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Hajime no Ippo  
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Description
Makunochi Ippo is an ordinary high school student in Japan. Since he spends most of his time away from school helping his mother run the family business, he doesn't get to enjoy his younger years like most teenagers. Always a target for bullying at school, Ippo's life is one of hardship. One of these after-school bullying sessions turns Ippo's life around for the better, as he is saved by a boxer named Takamura. He decides to follow in Takamura's footsteps and train to become a boxer, giving his life direction and purpose. Ippo's path to perfecting his pugilistic prowess is just beginning.

Note: Won the 15th Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shounen Manga in 1991.

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
はじめの一歩
第一神拳
Fighting Spirit
The Fighting!
The First Step

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Latest Release(s)
c.1101-1104 by MangaStream (8d ago)
c.1099-1100 by MangaStream (17d ago)
c.1096-1098 by MangaStream (23d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
110 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1 (Hajime no Ippo); Vol 45 (New Challenger)
Ends at Vol 31, Chap 269 (Hajime no Ippo); Vol 47 Chap 420 (New Challenger); Vol 61, Chap 558 (Rising)

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Hajime no Ippo by Kaioh

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19 topics, 109 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (862 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.43 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 14th 2015, 9:28am PST


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Year
1989

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Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #656 decreased(-213)
Monthly Pos #412 increased(+39)
3 Month Pos #431 increased(+129)
6 Month Pos #482 decreased(-23)

List Stats
On 3593 reading lists
On 504 wish lists
On 107 unfinished lists
On 269 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Have we really been reading a thousand chapters? 437 days, 1 hours, 43 minutes ago
Jumping the Shark-Hajime no Ippo 437 days, 1 hours, 45 minutes ago
Dropped from scanlations? 549 days, 18 hours, 44 minutes ago
Is Hajime no Ippo good if I hate boxing? 667 days, 0 hours, 20 minutes ago
3rd Season of Hajime no Ippo Green-Lit 740 days, 7 hours, 29 minutes ago

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IF MAKUNOUCHI IPPO IS A GREAT BOXER THEN TAKAMURA MAMORU IS THE LORD OF PERVERTS   
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by tars
May 15th, 2006, 3:21am
An excellent manga about boxing. A bit of drama, lots of comedy and action. Once you start reading it, you'll get addicted. This is by far yhe best sportts manga ever made. It is a very long manga but the story keeps getting better. The second half of the series is better than the first.
PS. TAKAMURA IS THE LORD OF PERVERTS
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IPPO IS KING! HE IS KING!   
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by Edd
May 11th, 2006, 11:23am
Seriously, this is seriously the best manga ever made in the world. IF YOU HAVEN'T READ IT YOU'RE SERIOUSLY DEPRIVED! However, I completly agree that it is really long, 74+ Volumes, and if it wasn't for the FABULOUS plot, GREAT CHARACTERS AND CHARACTER BUILDING, and of course, SOME OF THE BEST ACTION EVER, i might have possibly gotten bored.
On a side note: I read about 50+ Volumes in about a week. This seriously gets addicting....
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Second to none!   
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by Darigaaz
May 11th, 2006, 6:14am
One of the very best manga that I have ever read. Nothing can come close to this series in sheer intensity with a good mix of humour in it. Even at 70+ volumes, the characters remains interesting and everyone is a star in their own fight. Agree with the rest of the board, Takamura is the king of perverts!
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Hajime No Ippo   
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by Anonymous
May 11th, 2006, 5:31am
SIMPLY THE BEST THERE IS.
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Keep on trucking   
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by ddd
May 9th, 2006, 6:40pm
Damn, After seventy volumes, it's starting to get just a tad repetitive. But it's still good
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Awesome.   
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by jvln
March 29th, 2006, 9:34am
great manga, one of the best.

Edited by mod: Don't ask for downloads here
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Warning!!! Must have a good Cardiovascular System   
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by Anthon41772
February 24th, 2006, 12:19pm
OMG I almost had a heart attack I laughed so hard.This is far and way THE BEST manga I have read so far.
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i do not belive it   
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by PARAGON
February 17th, 2006, 2:34pm
look manga lovers am an arabian we people like the anime but not so much or even did not think about the manga but when i saw the anime i had to complete the story so i had to check out the manga and i was stunned because i did not find something astonishing and marvelous like this manga series an like any other it is even beter than berserk which is my best manga ever i hope that this series keep on going and i hope that the ova keep going ......
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ippo   
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by Anonymous
February 10th, 2006, 6:55pm
TAKAMURA IS A NIIIG AND YOU KNOW IT
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Fighting shonen manga at it's best!   
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by kukuku, THE LORD OF PERVERTS!!!
February 10th, 2006, 9:53am
Now this is a manga u can't put down. I could read the whole 74 volumes in one piece. Fighting shonen manga at it's best. And last but not least, ZOMG I LOVE TAKAMURA, THE LORD OF PERVERTS!!! U RULE MAN!!!
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