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Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

Alternative Titles

English: Fighting Spirit: New Challenger
Synonyms: Hajime no Ippo New Series, Hajime no Ippo Season II, Hajime no Ippo 2
Japanese: はじめの一歩 新シリーズ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2009 to Jul 1, 2009
Producers: Madhouse, VAP, Kodansha
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.761 (scored by 30166 users)
Ranked: #302
Popularity: #621
Members: 45,257
Favorites: 525
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Synopsis

Ippo Makunouchi continues his boxing career and his goal on knowing the meaning of being strong, and the desire on fighting his idol Ichiro Miyata once again. Along him are pro boxers Takamura, Aoki and Kimura that each one of them aspire to their own dreams.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Hajime no Ippo
Prequel: Hajime no Ippo: Mashiba vs. Kimura
Sequel: Hajime no Ippo: Rising

Characters & Voice Actors

Aoki, Masaru
Aoki, Masaru
Main
Takagi, Wataru
Japanese
Takagi, Wataru
Itagaki, Manabu
Itagaki, Manabu
Main
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Namikawa, Daisuke
Kamogawa, Genji
Kamogawa, Genji
Main
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese
Utsumi, Kenji
Kimura, Tatsuya
Kimura, Tatsuya
Main
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese
Fujiwara, Keiji

Staff

Shishido, Jun
Director
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Sound Director
Osedo, Satoshi
Episode Director
Watanabe, Kotono
Episode Director, Script, Storyboard



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Apr 27, 2010
IppoSRB
You know, I've always loved boxing. Yet i never imagined that anime series about boxing could be much more interesting than the "real thing". Well, actually, It's not!
In this anime you don't just have pure fight, action non-stop. NO!
You get to know each one of the characters in the series. It's like you're one part of this anime. I don't know, I've never felt it before. The "gang"...It always looked like I am part of it, laughing and sorrowing with them. Watching them get beat up and yet stand again.
I know this review sounds like shit, and there are 100% lot better reviews then this, read more
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Oct 27, 2013
arashi-chan12
Story: 9/10
As usual, Hajime no Ippo steps up with the excellent story telling. There is not much of Ippo actually fighting in here, which came as somewhat of a disappointment to me, but we get more in depth stories and back stories to supporting characters. And, there are some cameos from characters that we barely got to see, so that is nice. I felt like there was a little bit more focus on the matches/side characters this series around rather than the outside life, or the training, which the first season had a lot of montages of. While the lessons and values of Hajime no read more
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Recommendations

Old school sports anime with an interesting cast that is sure to provide some laughs.
about fighting and martial Arts

Opening Theme

"Hekireki" by Last Alliance

Ending Theme

"8 AM" by coldrain

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