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Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road

English: Fighting Spirit: Champion Road
Synonyms: The First Step - Champion Road
Japanese: はじめの一歩 -Champion Road-
Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 18, 2003
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Geneon Entertainment USA
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Shounen, Sports
Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
Score: 8.39 (scored by 30,774 users)
Ranked: #165
Popularity: #1163
Members: 46,519
Favorites: 111

Description of Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road

As the new Champion, Ippo must protect his title against some of the best boxers available.

Makunouchi Ippo is the new Featherweight champion of Japan and is now ready for his first title defense. His opponent, the former Jr. Featherweight champion and a medical student, Sanada Kazuki. In addition to this feud, Sanada is being coached by Kamogawa's former rival, Hama Dankichi. What makes things worse is that Sanada works at the same hospital where Kumi is a nurse at and everybody at the hospital wants Sanada to win. Not only does Ippo have to defend his title, he has to reclaim his love.

(Source: ANN)

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List of Characters and Actors

 
Katou, Seizou
Japanese  
 
Hama, Dankichi
Main  
 
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese  
 
Kamogawa, Genji
Main  
 
Staley, Steve
English  
 
 
Yamadera, Kouichi
Japanese  
 
Sanada, Kazuki
Main  
 
Koyama, Rikiya
Japanese  
 
 
Takagi, Wataru
Japanese  
 
Aoki, Masaru
Supporting  
 
Thornton, Kirk
English  
 
Commentator
Supporting  
 
Ono, Kenichi
Japanese  
 
Fujii, Minoru
Supporting  
 
Ruff, Michelle
English  
 
Iimura, Mari
Supporting  
 
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese  
 
Kimura, Tatsuya
Supporting  
 
Terauchi, Yorie
Japanese  
 
Makunouchi, Hiroko
Supporting  
 
Kobayashi, Sanae
Japanese  
 
Mashiba, Kumi
Supporting  
 
Stone, Terrence
English  
 
Mashiba, Ryo
Supporting  
 
Seki, Tomokazu
Japanese  
 
Miyata, Ichirou
Supporting  
 
Onosaka, Masaya
Japanese  
 
Sendo, Takeshi
Supporting  
 
Thornton, Kirk
English  
 
Umezawa, Masahiko
Supporting  
 
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Japanese  
 
Yagi, Haruhiko
Supporting  

List of Staffs

 
 
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
 
Aono, Atsushi
Key Animation
 
Epcar, Richard
ADR Director
 
Hori, Takafumi
Key Animation
 
Kaneko, Hidetoshi
Art Director
 
Komatsu, Eiji
Key Animation
 
Morikawa, George
Original Creator
 
Nomura, Kazuya
Key Animation
 
Tomioka, Takashi
Key Animation