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Learn to Dance With Saitama In “One-Punch Ondo” Video


As we all know, Saitama has a not-so-secret recipe to his success. His rigorous daily schedule includes a hundred push-ups, sit-ups, and squats, in addition to a full 10 kilometer run. Maybe he should also start talking up his dance routines?

Earlier today, Bandai Visual released a new promotional short to their YouTube channel. The feature, titled Minna de Odorou! Saitama no “WanPan Ondo” Furitsuke Kaisetsu Mūbī (Everybody Dance! “One-Punch Ondo” Choreography Commentary With Saitama), was released to promote the upcoming “Wanpan Autumn Festival” fan event.

As one can expect, things get a bit weird. The feature sees Saitma cutting a rug to a One-Punch-ified festival tune, as he listlessly rattles off instructions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV72KcNCWEM

And before you ask, no, I don’t know why there’s a puppet.

OnePunchMan-Anime-KeyArt-WCopy-smThat said, the “Wanpan Autumn Festival” will be held at Omiya Sonic City, on September 25. Fans should brush up on their WanPan Ondo, because there will be some dancing.

For newcomers to the franchise, One-Punch Man is based on Yuusuke Murata and ONE’s manga of the same name. Shingo Natsume (Space Dandy) directed the series at Madhouse, with Chikashi Kubota (Robotics;Notes) providing character designs. Tomohiro Suzuki (Tiger & Bunny) wrote the show’s scripts, while Makoto Miyazaki (Triage X) scored the soundtrack.

Viz currently holds the license for the series, which currently airs on Toonami.

Source: YouTube (Bandai Visual)

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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