Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

Fighting Spirit: New Challenger

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Hajime no Ippo New Series, Hajime no Ippo Season II, Hajime no Ippo 2
Japanese: はじめの一歩 新シリーズ
English: Fighting Spirit: New Challenger
Spanish: Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting. New Challenger
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2009 to Jul 1, 2009
Premiered: Winter 2009
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:29 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, SportsSports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.661 (scored by 134324134,324 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #582
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #798
Members: 231,881
Favorites: 1,528

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Characters & Voice Actors


Shishido, Jun
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Sound Director
Kawamura, Kenichi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Osedo, Satoshi
Episode Director
Sueda, Yoshifumi
Episode Director
Watanabe, Kotono
Episode Director, Script, Storyboard
Muroi, Fumie
Script, Storyboard, Assistant Animation Director, Key Animation
Higashide, Futoshi
Storyboard, Key Animation
Miya, Shigeyuki
Storyboard, Key Animation
Theme Song Performance
Theme Song Performance
Ajiki, Kei
Key Animation
Fudeyasu, Kazuyuki
Series Composition
Fukuda, Noriyuki
Assistant Animation Director, Animation Director, Key Animation
Hirano, Yoshihisa
Hori, Takafumi
Animation Director
Hosoi, Mieko
Key Animation
Kai, Yasuyuki
Key Animation
Kaneko, Hidetoshi
Art Director
Kanno, Toshiyuki
Key Animation
Komatsu, Eiji
Key Animation
Kotani, Kyouko
Key Animation, Animation Director
Kumazawa, Yuuya
Director of Photography
Matsuoka, Hideaki
Key Animation
Morikawa, George
Original Creator
Motoki, Hisatoshi
Key Animation
Tomioka, Takashi
Key Animation
Yoshida, Minami
Key Animation