© ONE, Yusuke Murata / SHUEISHA, Hero Association HQ

Southeast Asian streaming service HOOQ has added on Wednesday the the popular superhero comedy anime One-Punch Man to their streaming lineup.

The first season of the popular series will be in addition to a slew of Japanese anime titles from Philippine-based anime licensor Telesuccess Productions, which was added to the streaming lineup earlier this month.

This is the third time an anime title from media conglomerate ABS-CBN is being streamed online, after Makoto Shinkai’s your name. and Doraemon’s 2005 anime series but this is the first time that a Tagalog-dubbed version of the show will be streamed outside of the conglomerate’s platforms.

You may watch One Punch Man for free on the HOOQ app on your device, or through this link: hooq.tv/ph/tv-shows/one-punch-man-24f3da6b-0fb5-4077-ba9d-d0f6cadafb8c


© ONE, Yusuke Murata / SHUEISHA, Hero Association HQ

One Punch Man is an anime adaptation of a popular web comic by the author One published online since 2009, which is a parody of the popular kids character Anpanman.

Japanese publisher Shueisha has been publishing a remake of the series since 2012 on its Young Jump Web Comic magazine, which currently has 21 volumes.

The manga is also being published in English on a simulpub basis through North American anime and manga distributor Viz Media’s Shonen Jump digital manga service.


Viz Media has described the popular series:

Nothing about Saitama passes the eyeball test when it comes to superheroes, from his lifeless expression to his bald head to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking guy has a not-so-average problem—he just can’t seem to find an opponent strong enough to take on! 


One-Punch Man’s first season was directed by Shingo Natsume, who worked on the comedy anime series Space Dandy, with series composition by Tomohiro Suzuki, who previously worked on anime titles like Tiger and Bunny and Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary movie.

One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island movie’s animation director Chikashi Kubota handled character designs, which was produced by anime studio Madhouse.


ABS-CBN’s digital terrestrial channel YeY first aired the popular anime series in Tagalog dubbing in November 2018, under its Weekend “All-YeY Anime” time block.

The conglomerate’s flagship free-to-air channel eventually aired the series in January the following year.