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Hajime no Ippo


Alternative Titles

English: Fighting Spirit
Synonyms: The First Step, Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting
Japanese: はじめの一歩 THE FIGHTING!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 75
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2000 to Mar 27, 2002
Premiered: Fall 2000
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 00:50 (JST)
Producers: VAP
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.841 (scored by 79,243 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #192
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #316
Members: 145,900
Favorites: 7,921

Characters & Voice Actors

Aoki, Masaru
Aoki, Masaru
Main
Takagi, Wataru
Japanese
Takagi, Wataru
Doyle, Peter
English
Doyle, Peter
Pascal, Benjamin
French
Pascal, Benjamin
Kim, Il
Korean
Kim, Il
Rivera, Benjamín
Spanish
Rivera, Benjamín
Kamogawa, Genji
Kamogawa, Genji
Main
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese
Utsumi, Kenji
Epcar, Richard
English
Epcar, Richard
Lee, Jong Gu
Korean
Lee, Jong Gu
Kimura, Tatsuya
Kimura, Tatsuya
Main
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese
Fujiwara, Keiji
George, Grant
English
George, Grant
Reignoux, Donald
French
Reignoux, Donald
Lee, Ju Chang
Korean
Lee, Ju Chang
Makunouchi, Ippo
Makunouchi, Ippo
Main
Staley, Steve
English
Staley, Steve
Kiyasu, Kohei
Japanese
Kiyasu, Kohei
Sindberg, Susan
French
Sindberg, Susan
N'guyen, Alexandre
French
N'guyen, Alexandre
Kim, Jang
Korean
Kim, Jang
Ramos, Gabriel
Spanish
Ramos, Gabriel
Takamura, Mamoru
Takamura, Mamoru
Main
Koyama, Rikiya
Japanese
Koyama, Rikiya
Frierson, Eddie
English
Frierson, Eddie
Lee, Jeong Gu
Korean
Lee, Jeong Gu
Gradi, Emmanuel
French
Gradi, Emmanuel
Aikawa
Aikawa
Supporting
Tamura, Yukari
Japanese
Tamura, Yukari
Aiko's Brother
Aiko's Brother
Supporting
Sasaki, Seiji
Japanese
Sasaki, Seiji
Douglas, D.C.
English
Douglas, D.C.
Akemi
Akemi
Supporting
Asano, Masumi
Japanese
Asano, Masumi
Arade, Boy
Arade, Boy
Supporting
Suzumori, Kanji
Japanese
Suzumori, Kanji
Chana
Chana
Supporting
Koujiro, Chie
Japanese
Koujiro, Chie
Chuwatana, Ponchai
Chuwatana, Ponchai
Supporting
 
Chuwatana, Bonchai
Chuwatana, Bonchai
Supporting
 
Commentator
Commentator
Supporting
Thornton, Kirk
English
Thornton, Kirk
Horikawa, Jin
Japanese
Horikawa, Jin
Date, Eiji
Date, Eiji
Supporting
Oliver, Tony
English
Oliver, Tony
Aizawa, Masaki
Japanese
Aizawa, Masaki
Date, Yuuji
Date, Yuuji
Supporting
Wakabayashi, Naomi
Japanese
Wakabayashi, Naomi
Martiñón, Isabel
Spanish
Martiñón, Isabel
Date, Aiko
Date, Aiko
Supporting
Tamagawa, Sakiko
Japanese
Tamagawa, Sakiko
Elias-Fahn, Dorothy
English
Elias-Fahn, Dorothy
Acevedo, Patricia
Spanish
Acevedo, Patricia
Doctor
Doctor
Supporting
Oka, Kazuo
Japanese
Oka, Kazuo
Fujii, Minoru
Fujii, Minoru
Supporting
Ono, Kenichi
Japanese
Ono, Kenichi
Reyero, Gerardo
Spanish
Reyero, Gerardo
Cappelletti, Joe
English
Cappelletti, Joe
Fujiwara, Yoshio
Fujiwara, Yoshio
Supporting
Tachiki, Fumihiko
Japanese
Tachiki, Fumihiko
Billingslea, Beau
English
Billingslea, Beau
Garcia, Arman
Garcia, Arman
Supporting
 
Hachinoe Coach
Hachinoe Coach
Supporting
Futamata, Issei
Japanese
Futamata, Issei
Axelrod, Robert
English
Axelrod, Robert
Hachinoe Coach's Wife
Hachinoe Coach's Wife
Supporting
Mine, Atsuko
Japanese
Mine, Atsuko
Hade
Hade
Supporting
Kishino, Yukimasa
Japanese
Kishino, Yukimasa
Hayami, Ryuuichi
Hayami, Ryuuichi
Supporting
Tsujitani, Kouji
Japanese
Tsujitani, Kouji
Hirano, Kazuhiko
Hirano, Kazuhiko
Supporting
 
Iimura, Mari
Iimura, Mari
Supporting
Ruff, Michelle
English
Ruff, Michelle
Shinohara, Emi
Japanese
Shinohara, Emi
Ishino Coach
Ishino Coach
Supporting
Onishi, Takeharu
Japanese
Onishi, Takeharu
Itou, Takaaki
Itou, Takaaki
Supporting
Nakamura, Daiki
Japanese
Nakamura, Daiki
Iwakawa, Kiyoie
Iwakawa, Kiyoie
Supporting
 
Kamiya
Kamiya
Supporting
Ishino, Ryuuzou
Japanese
Ishino, Ryuuzou
Kanzaki, Shinji
Kanzaki, Shinji
Supporting
 
Kawahara Coach
Kawahara Coach
Supporting
Ootaki, Shinya
Japanese
Ootaki, Shinya
Kawai Coach
Kawai Coach
Supporting
Hiromori, Shingo
Japanese
Hiromori, Shingo
Kida
Kida
Supporting
Ookawa, Tooru
Japanese
Ookawa, Tooru
Kimura, Mother
Kimura, Mother
Supporting
Ootori, Yoshino
Japanese
Ootori, Yoshino
Kobashi, Kenta
Kobashi, Kenta
Supporting
Cansino, Richard
English
Cansino, Richard
Matsuno, Taiki
Japanese
Matsuno, Taiki
Jeong, Myeong Jun
Korean
Jeong, Myeong Jun
Komori
Komori
Supporting
Horimoto, Hitoshi
Japanese
Horimoto, Hitoshi
Li, Chonpiru
Li, Chonpiru
Supporting
 
Makunouchi, Hiroko
Makunouchi, Hiroko
Supporting
Terauchi, Yorie
Japanese
Terauchi, Yorie
O'Connell, Joan-Carol
English
O'Connell, Joan-Carol
Martinez, Ricardo
Martinez, Ricardo
Supporting
 
Mashiba, Kumi
Mashiba, Kumi
Supporting
Kobayashi, Sanae
Japanese
Kobayashi, Sanae
Sheh, Stephanie
English
Sheh, Stephanie
Vera, Maggie
Spanish
Vera, Maggie
Yeo, Min Jeong
Korean
Yeo, Min Jeong
Mashiba, Ryo
Mashiba, Ryo
Supporting
Stone, Terrence
English
Stone, Terrence
Tanaka, Masahiko
Japanese
Tanaka, Masahiko
Rivero Pichardo, Francisco Javier
Spanish
Rivero Pichardo, Francisco Javier
Matsuda
Matsuda
Supporting
Namiki, Shinichi
Japanese
Namiki, Shinichi
Megumi
Megumi
Supporting
 
Mikami
Mikami
Supporting
Cho
Japanese
Cho
Papenbrook, Bob
English
Papenbrook, Bob
Lemarie, Sylvain
French
Lemarie, Sylvain
Mikami, Reiko
Mikami, Reiko
Supporting
Okamura, Akemi
Japanese
Okamura, Akemi
Ruff, Michelle
English
Ruff, Michelle
Miyata, Ichirou
Miyata, Ichirou
Supporting
Seki, Tomokazu
Japanese
Seki, Tomokazu
Sheh, Stephanie
English
Sheh, Stephanie
Tano, Megumi
Japanese
Tano, Megumi
Palmer, Jason
English
Palmer, Jason
Seong, Wan Gyeong
Korean
Seong, Wan Gyeong
Desjours, Sébastien
French
Desjours, Sébastien
Miyata, Father
Miyata, Father
Supporting
Ishizuka, Unshou
Japanese
Ishizuka, Unshou
St. Peter, Paul
English
St. Peter, Paul
Miyuki
Miyuki
Supporting
Hidaka, Narumi
Japanese
Hidaka, Narumi
Morita, Kumiko
Morita, Kumiko
Supporting
Kawakami, Tomoko
Japanese
Kawakami, Tomoko
Sheh, Stephanie
English
Sheh, Stephanie
Guerrero, Dulce
Spanish
Guerrero, Dulce
Morales, Maria Fernanda
Spanish
Morales, Maria Fernanda
Morokot, Poon
Morokot, Poon
Supporting
 
Nakadai Coach
Nakadai Coach
Supporting
Sorich, Michael
English
Sorich, Michael
Ogata, Mitsuru
Japanese
Ogata, Mitsuru
Naniwa Coach
Naniwa Coach
Supporting
Kitamura, Kouichi
Japanese
Kitamura, Kouichi
Nekota, Ginpachi
Nekota, Ginpachi
Supporting
Nagai, Ichiro
Japanese
Nagai, Ichiro
New Japan Coach
New Japan Coach
Supporting
Hashi, Takaya
Japanese
Hashi, Takaya
Nurse
Nurse
Supporting
Shirakura, Asa
Japanese
Shirakura, Asa
Oda, Yusuke
Oda, Yusuke
Supporting
Canna, Nobutoshi
Japanese
Canna, Nobutoshi
Cappelletti, Joe
English
Cappelletti, Joe
Okita, Keigo
Okita, Keigo
Supporting
Hirata, Hiroaki
Japanese
Hirata, Hiroaki
Fahn, Tom
English
Fahn, Tom
Oota, Hiroyuki
Oota, Hiroyuki
Supporting
Billingslea, Beau
English
Billingslea, Beau
Egawa, Hisao
Japanese
Egawa, Hisao
Otowa Coach
Otowa Coach
Supporting
Sonobe, Keiichi
Japanese
Sonobe, Keiichi
Ozuka, Nefuma
Ozuka, Nefuma
Supporting
Sonobe, Yoshinori
Japanese
Sonobe, Yoshinori
Ozuma, Jason
Ozuma, Jason
Supporting
Kobayashi, Masahiro
Japanese
Kobayashi, Masahiro
Paudei, Runsaku
Paudei, Runsaku
Supporting
 
Payao
Payao
Supporting
Shibuya, Shigeru
Japanese
Shibuya, Shigeru
Ramuda, Ruslan
Ramuda, Ruslan
Supporting
Kiyokawa, Motomu
Japanese
Kiyokawa, Motomu
Sorich, Michael
English
Sorich, Michael
Reiko
Reiko
Supporting
Elias-Fahn, Dorothy
English
Elias-Fahn, Dorothy
Komatsu, Yuka
Japanese
Komatsu, Yuka
Luna, Circe
Spanish
Luna, Circe
Saeki, Takuma
Saeki, Takuma
Supporting
Lang, Lex
English
Lang, Lex
Yanada, Kiyoyuki
Japanese
Yanada, Kiyoyuki
O, In Seong
Korean
O, In Seong
Sendo, Grandmother
Sendo, Grandmother
Supporting
Marshall, Mona
English
Marshall, Mona
Sugiyama, Kazuko
Japanese
Sugiyama, Kazuko
Sendo, Takeshi
Sendo, Takeshi
Supporting
Onosaka, Masaya
Japanese
Onosaka, Masaya
Hikami, Kyouko
Japanese
Hikami, Kyouko
Daayán, Irwin
Spanish
Daayán, Irwin
Erholtz, Doug
English
Erholtz, Doug
Shigeta, Akira
Shigeta, Akira
Supporting
Yoshino, Hiroyuki
Japanese
Yoshino, Hiroyuki
Riegel, Sam
English
Riegel, Sam
Fortuny, Enzo
Spanish
Fortuny, Enzo
Shinoda, Tomoyuki
Shinoda, Tomoyuki
Supporting
Lodge, David
English
Lodge, David
Sasaki, Seiji
Japanese
Sasaki, Seiji
Sisfer, Jimmy
Sisfer, Jimmy
Supporting
Ookura, Masaaki
Japanese
Ookura, Masaaki
Snake, Thomas
Snake, Thomas
Supporting
 
Sugar Ray's Mama
Sugar Ray's Mama
Supporting
Yamaguchi, Yuriko
Japanese
Yamaguchi, Yuriko
Sumire
Sumire
Supporting
Oonaka, Hiroko
Japanese
Oonaka, Hiroko
Suzuki, Toshio
Suzuki, Toshio
Supporting
Sonobe, Keiichi
Japanese
Sonobe, Keiichi
Suzuki's Second
Suzuki's Second
Supporting
Naka, Hiroshi
Japanese
Naka, Hiroshi
Takada, Teruhiko
Takada, Teruhiko
Supporting
Tetsuno, Masatoyo
Japanese
Tetsuno, Masatoyo
Takemura
Takemura
Supporting
Hasebe, Kouichi
Japanese
Hasebe, Kouichi
Tamaki, Atsushi
Tamaki, Atsushi
Supporting
Yanaka, Hiroshi
Japanese
Yanaka, Hiroshi
Tanaka Transportation Boss
Tanaka Transportation Boss
Supporting
Akimoto, Yousuke
Japanese
Akimoto, Yousuke
Toho Coach
Toho Coach
Supporting
Epcar, Richard
English
Epcar, Richard
Hori, Yukitoshi
Japanese
Hori, Yukitoshi
Tomiko
Tomiko
Supporting
Tsuda, Shouko
Japanese
Tsuda, Shouko
Umezawa, Masahiko
Umezawa, Masahiko
Supporting
Thornton, Kirk
English
Thornton, Kirk
Madono, Mitsuaki
Japanese
Madono, Mitsuaki
Gutiérrez Coto, Andrés
Spanish
Gutiérrez Coto, Andrés
Seong, Wan Gyeong
Korean
Seong, Wan Gyeong
Yagi, Haruhiko
Yagi, Haruhiko
Supporting
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Japanese
Nakajima, Toshihiko
St. Peter, Paul
English
St. Peter, Paul
Yajima, Yoshiaki
Yajima, Yoshiaki
Supporting
 
Yamada, Naomichi
Yamada, Naomichi
Supporting
Sakaguchi, Daisuke
Japanese
Sakaguchi, Daisuke
Oliver, Tony
English
Oliver, Tony
Son, Won Il
Korean
Son, Won Il
Yamada, Mother
Yamada, Mother
Supporting
Yokoo, Mari
Japanese
Yokoo, Mari
Yamaguchi, Tomoko
Yamaguchi, Tomoko
Supporting
Marshall, Mona
English
Marshall, Mona
Kobayashi, Yuko
Japanese
Kobayashi, Yuko
Willer, Gaby
Spanish
Willer, Gaby
Yanaoka
Yanaoka
Supporting
Tatsuta, Naoki
Japanese
Tatsuta, Naoki
Mallow, Dave
English
Mallow, Dave
Yasuda
Yasuda
Supporting
Kramer, Steve
English
Kramer, Steve
Ueda, Toshiya
Japanese
Ueda, Toshiya
Yasukawa, Kazuhito
Yasukawa, Kazuhito
Supporting
 
Yoshida, Mitsuo
Yoshida, Mitsuo
Supporting
 
Zangief, Alexander Volg
Zangief, Alexander Volg
Supporting
Morikawa, Toshiyuki
Japanese
Morikawa, Toshiyuki
Wittenberg, Dave
English
Wittenberg, Dave
Takimoto, Fujiko
Japanese
Takimoto, Fujiko
Goodson, Barbara
English
Goodson, Barbara
Garza, Eduardo
Spanish
Garza, Eduardo
Zangief, Mother
Zangief, Mother
Supporting
Arima, Mizuka
Japanese
Arima, Mizuka

Staff

Nishimura, Satoshi
Nishimura, Satoshi
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Hata, Yoshito
Hata, Yoshito
Episode Director
Kawamura, Kenichi
Kawamura, Kenichi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director
Kojima, Masayuki
Kojima, Masayuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Masaki, Shinichi
Masaki, Shinichi
Episode Director
Mitsuyuki, Masuhara
Mitsuyuki, Masuhara
Episode Director, Storyboard
Nanba, Hitoshi
Nanba, Hitoshi
Episode Director
Takahashi, Atsushi
Takahashi, Atsushi
Episode Director
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Episode Director
Kamo, Yasuko
Kamo, Yasuko
Script
Sugihara, Kenji
Sugihara, Kenji
Script
Abe, Noriyuki
Abe, Noriyuki
Storyboard
Sato, Yuzo
Sato, Yuzo
Storyboard
Yano, Hiroyuki
Yano, Hiroyuki
Storyboard
Taniuchi, Hideki
Taniuchi, Hideki
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition
Epcar, Richard
Epcar, Richard
ADR Director
Honda, Takeshi
Honda, Takeshi
Key Animation
Hori, Takafumi
Hori, Takafumi
Key Animation
Imahori, Tsuneo
Imahori, Tsuneo
Music
Itaoka, Nishiki
Itaoka, Nishiki
Key Animation
Kaneko, Hidetoshi
Kaneko, Hidetoshi
Art Director
Koike, Takeshi
Koike, Takeshi
Key Animation
Komatsu, Eiji
Komatsu, Eiji
Key Animation
Morikawa, George
Morikawa, George
Original Creator
Okada, Toshiyasu
Okada, Toshiyasu
Animation Director
Saijou, Takashi
Saijou, Takashi
Animation Director
Tomioka, Takashi
Tomioka, Takashi
Key Animation
Urahata, Tatsuhiko
Urahata, Tatsuhiko
Series Composition