Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road

Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road photo
Type Special
Airing Status Finished Airing
Duration 1 hr. 30 min.
Air Date Apr 18, 2003
Season spring 2003
Producers Madhouse, Geneon Universal Entertainment

Description

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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