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One-Punch Man TV Anime Promo Video Previews Story

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Video confirms cast, staff for October action anime

The official website of the upcoming One-Punch Man television anime unveiled the show's first promotional video on Monday. The video confirms the show's currently announced staff and cast list.

Text: Have you lost a precious thing in exhange for power?
Text: Over 5 million copies in print.
Text: Web comic personality: ONE
Text: The strongest Jump successor: Yūsuke Murata
Text: The manga by the strongest tag-team
Text: Is at last being adapted into anime.
Text: Director: Shingo Natsume (Space Dandy, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos)
Text: Series Composition: Tomohiro Suzuki (Tiger & Bunny, Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary)
Text: Character design: Chikashi Kubota (From the New World, Robotics;Notes)
Text: Animation production: MADHOUSE (Summer Wars, Hunter x Hunter)
Text: Makoto Furukawa (Gaist Crusher, Golden Time) as Saitama
Text: Kaito Ishikawa (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, Haikyu!!) as Genos
Text: A man who became too strong.
Text: A calm-type...
Text: Superpowered hero...
Text: It only takes one hit!
Text: One punch!
Saitama: I took up being a hero for a hobby.
Text: An everyday knockout action premieres!

The series is premiering in October.

Yūsuke Murata's manga series revolves around the titular super hero who has trained so hard that his hair has fallen out, and who can overcome any enemy with one punch. However, because he is so strong, he has become bored and frustrated with winning all his battles so easily.

Murata's manga series adapts ONE's original web manga of the same name. Murata's manga is currently running on Shueisha's free Tonari no Young Jump spinoff website. The series passed the 2.2-million mark in November 2013, the 3.4-million mark last May, and the 4.5-million mark in November.

One-Punch Man is currently serialized in Viz Media's English-language digital edition of Weekly Shonen Jump.

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