Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road

Fighting Spirit: Champion Road

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The First Step - Champion Road
Japanese: はじめの一歩 -Champion Road-
English: Fighting Spirit: Champion Road
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Type: TV Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 18, 2003
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: Combat SportsCombat Sports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #3072
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Popularity: #1635
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Characters & Voice Actors


Maruyama, Masao
Tamura, Manabu
Nishimura, Satoshi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Kawamura, Kenichi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director
Fudeyasu, Kazuyuki
Satou, Yuuzou
Storyboard, Key Animation
Aono, Atsushi
Key Animation
Endou, Eiichi
Key Animation
Epcar, Richard
ADR Director
Fukuda, Noriyuki
Key Animation
Hori, Takafumi
Key Animation
Imahori, Tsuneo
Itagaki, Shin
Key Animation
Jang, Hee-kyu
Key Animation
Kaneko, Hidetoshi
Art Director
Kanno, Toshiyuki
Key Animation, Animation Director
Komatsu, Eiji
Key Animation
Koyama, Kenji
Sound Effects
Morikawa, George
Original Creator
Nagamachi, Hideki
Key Animation
Nomura, Kazuya
Key Animation
Sakurai, Kunihiko
Key Animation
Satou, Michio
Key Animation
Suehiro, Yoshikazu
Background Art
Takahashi, Mika
Key Animation
Takaoka, Junichi
Key Animation
Tanaka, Atsuko
Key Animation
Tasaki, Satoshi
Key Animation
Tominaga, Mari
Key Animation
Tomioka, Takashi
Key Animation
Tomisawa, Nobuo
Key Animation
Watanabe, Sakiko
In-Between Animation
Yoshida, Daisuke
Key Animation