Fist of the North Star

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4.6
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    One kick ass anime you'll enjoy
    its a Great old school anime. the technique's used are in a league of its own, it will blow your mind. deception, treachery and the love of a good women all make up one of the best animes I've ever seen to date.. definitely check it out and see for your self!!!
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  • An old series but its a classic
    I love fist of the North star!! Its an old series but a classic. The fights are great and Kenshiro is the man. This series gets better especially when he starts to fight his other brothers. Its a fun series to watch and you won't be sorry if you watch it.
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Fist of the North Star is Win.
    Omae wa mo shindeiru. I've seen all 152 episodes, and it's the greatest. No spending 10 episodes powering up for 1 episode of fighting then 2 more episodes of monologues and powering up again. Almost every single one of those 152 episodes is jam packed with fights and action sequences. Never a dull moment except for the frequent flashbacks, which are somewhat understandable if you were watching ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    A flashback to a violent time
    By modern standards this may not seem like a great anime but it was ahead of it's time back in its days of airing on TV and doing its paces through the fansub circuit.

    For those not familiar with the series, one can watch the Fist of The North Star (FoTNS) movie for a "Cliff Notes" version of this TV show.

    The show itself is 150+ episodes (not including OAVs + movie) and deals with the life ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Bad In The Best Way Possible
    As a lover of retro anime and all that it entails, it's impossible for me to come at this series without some bias towards it. I had the original NES game, I saw busted up VHS fansubs as a kid, this is it folks, before Over Nine Thousand was ever uttered: one of the true originals.

    The storyline is fairly simple, a wandering warrior (Ken) has the power to implode his enemies using their ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    why do i have to name my review oh well
    An art film of Bruce Lee in a blender full of Mad Max and chum.
    if you put Bruce Lee Chuck Norris mad max and chum in a blender you might get a taste of this awesome ass anime series i mean come on it was one of the og anime series its older then i am and every time i watch it i fall in love with it again and again yeah the graphic are pixelated but what do you expect from a 26 year old anime
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Fist of the North Star, 1983 to 1988
    This is it, people. One of the originals. There are so many videogames, TV shows, and even other animations that copy elements from this show that it is a legend in its own right.

    Kenshiro, a man who lived his youth in an era of freedom and peace (the 80's, of course!), trained as a martial artist in the Divine Fist of the North Star. A nuclear war broke out and he was one of the lucky folks ...
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  • A anime Legend/ Classic
    If you like a great storyline, well developed characters, and of course blood and gore. This is the anime you have been waiting for!!! This anime blends everything together to make a anime classic. Romance, drama, violence, curse words, and did i mention violence?!?!?!
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    I cried manly tears!! T_T
    Kenshiro is the true definition of a man! The story was rich and the characters full of pride! If your into emotional, bloody, manly kung-fu action, then this is it! It's pretty old of an anime,being made back in the early 1980's but the most classical in my opinion. This breathtaking Japanese anime series has inspired anime creators like Eiichiro Oda, the creator of "One Piece" including Kohta ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    You are already dead!
    Weekly Shonen Jump's post-apocalyptic classic! Imagine an anime series starring the platonic lovechild of Bruce Lee and Mad Max from "The Road Warrior", and you get this series. SO F@%$ING MANLY! WATCH THIS SERIES!
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