anime & manga consideration

Hajime no Ippo 3

Takamura continues to encourage Ippo and give the boy pointers on how to survive the practice match. From the first round where Ippo is instructed to maintain a defensive stance throughout, we see the very first and arguably the most important of Ippo’s strengths, that is his tenacity. Being able to take Miyata’s punches and […]

Hajime no Ippo 2

Ippo strives relentlessly to achieve Takamura’s requirement of grasping 10 leaves before the week is done. As the deadline approaches, Ippo only manages to catch 5 leaves at the most and nearly gives up. Fortunately, he realizes a difference between his stance and Takamura’s, and works to rectify his technique. Ippo passes the test of […]

Hajime no Ippo 1

Hajime no Ippo is one of those hidden gems that you’d expect to be more popular considering how addicting this series is. Now on my first re-watch of this anime, I intend to dedicate one post to each episode and recapture all the fun and action in this series. Although this anime stays true to […]


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