Hokuto no Ken 2

Fist of the North Star 2

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Alternative Titles

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


Type: TV
Episodes: 43
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 12, 1987 to Feb 18, 1988
Premiered: Spring 1987
Broadcast: Thursdays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama
Themes: Martial ArtsMartial Arts, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.551 (scored by 1100811,008 users)
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Ranked: #14792
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Popularity: #3521
Members: 26,130
Favorites: 110

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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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Theme Song Performance
Original Creator


Opening Theme

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"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 (eps 43)

Dec 23, 2008
fedaykin (All reviews)
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
Feb 6, 2013
Shura-shurato (All reviews)
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
Jan 11, 2017
DiogoAttitude (All reviews)
I'm a huge fan of Hokuto No Ken. I simply love all the action, drama and manliness involved in the series and Kenshiro is definately my favorite anime character ever. While I loved the first HNK series, this second season is pretty lackluster storywise.

Story: 6/10
Basically, years after Raoh's death, Bat and Lin, now full grown adults (except Lin, because she still looks like she has a child's mind) create the "Hokuto Army" which battles the foes that serve the "Gento Emperor". The appearance of Falco is a good addition for the character roster of HNK, and I really liked his Gento Ko-Ken fighting style. So read more
Aug 8, 2017
ggultra2764 (All reviews)
his second Fist of the North Star series is meant to provide further fleshing out of Kenshiro and the Hokuto Shinken fighting style as it explores their origins as Kenshiro reunites with an older Lin and Bat to fend off a new enemy force, before having to rescue an abducted Lin from the Land of Shura, a country that encourages a brutal "survival of the fittest" mentality in raising male warriors.

On the one hand, this series runs at a more shorter length thus it avoids most of the major issues that plagued the first FotNS series with repetitious plot developments and having enough recap episodes. read more

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