Fighting Spirit
Release Date:
Status: Ended
Genres: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Synopsis

Ippo, the son of a fishing boat tour owner, takes up boxing to increase his confidence. Through intense training and willpower Ippo claims the Japanese featherweight title.

The First Step
Aired: 10/3/00
Ippo is a high school student who works full time at his mother's fishing though. Because of this, he gets bullied on by the kids at his school. That's when his life turns around, when a professional boxer happens to be jogging along the way, and introduces Ippo to the world of boxing.