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Karate Baka Ichidai


Alternative Titles

English: The Fanatical Karate Generation
Synonyms: Ichidai the Karate Fool, Karate Master
Japanese: 空手バカ一代

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 47
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 1973 to Sep 25, 1974
Premiered: Fall 1973
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.351 (scored by 37 users)
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Ranked: #91172
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Popularity: #8805
Members: 298
Favorites: 3
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Synopsis

Failed kamikaze pilot Ken Asuka becomes a rough, tough hooligan who settles all of his problems with karate, until he learns about the legendary swordsman Musashi Miyamoto in the novels of Eiji Yoshikawa. Resolving to live his life like Musashi, he begins to take karate more seriously. Based on a manga by Ikki Kajiwara and Jiro Tsunoda, itself inspired by the real life of Yasunobu Oyama, the founder of the "hard-knock" Kyokushin Karate school.

(Source: The Anime Encyclopedia)

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Staff

Dezaki, Osamu
Dezaki, Osamu
Director
Takayashiki, Hideo
Takayashiki, Hideo
Storyboard
Kajiwara, Ikki
Kajiwara, Ikki
Original Creator
Mukuo, Takamura
Mukuo, Takamura
Art Director


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"Karate baka Ichidai" by Masato Shimon

Edit Ending Theme

"Karatemichi otokomichi" by Terutomo Yamazaki




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Nov 29, 2015
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Failed kamikaze pilot Ken Asuka becomes a rough, tough hooligan who settles all of his problems with karate, until he learns about the legendary swordsman Musashi Miyamoto in the novels of Eiji Yoshikawa. Resolving to live his life like Musashi, he begins to take karate more seriously. Based on a manga by Ikki Kajiwara and Jiro Tsunoda, itself inspired by the real life of Yasunobu Oyama, the founder of the "hard-knock" Kyokushin Karate school.

WHO DOESNT LIKE KARATE?
I MEAN ITS SOOOO COOOL !!!
He is a damn hooligan, so badass.


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