I'm getting pretty hyped up for watchdog man vs garou (if murata doesn't pull a fast one and switch back to the fighting tournament, which he'll probably do) and I was thinking about how powerful he was and I got reminded of a sort of joke superhero from the 80s called Blue Devil. Similar to how Metal Bat gets stronger simply because he "gets pumped". It's seems as if he often doesn't even really pay attention to City Q's inhabitants. I see where you are coming from, thats what i thought too for the longest time, but the recent emphasis on his beast like qualities got me wondering. minor spoilers included. (Theory) Watchdog man is a monster. They always have a fact, a quote, or a logical argument on the tip of their tongue. Affiliation Watchdog Man Should a monster be a part of a hero association? Watchdog Man Theory theory I'm getting pretty hyped up for watchdog man vs garou (if murata doesn't pull a fast one and switch back to the fighting tournament, which he'll probably do) and I was thinking about how powerful he was and I got reminded of a sort of joke superhero from the 80s called Blue Devil.  He is also described to eliminate monsters like no other. , Dog Attributes: Watchdog Man possesses characteristics usually associated with dogs. Superhuman Physical ProwessDog Attributes There’ve been hints in the past that Assassin’s Creed and Watch Dogs exist in the same fictional world. A testament to his prowess is that he was left in charge of Q-City, which is considered to be the most dangerous city in terms of number and average disaster level of Mysterious Beings. Undisclosed It makes me think that if WDM's power if from his obsession with protecting City Q, is he as powerful when he isn't fighting for his beloved city? Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. That costume stuff you are saying is basically Phoenixman. Watchdog Man always gives me the impression of Batman. Status  He was also able to easily keep up with and block all attacks from Garou during their fight and retaliated at the speed that the Hero Hunter was unable to counter. Despite his silly and childish motif, he has a terrifying reputation throughout the world. Watchdog Man referenced the Greek mythological dog Cerberus twice: The first time was in the 2017 One Punch Man Halloween cover, where he was depicted with three heads. , Immense Speed and Reflexes: Watchdog Man is extremely fast, being able to rip apart multiple monsters within a few seconds. A man who wore a phoenix costume and can't take it off, then he turned into a mysterious being. Would Saitama leave an innocent monster alone, or do they all deserve to be fought? On the other hand, it does seem like WatchDog man is purely a comedic character, so I don't know if they want to go somewhere dramatic with him... Saitama would leave an innocent monster alone. Cool idea. Yuji Ueda His expression is constantly deadpan, making him difficult to read. Abilities The second time was in a simple sketch of the homonymous dog Cerberus from Eyeshield 21, Murata's most famous work aside from One Punch Man. They seek to understand the world and their being by using their intelligence and analytical skills. Check the sidebar for information! Though willing to brutalize human attackers, he notably holds back and does not go for the kill, instead beating Garou down until he escaped Q-City's limits. Remember withering sprout? Watchdog Man quickly dispatches all of the monsters and rips them apart with great haste, while Garou observes him. hes so dedicated to doing so he pretty much never leaves. He can be rather impish when fighting human criminals, as seen when he counters Garou by "shaking" his attacking hands. As long as I can protect my own town, that's enough for me. Watchdog Man then engages in battle with Garou. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the OnePunchMan community. Finally, while minor i think its worth pointing out that watchdog man shares a resemblance at least in the general concept of his design (IE a guy in a costume) with phoenix man. Chapter 20 Alias Welcome to r/OnePunchMan, the subreddit for all things related to our caped bald hero! He has a blank and disinterested look on his face, … Mostly because of his Animal themed suit, and obsession with his city. For all we know, Zombieman and Pig God could be monsters technically. Webcomic Webcomic Debut He has an absolute sense of smell and hearing. Guardian of Q-City (Q市の守り神, Kyu-shi no Mamorigami)  In his early days as a hero, he managed to rip off the head of an enormous monster without incurring an injury. He takes a stance on all fours while fighting, rather than standing upright to confront enemies. Maybe he's a good monster? What if, he's just born half-dog half-man?  This, along with his physical prowess and senses, makes him one of the few heroes capable of beating Garou with no problems. Yeah i was thinking it could be that he is obessively loyal to Q city if that makes sense. Watchdog Man rips off the head of a Demon-level monster, Immense Strength: Watchdog Man possesses an extreme amount of raw physical strength, being able to easily rip apart multiple monsters far larger than himself with his bare paws. He dresses in a full-body dog suit with a red collar, with his face showing where the dog's mouth should be. Characteristics I believe tha theory that Sweet Mask is a monster. Anime Debut Hello there!  He noticed someone farted during a meeting when none of the other S-Class heroes noticed. theory. He's not callous to the average person or thoughtless about their safety, he's just obsessive about dem bones.  However, Watchdog Man's skills are demonstrated to be rather powerful, being able to counter Garou's martial art techniques, including his Water Stream Rock Smashing Fist. Abilities You mean 'Mysterious Being', OP. English VA  His table manners are also bad since he eats like a dog and is never seen using a fork or spoon. Watchdog Man dodges the attack and asks Garou, if he is a human or a monster. that could be a result of his monsterification perhaps? Hero Association The origin of Watchdog Man's hero name comes from Watchdog Man wearing a dog costume and his physical abilities and fighting style of a wild dog. But if WDM is a monster, why is he protecting Q City? In the sketch, Murata depicted Cerberus with two extra heads, one of Watchdog Man and the other of. he is driven to protect it against any threat but seems pretty much apathetic to the rest of the world. I used the word monster because i recall that term being used when they described how an obsession can fuel someones monsterification. Press J to jump to the feed. It wouldnt be too far fetched for this manga. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Q-City Watchdog Man (番犬マン Banken-man) is the S-Class Rank 12 professional hero of the Hero Association. he doesnt seem to have any desire to do hero work outside city Q whatsoever. I think there is a decent amount of evidence suggesting that hes a monster. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Watchdog Man’s monument is near a train station, and citizens often come to clean the blood of monsters off of the plaza and statue every day. I think there is a decent amount of evidence suggesting that hes a monster. He dresses in a full-body dog suit with a red collar, with his face showing where the dog's mouth should be. His senses allow him to instantly detect any monster who enters his domain. Are there a lot of friendly monsters who don't want to fight? Manga thats the case for most monsters, but there are certain exceptions like overgrown rover and evil natural water that dont necessarily seem to be obsessed with killing people. Being the active guardian of Japan's most dangerous city,Q-city, the only rest he gets is on top of the mountains of monsters he's slain.