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    Monday January 11, 2016
  • "Fairy Tail" and "Hajime No Ippo" Characters Crossover in Mobile Game Collaboration

    "Fairy Tail - Brave Guild" players can get boxing Natsu and Erza

    Through February 5th, the Fairy Tail wizards are getting in the ring with the boxers of Hajima No Ippo thanks to a Taito social RPG collaboration between Brave Guild and The Champions. Fairy Tail players can get a SSR boxing Natsu for clearing 10 Ippo missions and logging in for 10 days, then a UR Erza for clearing 20 missions and logging in for 14 days. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday May 20, 2015
  • FEATURE: Shane-nanigans - In Defense of the "Bad Guy"

    Sometimes you need to play "dirty" if you wanna win big!

    In the world of sports anime, anyone who refuses to be a goody-goody and play by the rules is quickly labeled a villain and treated with the utmost disdain. But are these bad boys really so, well, bad? Shane doesn't think so, and he's ready to try proving it! Hit the jump, and check out this week's SHANE-NANIGANS for more!

  • Wednesday January 7, 2015
  • "Hajime no Ippo" Refuses to Join Shonen Magazine Digital Edition

    The author Morikawa explains, "due to various reasons"

    As reported, the first simultaneous digital edition of Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine is released in Japan today on January 7. However, George Morikawa's long-running boxing manga Hajime no Ippo is missing from the lineup. Hit the the jump for more details.

  • Friday November 7, 2014
  • VIDEO: Second "Hajime no Ippo" PlayStation 3 Game Preview

    Game set to be released December 11th

    With the game set to be released December 11th, Bandai Namco has posted a second preview of PlayStation 3 game Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting. First press bonuses include extra costumes. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday October 2, 2014
  • VIDEO: "Hajime no Ippo" Game Trailer Shows Plenty of Boxing Action

    PlayStation 3 game launches in Japan on December 11

    Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting has an endless volley of blows to exchange on PlayStation 3. Bandai Namco has the latest game based on George Morikawa's manga and its anime adaptations scheduled for a December 11 debut in Japan, and you can see a nearly 6-minute trailer after the jump.

  • Thursday September 11, 2014
  • VIDEO: "Hajime no Ippo" PS3 Game Teaser

    Latest game set for December 11 and priced at ¥8,280

    Following its recent reveal in Famitsu, Bandai Namco has posted a teaser for the newly announced PlayStation 3 adaptation of George Morikawa's boxing manga Hajime no Ippo . The game, which aims to recreate some of the series' most famous scenes, and will be priced at ¥8,280 ($78) for a December 11th release. Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday September 9, 2014
  • New "Hajime no Ippo" Game Coming to PlayStation 3 in Japan

    Latest game set for December 11 and priced at ¥8,280

    Past games based on George Morikawa's boxing manga Hajime no Ippo have varied in quality, and it's time for another to take a crack at replicating the series' intense body blows and screen-shaking hooks. Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting is next in the ring, with its boxing action set to hit PlayStation 3 in Japan on December 11. More after the jump.

  • Thursday February 6, 2014
  • Miyano Mamoru, Hiroyuki Yoshino and Fumiko Orikasa Star in "Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting!" Flashback Arc

    Boxing anime looks back at coach's post war career

    Boxing series Hajime no Ippo lost Kenji Utsumi, its voice of Coach Genji Kamogawa, last June, and Ichiro Nagai, voice of the character's friend/rival Ginpachi Nekota, last month. The production of the latest anime series' The Fighting is mindful of the passing of these veteran voice actors as it prepares to feature their characters' histories in a post-World War II story arc. More after the jump.