Hajime no Ippo

The WORST episodes of Hajime no Ippo

Every episode of Hajime no Ippo ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Hajime no Ippo!

Ippo the Japanese Featherweight champion will defend his title against amazing challengers. Takamura fights for the second WBC title in the middleweight class, and Aoki fights for the Lightweight title.

Last Updated: 7/1/2022Network: Nippon TV
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Hajime no Ippo - Season 1 - Episode 76
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0.00
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#1 -

Season 1 - Episode 76 - Aired 3/21/2003

The Challenger
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6.00
26 votes

#2 - The Challenger

Season 1 - Episode 52 - Aired 10/10/2001

Recap episode.

Traces of Intense Battles
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6.27
71 votes

#3 - Traces of Intense Battles

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 5/8/2001

A recap of the boxing matches that have taken place thus far.

Eleki's Shocker and Papaya's Coconut
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6.88
57 votes

#4 - Eleki's Shocker and Papaya's Coconut

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/1/2014

It's time for Kimura and Aoki to step into the ring at the Yokohama Arena! Kimura's up first, and nerves come into play as he stands before a huge crowd for the first time. Then when Aoki's turn comes up, he finds himself perplexed by a boxer every bit as unorthodox as himself! Can the duo set the right tone for Takamura's title match?!

So That I Can Be Myself
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6.94
32 votes

#5 - So That I Can Be Myself

Season 1 - Episode 53 - Aired 10/17/2001

Background episode for Date Eiji.

A Storm Descends on Makunouchi Fishing Boat
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6.98
61 votes

#6 - A Storm Descends on Makunouchi Fishing Boat

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/17/2014

To celebrate Ippo's win and recovery, the whole gym gang hops aboard the Makunouchi Fishing Boat for a fun fishing trip. Yagi suggests they liven things up with a little contest, and suddenly a relaxing afternoon turns into an all-out war!

Debut Match!
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7.16
77 votes

#7 - Debut Match!

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/5/2000

Ippo and his opponent Yusuke train for Ippo's debut match.

Youth of Fire
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7.17
30 votes

#8 - Youth of Fire

Season 1 - Episode 63 - Aired 12/26/2001

The past of Aoki and Kimura is shown.

The Goddess of Victory
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7.18
33 votes

#9 - The Goddess of Victory

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/25/2013

After an infuriating face-off with Imae, Aoki turns to his girlfriend Tomiko for comfort. Meanwhile, Imae chooses to focus all his energy on boxing and his upcoming title defense, rebuffing his former girlfriend Sachiko’s attempts to rekindle their romance. Will Tomiko’s support carry Aoki to victory, or will Imae’s intense focus keep the belt on his waist?

Flower of Hope
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7.20
60 votes

#10 - Flower of Hope

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/8/2014

An old photo and a little prodding from Ippo and Aoki prompts Coach Kamogawa and Nekota to take a trip down memory lane. Theirs is a tale of hope, frustration, and ultimately redemption in the early days of postwar Japan.

Hot Rod Era
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7.28
32 votes

#11 - Hot Rod Era

Season 1 - Episode 64 - Aired 1/9/2002

Second part of Aoki's and Kimura's past.

To Enemy Ground
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7.28
67 votes

#12 - To Enemy Ground

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 5/1/2001

Ippo learns how to heal his right fist and gets ready for the All Japan but something happens his powerful right punches!

Shadow Boxing
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7.29
80 votes

#13 - Shadow Boxing

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/24/2000

Ippo practices shadow boxing.

Fists of the Champ
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7.30
30 votes

#14 - Fists of the Champ

Season 1 - Episode 54 - Aired 10/24/2001

Takemura has real trouble at the beginning of his match. Ippo finds out that Mashiba won the championship and celebrates with him and his sister.

Anticipating a Fierce Fight
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7.31
78 votes

#15 - Anticipating a Fierce Fight

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/23/2001

Ippo watches the fight videos of Kobashi and Hayami, his future opponents.

Becoming a Bully's Buddy
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7.33
76 votes

#16 - Becoming a Bully's Buddy

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/19/2000

Ippo fights and wins his second match via K.O.,After the fight he was befriended by Umezawa, his former bully.

C Class License
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7.34
77 votes

#17 - C Class License

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/28/2000

Ippo takes the License Test and meets Mashiba.

The Kamogawa Gym Swings into Action
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7.38
32 votes

#18 - The Kamogawa Gym Swings into Action

Season 1 - Episode 67 - Aired 1/30/2002

Ippo spars with Shigeta who's ranked fourth among Japanese featherweights and who also uses southpaw. People find out about Takemura fight with a bear. There is talk about Takemura getting a world title fight.

3 Months to Counter
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7.39
83 votes

#19 - 3 Months to Counter

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/31/2000

Ippo trains for a rematch.

The Unfinished New Counter
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7.39
57 votes

#20 - The Unfinished New Counter

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/8/2014

It's the semifinal match, Miyata vs. Dachboy, and the Miyata camp recognizes a familiar face in the opponent's corner... Mister Sakaguchi, the former manager of the boxer Miyata beat for the OPBF title!

Clinch
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7.39
44 votes

#21 - Clinch

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/6/2001

Start of Ippo vs Kobashi match, Ippo is loosing by points because of Kobashi's strategy.

The Speed Star
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7.39
31 votes

#22 - The Speed Star

Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired 8/1/2001

Ippo gets ready for his match against Saeki the Speed Star.

Fruits of Labor
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7.41
59 votes

#23 - Fruits of Labor

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/10/2000

Ippo succeeds in catching 10 falling leaves, and is granted his first sparring session.

The Eastern Japan Rookie Championship Tournament Begins
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7.41
76 votes

#24 - The Eastern Japan Rookie Championship Tournament Begins

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/26/2000

Ippo and his opponent Jason prepare for the first match of the Rookie King Tournament.

Grudges, Sorrows & Dreams
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7.41
41 votes

#25 - Grudges, Sorrows & Dreams

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/27/2001

Ippo trains for Mashiba flicker jabs

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