Hokuto no Ken, Toriko Recommendations

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These anime focus on manly characters but Toriko does not have the same tragic content as featured in Hokuto no Ken. In terms of quality and characterization, Hokuto no Ken is better but Toriko is the closest thing to a modern day Fist of the North Star due to the following: 1. The Four Heavenly Kings are adopted "siblings" while Hokuto no Ken also has a main cast of four adopted brothers. 2. The characters Toriko, Zebra & Coco are inspired by Kenshiro, Raoh & Toki. 3. Both series were stricken by war and famine. 4. The concept of "Knocking" is similar to Hokuto Shinken as it stops a   read more
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In short, Toriko & Fist of The North Star contain very manly heroes with multiple battles against heartless villains. Toriko hass more variety due to multiple super powers with its food and animal based theme. Fist of The North Star is the more tragic of the two diving into an apocalyptic hell where a man battles against his kin. Toriko contains several references to Fist of The North Star which are: 1. The 4 Heavenly Kings are adopted "siblings" while Hokuto no Ken also has 4 brothers. 2. The characters Toriko, Zebra & Coco are inspired by Kenshiro, Raoh & Toki. 3. Both series were stricken by war   read more
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