When Yujiro Hanma was young, Baki aspired to be as good as him, and he hasn’t strayed far from that goal. In order to reach his ambitions, he trains and battles diligently to polish his talents and build his body. Baki has a long road ahead of him as he tries to become the best and eventually take his father’s title of “King.”
10. Koukou Tekken-den Tough
Pro Wrestling and the Nanshin Shadow Style fought an underground fight to test which martial art was the most powerful. The Nanshin Shadow style prevailed. The man who was defending Pro-Wrestling is back, and he’s determined to destroy Nanshin Shadow style in any way he can; nevertheless, it’s up to Kiichi, the son of the last victor, to preserve the name of Nanshin Shadow style and keep it from being entirely deleted from existence.
9. Tiger Mask
Tiger Mask was one of the most feared heel wrestlers in the United States. He became famous in Japan after a little boy declared he wanted to be a villain like Tiger Mask when he was old enough, and he became an icon. The boy lived in the same orphanage where Tiger Mask had been raised as a child. Tiger wanted to be a hero wrestler because he didn’t want his son to look up to a villain.
An organization called Tiger’s Cave groomed young individuals to be wicked heel wrestlers in exchange for half of their earnings, making it the main adversary in the manga and anime. To avoid a conflict of interest, he changed his moniker from “Yellow Devil” to “Tiger Mask”, and instead donated his money to a children’s orphanage. This enraged the organization’s head, who dispatched a slew of assassins, including other wrestlers, to exact revenge.
8. Kengan Ashura
Gladiator arenas have existed in Japan since the Edo period. Unarmed fighting between gladiators is hired by affluent businessmen and merchants in these stadiums. Toki Taouma, known as “Ashura,” enters these arenas and wreaks havoc on his foes with his devastating abilities. The Nogi Group’s chairman, Nogi Hideki, is enthralled by his astonishing ability to annihilate his opponents.
7. Hajime no Ippo
His entire life, Makunouchi Ippo has been the victim of bullying. Ippo, who is constantly doing errands and getting beaten up by his peers, has always wanted to change but has never had the drive to do it. Takamura Mamoru, a boxer, intervenes to save Ippo from yet another round of bullying. Injuries to Ippo cause him to swoon, and he is taken to the Kamogawa boxing gym for treatment. His new surroundings in the gym astounded and amazed him upon his return, but he was lacking in confidence to attempt anything. On a punching bag, Takamura has Ippo punch a picture of his classmate. Ippo finally feels something stirring inside him and asks Takamura to instruct him in boxing. Takamura believes that Ippo lacks the ability to do the assignment, so he sets a one-week deadline for him to complete it. It was just a matter of time before Ippo realized he needed to get stronger for himself and his hard-working mother, and began training incessantly. The road to the top of the boxing world for Ippo has begun.
6. Hokuto no Ken
Kenshirou, a valiant warrior who was betrayed and left for dead in the year 19XX, is on a mission to find his enemy Shin, who kidnapped his fiancée Yuria. With Hokuto Shinken, Kenshirou defends the helpless from bloodthirsty raiders on his travels through Japan. Keshirou’s exploits quickly draw the notice of more powerful foes, such as warlords and other martial artists, and he soon finds himself embroiled in situations that he never anticipated.
Hokuto Shinken’s heir is forced to put his fighting talents to the test in order to reclaim what he cherishes most. In the face of these new threats, Kenshirou is gradually converted into the savior of an irradiated, violent planet as his confrontation with Shin and the rest of the Nanto Seiken school of martial arts develops.
5. Street Fighter II V
In addition to being close friends, Ryu and Ken Masters share a passion for martial arts. They tour the world in order to improve their combat skills and acquire new knowledge and tactics, and in the process, they meet a wide variety of people from all over the world. As they go, they become involved in a secret scheme committed by a group known as Shadowlaw, and now confront their greatest obstacle and must fight for their life as they take on wicked M. Bison.
4. Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi
“Foot Problems” Shirahama prefers reading self-improvement books to engaging in combat. While working up the confidence to join his school’s karate club, he finds himself forced to battle a bullied senior who is determined to get him expelled. He’s on the verge of abandoning everything when he’s taken in by his enigmatic new classmate, Furinji Miu. For this reason, he devotes himself to intense training at Ryouzanpaku, the dojo where she trains. Ragnarok, a powerful gang of delinquents, notices him because of his fighting prowess after receiving some early training from the masters there. To be able to defend the things he cares about and tackle the challenges he faces, he must study from the dojo’s resident masters in a variety of martial arts, including Karate, Muay Thai, Ju Jitsu, and Chinese Martial Arts.
- 3. Tenjou Tenge
Some people see high school as a chance for a new beginning. You can learn new things and meet new people by signing up for new classes. Souichiro Nagi and Bob Makihara, on the other hand, see high school as an opportunity to rise to the top of the student body’s fighting ranks! It’s a shame that Toudou Academy is the most difficult environment for these students to achieve their goals. They have transferred to a new high school, but this is no ordinary school. Toudou Academy was established solely for the purpose of resurrecting Japan’s martial arts tradition rather than teaching traditional disciplines like math and science.
Masataka Takayanagi and Maya Natsume thwart Souichiro’s plans to get to the top of the organization. Despite the fact that two seniors easily put an end to the freshmen’s rampage throughout campus, this simply serves to inflame their rivalry. Toudou Academy is home to what kind of monsters? Could Masataka and Maya be topped? And why is Maya’s younger sister following Souichiro around like a maniac? Tenjou Tenge has the solutions to these and many other questions!
When Yuusuke Urameshi, a 14-year-old juvenile delinquent with a bleak future, saves a small kid by flinging himself in front of a speeding car, fate intervenes. The authorities in the spirit world aren’t ready to let him go yet because his ultimate sacrifice is so out of character. An offer from the heir to the spirit realm’s throne, Koenma, is making Yuusuke an offer to reclaim his life. As a Spirit Detective, he is tasked with thwarting evil forces on Earth with the help of the death god Botan.
In order to assist him, Yuusuke enlists the services of his former opponent Kazuma Kuwabara, as well as two demons with criminal pasts, Hiei and Kurama. As a team, they train and battle against those who would threaten the very survival of humanity.
1. Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger
Ippo Makunouchi has successfully defended and retained his featherweight belt in Japan. Meanwhile, Ichirou Miyata, a former foe, has returned to the ring in Japan and is vying for the Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation Featherweight title. Will Japan’s greatest boxers be able to rise to the occasion when the rest of the world comes knocking? As a result, will it be overtaken by a much larger entity? For the first time in a while, champions will be challenged by others to show off their combat prowess in front of the entire world!