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'Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo-Aji' TV Anime Adaptation Announced for Fall 2015

by Stark700
Jun 18, 2015 10:24 AM | 20 Comments
The fourth volume of spin-off gag manga Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo-Aji revealed that an anime adaptation has been green-lit. According to the wraparound jacket band found on the volume, the series also revealed that there are a million volumes currently in print. The television series is scheduled to premiere in Fall 2015.

The series is written by Yushi Kawata with illustrations by Imoto Yukito. It has been published online in Web Comic Zenyon since March 2013.

Serving as a spinoff gag manga of the original Hokuto no Ken series, the story is a parody of Fist of the North Star by Buronson and Tetsuo Hara. It consists of page-long gags centered mainly around Souther, both within his final battle with Kenshiro and inserting himself into other parts of the series where he doesn't belong. One recurring gag involves the kid with a turban repeatedly stabbing Souther in the leg every time he climbs the pyramid's staircase, and another involves Rei suddenly transforming into Souther in his iconic moments. (Source: Hokuto Wikia)

Source: Scan via ANN

Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo Aji on MAL

20 Comments Recent Comments

seems like this anime is still going strong. I'll make sure i'll check this out in the future if i ever i get to that point but for now i finally am going to start watching this, for years i've been wanting to get into this anime and now is the time to stop being lazy and to just start it off. EP 1! here i come :o

Jul 6, 2015 2:21 PM by Restless_Soul

Need to read the manga (cause cba to watch the anime rn)

Jun 28, 2015 3:07 PM by chinesecartoonz

Mas0chist said:
I wish they would just remake the hokuto no ken series
there are already make trilogy movie for that

Jun 21, 2015 2:03 PM by SSSS_Shunaria

I need to watch fist of the north star. Haha. It would be bad to watch this before I do so.

Jun 20, 2015 12:15 PM by dakotasapphire

I wish they would just remake the hokuto no ken series

Jun 20, 2015 6:56 AM by Mas0chist

Lol, good.

Jun 19, 2015 3:54 PM by Praland

Dank. Very dank.

Jun 19, 2015 3:51 PM by dankzel

Maybe I need to watch Hokuto no Ken.

Jun 19, 2015 2:55 AM by Tengai

Sounds interesting!

Jun 18, 2015 3:52 PM by FullmetalRaikou

Would I need prior knowledge of Hokuto no Ken to understand this?

Jun 18, 2015 2:15 PM by yhunata

zetsu_shoren said:
AWAY with short, edgy, bowl-cut faggots

I like both. The Jojo type and the fragile & tortured one (Kanekiiiiii). As long as the story is good bring it on !

About this one I never was a big fan of Hokuto no Ken, even if I really liked the movies remake of the original anime, but if it's entertaining I will watch it.

Jun 18, 2015 2:09 PM by vnusia

ichigo aji wtf
hokuto no ken is going jojo now jesus christ
muscles are finally coming back to anime


AWAY with short, edgy, bowl-cut faggots

Jun 18, 2015 12:37 PM by zetsu_shoren

Souther based :O

even the spinoffs sell millions XD lmfao XD

Jun 18, 2015 12:19 PM by ichii_1

lol It might be kind of fun.

Jun 18, 2015 11:57 AM by lX_Xl

It reminds me that I must start watching Hokuto no Ken.

Jun 18, 2015 11:44 AM by matchacats

I need to see this. DD Hokuto no Ken was pretty funny, I hope this will be too.

Jun 18, 2015 11:32 AM by morshuwarrior

Holy shit

Jun 18, 2015 10:28 AM by Klad


Jun 18, 2015 10:28 AM by KABOCHACONSOMME

A parody anime for the most manliest anime of all time?Sure why not,it could be interesting.

Jun 18, 2015 10:26 AM by _HeroKenzan_

Never heard of this manga before but eh, I guess it could be fun? Hoping to see some amusing "action" at least.

Jun 18, 2015 10:25 AM by Stark700

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