Hokuto no Ken Movie


Fist of the North Star: The Movie

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Hokuto no Ken (1986)
Japanese: 北斗の拳
English: Fist of the North Star: The Movie
French: Ken le Survivant Le Film
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 8, 1986
Producers: Streamline Pictures
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 50 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.211 (scored by 1136111,361 users)
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Ranked: #29492
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Popularity: #4349
Members: 19,829
Favorites: 111

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Synopsis

Following a cataclysmic nuclear war, the world teeters on the brink of complete destruction. Civilization is polarized into a degenerate society where opposing packs of marauding scavengers prey on helpless, homeless nomads. For those who are lucky enough to survive the constant brutality and danger, it is a bleak existence. Life an death blur into abstractions. The only hope left for mankind is to find a hero worthy of becoming the next "Fist of the North Star" - an enlightened warrior - who is capable of leading those with the will to survive out of this barrenness into a new world. But in this savage no-man's land of shifting loyalties and power-hungry demi-gods, heroes are in short supply.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kenshirou

Main
Kamiya, Akira
Japanese

Raou

Supporting
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese

Rei

Supporting
Shiozawa, Kaneto
Japanese

Jagi

Supporting
Otsuka, Chikao
Japanese

Shin

Supporting
Furukawa, Toshio
Japanese

Bat

Supporting
Ichiryuusai, Teiyuu
Japanese

Yuria

Supporting
Yamamoto, Yuriko
Japanese

Lin

Supporting
Suzuki, Tomiko
Japanese

Ryuuken

Supporting
Chiba, Junji
Japanese

Uighur

Supporting
Gouri, Daisuke
Japanese

Staff

Macek, Carl
Producer, ADR Director, Screenplay
Ashida, Toyoo
Director
Wyner, Tom
Script, ADR Director
Kodomo Band
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Ending Theme

"Purple Eyes" by Kodomo Band (movie, edited without vocals)



Jun 28, 2015
"To survive in this era, what else can we use but violence?"

Preface:

Kids these days talk about Jojo like it's the manliest, baddest ass, GARest thing there's ever been. Don't get me wrong, Jojo is a lot of fun- but there's always that one that came before, and boy does Fist of the North Star kick some ass.

Warning: not for weak, weenie men.

You want a 30 foot tall guy getting kicked through TWO mountains?
You want brutal, bloody violence, countless decapitations, man openers, vertical splits, exploding heads, dismemberments, disembowelments, and more?!
Ken even karate chop drops a skyscraper on his head and his face just plows through ...
Mar 28, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Overview:

I had to dump my girlfriend because she watched "Fist of the North Star: The Movie" and instantly became a man!

The movie adaptation of Hokuto no Ken attempts to cram over 100 episodes of anime or just over 200 chapters of manga into a 2 hour run time. As you probably guessed, a LOT of character development and world building gets left out and this is a somewhat flawed adaptation of the original because it was so rushed. What it does have is some of the most batshit insane, manly action scenes in the history of anime! This movie absolutely DEFINED anime for a ...
Jan 15, 2009
This is a condensed version of the series. Hard to condense 109 eps into 1 1/2 hours. Not the best or brightest animation, but a cool story with lot's of violence and cool characters. This anime is a bit corny at times as far as it's over the top style. Fight scenes that seem to always end a different, violent way. Many ways to kill a man when you can cause them to explode with the touch of your finger. Eng dub is not good, but it's actually funny (to me anyway) because it's so bad. Keep in mind that this is corny yet violent ...

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