Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi
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Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi

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Synonyms: History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi, Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Japanese: 史上最強の弟子ケンイチ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 61
Chapters: 584
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 9, 2002 to Sep 17, 2014
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Ecchi Ecchi
Theme: Martial Arts Martial Arts
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Matsuena, Syun (Story & Art)


Score: 8.111 (scored by 3440834,408 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #5022
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #175
Members: 63,664
Favorites: 3,328

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Kenichi Shirahama is a good-natured but bullied 15-year-old boy. Tired of being weak, he joins his school's karate club to grow stronger, only to end up as mere target practice for his seniors. However, the beautiful transfer student Miu Fuuriniji changes Kenichi's undesirable fate: she is a first-rate martial artist who introduces him to Ryozanpaku dojo.

There, Kenichi meets the dojo's six eccentric masters, who then decide to take him in as their disciple! Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi tells the story of history's strongest disciple Kenichi as he trains tirelessly under the world's greatest martial artists—who each specialize in their own martial art—to gain the strength to protect the people and values important to him.

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Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi has been published in Italian by Panini Comics under the Planet Manga imprint since March 22, 2014.

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Jun 13, 2016
AyyyItsNaru (All reviews)
Kenichi is your average protagonist.
Gets beat up
Gets a master
Gets OP as fk
Beats up everyone
Good shit.
But it's a 500+ chapter manga and I get that alot of people might not have the time to experience it fully but I'd say it's worth the read. It's like Naruto,you have to grow with it. Everyone remembers Naruto,right? It's not THAT good of a series but because we grew with him,he's like our childhood hero like Goku. Kenichi is somewhat the same as us. Plain old ordinary human. None of that chakra BS. Kenichi has to go through trials after trials that'll test his love for Miu and read more
Dec 19, 2016
ariffmontel (All reviews)
(minor spoiler alert)

this is a story about a boy who is constantly bullied, he learned martial arts from 5 masters after meeting miu, who is also his love interest. This is manga basically tells his story from being a zero to a hero in a 1 year period. this manga starts of well, but after a while, it becomes very dull and in my personal opinion, very childish, it had a lot of potential but my expectations crumbled halfway reading the manga, though i was hoping it to get better because read more
Jun 27, 2020
Mohammadalriz (All reviews)
I will give it you from the end : THIS MANGA IS AMAZING !!! Really amazing ,and to be honest , I find it much more better than other long series like Naruto and Bleach . I know you may be shocked right now , but this is my opinion , and I will supply the reasons that let me say such a thing .

First of all, the story is not that amazing , but the beginning was so simple and unique in the same time , but what let me gave it 7/10 is the comedy scenes during fights and the read more
Sep 16, 2014
zombiexhead (All reviews)
This manga is example of that writing a review before reading complete manga is a bad idea. To me, this manga is great, but i have one problem with it , at the beginning it's very good and interesting but near the end it's just mediocre and boring.

This is a martial arts manga with a little bit of romance and comedy. The story is about Kenichi Shirahama - a teenage kid who learns martial arts and being inspired by Miu Furinji to become stronger and be able to protect her. The story plot is great but later from good martial arts manga it read more


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