It’s that time of the week again folks. Don’t forget to cast your votes! #TT181
Hajime no Ippo is an ongoing Japanese manga series written and illustrated by George Morikawa. It made its debut on Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine in October 1989 and consists of 126 tankōbon volumes as of October 2019. It is among the top best-selling mangas of all time, having sold over 96 million copies in print as of November 2019. The first season of the anime adaptation first aired in Japan from October 2000 to March 2002 and ran for 76 episodes. Rumors are circulating that a fourth season is currently in development and is slated to release sometime this year.
In a nutshell, Hajime no Ippo follows the struggles and triumphs of a high school student in his boxing career. The storytelling brilliantly captures the hardships of his training, the joys of his victories, and the pains of his defeats. In 1991, the manga was awarded the prestigious Kodansha Manga Award in the shōnen category, solidifying its spot among the greatest manga to date.
And so, for today's 181st Temptation Thursdays poll, we shall focus on Ippo Makunouchi, the main protagonist of the Hajime no Ippo anime series.
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