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Title(s): Hajime no Ippo
はじめの一歩
第一神拳
Author(s): MORIKAWA Jyoji
Artist(s): MORIKAWA Jyoji
Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Shounen, Sports
Start Date: 1989
Status: Ongoing
Summary:
Makunochi Ippo is an ordinary high school student in Japan. Since he spends most of his time away from school helping his mother run the family business, he doesn't get to enjoy his younger years like most teenagers. Always a target for bullying at school, Ippo's life is one of hardship. One of these after-school bullying sessions turns Ippo's life around for the better, as he is saved by a boxer named Takamura. He decides to follow in Takamura's footsteps and train to become a boxer, giving his life direction and purpose. Ippo's path to perfecting his pugilistic prowess is just beginning.

Won the 15th Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shounen Manga.
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Written by Blacksie on June 19, 2011 at 2:54 PM
Overall Rating
Good
Story: 3
Dialogue: 3
Animation: 4
Entertainment: 4
Most sport manga aren't that popular but this one has been through an incredible run. Even if u don't like sport manga u will still like this one. There isn't a really deep story behind it. It's mostly just training and fighting but it never gets boring. The art ..... you will get used to it. At least the action looks great.
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