally killed by Marugori who is then killed by Saitama.Ch. 3 Fukegao is voiced by Takuma Suzuki in Japanese[citation needed] and by Kirk Thornton in English.[4] Marugori is voiced by Shinya Hamazoe in Japanese and by Bryce Papenbrook in English.[4]

Subterraneans Edit

The Subterranean people (地底人, Chitei-jin) are a race of underground creatures that rise to wreak havoc on the city early on in the series, destroying 70% of the population, with the Subterranean King (地底王, Chiteiō) being an especially powerful opponent. However, it is soon revealed that their formidable ability is actually something that Saitama was dreaming about, and that the actual race is very weak.Ch. 4

Mosquito GirlEdit

Mosquito Girl (モスキート娘, Mosukīto Musume) is a voluptuous insectoid woman who can telepathically command mosquitoes within a range of 50 km to drain every living being in sight. She uses the blood acquired by the mosquitos to regenerate her limbs and become stronger. Genos had a hard time fighting her until Mosquito Girl was killed by Saitama.Ch. 5-6 In the anime, she is voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro in Japanese,[citation needed] and by Cristina Vee in English.[4]

House of Evolution Edit

The House of Evolution (進化の家, Shinka no Ie) is a group created to further human evolution and take over the world.Ch. 9 It includes animal-like creatures such as mantis creature Kamakyuri (カマキュリー); slug creature Slugrus (ナメクジャラス, Namekujarasu); frog creature Frog-Man (カエル男, Kaeru Otoko), gorilla cyborg Armored Gorilla (アーマードゴリラ, Āmādo Gorira); mole creature Ground Dragon (グランドドラゴン, Gurando Doragon); lion-beast creature Beast King (獣王, Jūō); and the doctor's ultimate creature Carnage Kabuto (阿修羅カブト, Ashura Kabuto)Ch. 7-10

Doctor GenusEdit

Doctor Genus (ジーナス博士, Jīnasu-hakase) is a genius scientist and child prodigy who became disillusioned with humanity for being primitive in his eyes, later establishing the House of Evolution to "bring true humanity and evolution in the world" through genetic manipulation.Ch. 9 When he was 70 years old, he made himself young and then created a number of clones to serve as his assistants. But after Saitama defeated his strongest creations when he attempted to capture him, Genus disbands his organization and opens a takoyaki restaurant named house of takoyaki with his surviving creation Armored Gorilla. Having hypothesized the Limiter theory to explain Saitama's power, Genus is later approached by his other surviving creation Zombieman and requests the scientist's help in removing his limiter to become as powerful as Saitama. Genus is voiced by Daisuke Namikawa in Japanese,[citation needed] and by Ray Chase in English.[4]

Hammerhead Edit

Hammerhead (ハンマーヘッド, Hanmāheddo) is a seven-foot tall man who is said to have beaten 20 men at once.Ch. 12. Not wanting to work, Hammer founded the Paradisers (桃源団, Tōgen-dan), known in the original webcomic as New Metropolis Group (新都団, Shinto-dan), presenting himself as a terrorist against a corrupt society where rich benefit on the poor-class.Ch. 12 While Hammerhead proceeded in his campaign after stealing battle suits later revealed to have been developed by the Organization, Hammerhead's men were all killed by Speed-o'-Sound Sonic while he survived due to his thick skull. Hammerhead later runs across Saitama, who defeats him after destroying his suit.Ch. 13-14 Following an assassination attempt by Organization representatives, Hammerhead turns over a new leaf and is seen in later chapters either preparing for a job interview or filling out a job application.Ch. 14Ch. 20, Ep. 11 Hammerhead is voiced by Wataru Takagi in Japanese version, and Edward Bosco in the English version of the anime.[4]

Super Custom YO649Z Mk. IIEdit

Voiced by: Hiroki Gotō (Japanese); Ben Diskin (English)

Super Custom YO649Z Mk. II (バリカスタムよ649ZマークⅡ, Bari Kasutamu Yoroshiku Zetto Māku Tsū) - Estimated disaster level: "Unknown" is an anime-exclusive custom car monster with super-strength enough to destroy cars with his bare hands. After Saitama defeated the Brain and Brawn Brothers, he encounter Super Custom YO649Z Mk. II who was doing some looting. He attempts to intimidate Saitama only to be killed by him.

Kombu InfinityEdit

Kombu Infinity (昆布インフィニティ, Kombu Infiniti) is a kombu (a type of Japanese seaweed) monster who manipulates its tentacles like whips. Kombu Infinity travels to Z City, hoping to become a notorious monster and have a title like Ghost Town Monster. It easily defeats A-Class heroes Golden Ball and Spring Mustachio, but is defeated by Saitama who had randomly encountered him after a grocery shopping trip, and is stripped of all its tentacles to make kombu soup.Ch. 20 Kombu is voiced by Ami Naitō in Japanese,[citation needed] and by Tara Sands in English.[4]

Deep Sea King Edit

The Deep Sea King (深海王, Shinkaiō) is the self-proclaimed leader of the Clan of the Seafolk (海人族, Kaijin-zoku). He is a large, muscular piscine humanoid adorned with a crown and a royal cape. He easily defeats Stinger and Lightning MaxCh. 24, and is hardly bothered by Puri-Puri Prisoner.Ch. 25 While still strong on dry land, being hydrated enables the Deep Sea King to assume his true appearance and power as seen when it rains during his attack. He can project corrosive spit and uses a moray kept in his stomach. Deep Sea King took on the rest of the heroes before he is finally killed by Saitama.Ch. 25 In the anime, he is voiced by Rikiya Koyama in Japanese,[11] and by Keith Silverstein in English.[7]

Ancient KingEdit

Exclusive to the anime, the Ancient King (古代王, Kodaiō) is a colossal, nearly-humanoid reptilian leader of the Terror Lizard Clan. Awakening from his 300 million year slumber, the Ancient King decides to take advantage of the deaths of the Subterranean King and the Deep Sea King. He does a number on the military before being slain by Tornado.Ep. 10

Sky KingEdit

The Sky King (天空王, Tenkūō) was a flying villain who briefly appeared atop City A to take advantage of the deaths of the Deep Sea King and the other kings to attack S-class headquarters. He and his subordinates were all easily killed by Melzargard when the Dark Matter Thieves began their own assault on the city.Ch. 32

Dark Matter Thieves Edit

The Dark Matter Thieves (暗黒盗賊団ダークマター, Ankoku Tōzoku-dan Dāku Matā) are a group of aliens that raid planets for their resources, their leader being a large spiky haired one-eyed alien of immense power named Boros (ボロス, Borosu) who was more focused on finding a worthy opponent out of being bored. The top members under Boros are Melzargard (メルザルガルド, Meruzarugarudo), an amorphous humanoid with five marble-sized cores contained in each of his heads;Ch. 32 Groribas (グロリバース, Guroribāu), a humanoid with a Venus flytrap for a head and hands;Ch. 32 and Geryuganshoop (ゲリュガンシュプ, Geryuganshupu), a shadowy squid-like creature that can use telekinesis.Ch. 33-34 Having obliterated most of City A in their initial assault, the Dark Matter Thieves were systematically defeated by Saitama and the S-Class heroes. Boros, Groribas, and Geryuganshoop were destroyed by Saitama; Melzargard by Metal Bat, Atomic Samurai, Bang, and Puri Puri Prisoner; and the surviving members were captured but mercilessly slaughtered by Amai Mask much to the dismay of the S-Class heroes.

Garou Edit

Garou (ガロウ, Garō) is a former disciple of Bang, but he was expelled by his master for mercilessly beating up the other disciples.Ch. 53 He first appears in the assembly of criminals in which Sitch tries to recruit superheroes. However, he declares he will become the top villain, and starts beating down any challengers as well as the A-Class superheroes who were guarding Sitch.Ch. 40 As a kid, he sympathized with the villains on television shows because they had always lost to the heroes.Ch. 41 After leaving the villain meeting, he goes on a "hero hunt", beating down random heroes including the Tank-Top Master and his gang. Although he knows Bang's Water Stream Rock Smashing Fist technique, he doesn't use it unless he has no other choice.Vol. 9 He takes an interest in Hero Association profiles, and is able to plan for their strengths and weaknesses.Vol. 10-11 Garou continues his rampage against the heroes, defeating Golden Ball and Spring Mustachio.Vol. 10 However, when he is casually knocked down by Saitama, he feels like he needs to up his game,Vol. 10 and goes after Metal Bat.Vol. 11 He was a former champion of a martial arts tournament where he had donned a Wolfman mask.Ch. 53 In the anime, Garou is voiced by Hikaru Midorikawa in Japanese.[12]

Monster AssociationEdit

The Monster Association (怪人協会, Kaijin Kyōkai) is a group of monsters who have assembled against the Hero Association. They use monster balls that when ingested, can transform humans into monsters. It is led by Orochi.Ch. 66 In the webcomic, there are only 17 members, but in the manga adaptation, it's expanded into about 500 in membership. Also in the manga, Monster Cells (怪人細胞, Kaijin Saibō) are used to turn humans into monsters to be recruited in the organization, and the Association has ties to the Organization.

  • "Monster King" Orochi ("怪人王"オロチ, Kaijin-ō Orochi) - Estimated disaster level: "Dragon" or Above is the leader of the Monster Association who is an extremely powerful monster.
  • Psykos (サイコス, Saikosu) - Estimated disaster level: "Dragon" is Orochi's right-hand and nicknamed the "Third Eye" for her psychic powers, and was a former friend of Blizzard. She also uses a meat-puppet called Gyoro Gyoro (ギョロギョロ) to speak through. In the webcomic, she's the leader of the Monster Association.

ExecutivesEdit

High-ranking members of the Monster Association and Dragon-level monsters who are incredibly powerful and even strong enough to overwhelm the S-Class heroes.:

  • Black Sperm (黒い精子, Kuroi Sēshi) is a monster made up of sentient cells who can split and recombine if needed.Ch. 79
  • Overgrown Rover (育ちすぎたポチ, Sodachisugita Pochi) is the guard dog for the Monster Association's headquarters from intruders and threats.Ch. 89 In Chapter 106, he notably became the second monster, after Boros, to survive being punched by Saitama, although he was still defeated.
  • Homeless Emperor (ホームレス帝, Hōmuresu Tei) is a misanthropic, genocidal man who witnessed the revelation of humans and God. He has the ability to make destructive orbs of light.Ch. 89
  • Fuhrer Ugly (ブサイク大総統, Busaiku Daisōtō) is a man turned into a monster known as an Ugmon (ブサモン, Busamon) by his ugliness and hatred for people who are good-looking and popular.Ch. 89
  • Gums (ハグキ, Haguki) is a monster with a big mouth and a great appetite for heroes.Ch. 89
  • Evil Natural Water (エビル天然水, Ebiru Tennensui) is a non-sentient liquid monster with a pair of eyeballs who attacks all those who are hostile.Ch. 89
  • Nyaan, or Nyan (ニャーン, Nyān) in Japan, is an anthropomorphic cat monster who was in a prison searching for Puri Puri Prisoner and recruiting other inmates into the Monster Association.Ch. 89
  • Centichoro, or Elder Centipede (ムカデ長老, Mukade Chōrō) in Japan, is a gigantic centipede monster who fought the #1 S-Class hero Blast and was almost killed, developing a grudge against him as result. He was later killed when Saitama hit him with a Serious Punch while he was distracted by King, who got his attention by claiming that he’d brought Blast with him. Due to only Genos, Bang and Bomb witnessing the event, King is given the credit for killing Elder Centipede.Ch. 55
  • Gouketsu (ゴウケツ) is a fierce four-eyed monster who's a former champion who was defeated by the monsters and then captured. Gouketsu was offered monster powers to make himself stronger.Ch. 72 He defeats Genos, and then offers the monster cells to the tournament fighters.Ch. 72-73 He is killed off-screen by Saitama punching his head off his shoulders, with his head landing in front of an already badly beaten Suiryu.

Other Dragon-Level MembersEdit

  • Phoenix Man (フェニックス男, Fenikkusu Otoko) is a Demon-level bird monster who was a man in a dark comedy show wearing a bird costume until he was unable to take it off.Ch. 58 He eventually joined the Monster Association and became a middle ground of sorts between the executives and the fodder monsters. During the Monster Association Arc, he is killed by Child Emperor but resurrects himself into a Dragon-level monster and fights Child Emperor again. During the fight, he evolves to the point of being able to resurrect dead monsters as zombies, including Gale Wind and Hellfire Flame. Child Emperor finally kills him for good by tricking him into ripping off his costume, stripping him of his powers and leaving him an ordinary person easily killed.
  • Tempest Wind, or Gale Wind (疾風のウィンド, Shippū no Windo) in Japan, and Hellfire Flame (業火のフレイム, Gōka no Fureimu) are a pair of ninja from the same village as Speed-of-Sound Sonic and Flashy Flash. They held a grudge against Flash for destroying the village and plan to kill him, eating monster cells and joining the Monster Association to further this goal.Ch. 78 In the Monster Association arc, they find and fight Flashy Flash, but Flash defeats and kills them both simultaneously. Later, Phoenix Man resurrects the two as zombies to help in his fight with Child Emperor in addition to a bunch of fodder monsters. Child Emperor hits the zombies with a powerful electrical shock, destroying the fodder monsters but defibrillating the two ninja warriors out of their hypnosis. They then leave and briefly encounter Saitama, who finds them weird due to the shock also destroying their clothing, leaving them naked. They vow to kill Saitama after they first kill Flash, then leave.

Demon-Level MembersEdit

  • Monster Princess Super S (怪人姫弩S, Kaijin Hime Do S) is a female dominatrix monster who uses her whip to turn her opponents into love slaves. She is able to enslave the Blizzard Bunch, but Blizzard herself is able to resist.Vol. 11-12
  • Rhino Wrestler (サイレスラー, Sai Resurā) is an anthropomorphic rhinoceros dressed like a professional wrestler, and is part of the Monster As He asserted that he trained his body as hard as he could, holding back his blood lust, to reach the objective of eradicate every hero existing. He was able to stop Pineapple and Mohican, and abduct Hero Association sponsor Narinki's son.Vol. 11

Tiger-Level MembersEdit

  • Martial Gorilla (マーシャルゴリラ, Māsharu Gorira) is a gorilla monster dressed in a military outfit. He fights using a military knife. When many of the members of the Monster Association showed off and attacked various cities simultaneously, Martial Gorilla attacked W-City, and defeated A-Class hero Heavy Kong.Vol. 11

Unknown Disaster Level MembersEdit

  • Centipede: Centikohai (ムカデ後輩, Mukade Kōhai) is a great human-faced centipede monster who surfaces from underground to go after the Hero Association's sponsor Narinki and his son at a restaurant.Ch. 52, 55 He is defeated by Metal Bat, however, Centisenpai (ムカデ先輩, Mukade Senpai), with multiple human faces, takes his place as a stronger opponent.Ch. 54 He too is defeated, but then Centichoro (ムカデ長老, Mukade Chōrō) arrives and fights off Metal Bat,Ch. 55 hurling him out of range where he has to fight Garou, and then fights Metal Knight. When Rhino is able to capture Narinki's son, Elder digs a tunnel for them to escape.Vols. 10-11

OrganizationEdit

Known as The Organization (組織, Soshiki), it is a mysterious group whose goal is causing destruction and chaos, sending its robots to collect combat data from certain heroes that they consider threats with their strongest robots called Machine Gods (機神, Kishin).

  • G4 (G4, Gī Fō) - Estimated disaster level: "Demon" is a very large and chunky Machine God sent to M-City to gather intel on King. Though G4 finds King, he ends up fighting Genos when forced to destroy the city after King eluded him. After a long fight, revealing G4 to actually be a smaller robot, Genos shuts down G4 and brings his remains to Dr. Kuseno to reverse engineer upgrades. In the original webcomic, his name was "The God Machine" Zsimov (機神ヅシモフ, Kishin Zushimofu).
  • G5 (G5, Gī Faibu) is a samurai-like Machine God loaned to the Monster Association while not divulging the Organization's nature to them.


Other charactersEdit

Kuseno Edit

Voiced by: Kenichi OgataEp. 4 (Japanese); Doug Stone[4] (English)

Dr. Kuseno (クセーノ博士, Kusēno-hakase) is a scientist of justice who transformed Genos into a cyborg.Ch. 7 In the anime he appears as a strange old man in a lab coat, with a grey hair styled in the shape of a mushroom cap.Ch. 39Ep. 4 Though he supports Genos in the latter's quest to avenge his family and hometown, he also implies that he wishes for Genos to give up on revenge and just focus on protecting people.Ch. 39

ZeniruEdit

Zeniru (ゼニール, Zenīru) is a slightly rotund middle-aged multi-millionaire established in F-City, with a strange short curly type of hair. He wears an open bath robe, which reveals a hairy chest and a chain necklace. He hires Sonic as his bodyguard to take out the Paradisers, and allows Sonic to kill them.Ch. 12

ShibabawaEdit

Voiced by: Kimiko Saitō (Japanese); Barbara GoodsonEp. 8 credits (English)

Shibabawa (シババワ) is an old decrepit lady that was renowned for being a great fortune teller that resided in G-City, which appeared on television on a few occasions. Even though she only predicted a fraction of disasters and there were many that she could not foresee, her predictions were 100% accurate. Because of that, she received special treatment from the Hero Association itself, such as personal escorts. Shibabawa later died from a coughing fit that led to her choking on her cough drops after making a prediction about a God-level threat that would come in the next six months.Ch. 28, 31

CharankoEdit

Voiced by: Todd Haberkorn

Charanko (チャランコ) is the sole martial artist at Bang's dojo.Ch. 30 He joined and trained in martial arts in order to become popular but did not amount to much and was given most of the menial tasks such as wiping the floors. He worked for a year until Bang's other disciples quit, making him the "number-one disciple".Vol. 7 bonus He tries to fight Garou but is defeated and hospitalized.Ch 47 He then gives his contestant ticket for the martial arts tournament to Saitama.Ch. 49

BombEdit

Bomb (ボンブ, Bonbu) is Bang's older brother and a powerful martial arts master. His specialty is the "Fist of Whirling Wind, Slashing Steel" (旋風鉄斬拳, Senpū Tetsuzan-ken). Bomb is first introduced during Garo's "hero hunt", when Bang came to his dojo in order to ask the brother to help him stop his former disciple and Bomb accepted, finding Garo as a possible future threat for his dojo as well.Ch. 46

SourfaceEdit

Sourface (ニガムシ, Nigamushi) is a rather large muscular man with a huge and hostile face which is a professional martial artist always dressed with a white gi. Sourface was once a disciple of Bang, but left after Garo rampaged through the dojo; sometime afterwards, he created the Sourface-style Kempo martial arts and started his own dojo. He meets Saitama at the martial arts tournament thinking that he is talking to Charanko.Ch. 53

SuiryuEdit

Suiryu (スイリュー, Suiryū) is a young man with tan skin and a low ponytail, he wears a traditional black uniform used in Chinese martial arts with star-like buttons. He had won four consecutive Super Fight tournaments before, as he is an incredibly powerful martial artist, utilizing the Void Fist style. He is very popular and has lot of female admirers, but does not want to be a hero, preferring to be a free spirit. He advances to the finals in the tournament that Saitama entered, but is unable to beat Saitama. However, he wins when Saitama is disqualified. Shortly afterwards, when the Monster Association converts many of his opponents into monsters, he cries for help and Saitama rescues him, after which he vows to become a hero. Vol. 11-14 In the anime, Suiryu is voiced by Masaya Matsukaze in Japanese.[13]

Works citedEdit

  • ^ ^ "Ch." and "Vol." are shortened forms for chapter and volume in the One-Punch Man manga
  • ^ "Web ch." is shortened form for web chapter and refers to the online web chapter of One-Punch Man
  • ^ "Ep." is shortened form for episode and refers to an episode number of the One-Punch Man anime

NotesEdit

  1. ^ A list of Tank-Top members is provided in Vol. 9
  2. ^ The Mumen in Mumen Rider's name translates to "no driver's license".Vol. 2 endnotes

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