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Fist of the North Star

Manga, vol.27 (1983)

 

Information:

Genres: Action, Drama, Science-Fiction, Martial Arts, Shounen
Tags: Apocalyptic Fiction, Martial Arts, Splatter
Release Date: 1983 ‑ 1988
Studios: Shuueisha Inc.
Type: Manga (1983)
Volumes: 27, Chapters: 245

Alternative names:

北斗の拳
Hokuto no Ken
After an apocalypse, the world is laid to waste. Bandits rule the land, and might makes right the world over. Justice is a dying concept, so a new kind of hero begins to show himself to the people. With his "Fist of the North Star" technique, the man named Kenshiro slaughters those who would do violence upon the innocent. He journeys to violently set justice back in the world, and dreams of one day refinding his beloved Julia.
The year is 199X. The Earth has been devastated by nuclear war. The seas have dried up and the land is cracked and desolate. Most living things on the planet have become extinct apart from the human race. In this new age violence rules as civilization is lost and the strong rule the weak in a world where food and water are the only thing wth value. At this time a mysterious man named Kenshiro appears with his deadly martial art, the 2000 year old Hokuto Shinken. With his deadly style eliminating the evil is he the saviour of the new era?

Production:

Tetsuo Hara (Art),
Buronson (Story)

Related anime:

Fist of the North Star: The Movie Movie, 1986, Adaptation
Fist of the North Star TV, 1984, Adaptation
Hokuto no Ken 2 TV, 1987, Adaptation

Related manga:

Soukoku no Garou: Hokuto no Ken Rei Gaiden Manga, 2007, Side story
Fist of the North Star Manga, 1983, Character
Hokuto no Ken: Jubaku no Machi Light Novel, 1996, Sequel
Hokuto no Ken Ryuuken Gaiden: The Judgement Day Manga, 2006, Side Story
Shirogane no Seija: Hokuto no Ken Toki Gaiden Manga, 2007, Side story
Gokuaku no hana: Hokuto no ken Jagi gaiden Manga, 2008, Side story
Houkou no Kumo: Hokuto no Ken Juuza Gaiden Manga, 2010, Side story
DD Hokuto no Ken Manga, 2011, Alternative Version
Souten no Ken Manga, 2001, Prequel
Hokuto no Ken: Yuria Gaiden - Jibo no Hoshi Manga, 2006, Side story
Hokuto no Ken - Raoh Gaiden Manga, 2006, Side story
Tetsu No Don Quixote Manga, 1982, Alternative setting
Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo-Aji Manga, 2013, Spin-off

Related characters:

Kenshiro
Kenshiro
Rei
Rei
Souther
Souther
Raoh
Raoh
Toki
Toki
Fudou
Fudou
Kaioh
Kaioh
Hyoh
Hyoh
Han
Han
Shachi
Shachi
Kuro-Yasha
Kuro-Yasha
Jukei
Jukei
Shuu
Shuu
Shin
Shin
Juuza
Juuza
Jagi
Jagi
Yuda
Yuda
Mamiya
Mamiya
Rihaku
Rihaku
Hyui
Hyui
Shuren
Shuren
Lin
Lin
Bat
Bat
Yuria
Yuria
Airi
Airi
Kouryuu
Kouryuu
Ryuuken
Ryuuken
Tou
Tou
Uighur
Uighur
Lui
Lui
Ein
Ein
Ryuga
Ryuga
Diamond
Diamond
Amiba
Amiba
Tao
Tao
Colonel
Colonel
Sayaka
Sayaka
Akashachi
Akashachi
Mamu
Mamu
Heart
Heart
Falco
Falco
Shiba
Shiba
Kiba Daiou
Kiba Daiou