Togainu no Chi

TV (12 eps)
2.416 of 5 from 3,658 votes
Rank #4,907

Once the undefeated champion of the street fighting game [email protected], 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.

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PurplePeopleEater's avatar by PurplePeopleEater on Aug 12, 2014
Score 7/10

The main character, Akira, is falsely accused of commiting murder. The reason? Because someone wants him to play in a life or death game called Igura. He ends up in a place called Toshima, a lawless city, made up of other players and a few other nonplayers. The game rules are simple. It's like playing poker, only the stakes are much higher. The player recieves several tags each representing a playing card. They... read more

Ozgin's avatar by Ozgin on Jun 28, 2014
Score 8/10

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

Related manga

Togainu no Chi (Kana YAMAMOTO) 2005
Togainu no Chi Anthology 2005
Togainu no Chi 2006



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