How Saitama Was Able To Time Travel, Explained

With recent manga developments, A punch received a lot of attention from fans around the world. The last chapter was overwhelming as it showed how strong Saitama and Garou are.

Chapter 168 also picked up a lot more of those humorous elements that were missing in some of the earlier chapters. However, with the revelation of Saitama’s new power, the topic of discussion has now shifted to his physical limits.

It turns out that the Caped Baldy can now time travel in the series. Fans have been trying to figure out how Saitama is able to time travel. Let’s take a look at the narrator’s explanations that will help fans understand how the main protagonist of the series succeeded.

Disclaimer: This article contains major manga spoilers. All external media are the property of their respective owners and Sportskeeda does not claim ownership.


A punch : Understanding Saitama’s Powers and Abilities Revealed in Chapter 168

The entire fan base was left speechless when Garou not only accepted his loss, but also asked Caped Baldy for a favor. He wanted Saitama to learn the ultimate technique in his arsenal. Saitama showed indifference to such favor and didn’t seem to understand why he was being asked to copy his opponent’s power in the first place.

#OnePunchMan Saitama is unlimited and he can use Garou’s copy technique and he time traveled 😅 even the sun couldn’t damage him 🐐 https://t.co/fO1bvX2xxh

When the hero of A punch got into the position and started performing the move, God spoke and decided to remove Garou’s powers. Garou then urged Saitama to be careful as he performed the move that led to his untimely death. According to the manga artist, these two characters imagined their own universes. Due to Garou’s intense cosmic rays, some particles and antiparticles were generated in pairs.

The series'  explanation of Saitama's ability to time travel (Image via ONE/Yusuke Murata, Shueisha One Punch Man)
The series’ explanation of Saitama’s ability to time travel (Image via ONE/Yusuke Murata, Shueisha One Punch Man)

Following this, the subatomic particles moved in opposite directions and began to mimic each other’s motions. Something similar was also happening with Saitama’s subatomic particles, which allowed him to time travel in the series. This is the explanation given by the author of A punch to his fan base. In the manga, Garou is explained as someone who could time travel because he understood the flow of all energy and force.

@All_OPM Bro SAITAMA CAN NOW TIME TRAVEL FREELY WITH HIS BRUTE STRENGTH AS GAROU SAID HE IS ABLE TO COPY ALL HIS ABILITIES AND SURPASS THEM. CRAZY CHAPTER. HE LEVELED UP https://t.co/voamP1JE6J

The reason Saitama was able to copy a move like that was because of his limitless growth. As mentioned by the narrator, the main protagonist was someone who never stopped growing, and his growth rate only increased due to the emotional surge he felt after witnessing death. of Genos. If some fans were unhappy with the mode of explanation, it should be understood that this is largely a gag manga, and this explanation seems quite acceptable for a manga of this type.

As the manga progresses, it will continue to generate excitement among fans. The question now boils down to “How wide is Saitama’s abilities in the series?” Only time will tell.


Profile Picture

Comments are closed.