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Hokuto no Ken 2

Hokuto no Ken 2

Alternative Titles

English: Fist of the North Star 2
Japanese: 北斗の拳2

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 43
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 12, 1987 to Feb 18, 1988
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

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Ranked: #11612
Popularity: #2602
Members: 7,779
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Synopsis

In the second series after Raoh has been defeated by Kenshiro a new rival appears. The Gentou Kouken warriors. Falco the successor of the Gentou Kouken takes orders from an evil ruler by the name of Jacko. He claims to be the man chosen by the Tentei and issues orders to his subordinates to capture anyone living in order to build up his Imperial Capital. Kenshiro once again rises out of the shadows and puts an end to his tyrannical ways. Amidst the mayhem Lynn gets captured and gets taken to the land of the Shura where only ruthless fighters exist. Now Kenshiro must pursue the captor and defeat the 3 Rasho of the land in order to escape with his life and with Lynn.

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Related Anime

Adaptation: Hokuto no Ken
Prequel: Hokuto no Ken
Sequel: Shin Hokuto no Ken

Characters & Voice Actors

Kenshiro
Kenshiro
Main
Kamiya, Akira
Japanese
Kamiya, Akira
Raoh
Raoh
Supporting
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese
Utsumi, Kenji
Kaioh
Kaioh
Supporting
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese
Utsumi, Kenji
Bat
Bat
Supporting
Nanba, Keiichi
Japanese
Nanba, Keiichi
Ichiryuusai, Teiyuu
Japanese
Ichiryuusai, Teiyuu

Staff

Shimon, Masato
Shimon, Masato
Theme Song Performance
Buronson
Buronson
Original Creator
Suda, Masami
Suda, Masami
Character Design
Nozomi, Aoki
Nozomi, Aoki
Music

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Episodes  0 / 43
Aired  Mar 12, 1987 to Feb 18, 1988
Status  Finished Airing
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Dec 23, 2008 2:32 PM
fedaykin
First of all, this is a continuation of Hokuto No Ken with a time gap in between, so you would probably want to look at that before this. But, as this is not a plot-based show, it does make sense without having seen the original.

The first half of the story was actually pretty enjoyable, even if very standard. Heroic Rebels overthrow the Evil Emprire, but it's done well and had some suspenseful moments and likeable characters. Falco is one of the more impressive adversaries for Ken and their final duel was good fun. If the story ended at that point, I would have given the read more
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Oct 17, 2008 10:05 AM
hikky
I watched this series directly following the first series (and assuming the reader of this review has watched the first one as well), so this will be a bit of a comparison between the two.

Firstly, I have to say, that this series was a let down when compared with the original. There are a couple major reasons for this, which are as follows:

1: The story. The story this time around was really unattractive for me. It didn't HAVE to be bad, but I really think it was poorly executed. I should say that the earlier half, story-wise, was going in a good direction. Ken reappeared read more
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Jul 2, 1:05 AM
thenh782
Fist of the North Star 2 is a pretty awesome show and is not as bad as fist of the north star 1 fans make it to be.

Story : The plot of fist of the north starts continues where the first show left off. However ten years have passed by since Kenshiro's epic battle with his ultimate rival , enemy and brother Raoh. The world is again in chaos and the only one who can stop this the legendary savior of the century's end Kenshiro with his ultimate martial arts style the divine fist of the north star.He along with his friends Bat read more
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Feb 6, 2013 12:26 PM
Shura-shurato
An worthy continuation of one of japan´s most populair anime franchise since 1983, so soon its HAPPY HAPPY BRITHDAY hokuto no ken, to survive all these decades!!! After the intense 1st serie´s wich i also reviewed, once again the not too good animation wich i somewhat appreciate. Storyline is stilll damn good and unpredictable dark plots inbetween wich transfers chara. to chara as the serie´s coming to an end, and some DAMN good villians-heroe´s introductions,and most of all: Bart & Lynn the two small kids , they grown up and survived!! en this time they fight too!Only there is a bit more lack read more
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Opening Theme

"Tough Boy" by TOM★CAT

Ending Theme

#1: "Love Song" by TOM★CAT (eps 1-42)
#2: "Yuria... Eien ni (ユリア…永遠に)" by Crystal King (ep 43)

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