Once the undefeated champion of the street fighting game Bl@ster, Akira now fights for an entirely different cause. Having been framed for murder and given the choice of life in prison or exoneration for a price, he chose to take the latter, heading for the lawless district of Toshima. There, Akira is to fight in Igura, a game where the winner of each match receives special tags, and the loser loses his life. Alongside his longtime friend Keisuke and experienced Igura competitor Rin, Akira must now battle it out in Igura, try to avoid the sadistic enforcers that roam the streets, and complete his mission: to defeat Il Re and take down the drug company Vischio.
First of all, I would like to point out my surprise at the excessive negative feedback this anime has received. I'm going to assume the quality did not reach the high expectations of the manga readers, but I can't find a valid reason for the anime-only viewers. I'll begin with the story. The plot might have been a bit too complicated for the limited number of episodes... read more
Even as bad as some things get, there is usually at least one element somewhere that spurs some sort of redeeming quality. Good ideas here, an interesting concept there, perhaps even a single scene that manages to be the high point. However, Togainu no Chi has managed to have almost nothing redeeming whatsoever.
Professional competitor in a street fighting tournament known as Bl@ster, Akira is... read more
|Togainu no Chi (Kana YAMAMOTO)||2005||TBD|
|Togainu no Chi Anthology||2005||TBD|
|Togainu no Chi||2006||TBD|