The Best Episodes of Fist of the North Star

Part Two: The Tumultuous Dragon and Tiger! What Awaits Me in Battle?!

#1 - Part Two: The Tumultuous Dragon and Tiger! What Awaits Me in Battle?! 8.50

Season 2 - Episode 1

Ken is recruited to serve as guardian of a village threatened by the Fang clan and becomes acquainted with their female leader Mamiya, who is a deadringer for Yuria. Elsewhere, a man named Rei, master of the Nanto Suichōken style, is killing numerous bandits while seeking the Man with Seven Scars.

The Deadly Fist of Lingering Regret! The Future is Sighted in the Barren Desert!

#2 - The Deadly Fist of Lingering Regret! The Future is Sighted in the Barren Desert! 8.15

Season 1 - Episode 2

Ken rescues an old man named Smith from Spade, a member of the Four Jacks working for the King organization. The old man seeks to deliver a bag of rice seeds to his village, hoping to harvest them for the future. Ken and Bato take Smith to his village, unaware that Spade and his men are following them. Spade, who lost his eye during his initial encounter with Ken, attacks the village and kills Smith in retaliation. Unable to rescue Smith, an angry Ken kills Spade with a technique that makes their victim feel remorse before dying. After the battle, Ken plants Smith's seed over his grave.

In the City Without Light, a Lone Fist Burns! The Furious Death by the Five Exploding Fingers.

#3 - In the City Without Light, a Lone Fist Burns! The Furious Death by the Five Exploding Fingers. 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 3

Bato spots Rin in a truck full of captured villagers being taken to the village of Dorado, which is occupied by the King gang. On their way there, Ken encounters two of remaining Jacks, Diamond and Club, who are torturing the villagers of Dorado. With Bato's help, Ken is reunited with Rin.

A Young Hero Challenges His Fate! Scream From Your Soul Shall Move The Heavens!!

#4 - A Young Hero Challenges His Fate! Scream From Your Soul Shall Move The Heavens!! 8.00

Season 3 - Episode 6

Defeated by Souther, Ken is captured so he could be used as a sacrifice for the completion of Souther's Holy Cross Mausoleum. However, Shu's young son Shiva sets off to infiltrate Souther's lair and save Ken, even at the cost of his own life.

Can the Flames of Love Burn in Hell? You Are Already Dead!!

#5 - Can the Flames of Love Burn in Hell? You Are Already Dead!! 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 5

Having learned that King is none other than his old friend turned nemesis Shin, Ken remembers how a year ago Shin defeated him in combat, engraved the seven scars on his chest, and kidnapped his fiancee Yuria (Julia). Ken arrives at a local castle where Shin was staying, but only finds Shin's right-hand man Joker, who reveals that Shin and his gang has already left the castle, taking Yuria with him. Joker escapes and sets the castle ablaze with Ken inside, but Ken manages to escape, swearing to find Shin.

Attack the Bloody Cross! The Secret Technique, Death by Soft Strikes.

#6 - Attack the Bloody Cross! The Secret Technique, Death by Soft Strikes. 7.89

Season 1 - Episode 4

Ken learns that the prisoners that were transported with Rin were taken to a prison camp in a nearby valley. Ken manages to break the imprisoned villagers free, but during their escape they're all slaughtered in an ambush led by Mr. Heart, the last of the Four Jacks. While Heart's excess flesh proves resistant to his attacks, Ken eventually uses a techniques which penetrates through his body. From his battle with Heart, Ken learns an important clue which reveals to him the identity of King.

Villains! - Say Your Prayers Before You Die!

#7 - Villains! - Say Your Prayers Before You Die! 7.83

Season 1 - Episode 9

Ken and his friends visit a village where young men and women are offered as slaves to Madam Patra, a local sorceress who controls the village's water supply.

God or Devil!? The Mightiest Man Appears in Hell.

#8 - God or Devil!? The Mightiest Man Appears in Hell. 7.79

Season 1 - Episode 1

After a long time wandering in the desert, Ken is taken prisoner while wandering into a village looking for water. There, he shares a cell with a young thief named Bato (Bart), and befriends his cell guard, an orphaned girl named Rin (Lynn). Shortly afterwards, a biker gang attacks the village and their leader Zeed takes Rin hostage. Ken breaks out of his cell and defeats Zeed, rescuing Rin. Ken leaves the village with Bato following him, while Rin stays behind.

The Devil's Hit list. Find the Man With the 7 Scars!

#9 - The Devil's Hit list. Find the Man With the 7 Scars! 7.71

Season 1 - Episode 6

Ken and his friends arrive at an oasis under the surveillance of God's Army, a fanatical military group composed of former special forces members. Ken becomes a target for this group after Ken kills one of the security officers in battle.

Inverse Raging Fire Punch! There Are Too Many Who Must Die!

#10 - Inverse Raging Fire Punch! There Are Too Many Who Must Die! 7.67

Season 1 - Episode 10

Ken ventures into Patra's lair at Dragon God Mountain to save the young villagers. There he faces Patra's partner Dragon, a firebreather who attempts to coerce Ken to his side.

The Fall of the Imperial Capital! Jakoh, You Can Dream in Hell!!

#11 - The Fall of the Imperial Capital! Jakoh, You Can Dream in Hell!! 7.67

Season 5 - Episode 13

Lin and her group manage to escape from Jakoh's underground dungeon, but at the expense of Ein's life. With the Celestial Empress Lui now free, Jakoh loses his hold on Falco and begins to flee for his life.

Villains!! Listen to the Blues of Hell!!

#12 - Villains!! Listen to the Blues of Hell!! 7.67

Season 1 - Episode 11

Ken and his companions meet Taki, an old friend of Bato. Taki takes them to his home village where Auntie Toyo, an elderly woman who takes care of orphaned and abandoned children, is trying to dig a well. Unaware to him, the Warriors biker gang led by Jackal have followed Ken, seeking to claim Toyo's village as their new hideout.

Villains! - Shall We Have a Countdown to Death?

#13 - Villains! - Shall We Have a Countdown to Death? 7.33

Season 1 - Episode 7

The members of God's Army conduct a full-scale search of the oasis for Kenshiro. When the search team begins to execute random villagers to lure him, Ken allows himself to be captured in order to infiltrate their training facility. There, he faces against the army's drill instructor, the Mad Sarge.

Strike the Hidden Power Point! There’s No Requiem for the Wicked.

#14 - Strike the Hidden Power Point! There’s No Requiem for the Wicked. 7.25

Season 1 - Episode 8

Ken penetrates the headquarters of God's Army and confronts their leader, the Colonel, a deluded follower of Shin who has mastered the art of Nanto Muonken.

A Century’s End with No Tomorrow! I’ve Been Waiting For You, Ken!!

#15 - A Century’s End with No Tomorrow! I’ve Been Waiting For You, Ken!! 7.00

Season 2 - Episode 20

Ken and his allies fight their way against Ken-oh's Royal Guards into Cassandra, where Toki awaits him.

An Explosion of Secret Techniques! Beyond Hatred is the Fate for the Brothers of the North Star.

#16 - An Explosion of Secret Techniques! Beyond Hatred is the Fate for the Brothers of the North Star. 7.00

Season 2 - Episode 26

Toki arrives at the village and interferes with Ken and Raoh's fight, revealing that Raoh was responsible for the death of their adoptive father Ryuken. Believing that Ken is not ready to fight Raoh, he paralyzes Ken and challenges Raoh himself.

Fudo, the Gentle Warrior! His Tears Awaken a Fiery Soul!!

#17 - Fudo, the Gentle Warrior! His Tears Awaken a Fiery Soul!! 7.00

Season 4 - Episode 22

Raoh appears to have gained the upper hand against Fudo, but Fudo's courage and paternal love allows him to persist further in battle, causing Raoh to instinctively retreat and Raoh's army to interfere.

The Death Omen Star Shines! Fist King, Do You Control Even Death?!

#18 - The Death Omen Star Shines! Fist King, Do You Control Even Death?! 7.00

Season 2 - Episode 22

While on their way to Mamiya's village, Ken and Toki reveal more about their past with Raoh to her and Rei, unaware that Ken-oh's Invasion Division is already attacking the village.

Prelude to a Death Match! The Screams of Hyui of the Wind Echoes in the Heaven!!

#19 - Prelude to a Death Match! The Screams of Hyui of the Wind Echoes in the Heaven!! 6.50

Season 4 - Episode 3

Hyui of the Wind launches a war campaign against Ken-oh and his troops on behalf of the Last General of the South Star and attempts to lure Ken-oh to him by wiping several of troops. Hyui is eventually found by Ken-oh and is defeated with a single strike.

Five Chariot Stars in Danger! Raoh Has Finally Pierced Through the Flames!!

#20 - Five Chariot Stars in Danger! Raoh Has Finally Pierced Through the Flames!! 6.50

Season 4 - Episode 5

Shuren of the Flames confront Ken-oh and uses the Five Chariots Passionate Flame Fist as he attempts to sacrifice his life to defeat Ken-oh by engulfing himself in flames. Kenshiro, Bato, and Rin befriend a gentle giant named Fudo after saving him from a group of Ken-oh's soldiers

Rage of the Celestial Emperor! Falco, Obliterate the North Star from Earth!!

#21 - Rage of the Celestial Emperor! Falco, Obliterate the North Star from Earth!! 6.50

Season 5 - Episode 6

While attempting to catch up with Bat and Lin, Kenshiro is confronted by Shoki of the Red Light, a man who once helped Kenshiro in the past, while Bat and Lin lead a desperate battle against the Golden General Falco, the strongest of the Gento warriors.

The Five Chariot Stars Approach Kenshiro! Who Are You, Fudo?!

#22 - The Five Chariot Stars Approach Kenshiro! Who Are You, Fudo?! 6.50

Season 4 - Episode 6

Kenshiro fights a gang of four led by a man named Gokure, which causes Fudo to reveal his true nature as one of the Five Chariots sent on behalf of the Last General of the South Star.

Ein in Danger! Hands of Evil Reach for His Love!!

#23 - Ein in Danger! Hands of Evil Reach for His Love!! 6.50

Season 5 - Episode 8

After Ein decides to switch sides and join the North Star Army, his former recruiter Beron decides to take revenge by kidnapping his "little lady", Asuka.

Falco, the Brave General of the Source Star! There Lies the Shadow of Raoh...

#24 - Falco, the Brave General of the Source Star! There Lies the Shadow of Raoh... 6.50

Season 5 - Episode 9

As Kenshiro and the North Star Army approaches the Imperial Capital, Shoki of the Red Light decides to revolt against the Viceroy Jakoh, who is holding the Celestial Emperor hostage and forcing Falco to do his evil bidding.

I Am Juza of the Clouds! I Shall Move with the Flow of Time!!

#25 - I Am Juza of the Clouds! I Shall Move with the Flow of Time!! 6.50

Season 4 - Episode 8

Juza demonstrates his self-taught style against Gelza, a bandit that has come to his castle reclaim his "women" from Juza, while Kenshiro faces Ken-oh's pike brigade led by Yakob.