Hajime no Ippo: Rising

TV (25 eps)
4.533 of 5 from 3,661 votes
Rank #51

Ippo continues to defend his Japanese Featherweight title from an ever stronger pool of challengers. Meanwhile, Takamura challenges for his second WBC title in the middleweight class, and Aoki challenges for the Japanese Lightweight title and Coach Kamogawa and Nekota reminisce about their days as prizefighters after WWII.

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Jageri's avatar by Jageri on Jun 13, 2014
Score 5/10

This series didn't have as much to live up to as New Challenger did, but somehow manages to fall even flatter than that one.  Whereas there were good parts to New Challenger, Rising seems rotten to the core, and I have a hard time finding anything to praise it for. The visuals are sharp as ever with the Ippo series, and don't disappoint, unlike everything else.  The blasts of air are there, as are... read more

Ryan1555's avatar by Ryan1555 on Apr 16, 2014
Score 8.5/10

Story 7.5 : Well to say this plainly , this was a little disapointing . There was only two fight's with Ippo . And he didn't he fight for the world title . And just after two fights he gets hurt . The other fights were ok . But i completely hated to gag fight. And personally the last like 4 or 5 episodes were just filler to finish the anime . If they just spent two episodes then that would have been fine... read more

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