Kick no Oni

Demon of the Kick

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kicking Demon, Sawamura, Kickboxing Demon
Japanese: キックの鬼
English: Demon of the Kick
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 1970 to Mar 26, 1971
Premiered: Fall 1970
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: Combat SportsCombat Sports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: None


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Ranked: #81912
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Popularity: #12641
Members: 1,113
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Episodes: /26


An arrogant karate master named Tadashi Sawamura enters the kickboxing ring to prove his superiority, only to be beaten into a coma by a practictioner of the new art. After recovering, his trainer Endo convinced Sawamura to study kickboxing in order to regain his honor. The series is loosely based on the real-life exploits of champion kickboxer Tadashi Sawamura.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nishizawa, Nobutaka
Episode Director
Kuroda, Yoshio
Episode Director
Yamaguchi, Yasuo
Episode Director
Andou, Toyohiro


Opening Theme

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"Kick no Oni (キックの鬼)" by Tadashi Sawamura (沢村忠), Shounen Shoujo Gasshou Dan Mizuumi

Ending Theme

"Kick no Akebono (キックのあけぼの)" by Sawamura Tadashi


Mar 19, 2021
Review- Kick no Oni(1970)
-Translated by Google translator-

History: 2.5 / 10
In fact it only "exists" at the beginning, because after that you are faced with basically a bunch of repetitive epsodes with predictable and unsalted fights, with only a few who decide to have a good plot to try to convince them not to drop and torture themselves until the end, tired of always seeing the same thing repeating over and over

Art: 2.5 /10
The 70s, it was not a time that anime and manga were so good artistically, but Kick no Oni excels, everyone is similar, really, there are only 2 types of ...

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