Hajime No Ippo – Rising Episode 4 Impressions

Hajime No Ippo – Rising Episode 4 – The Goddess Of Victory This episode starts off literally exactly where it left off in Episode 3 (click here to see Episode 3 Impressions) with Aoki being stark-naked right after weighing in for the match as his challenger Imae walks into the room to see his full-frontal nudity. It contrasts the two fighters and also does a good job at both lightening the mood an...

Hajime No Ippo – Rising Episode 3 Impressions

Hajime No Ippo – Rising Episode 3 – A Woman’s Battle Ippo’s fight against Shimabukuro is now over and the episode begins with his recovery after the fight in the last episode. For the first five minutes of the episode Ippo is asleep and the audience is introduced/reintroduced to three lovely ladies who all have “a thing” for Ippo and that’s where we get the title of t...

Hajime No Ippo – Rising Episode 2 Impressions

Hajime No Ippo – Rising Episode 2 – The Dempsey Roll Destroyed Let’s just dive straight into the episode impression: It begins exactly where Episode 1 left off and it seems as though Ippo has been given no breathing room from Shimabukuro, he’s relentlessly pounding at Ippo’s body and our champ is really starting to feel the effects of it all. He’s brought to his knees...

Hajime No Ippo – Rising Episode 1 Impressions

Hajime No Ippo – Rising Episode 1 – Greatest Challenger The Fall/Autumn Anime Season has just started and, for the most part, I’ve been really excited for Hajime No Ippo – Rising, considering I watched the season that came before it during my high-school days you can probably understand that nostalgia plays a big part in me wanting to return to this franchise. Before I go o...

Hajime No Ippo: Rising – Anime Cast Announced

There are so many sports Anime series’ floating around in this day and age but, in my opinion, no other title blends sports, comedy and all out fighting action as well as the Hajime No Ippo series does. It’s obvious that I’m a big fan of the series so you can understand why I’m so damn excited about the next installation of such a fantastic title. Hajime No Ippo: Rising wil...

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