Inio Asano reveals how God Punpun initially looked in Storyboard

Afro god, whose punpun, the title character of the manga

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, worship, is quite an enigmatic being.The design of the Afro God, with his photorealistic rising head and distinguished smile, still remains fresh in the minds of manga readers.

However, the personal god of Punpun was not always supposed to look so effective or surreal.In his recent tweet, the manga author

Inio Asano

revealed the initial scenario for the first chapter

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in which the personal god of Punpun appears.

The project compared to the one that was finally published is completely different.Asano also drew attention to this initial project, saying that he was terrifying him.

“Part of the script of the first episode of Punpun.I didn’t remember it at all, but God looks different and it scares me, “wrote the author in a tweet.

Twitter users who saw the work version of Asano replied that Manga would not be the same without Afro God.Some even pointed out that God’s design in the initial sketch was very similar to this Buddha.


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Asano (

Good night punpun

).On Weekly Young Sunday Shogakukana between 2007 and 2008, and later on Weekly Big Comic Spirits from 2008 to 2013. 147 Chapters of Manga were collected and compiled in 13 volumes of Tankobon.

The North American manga version was licensed by VIZ Media, which announced it to Otakon 2015. They describe the story of the manga as follows:

Meet Punpun Punyama.He is an average child in an average city.

He wants to win the Nobel Prize and save the world.

He wants the girl in whom he will love him again.

I want to find some porn.

That’s what he wants, but what does he get …?

From January 2019.

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He had 3 million copies in circulation.