Hey there! Today we will update you on One Punch Man Chapter 162 where we will tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming chapter such as its release date, spoilers, raw scans, and through where you can read the new chapter.
One Punch Man is a very popular hard-core superhero action manga which is an adaptation of the original webcomic by ONE (also drew Mob Psycho 100) and is drawn by Yusuke Murata of EyeShield 21. It features some of the most spectacular looking fight scenes with very detailed art and character writing.
We are even one more step closer to the long-awaited showdown between the Human Monster Garou and Saitama.
In the latest chapter, we see Garou coming across Saitama standing near the seashore. He tries to challenge Saitama but he shooks him off saying he doesn’t see Garou ass a monster after he helped beat the centipede monster and is currently in no mood for a fight and is currently is so angered that he is considering destroying the planet.
At that moment Garou realises that the person standing in front of him is the same bald guy who he has come across multiple times in past and was completely obliterated every time.
One Punch Chapter 162 Release Date and Time
The One Punch Man manga by ONE and Yusuke Murata is published in Shueisha’s Tonori no Young Magazine which is released on weekly basis every Saturday. However, the OPM manga has a very unusual release schedule and the author is allowed to publish the chapter whenever he wishes. In most cases, the new chapters are released on the first Saturday of the month or the last Saturday of the month. Since the previous ch i.e. ch 161 was published on 14th March, the One Punch Man Chapter 162 will either release on Saturday, April 9, 2022, or on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 12:00 AM (JST). The chapter title has not been announced yet.
However do note that it will take some time before the English translations will come out as the whole translation process involves manga invisible complex steps such as redrawing, typesetting, proofreading, and of course translating the text.
So you might need to for at least 3-5 days the chapter is available to read in your preferred language.
As for our international audience, here is when chapter 162 of One Punch Man will be available to read on the online website.
- Pacific Time: 9 AM on Saturday
- Central Time: 11 AM on Saturday
- Eastern Time: 12 noon on Saturday
- British Time: 5 PM on Saturday
Is One Punch On on break this week?
No, fortunately, the manga is not on break this month and chapter 162 will be released as per its schedule. So far no such delay has been announced from the author’s side.
One Punch Man Chapter 162 Leaks, Raw Scans and Spoilers
At the time of writing, the raw scans and spoilers for Chapter 162 haven’t come out yet. Such raw scans usually starts surfacing on the net 3-4 days before the official release date and can be found on online forums such as 4chan and Reddit. So we are expecting this week’s to be available on 5th April 2022.
We will keep an eye out for them and report back to you as soon as are released. Meanwhile, for the latest updates and chapter discussions check out its official subreddit a r/OnePunchMan.
Previous Chapter Recap
A confused Sweet Mask, carrying the unconcious Metal Bat, walks in on the corpse of Sage Centipede, who was split in half by Garou, and wonders what happened. He sees Manako trying to wake up a incapacitated Flashy Flash, and mistakes it for an attack. However, before he can strike the monster, his punch gets by the aircraft carrier crashing in between them, knocking both sweet mask and Metal Bat as well as Flashy Flash away.
“Clash of the Limitless” One Punch Man chapter 161 colouring by me
— 🅰️lter 🅱️. Drawin (@alter_recs) March 24, 2022
Meanwhile, king, still carrying the incapacitated Tatsumaki notices the Carrier flying straight towards him, and panics realising Saitama is nowhere to be found.
Where to read chapter 162 of One Punch Man?
There are two ways you can read the latest chapter. The first is by reading the fan translations which will be available one or two days after the Japanese release.
The second is reading the official translations by Viz on their official website. However, the Viz translations are quite behind by 3 chapters so you need to wait for 2-4 weeks’ chapter 159 official translations.
You can also purchase its previous volumes on that website and can read it in both online and offline mode.
What is One Punch Man about?
One Punch Man is a manga written by ONE and drawn by Yusuke Murata, published in Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump since 2012. The manga is based on the webcomic written by ONE. Viz Media is publishing the series in English.
Manga inspired an anime series by Studio Madhouse in 2015 for 12 episodes. J.C. Staff then produced a second season in 2019 which also ran for 12 episodes. A live-action adaptation by Sony is in development.
The story centres around Saitama who started out being a hero just for fun. After three years of “special” training, he became so powerful that he can defeat opponents with a single punch. Now, alongside Genos, his faithful cyborg disciple, Saitama is ready to begin his official duties as a professional hero working with the Hero Association.