For many years now, Ippo's sempai Kimura has struggled to reach the top of the lightweight division, but the title has always eluded him. Now, finally, an opportunity comes that he might never get again: a chance for one more fight, the winner coming away with the championship belt. His opponent seems unbeatable, but Kimura is determined. He'll defeat Mashiba with his newly created secret punch... or he'll retire from boxing forever!
Remember how I say that when you get to the end of the first anime series, it’s truly the beginning? This oav is a perfect example of what I’m talking about. It finally further gives the other characters deeper opportunities to develop and to be taken seriously. Especially in the case of Kimura who’s primary function has always been comic relief. It’s nice that the oav of course centers... read more
|Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting!||TV||2000|
|Hajime no Ippo - Champion Road||Movie||2003|
|Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting! Special||DVD Special||2003|
|Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger||TV||2009|
|Hajime no Ippo: Rising||TV||2013|
|Hajime no Ippo||1989|