Ken and Ryu are no ordinary teenagers; through a friendly rivalry and a desire to master their fighting skills, both have become powerful martial artists. Power has its drawbacks, however, and when an evil syndicate known as Ashura sets its sights on them, they must grow even stronger and fight for their lives. Controlled by the dark and mysterious Bison, Ashura will stop at nothing to further Bison's sinister goals; but Ashura is just the tip of the iceberg...
If you're a big fan of fighting games, then you've probably played, and enjoyed both of the games that these two anime are based on. If that's the case then you may well find some enjoyment from seeing your favourite characters fully animated, and kicking ass on the small screen.
If you're not a fan of these games, then i wouldn't recommend either as they are filled with animation, pacing, directing, character design and plot flaws that can make it almost unwatchable. But diehard fans should at least get a kick out of them!
These are both anime based on popular fighting games. If you want to see your favorite character animated and fighting then you should check out these anime. Both these shows are light on plot with most of it being an excuse to get the characters to fight in various locations.
Really these anime are made for fans of the games and already know the character. People not familar with the games will probably be confused by the convoluted plots. However, if you're not concerned with plot and just want to see some characters fighting then both these anime will satisfy your craving.
A few years have passed since Hamna Baki has last seen his father, and the time has come for him to reclaim his honor. Before he has the chance to fight Hamna Yujiro, the Shinshinkai Organization decides to hold a tournament to find the strongest man in the world. Luckily, the prize is not just a large gold belt, but the chance to fight Yujiro! Will Baki survive both the psychotic monsters and martial arts masters at this tournament of legends? And most importantly, will Baki ever defeat The Beast, his father?
Well, both anime are about young people participating in underground fighting. Both anime are full of action and great fights. If you are a true martial arts anime fan I'm sure you won't be dissapointed in both of them.
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?
If you like Street Fighter II V then you will enjoy History's Strongest Dicciple Kenich. 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.
In Street Fighter, both Ken and Ryu travel around the world meeting masters of all kinds of fighting styles of different nationalities to beat Ashura.
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.
Both are about protecting those who you love from those who want to due harm.
Toudou Gakuen is no ordinary high school. There, during the Meiji Restoration, fighting masters were forced to gather from all over Japan to re-establish the martial arts. Amongst the student body is a group of immensely powerful fighters who maintain order through absolute power. This "Enforcement Group" is locked in a feud with the Jyuuuken Club over matters of love and death. Now, two newcomers have disturbed the order of this school, becoming entangled in this vicious feud. Caught between sexy babes and terrible powers, the battle to be the strongest begins!
Both Street Fighter and Tenhjo Tenge concentrate on fighting. If you like blood thirsty teens in a quest to be the stronget man alive then you will surely like both of these anime. The only problem you may have is the age diffrence, it needs some time to get used to.