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Aug 30, 2008 2:49 AM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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Great episode! the boombox scene was hilarious at the beginning
 
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Sep 24, 2008 9:03 PM

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yeah anyway that guy is really fast so how he will defeat him
 
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Oct 27, 2008 8:43 AM

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Staring strategy failed. Ippo should go out-boxing style or throw some feints.
 
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Jan 5, 2009 1:47 AM

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This guy is fast. How many strategies is Ippo going to practice for this guy?
 
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Jan 15, 2009 2:46 AM

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Speed Star is fast o.o
 
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Feb 2, 2009 3:14 AM

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i hope he swats him like a fly. 2 classic speed always beets power until now
 
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Feb 3, 2009 5:05 PM
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I remember I first bought Victorious Boxers when I got to this part and was stuck on Saeki. Then I learned from the anime and applied to to the game and won. Up until that point, I was losing by points or getting draws.
 
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Aug 26, 2009 4:05 AM

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well, its six rounds and all that bouncing around is probably pretty tiring, so Ippo could probably wear him down by just continuing with this strategy and then move in for the kill once he slows down.
 
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Sep 18, 2009 9:14 PM

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Nice a speed boxer this should definitely be interesting.
 
Jan 10, 2010 1:58 PM
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I had to fight hard not to laugh at loud at the Ippo/Kimura boombox scene.
 
Aug 2, 2010 4:27 AM

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Saeki really deserves the title speedstar. He's good.
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May 31, 2011 12:34 AM

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Nice matchup here! A Speed Star Vs. A Power puncher! I wonder how Ippo's going pull off this one haha :-D
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Nov 7, 2011 8:30 PM
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What the hell Ippo? Use your speed :(
 
Jun 15, 2012 8:35 PM

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The beginning was really funny! Return of the Ippo dance routine.
 
Dec 23, 2013 7:52 PM

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I guess they don't call him Speed Star for no reason :)
 
Jan 15, 2014 8:40 PM

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That dance at the beginning was hilarious xD

Ippo strategy was so simple, yet very clever. Psychological war is almost as important as boxing itself.
«Time is passing so quickly. Right now, I feel like complaining to Einstein. Whether time is slow or fast depends on perception. Relativity theory is so romantic. And so sad.»
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Aug 9, 2014 5:02 PM

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Nice start of the match, I really wonder how it will turn out this time!
 
Dec 22, 2014 4:48 AM
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When Ippo had Saeki in the corner at the end of this episode …is it just me or did anybody else think Ippo should have gone for body?
 
Dec 23, 2014 10:10 PM

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He was still too fast at that time also, his initial plan of the body shot didn't work.
 
Jul 31, 2015 6:28 PM

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Really good episode, Ippo's opponent this time is very interesting... he is speed hacking though.
 
Aug 27, 2015 9:29 PM

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Specializes in speed huh, not that interesting to be honest.
 
Dec 14, 2015 11:07 PM

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Ofc he would have a cheetah print. xD
 
Jan 21, 2016 1:28 PM

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I dont want Ippo to lose this one.
 
Mar 6, 2016 7:44 PM

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Ehh, this fight looks kinda boring. It's obvious with these opponents that have 0 backstory or buildup lately that Ippo won't have any serious trouble with them.

Ever since Sendo, Ippo's fights have just felt like padding until we get to Date.
 
Feb 26, 7:23 PM

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jacobpaige said:
well, its six rounds and all that bouncing around is probably pretty tiring, so Ippo could probably wear him down by just continuing with this strategy and then move in for the kill once he slows down.

It doesn't work like that. It's more tiring to attack all the time than to dodge, also it's frustating to don't hit the one who dodges and because of that you can end being too reckless. On the other side to be dodging all the time it's more mentally tiring cause you are all the time 100% focused on all the movements of the other fighter.

Let's see how this fight goes, it looks promising.
 
Oct 20, 8:56 AM

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Surprised Ippo has not yet faced a speedy opponent till now, just goes to show how creative the mangaka is to keep things interesting.

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