Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting!

Alt titles: Fighting Spirit

TV (76 eps)
4.562 of 5 from 10,163 votes
Rank #28

Ippo Makunouchi is a loser. He has no friends, he spends his free time helping his mom with work, and he's constantly being beaten up by bullies. But that all changes when one day he's saved from another beating by Takamura, an up-and-coming boxer. Soon, Ippo turns his life around with a passion for the newly discovered sport, but his new lifestyle is far from easy! Before he can even dream of becoming champion, he'll have to overcome a slew of fierce rivals and learn what 'dedication' really means.

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VivisQueen's avatar by VivisQueen on Dec 28, 2009
Score 9/10

I'm lucky to be female because Hajime no Ippo exists to thrill a viewer's nuts off. Bringing blow after blow of jaw-dropping twists in a narrative that feels as furious as a dog fight, it is the sports anime that challenges all others of its kind to do better. Essentially the coming-of-age tale of a weakling maturing into the... read more

Ryan1555's avatar by Ryan1555 on Apr 11, 2014
Score 10/10

Well i think im going to start this review off my saying this . Normally i would not touch anime with a sports related theme , cause personally i really don't care for sports . What drawn me to this anime was the clip that i watched on youtube giving it a review . So i decided to watch it and i instantly was addicted to it . The story line was great mixing in Comedy , Action , a little bit of school life ... read more

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Hajime no Ippo - Champion Road Movie 2003
Hajime no Ippo - Mashiba vs Kimura OVA 2003
Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting! Special DVD Special 2003
Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger TV 2009 Sequel
Hajime no Ippo Rising TV 2013 Same Franchise

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