Sakigake!! Otokojuku
Charge!! Men's School
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Sakigake!! Otokojuku

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Synonyms: Yabai Yatsura
Japanese: 魁!!男塾
English: Charge!! Men's School
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 34
Chapters: 314
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 30, 1985 to Aug 6, 1991
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy
Themes: Delinquents Delinquents, Martial Arts Martial Arts, School School
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Miyashita, Akira (Story & Art)


Score: 7.191 (scored by 11081,108 users)
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Ranked: #60262
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Popularity: #5196
Members: 3,907
Favorites: 60


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Volumes: /34
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Otokojuku is a private school for juvenile delinquents that were previously expelled from normal schools. At this school, Japanese chivalry is taught through feudal and military fundamentals. Similar to an action film, the classes are overwhelmed by violence. Only those who survive it become true men.

(Source: ANN)

Included one-shot:
Volume 34: Yabai Yatsura


Sakigake!! Otokojuku was published digitally in English as Charge!! Men's School by Fantasista Inc. through Manga Planet from August 4, 2020 to May 9, 2023.



May 1, 2014

Sakigake Otokojuku is the world's MANLIEST school where students refine their manhood in the most masculine & over the top way possible! That's the gist of it but it can offer more to those who already acquired MANIME tastes. For example if you're a fan of Fist Of The North Star, then Otokojuku pays a huge tribute to the series in terms of action & character designs.

If you're not a fan of masculine series then there might not be much to offer but I'll offer some insight. The story follows the schools newly appointed 1st ...
Feb 7, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Sakigake!! Otokojuku was one of the first series in the 80s to ride on the hype that Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) had at the time. However, unlike JoJo's Bizarre Adventure which did the same in it's initial inception, Otokojuku has become an obscurity for the most part in the common era. Whilst I have a fondness for most older titles and anything about manly men doing manly things, there's clear reasons as to why Otokojuku never rose to the same level of popularity as it's idol or peers.

To start off, the plot can range anywhere from decent to poor in it's ...

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