Karate Baka Ichidai


Karate Master

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Alternative Titles

English: Karate Master
Synonyms: Ichidai the Karate Fool, The Fanatical Karate Generation
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
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, SportsSports
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, Martial ArtsMartial Arts
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.331 (scored by 127127 users)
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Ranked: #70622
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Popularity: #10817
Members: 1,136
Favorites: 2

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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.

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Staff

Dezaki, Osamu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Takayashiki, Hideo
Storyboard
Royal Knights
Theme Song Performance
Kajiwara, Ikki
Original Creator


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"Karate Baka Ichidai (空手バカ一代)" by Masato Shimon, Pioneer Jidou Gasshoudan
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Ending Theme

"Karate Dou Otoko Michi (空手道おとこ道)" by Terutomo Yamazaki, Royal Knights (Chorus)



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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.


9/10

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