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History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi

Alt titles: Kenichi, Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi

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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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related anime

Anime Name Type Year Relation More Info
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi OVA OVA 2012 TBD
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi OVA Specials DVD Special 2013 TBD

related manga

Manga Name Year Relation More Info
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi 2002 Original Manga
Shijou Saikyou no Gaiden 2007 TBD
Name Role
Junko YAMANAKA Character Design
Masatomo SUDOU Character Design
Hajime KAMEGAKI Director
Joe RINOIE Music
Syun MATSUENA Original Manga Creator

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Official Editorial Reviews

Title Author Score Date
Kenichi cassiesheepgirl 7.6/10 Jun 6, 2010
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi cassiesheepgirl 7.6/10 Jun 6, 2010
Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi cassiesheepgirl 7.6/10 Jun 6, 2010

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Kenichi theSentinel 10/10 Jul 4, 2014
Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi theSentinel 10/10 Jul 4, 2014
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi theSentinel 10/10 Jul 4, 2014
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If you like Street Fighter II V then you will enjoy History's Strongest Dicciple Kenichi. Both are great martial-arts animes. Great for avid fans of martial arts as well as fans who know nothing of martial arts. While Kenichi is more humerous then Street Fighter, they both excel in showing you training, fighting and a life of a martial artist.

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In Kenichi, Kenichi is trained by multiple martial arts masters of different nationalities under the roof of one dojo teaching him a variety of techniques so he can defeat Ragnarok.

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Vash the Stampede and Kenichi Weak Legs. What could they both have in common ? One's has a 60,000,000,000$$ reward on his head, and the other is considered the weakest person on his school. Whoever when Kenichi decides to become stronger in order to protect the one's he love, he stops at nothing, sacrificing himself, just like Vash. Both always try to find a way not to harm anyone even if it means injuring themselves whisle keeping a smile upon their faces.

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