manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
App
Try out our new iPhone application!
App
Manga Poll
If there was a maid cafe near you, would you visit it?
Sure, I'd visit a lot! No shame
As long as no one else found out...
I'd give it a try and that's it
Never
 
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates @irc.irchighway.net

RSS Feed
 
center_left_tab Manga Info center_right_tab
 
ALL    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   
Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi  
Login to add items to your list, keep track of your progress, and rate series!
Description
Shirahama Kenichi is a book lover who has just entered high school, but he is often bullied by others. One day, he became good friends with the new transfer student, Fuurinji Miu, who was also looking for a friend. Kenichi was shocked at how powerful she is at first, but he is still somehow attracted to her...

Type
Manga

Related Series

Associated Names
Сильнейший в истории ученик Кэнъити
التلميذ الافضل في التاريخ كينشي (arabic)
史上最強の弟子ケンイチ
史上最強弟子兼一
ลูกแกะพันธุ์เสือเค็นอิจิ
Ang Pinakamalakas na Disipulo sa Kasaysayan si Kenichi (Filipino)
Histories Strongest Disciple Kenichi
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi
HSD Kenichi
HSDK
Kenichi le disciple ultime (French)
Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple
Shijo Saikyo no Deshi Kenichi
Strongest Disciple Kenichi

Groups Scanlating

Latest Release(s)
c.583 (end) by MangaStream (352d ago)
c.582 by MangaStream (357d ago)
c.581 by MangaStream (361d ago)
Search for all releases of this series

Status in Country of Origin
61 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 17, Chap 144 (OVA 11, Vol 22, Chap 196)

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
33 topics, 163 posts
Click here to view the forum

User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (1766 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.27 / 10.0
10
 33% (577 votes)
9+
 21% (373 votes)
8+
 21% (365 votes)
7+
 11% (197 votes)
6+
 6% (98 votes)
5+
 3% (48 votes)
4+
 1% (26 votes)
3+
 1% (18 votes)
2+
 1% (11 votes)
1+
 3% (53 votes)

Last Updated
May 8th 2015, 12:27am PST


Genre

Categories

Category Recommendations

Recommendations

Author(s)

Artist(s)

Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #368 increased(+32)
Monthly Pos #380 decreased(-51)
3 Month Pos #312 decreased(-3)
6 Month Pos #274 decreased(-86)

List Stats
On 5808 reading lists
On 876 wish lists
On 1758 completed lists
On 228 unfinished lists
On 438 custom lists

Note: You must be logged in to update information on this page.

Forum Posts
Kenichi the Mightiest Disciple Manga to End This Month 357 days, 4 hours, 47 minutes ago
these or Tatakae! Ryouzanpaku Shijou Saikyou no Deshi 509 days, 22 hours, 51 minutes ago
Trying to figure out where I stopped reading 661 days, 7 hours, 19 minutes ago
539 704 days, 14 hours, 27 minutes ago
531 772 days, 21 hours, 23 minutes ago

Click to view the forum

tickmark preloadxmark preloadxmark preload
User Comments [ Order by usefulness ]
 

You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.

avatar
What about this is the strongest?   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Moonclaw7
January 18th, 2013, 5:51am
500 chapters, and after all that he still ain't no where near the strongest, he is still a disciple, he is weaker than his girlfriend and every evil guy out there. And instead of making some interesting character development we are stuck watching every bad guy turned good who no one cares about. And to top it all of we have an annoying pointless alien character. Seriously this series needs to kill 90% of its cast NOW. There are so many characters that we are lucky if we see the main at all in a chapter. They are just extending a series as much as they can, and I now seriously fear that it will get axed and get the worst ending ever or it will be the worst reading to a good end ever... and both suck. Fun thing if he never becomes more than disciple, ala naruto, done strongest disciple because he sucked to much to graduate.

... Last updated on January 18th, 2013, 5:57am
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
too tedious   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by whitespade
October 8th, 2012, 9:48pm
it cycle the same concept over and over again. meet strong people - lose - train - win. and seriously it get more and more ridiculous, next thing you know there will be an alien from a vegetable planet. a shame, because I like this manga from the first 150 chapters, but then....
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
So good!   
Rating: N/A
by leonardo570
September 3rd, 2012, 4:12pm
This series is really good! Lots of comments about how the series is dropping.. i agree that there are a lot of fighting, but is the fighting that is good.. its really hard to find another series with this many style of fighting. And the art is very drawn well in fights..
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Always feels like the main character is cheating   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by ChocoKun
June 24th, 2012, 11:45am
Ok, up to where I stopped reading, the typical plot line goes like this:

Kenchi first meets someone -> he/she turns out to be stronger than him -> they have a mock battle -> which is always interrupted when he is about to lose or in a difficult situation -> a rematch is promised -> he then trains In like 1 style JUST to beat the guy -> at the rematch he wins

I really hate the oh I'm going to lose so I'll train to beat him scenario, this is even worse than the cliche of on the verge of death and then finding the power within type. So this is why I feel the main is always cheating, it's like writing a test, stop 1/2 way and then CONTINUING It a few days later after seeing most of the question so u know what type/style is on it, makes me mad, A LOT

Otherwise it's a good read for those wanting a super long action manga, but nothing stuck to me, though I think reading it will not hurt

... Last updated on June 24th, 2012, 11:46am
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Was a favorite   
Rating: N/A
by despair666
June 7th, 2012, 12:26pm
But now I don't think its about what I love about this series anymore, its become tedious and is hitting all the cliches' of this type of manga, this latest arc (as of 476) is terrible, its so far off what it normally shows that it feels like a completely different series to what we saw before.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Starts out pretty good but loses focus   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by zimzimbadabim
June 4th, 2012, 11:29am
Began as a great Martial arts manga, but is now just an awkwardly ecchi 30-chapter-fight-scene manga that is starting to ignore the story almost completely. Nothing seems to make sense anymore. I guess if you are under age ten that wouldn't bother you to much, but otherwise it can be a bit maddening.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
One of the WORST Manga/Over-Rated   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by strixflash
June 2nd, 2012, 10:24am
I cant believe that people are praising it. Starting few arcs are pretty good in terms of story but then you just see useless actions and techniques without any interesting plot. You might enjoy it if you like fights without plot and meaningless/sensless techniques.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
It is slowly being Bleach-ified   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Jandalman
June 1st, 2012, 7:39am
This series started out fantastic, the action was awesome, the plot entertaining for a shounen, the humour hilarious. But ever since the kidnapped miu arc I noticed that the chapters were beginning to resemble Bleach chapters in terms of pacing and use of pages. Large portions of a chapter's pages are used for unnecessary dialogue or closeups of characters. Events or story lines that could have been covered in a couple of chapters take twice if not thrice as long to cover. I find it very frustrating to have to endure a month if not longer of looking at the same fight being played out as if in slow motion. On a personal note I hate how
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Kenichi recovers so damn quickly after his fight with brainwashed miu and the giant weapons guy, it would have been far more interesting for their relationship as well as character development if Kenichi was unable to fight due to the serious injuries he so obviously sustained and Miu to realize she was responsible for it. Instead of the infuriatingly crappy "Oh thanks for snapping me out of my brainwashing." "No problem, now let's fight together as if I haven't gone through 15 chapters of getting brutalized by you and the giant sword guy!" scene that happened.
that still makes my blood boil every time I think about it.

My advice to you is to read up until just before Miu get's kidnapped and then put this serioes on you hold list for the next 4 or 5 months until this arc is over, which it still isn't much to my chagrin.
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
Pretty Cool   
Rating: N/A
by mixxyum
September 2nd, 2011, 9:47am
This is prettty good! I actually like how Kenichi isn't one of those power-hungry fighters always hoping to get stronger ( he kinda is, but has a different feel to it), and i love how he's not a fighting genius and doesn't always want to fight. Finally a character that isn't a natural talent (lol hellish training)! It makes it seem much more real. Love the parts when he runs away scared that he's going to die. I likey how he grows and is kinda more willing to fight but only to protect those around him. There is a lot of ecchi though so many bare boobies =/ Otherwise i'm happy i picked this up biggrin
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
avatar
One of the best i've read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by REGIS_JOSE
August 23rd, 2011, 9:03pm
At first i was reluctant to read HSDK because i actually judged the manga by its cover(vol 1 cover art) but after reading a couple of reviews i gave it a shot. Instantly the comedy, action, art got my attention.
The story builds up really well and this manga is the only one I've read multiple times(vol 1 to vol 43).
great manga read it

... Last updated on August 23rd, 2011, 9:04pm
Was this comment useful?  Yes tickmark  No xmark    
Previous Page Pages (8) [ 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last ] Next Page
Show  entries per page 


You must login to comment for this series! Register an account.
Manga Search
MANGA Fu
MEMBERS
TEAM-BU


footer