What is One Punch Man? Why is One Punch Man so popular? On this video, I give you the brief history of One Punch Man from its web comic roots, to the manga, to the anime and how it got so huge and will continue to grow.
One-Punch Man is an ongoing Japanese webcomic created by an author using the pseudonym ONE, which began publication in early 2009. The series quickly went viral, surpassing 7.9 million hits in June 2012.
Once released in the United States, both the first and second volumes debuted on the New York Times Manga Best Sellers list, at first and second place, respectively, and stayed there for two weeks. Volume one dropped to second place for the third week, while volume two fell off the list altogether. Volume one was still on the list for a fourth week.The series was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2015.