History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi

Alt titles: Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi

Vol: 60; Ch: 583
4.469 out of 5 from 2,683 votes
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Shirihama Kenichi is a weak scaredy-cat, and his status as the karate club's punching bag has earned him the name of ‘Weak Legs'. One day Kenichi meets Miu and, impressed by her skill after she effortlessly throws him to the ground, he follows her to the Ryouzanpaku dojo. There he finds five great masters of martial arts, and driven by his desire to become stronger, he begs them to accept him as their student - though it won't be easy. Kenichi endures harsh training (and injury) from Akisame - the philosophizing Jujitsu master; Apachai - the Muay Thai ‘God of Death'; Kensei - the ecchi Chinese Kempo Master; and Shigure - the weapons prodigy. Finally after proving his determination, he is accepted by Shio - the 100-dan Karate Master, who had initially wanted nothing to do with him. Now Kenichi walks the long and arduous path to becoming a master himself, all whilst trying to protect those he cares about from anyone who would dare to harm them.

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RustfordJC's avatar by RustfordJC on Oct 8, 2011
Score: 6.5/10

Story: A nerd/geek/outcast, or at least that's how I see him, enters highschool. Being bullied when he was younger and having no friends, Kenichi reads books. One day while walking to school he meets a girl, who throws him, causing a book to fall out of his hand. Opinion(s): I pretty much read the manga two months ago, so I can't remember the beginning. The plot shows Kenichi become stronger through... read more

Goshin's avatar by Goshin on May 23, 2012
Score: 7.5/10

Finnaly cought up to manga, I read from from chapter 143(Anime End) to 474. Story       The plot of the manga is not that complicated, but it is consistent, despite being a bit slow, it has been 474 chapets and i don't quite see the end. of course there are manga much long but i believe the had more intricate plots       The Story starts out with Keinichi... read more

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