One-Punch Man Creator Announces New Manga Titled VERSUS

The creator of ”One-Punch Man” will team up with the artist from ”King of Fighters” to make and publish a new fighting manga of epic proportions. The mangaka ONEwill publish what will be his new manga series titled ”VERSUS”, with Azuma Kyoutarou in charge of art. The story will follow 47 heroes who will have to fight against the 47 demons of the Demon Lord.

Although not many details about the project are known, fans were excited for ”VERSUS”, which will have its first chapter released on November 26. ONE has gained wide popularity for their manga that feature stories other than the usual, with ”One-Punch Man” and ”Mob Psycho 100” being a complete success.

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”One-Punch Man” was first published in 2009, with ONE announcing an indefinite hiatus from the series in 2010. During that time, Yusuke Murata he became fascinated with the story, which led him to want to collaborate together with the writer. Together they remade ”One-Punch Man”, with the Tonari no Young Jump website serializing the manga in 2012. The story follows a powerful man who can knock out his opponents with a single punch.

The next big project was ”Mob Psycho 100”, which was published from 2012 to 2017. Written and illustrated by ONE, the story follows a serious and unassuming boy who is also a powerful psychic. In order to learn how to control his abilities, he is trained by his teacher Reigen Arataka, a self-proclaimed psychic.

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Azuma Kyoutarou has worked as an illustrator for ”Tenkaichi” and ”King of Fighters”, with the latter being a manga that retells the story of the video game ”King of Fighters XIV”, released exclusively for PlayStation 4. Published by Seven Seas Entertainment, the story follows fighters who are determined to find out who is the strongest warrior among them.

The ”One-Punch Man” and ”Mob Psycho 100” anime are available on Crunchyroll. ”VERSUS”, ONE’s new manga, will premiere on November 26.

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