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Title(s): Fist of the North Star
Hokuto no Ken
北斗の拳
北斗神拳
Bắc Đẩu Thần Quyền
Author(s): Buronson
Artist(s): HARA Tetsuo
Genres: Action, Drama, Martial arts, Mature, Sci-fi, Shounen
Start Date: 1983
Status: Completed
Summary:
199X, nuclear war has ravaged the planet. From the ashes, gangs have risen to take all the power from world governments. Justice has ceased to exist in this now lawless world. From the sands of a desert, a man appears. His name is Kenshiro, and he is the sucessor to the most powerful martial art in the world, Hokuto Shinken.

This art attacks the foes insides, and makes them explode internally and die in often brutal ways. Kenshiro's goal is to kill the man who kidnapped his fiance, Yuria. A man that he once called a friend, but who betrayed him and left him for dead. Along the way, he makes friends and enemies alike, while protecting those who cannot protect themselves.
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love and sadness
Written by luca2210 on March 9, 2012 at 5:37 AM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
when i was i child i watched the anime on tv, but my parents said "don't watch it, it's too much violent!". now that several years have passed i decided to read the manga because i knew there was much more in this story, not only violence as many think. so i bought the manga and well i can say this is one of the most beautiful mangas i've ever read. in a world destroyed by war, some humans have survived but chaos and violence reign. the reason for the existence of kenshiro is make tears become smiles. he protects the weak ones from the evil ones. (read more)
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
A classic - with exploding heads
Written by Topside on March 6, 2012 at 6:08 AM
Overall Rating
Good
Story: 4
Dialogue: 3
Animation: 3
Entertainment: 5
Before an orphaned alien threw his first Kamehameha, before a blond kid in an orange jumpsuit became the world's favorite ninja, before a bloke named Jojo went on a bizarre adventure... There was Fist of the North Star. And before most of us were even old enough to know what anime is, Kenshiro was making heads explode - both in his own world (literally) and around ours (figuratively).

The whole post-apocalyptic thing has been done to death, but never before had it incorporated this level of out-and-out fantasy. You see, Kenshiro is a master (read more)
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
Trust me
Written by KnightsBankai on February 8, 2012 at 1:49 AM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
the artwork you get used to quickly. The story is still good regardless
0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
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