One-Punch Man Begins on Animax
posted on by Andrew Osmond
The original manga's story 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.
Makoto Miyazaki (Dragon Crisis!, Triage X) is composing the music. Chikashi Kubota (From the New World, Robotics;Notes) is serving as both character designer and chief animation director. Shigemi Ikeda and Yukiko Maruyama are the art directors, and Ken Hashimoto is the color key artist. Akane Fushihara is the director of photography, while Kashiko Kimura is editing. Shōji Hata is directing the sound.
Shingo Natsume (Space Dandy, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos) is directing the anime at Madhouse (Summer Wars, Hunter X Hunter), and Tomohiro Suzuki (Tiger & Bunny scripts, Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary) is in charge of the series scripts.