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Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi  
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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...


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Associated Names
Сильнейший в истории ученик Кэнъити
التلميذ الافضل في التاريخ كينشي
Ang Pinakamalakas na Disipulo sa Kasaysayan si Kenichi
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi
Kenichi le disciple ultime
Shijo Saikyo no Deshi Kenichi

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v.58 c.557.5 by yxcv (49d ago)
v.61 c.583.5 by yxcv (49d ago)
v.60 c.576.5 by yxcv (49d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
61 Volumes (Complete)

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

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Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (1778 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.27 / 10.0
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November 6th 2015, 4:01pm PST



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Monthly Pos #370 increased(+7)
3 Month Pos #370 increased(+18)
6 Month Pos #345 decreased(-57)

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Still great   
Rating: N/A
by ArkangelID
April 6th, 2011, 11:59pm
Its a lie u can skip volume 15 to 30, you would ended missing a lot of things and a lot of plots, kenichi really is growing better, if u see volume 16 he still with a normal body in the lastest he has a more fighter. The teachers show more participation in the history and even is slow in something like the romance. Any guys that get tired of a manga only becuase wanna see a ending arent good to describe things, most great works has 30 volumes but a lot of bad mangas that are popular between teenagers that cant maintain 5 mins of concentration has only 3-5 volumes no wonder young adults are the actual buyers of the originals mangas.
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Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by Molenir
January 27th, 2011, 2:52pm
When I first started reading this manga, I enjoyed it. Greatly. The story was interesting the art was good, and of course the occasional near nudity was enjoyable as well. However as the story progressed, it became more and more repetitive. Theres always someone else out there gunning for Kenichi and his friends. Always some new training to make him magically stronger. There is humor in the story, but whats telling is that if you skip from volume 15 to volume 30 you won't really have missed a single thing. That pretty much sums up the manga. After awhile I've simply become tired of it. Too much fighting, not enough story. When all you have are fights, for no reason at all, then theres really no reason to read it.
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I love this one!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lorgeinoh
July 29th, 2010, 5:46am
love how those master torture kenichi no wonder he become a good martial artist hehehe his training is more like a torture lol! love the action fight and also the comedic side specially that U.F.O friend although he is a human coincidentally he is somehow mistaken as an alien lol! romantic part between miu and kenechi is cute I wanna make them stick together I approve those two as couple! yay!
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Rating: N/A
by Mattz
July 16th, 2010, 6:53pm
"Why can't the world just be more ero and peaceful..."

- Ma Kensei, wisest man on the planet, after the most epic battle of all times. My hero.
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histories crappiest disciple   
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by vishramramoutar
June 11th, 2010, 10:22am
This is one of the most overrated mangas in history. It starts with a crappy guy becoming insanely strong within a matter of months beating guys who have been training all their lives!!!!!. All because he wants to protect some over Busty Chick he hardly knows anything about. Then getting involved in some kind of martial arts war good vs evil rubbish. The whole manga goes strong villain appears defeats good guy then goes through some obscure training beats villain the cycle starts again with no end in sight. Too much Ecchi Too little plot.
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Pure Shounen   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by McCasper
April 5th, 2010, 7:28pm
In my opinion, this series is shounen manga in its purest form. A weak boy becomes a strong man through intense training. Throw in some gags and some ecchi and it turns into one of the best all-around shounen series.
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"Fuurinji Human Shuriken!"   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by enaikelt
March 28th, 2010, 8:08pm
While slightly ecchi and with average art, this manga makes up for all of that by being utterly hilarious! Kenichi is in a nutshell, a generic shounen manga written with generous amounts of satire. It's the satire that makes it so funny. It's actually one of the funniest mangas I've ever read, with great characters and the best lines.

Essentially an awesome manga. I recommend it to everybody unless you don't like physically impossible boobs.

... Last updated on November 23rd, 2010, 12:44pm
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Turn for the Ecchi   
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by edocsil
March 22nd, 2010, 4:27pm
I'm with Convalescence in that it seems pretty generic, but I still find it funny and can't put it down. The fan service is there, but not overdone, until about chapter 300. Then it gets really ecchi, like reeeally ecchi. The art style is more akin to a hentai doujin than a shounen manga with enough almost-nudity to back it up. A lot of it. Miu grew about 2 cup sizes in 10 chapters. I don't know what brought on the change, but it kind of detracts from the rest of the manga.
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Convalescence
March 1st, 2010, 10:48pm
Didn't expect too much from this series at first, but now I'm hooked. The tension just kept on increasing, but I'm starting to feel that the pace is slowly dying down. But that might be because I'm reading a couple other manga at the same time (that are either on par or better than this series).

Anyways, this series reminds me a lot about Dragon Ball/DBZ to a certain extent.Not as mystical, but the super human-ness kind of puts it in the general area (great fight scenes, cliche but funny plots). Could do without the ecchi though. I don't feel like it really helps it out too much...
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Great so far.   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Bloodfall
January 29th, 2010, 8:06pm
That's true, mangas are all about effort and talent.
Maybe it's all because of cultural aspects of oriental people.

Just to coment the statement below, trainning hours means nothing if you dont have the best trainning method, just like in studies.
I know people who study 10 hours and do less than people who do it 2 hours.
It's not only a matter of talent and effort, of course, it's also a matter of the way you do your trainning/study.
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