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50 Best ‘One Punch Man’ Quotes from the Anime

One Punch Man is a popular anime series that follows the story of Saitama, a superhero who can defeat his opponents with a single punch.

Saitama leads a mundane life, seeking the excitement of battling his opponents. The show blends comedy and action, with the animation being particularly significant in the first season.

The animation has visually stunning fight sequences that captivate audiences of nearly all ages.

One Punch Man stands out for its deconstruction of the superhero genre while also showcasing the global appeal and impact of anime as a medium. 

Here’s the scoop on the best One Punch Man quotes!

1. “I’m just a guy who’s a hero for fun.” – Saitama

Saitama and an android

2. “The true power of us human beings is that we can change ourselves on our own.” – Genos

3. “The world is full of justice. But there is no true justice.” – Garou

4. “In exchange for power, you lose something dear.” – Boros

5. “I don’t think it’s a crime to kill a villain. But I also don’t think it’s a good thing to kill someone who’s innocent.” – Mumen Rider

6. “It’s not about overpowering an enemy. It’s about overpowering yourself.” – Saitama

Rikiya Koyama and Tomokazu Seki

7. “Deep inside, you’re nothing more than a coward who can’t even bear to be alone.” – Speed-o’-Sound Sonic

8. “The difference in skill is what makes the world go round.” – Silver Fang

9. “You’re the strongest hero, but you also have the worst sense of direction.” – Genos

10. “Human beings are strong because we can change ourselves.” – Saitama

Makoto Furukawa in One Punch Man (2015)

11. “There are no heroes or villains. Just people who make decisions.” – Fubuki

12. “You think you can just turn your back on the world and live in peace? You’re pathetic!” – Garou

13. “I’ve never relied on anyone my whole life. It’s because I’m weak.” – Saitama

14. “When you’re miserable, you need something that’s even more miserable than you to feel good about yourself.” – Tatsumaki

15. “Monsters are born too weak to be useful. But I don’t want to stay weak.” – Genos

Kaito Ishikawa  as Geno

16. “Being a hero means fighting back even when it seems hopeless.” – Saitama

17. “I don’t want to regret not having done something when I had the chance.” – Mumen Rider

18. “Strength is justice. Strength is absolute.” – Garou

19. “There is no such thing as absolute evil or absolute good. Just people with good intentions or bad intentions.” – Saitama

20. “The true power of an individual is to be able to master yourself.” – Genos

Makoto Furukawa and Kaito Ishikawa in One Punch Man (2015)

21. “You can’t use society as an excuse to avoid facing yourself.” – Saitama

22. “If you really want to become strong, stop caring about what others think about you.” – Garou

23. “You’re right. Heroes are everywhere. There are a lot of people who want to help others.” – Mumen Rider

24. “No one knows what the future holds. That’s why its potential is infinite.” – Saitama

25. “I’ll keep pushing myself until I become the strongest.” – Genos

26. “I just punch until it stops moving. That’s it.” – Saitama

Makoto Furukawa as Saitama

27. “To become strong, you must first accept your own weaknesses.” – Bang

28. “If the heroes run and hide, who will stay and fight?” – Mumen Rider

29. “Weaklings will stay weak forever. But weakness is not evil, since human beings are weak creatures to begin with.” – Saitama

30. “The true power of a hero lies not in their strength, but in their ability to inspire others.” – Genos

Yûki Kaji and Kaito Ishikawa in Human Monster (2019)

31. “No matter how powerful you become, don’t become a monster in the process.” – Saitama

32. “Sometimes you have to take a step back to see the bigger picture.”

33. “I’ve become too strong.”- Saitama

34. “You’re really cool.”- Saitama

35. “Laboring for the sake of others isn’t that bad of a thing.”- Puri-Puri Prisoner 

36. “I’m not saying I need fans, but it would be nice if someone noticed what I’ve been doing.”- Saitama


37. “Instead of sitting around frustrated it’s better to keep on moving forward.”- Saitama

38. “Is that really the limit of your strength? Could the you of tomorrow beat you today? Instead of giving in, move forward.” – Saitama

39. “I will not grow if I cannot face superior opponents.”- Genos

40. “Human strength lies in the ability to change yourself.”- Saitama

Makoto Furukawa in One Punch Man (2015)

41. “I’ll leave tomorrow’s problem to tomorrow’s me.” -Saitama

42. “If heroes run and hide who will stay and fight?” -Saitama

43. “You are too young to worry about failure. In a pinch, just muddle through. The outcome won’t change, so that’s best.” -Bang

44. “Instead of sitting here frustrated, it’s better to keep moving forward.” – Saitama

saitama in the rain

45. “You are calm and intelligent, but youth can invite disaster. Do not fight alone.” – Dr. Kuseno

46. “You gotta train like hell until the point where your hair falls out. That’s the only way to become truly strong.” – Saitama

47. “Overwhelming strength is boring.” – Saitama

48. “100 Push-ups. 100 sit-ups. And 100 squats. Then a 10-kilometer run. Do it every single day!” – Saitama

Makoto Furukawa and Ami Naitô

49. “A hero must be tough, strong, and beautiful… As well as able to promptly and splendidly eradicate evil.” – Sweet Mask

50. “If you really want to become strong, stop caring about what others think about you. Living your life has nothing to do with what others think.” – Saitama

One Punch Man made a large impact on the anime world by deconstructing the superhero genre, taking animation to the next level, and creating a show that ended up gaining global recognition for itself and the anime genre. 

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