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Also, what's the specific reason that Takamura had to challenge for the Jr Middleweight world title in particular? That weight control was pretty fucked up.
If I recall correctly they said it's because Japanese boxers simply don't box at the higher weight classes.
Having a world title would give Takamura the reputation needed to challenge for higher weight classes.
The Zoo is a treasure trove of special moves.
I recently watched the first episode, the shower scene was so gay! Besides that I enjoyed the show quite a bit.
After you read all the manga chapters from Ignition One, you can read up to the absolute newest chapter here.http://mangastream.com/read/hajime_no_ippo/66161744/1
Also, Itagaki has some serious HAX.
No, Itagaki is going to get his comeuppance.
Also, what is up with Takamura taking so many trips and not being in the manga very much at all? At least he's about to defend his title again for awesomeness.
Last thing I've seen, the Hammer Nao story-arch I liked quite a lot. Maybe not the best fight, but for character development and exploration it was really good. Also in that Ippo finally said something cool for the press.
Are there two movies because after searching that site, I only found one: Championship Road
Are there two movies because after searching that site, I only found one: Championship RoadThere's the movie and a 60 minute OVA called "Kimura vs. Mashiba".
Chapter 939 is out on Mangastream now.
"Makunouchi doesn't get one punch KOs"
On the other, there was a ton of lead-up to this fight, and it lasted all of 2 and a half punches. Still. HOLY FUCK!