DD Fist of the North Star/DD Hokuto no Ken (TV 2013)


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###DD Fist of the North Star/DD Hokuto no Ken (TV 2013)

Genres: comedy, slice of life
**Themes:**parody
Objectionable content: Mild
Number of episodes: 13
Vintage: 2013-04-02

Plot Summary: A “what-if” alternate scenario and parody of Fist of the North Star had the nuclear apocalypse not happened. The series follows Ken, Raoh and Toki trying to find a job and make ends meet in modern society where their martial arts have little use. They all vie for the opening at Ryuken’s Convenience Store (their mentor in the main series) where Bat and Lin work. Various other characters make cameos and chaos ensues.

ANN Info Page

###DD Fist of the North Star II / DD Hokuto no Ken 2 Ichigo Aji+

Genres: comedy
Number of Episodes: 12
Vintage: 2015-10-06

Plot Summary: (Crunchyroll) In the 21st century, the characters of Fist of the North Star are living in peaceful Japan. In particular, Kenshirou is a convenience store worker, Raoh works at a factory, and wracked by illness, Toki is looking for work. The legend of the Fighting NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) North Star begins in the modern day.

ANN info page

###Fist of the North Star: Strawberry Flavor / Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo Aji

Number of Episodes: 6
Vintage: 2015-10-06

Plot Summary: A fun version of the Holy Emperor Souther tries to find ways to become friends with Kenshirō, demonstrates his party techniques, and sometimes plays with the Gosha Sei.

ANN info page


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[size=20]DD Fist of the North Star Manga Gets More TV Anime[/size]
posted on 2013-01-23 10:28 EST
Super-deformed version of Buronson, Tetsuo Hara’s post-apocalyptic fighting manga

The March issue of Monthly Comic Zenon magazine is announcing on Friday that a television anime adaptation of Kajio’s DD Fist of the North Star (DD Hokuto no Ken) manga has been green-lit for the 30th anniversary of the original Fist of the North Star manga. Kajio has been adapting the characters in Buronson and Tetsuo Hara’s original post-apocalyptic fighting manga as super-deformed characters since Monthly Comic Zenon’s first issue in October 2010.

The manga is set "in the year 199x, mankind was … not engulfed in the flames of nuclear war?

“In the 21st century, the characters of Fist of the North Star are living in peaceful Japan. In particular, Kenshirō is a convenience store worker, Raoh works at a factory, and wracked by illness, Toki is looking for work. The legend of the Fighting NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) North Star begins in the modern day.”

The manga already inspired a DD Hokuto no Ken short anime, as well as an earlier television series of anime shorts that premiered in 2011.


[size=20]Fruits Basket’s Daichi Helms DD Fist of the North Star Anime[/size]
posted on 2013-01-24 23:19 EST

Akitaro Daichi is directing the upcoming television anime adaptation of Kajio’s DD Fist of the North Star (DD Hokuto no Ken) manga.

Daichi is known for directing the anime dramas Fruits Basket, Now and Then, Here and There, and most recently, Kamisama Kiss. He previously directed other slapstick gag comedies such as Prince Mackaroo, Gag Manga Biyori, and its sequels.

The DD Fist of the North Star manga is set "in the year 199x, mankind was … not engulfed in the flames of nuclear war?

“In the 21st century, the characters of Fist of the North Star are living in peaceful Japan. In particular, Kenshirō is a convenience store worker, Raoh works at a factory, and wracked by illness, Toki is looking for work. The legend of the Fighting NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) North Star begins in the modern day.”

Mainichi Shimbun paper’s Mantan Web posted more images of the characters in higher resolution.


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[size=20]DD Hokuto no Ken Anime’s Preview Streamed[/size]
posted on 2013-02-26 15:45 EST
Gag anime spin-off of Fist of the North Star to premiere on April 2

Coamix’s Monthy Comic Zenon magazine posted a preview to its official YouTube Channel for this year’s anime adaptation of Kajio’s DD Fist of the North Star (DD Hokuto no Ken) manga.


The trailer reveals the cast as follows:
• Kenshirō — Shinnosuke Tachibana
• Toki — Tomokazu Seki
• Raoh — Kazuya Ichijou
• Yuria — Yui Horie
• Lynn — M・A・O
• Bat — Shūta Morishima
• Shin — Ryotaro Okiayu

Additionally, Akira Kamiya is returning to the franchise to voice Ryūken. Shocker O-no will narrate the series.

Tetsuo Hara, the artist from the original Fist of the North Star manga series, will be participating in the anime as an animation supervisor. Hara stated that, while he was publishing Fist of the North Star, he wanted to draw a gag manga. Fruits Basket’s Akitaro Daichi, who previously directed slapstick comedies such as Prince Mackaroo and Gag Manga Biyori, will be helming the series.

The DD Fist of the North Star manga is set "in the year 199x, mankind was … not engulfed in the flames of nuclear war?

“In the 21st century, the characters of Fist of the North Star are living in peaceful Japan. In particular, Kenshirō is a convenience store worker, Raoh works at a factory, and wracked by illness, Toki is looking for work. The legend of the Fighting NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) North Star begins in the modern day.”

The anime will debut on April 2 at 25:40 (effectively April 3 at 1:40 a.m.) on TV Tokyo as part of a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the original Fist of the North Star manga series.


[size=20]DD Fist of the North Star Anime’s 1-Minute Promo Streamed[/size]
posted on 2013-03-22 02:00 EDT
Gag anime spinoff of Fist of the North Star to premiere on April 2

Coamix’s Monthy Comic Zenon magazine posted a 60-second promotional video to its official YouTube Channel for this year’s anime adaptation of Kajio’s DD Fist of the North Star (DD Hokuto no Ken) manga on Friday. The promo features the show’s “Shift to Jikyū to, Tsuide ni Ai wo Tori Modose!!” opening theme song by Risa Yoshiki and composed by Hyadain.

Tetsuo Hara, the artist from the original Fist of the North Star manga series, will be participating in the anime as an animation supervisor. Hara stated that, while he was publishing Fist of the North Star, he wanted to draw a gag manga. Fruits Basket’s Akitaro Daichi, who previously directed slapstick comedies such as Prince Mackaroo and Gag Manga Biyori, will be helming the series.

The DD Fist of the North Star manga is set "in the year 199x, mankind was … not engulfed in the flames of nuclear war?

“In the 21st century, the characters of Fist of the North Star are living in peaceful Japan. In particular, Kenshirō is a convenience store worker, Raoh works at a factory, and wracked by illness, Toki is looking for work. The legend of the Fighting NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) North Star begins in the modern day.”

The anime will debut on April 2 at 25:40 (effectively April 3 at 1:40 a.m.) on TV Tokyo as part of a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the original Fist of the North Star manga series.


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[size=16]DD Fist of the North Star on Crunchyroll[/size]


[size=20]Crunchyroll to Stream DD Fist of the North Star TV Anime[/size]
posted on 2013-06-04 14:37 EDT
Gag anime spinoff of Fist of the North Star premiered in Japan on April 2

Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it will stream the latest anime adaptation of Kajio’s DD Fist of the North Star (DD Hokuto no Ken) manga starting today at 8:00 p.m. EDT. The series will be available to premium users in North and South America, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and New Zealand. The series will also be available to free users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and South Africa. Crunchyroll will stream the first two episodes of the series this week, and will then upload three episodes each following week on Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. EDT.

Tetsuo Hara, the artist from the original Fist of the North Star manga series, is participating in the anime as an animation supervisor. Hara stated that, while he was publishing Fist of the North Star, he wanted to draw a gag manga. Fruits Basket’s Akitaro Daichi, who previously directed slapstick comedies such as Prince Mackaroo and Gag Manga Biyori, is helming the series.

The DD Fist of the North Star manga is set "in the year 199x, mankind was … not engulfed in the flames of nuclear war?

“In the 21st century, the characters of Fist of the North Star are living in peaceful Japan. In particular, Kenshirō is a convenience store worker, Raoh works at a factory, and wracked by illness, Toki is looking for work. The legend of the Fighting NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) North Star begins in the modern day.”

The anime debuted in Japan on April 2 on TV Tokyo as part of a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the original Fist of the North Star manga series.


[size=20]Fist of the North Star Gets DVD Magazine[/size]
posted on 2014-04-22 07:27 EDT
DVD, magazine celebrates 30 years since the broadcast of Hokuto no Ken TV anime

Publisher DeAgostini announced on Tuesday that Buronson and Tetsuo Hara’s Fist of the North Star manga will have a biweekly Hokuto no Ken DVD collection magazine in Japan beginning in May. The DVD will sample scenes from various animated media from the franchise, and the magazine will include plenty of visuals and data explaining the beauty of the footage.

The magazine is being published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1984 anime adaptation of Buronson and Hara’s Fist of the North Star manga, and will run for 58 issues. The DVDs will include footage sampled from the 152 episodes of the TV anime, four films, two original video animations (OVAs), as well as the 26 episodes of the spin-off DD Hokuto no Ken. The narration for the DVD will be done in the screams of the smallfry enemies that Kenshirō defeats.

Buronson and Tetsuo Hara’s original post-apocalyptic fighting manga Fist of the North Star ran in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1983-1988. The latest incarnation of the manga- the second DD Hokuto no Ken anime- aired last year. Crunchyroll streamed the anime outside of Japan.


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Press Release


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[size=20]Sentai Filmworks Licenses DD Fist of the North Star Spinoff Anime[/size]
posted on 2014-12-15 15:44 EST
Gag series debuted in 2013

Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it has licensed the anime based on Kajio’s spinoff manga DD Fist of the North Star (DD Hokuto no Ken). The company plans to release the series digitally and on home video.

The series premiered in Japan in April 2013 and Crunchyroll began streaming the series in June 2013.

Sentai Filmworks describes the series:

Tetsuo Hara, the artist from the original Fist of the North Star manga series, participated in the anime as an animation supervisor. Fruits Basket’s Akitaro Daichi, who previously directed slapstick comedies such as Prince Mackaroo and Gag Manga Biyori, is helmed the series. Kajio himself directed the earlier anime adaptation of the series in 2011.


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I wonder if it’ll get a dub to go along with the other two FotNS shows?


#8

Looks pretty funny. I’ll keep this in mind.


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[size=16]Coming to the Anime Network Online Player[/size]
DD Fist of the North Star
Kenshiro, trained in the secret martial arts and unemployed, and has to battle his two brothers for a job at a convenience store.
Starts: 4/10/2015
Language: Japanese w/ English Subtitles


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[url=http://www.theanimenetwork.com/Anime/Fate-/-Kaleid-Liner-Prisma-Illya-2wei/Watch][/url] [b]All 13 Episodes (Sub) are now LIVE![/b]

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All 13 Episodes (Sub) are now LIVE![/quote]
These episodes are now listed as FREE!


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[size=16]DD Fist of the North Star Gets New TV Anime in October[/size]
posted on 2015-08-19 04:00 EDT
Adaptation to air alongside Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo Aji in late-night timeslot


#14

Sounds cool. I’m guessing this is season 2 then.


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[size=16]Promo Video, Theme Song Artists Revealed for DD Hokuto no Ken Ichigo Aji+ Anime[/size]
posted on 2015-09-18 09:45 EDT
Ars Magna, Hōkago Princess to perform theme songs for anime premiering on October 6


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http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2015/10/05/video-promo-previews-falls-dd-fist-of-the-north-star-and-strawberry-flavored-fist-of-the-north-star-anime
October 05, 2015 10:00am CDT
Two post-apocalyptic martial arts epic spoofs launch October 6th

[size=16]ANN: DD Fist of the North Star 2 Ichigo Aji+ Anime’s Promo Video Posted[/size]
posted on 2015-10-06 04:15 EDT
Anime of 2 Fist of the North Star gag manga debuts on Tuesday


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http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2015/10/06/crunchyroll-to-simulcast-dd-fist-of-the-north-star-ii-fist-of-the-north-star-strawberry-flavor-anime
October 06, 2015 10:35am PDT
Starts today, October 6, at 10:45am Pacific Time


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http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2015/10/07/video-dd-fist-of-the-north-star-and-strawberry-flavored-fist-of-the-north-star-anime-featured-in-additional-previews
October 07, 2015 6:44pm PDT
Two post-apocalyptic martial arts epic spoofs launch October 6th


#19

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2015/10/30-1/video-cast-of-fist-of-the-north-star-strawberry-flavor-plays-rugby-in-short-animated-film
October 30, 2015 6:05pm PDT
Video promotes the fact that Japan will host the 2019 World Rugby Cup