A purported early look at the cover of the August issue of manga magazine Comic Zenon, out June 25th, is listing a TV anime adaptation of Fist of the North Star Ichigo Aji (Taste of Strawberry), Yushi Kawata and Imouto Yukito's parody of Buronson and Tetsuo Hara's post-apocalyptic martial arts epic. More after the jump.
On a recent appearance on Nakai no Mado, a Japanese variety show, manga artist Tetsuo Hara explained the origin of the nonsense phrases "hidebu!" and "adeshi!" which various goons scream before they explode in the landmark manga and anime Fist of the North Star. Hit the jump to be already dead.
You don't become a post-apocalyptic dictator without knowing a few things about the facts of life. In fact, your advice might even be considered...strawberry flavored? Hit the jump to learn about a whacky collaboration between a Fist of the North Star spin-off and a pair of Japanese maternity / parenting magazines.
Everyone wants to get faster and stronger and cooler, right!? And what better way to go about it than by training like your favorite shonen action heroes? Shane's taken the liberty of trying out five memorable ways of powering up all by himself, so hit the jump to see what sorts of life-changing discoveries he made!
Last month, Bandai Namco began the preparation for this summer's North America and European PS3/PS4/Vita release of J-Stars Victory VS+ . A second batch of English previews has now been posted with Bleach's Ichigo vs Aizen, Fist of the North Star's Kenshiro vs Sakigate!! Otokojuku Momotaro Tsurugi and Gintama's Gintoki vs Assassination Classroom's Koro-sensei. Get a look after the jump.
Where's Kenshiro when you need him? Tsume SA, a European company that creates high quality officially licensed resin statues, is releasing a limited run of statues featuring Raoh, the chief antagonist of Fist of the North Star. Hit the jump to learn more.
GungHo Online Entertainment announced another collaboration on the way for its popular Puzzle & Dragons game. This time it's the post-apocalyptic world of Fist of the North Star, which is gearing up for an A-TA-TA-TA-TA-worthy crossover with the puzzler. More after the jump.
Saitama-born singer Faylan will release her first cover song album "FAYvorite" on March 26. Lantis has posted a short version promotional video for the leading track of the album, "Ai o Torimodose!!." The original song by Crystal King was used as the first OP theme for the Fist of the North Star TV anime. Check the clip after the jump.
Kenshiro from Fist of the North Star can make a bed explode just by sleeping on it, so I doubt he'll have any trouble mixing it up as one of the latest additions to J-Stars Victory Vs. He's joining the 45th anniversary Shonen Jump fighter along with Fist villain Raoh, so A-TA-TA-TA past the break for more.
In 1983, Buronson and Tetsuo Hara took the ninja manga tradition of an elite hero, brought it together with elements of the Bruce Lee kung fu and super powered psychics phenomenons, set in a Mad Max wasteland, and unleashed the seminal martial arts adventure Fist of the North Star. The anniversary has been marked with an "Extreme Edition" collection of the manga, featuring a new chapter and an impressive Sega Lucky Kuji prize lottery.
Kenshiro of Fist of the North Star is doubling up Crunchyroll duties with his starring role in the super-deformed anime spin-off DD Fist of the North Star. The series starts streaming today at 5pm Pacific. More after the jump.
In honor of legendary martial arts manga Fist of the North Star's 30th anniversary, the famously manly shounen series will be spoofed with a super deformed comedy. Akitaro Daichi (Fruits Basket, Poyopoyo) directs DD Fist of the North Star this April, with Kenshiro and his brothers contending with a modern Tokyo in which the apocalypse failed to occur. Get a look at the latest promos after the jump.
Manga magazine Comic Zenon has posted a promo for 30th anniversary comedy anime project DD Fist of the North Star. The Akitaro Daichi (Fruits Basket, Poyopoyo) directed April anime will feature super deformed versions of the series' legendary martial artists contending with a modern Tokyo in which the apocalypse failed to occur. Get a look after the jump.