Fist of the North Star

Alt titles: Hokuto no Ken

TV (109 eps)
3.603 out of 5 from 3,138 votes
Rank #1,526

Imagine a world devastated by nuclear war, where the strong oppress the weak and strength is the one thing that will ensure survival. A world where even close friends can betray you for power, a lesson that Ken, the Fist of The North Star, learns when he is nearly killed by his closest friend and left for dead. He's not an easy man to get rid of, and he returns - very angry.

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mrlandmine's avatar by mrlandmine on Jul 27, 2011
Score: 8.5/10

Ok, This is my first review so just bare with me. I'd figure that i'd start out simple with a simple anime i know straight from the heart. Hokuto No Ken AKA Fist of the North Star. A Fun, exciting, bloody adventure about a man named Kenshiro who's had his girlfriend kidnapped by a blondie named Shin, nearly killed, and left for dead. The only problem is, Kenshiro comes back. And he's pissed. Oh, did i forget to... read more

halfdan's avatar by halfdan on Mar 31, 2010
Score: 8/10

There is one word to describe Fist of the North Star(Hokuto No Ken)- EPIC.STORY- Pretty standard "invinceable hero must save girl from evil villian" for the most part. However, even though it is somewhat of a cliche, it is done so well it doesn't matter. The post-apocalyptic setting is perfect, the ultra-violence is always satisfying, the martial arts styles are interesting. Unfortunately a lot of... read more

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