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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.
If you liked Nozomi Witches or you just want to watch something similar that's actually good then you should try Hajime no Ippo. Both follow the story of a guy who has never tried boxing yet he has a natural talent for it and how they go from being a nobody to an actual champion. Unlike Nozomi Witches, Hajime no Ippo will keep you at the edge of the seat with it's intense fights and laugh with it's comedy.