Ashita no Joe (Movie)

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: あしたのジョー (1980)


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 8, 1980
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Mushi Production
Source: Unknown
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, ShounenShounen, SportsSports
Duration: 2 hr. 33 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.091 (scored by 14051,405 users)
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Ranked: #32842
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Popularity: #7209
Members: 4,281
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An abridged remake of the first Ashita no Joe TV series, released in 1980 to provide back-story for the second TV series to new fans who were not familiar with the first TV series or the manga.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Dezaki, Osamu
Kajiwara, Ikki
Original Creator
Chiba, Tetsuya
Original Creator
Araki, Shingo
Animation Director


Opening Theme

"Ashita no Joe ~Utsukushiki Okami Tachi~" by ???

Ending Theme

"K.O." by ???

Jun 13, 2017
lethargilistic (All reviews)
Ashita no Joe is considered a classic, and it's pretty clear why even from this abridged movie. Its arc has a very iconic feel, reminiscent of other underdog sports shows as it follows an unrepentant asshole on his path to redemption through hitting other guys in the face.

The visuals are limited through most of the run, but there are parts, specifically the more intense fights, that get really intense, emphasizing how the fighters are pressing themselves to their limits. When people aren't fighting, it's slow, but I feel like that's just a consequence of having to cut down a 70 episode series into 2.5 hours read more

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Poll: Ashita no Joe (Movie) Episode 1 Discussion
MidoFortune - Aug 28, 2015
7 replies by VongolaXEspada »»
Feb 3, 11:44 PM
Okay to watch instead of TV series?
ChartTopper60 - Jul 3, 2020
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