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Fighting Spirit – New Challenger

Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger

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Japanese Featherweight Champion Ippo Makunouchi has successfully defended and retained his title. Meanwhile, his rival, Ichirou Miyata, has resurfaced in Japan, aiming for his own Featherweight belt in the Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation. When the rest of the world comes knocking, however, will Japan's best fighters rise to the challenge and achieve glory at the top? Or will the small island nation be crushed under the weight of greater entities? This time, champions will become challengers issuing a call to the rest of the world and ready to show off their fighting spirit!

User Rating: 4.55 ( 1 votes)

Information

English: Fighting Spirit: New Challenger
Japanese: はじめの一歩 新シリーズ
Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2009 to Jul 1, 2009
Premiered: Winter 2009
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 01:29 (JST)
Producers: VAP, Kodansha, Nippon Television Network
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Sports, Drama, Shounen
Duration: 23 min per ep
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Resolution: 720p
Type: Eng Sub

Staff

Jun Shishido – Director
Toshihiko Nakajima – Sound Director
Kenichi Kawamura – Episode Director, Storyboard
Satoshi Osedo – Episode Director
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Theme Songs

OP1: “Hekireki” by Last Alliance
ED1: “8 AM” by coldrain





KenYosuke

All the major fights are amazing, really good season

Seismic

More of the good stuff! This time with 100% more Takamura and in glorious widescreen.

Skeletonbones

fights start to feel a little more formulaic now. still great overall.

ChaoticLaughter

An absolutely fantastic sequel to an already legendary show.

samkenkaj

Big Boys Hit Hard. GOOD!

Amund098

The second season of Hajime no Ippo in glorioius HD. Features fights with a greater variety of characters. The best boxing anime for sure.

Whiger

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    dedsec

    I make bad encodes and whine about subs and if I'm feeling particularly memey, I make bad subs too!