Hajime no Ippo

Fighting Spirit

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The First Step, Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting
Japanese: はじめの一歩 THE FIGHTING!
English: Fighting Spirit
Spanish: Hajime no Ippo: Espíritu de Lucha
French: IPPO Le Challenger
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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
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: Combat SportsCombat Sports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.771 (scored by 280245280,245 users)
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Ranked: #392
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Popularity: #368
Members: 570,991
Favorites: 21,198

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Music Videos

OP 1 (Artist ver.)
"Under Star" by Shocking Lemons
OP 2 (Artist ver.)
"Inner Light" by Shocking Lemons
OP 3 (Artist ver.)
"Tumbling Dice" by Tsuneo Imahori
ED 1 (Artist ver.)
"Yuuzora no Kamihikouki" by Naoya Mori

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