History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi

Alt titles: Kenichi, Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi

TV (50 eps)
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Shirahama "weak legs" Kenichi is a typical high school student with typical problems: he's frequently bullied and tends to run away in the face of his enemies. Things change when Kenichi meets Furinji Miu, whose grandfather runs a dojo; and not knowing what he's getting himself into, he signs up to become a disciple. As Kenichi's life-threatening training continues and he becomes more and more powerful, he inadvertently becomes the target of the deadly gang called Ragnarok. With mental and physical challenges ahead, can Kenichi survive his encounters with Ragnarok, or will the masters of his dojo get to him first?

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cassiesheepgirl's avatar by cassiesheepgirl on Jun 6, 2010
Score: 7.6/10

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Martial arts aren’t my bag. I’ve never held an interest in them, but after a while of being told that I’d love History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi and the fact that I’m a complete shounen whore, I just had to give it a go. With a nickname like ‘Weak legs’, high... read more

Radaghast's avatar by Radaghast on Oct 8, 2009
Score: 8/10

(originally posted as a blog entry on 18 Sept 2009)At first Kenichi seemed like your regular shounen/sport crossover when the chosen sport kind is shown not only with the gaming/competing aspect, but also with winning/protecting one typical for shounen. You know, like Hajime no... read more

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History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi 2002 Original Manga
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