Kinnikuman (Muscleman), a weak and clumsy super hero, constantly getting into wacky situations. As the series progressed, the story began changing from comedy to action as Kinnikuman battles stronger and stronger foes in the wrestling ring. The series continually introduced new Super Human characters, known as Chyo-jins, who would challenge Kinnikuman and his friends for various purposes. Note: Received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen manga in 1985. The original run was from 1979-1986 and ended with Vol. 36. The series directly continued in 2010.