The BEST Episodes of Tomorrow's Joe

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Network: Fuji TV

Joe, a teenage orphan in the slums of the Doya streets, meets Danpei, a homeless, alcoholic ex-boxing coach. Danpei, seeing Joe`s boxing talent, decides to train him. When Joe is sent to a terrible juvenile home for petty crimes, he meets Rikiishi who becomes his boxing rival. Danpei arrives at the home to help Joe to train in order to defeat Rikiishi. When Joe decides to seriously pursue boxing, Danpei cannot get a coaching license because of his reputation as a drunk.

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Youth is Now.. Burnt-out

#1 - Youth is Now.. Burnt-out

Season 2 - Episode 47 - Aired Aug 31, 1981

A thrilling Fight between Joe Yabuki and Jose Mendoza. For the Sake of Tomorrow goes to the final Rounds and Joe's fire burn bright and hot!!

star 10.00
3 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Tadaaki Yamazaki
The Man I Hate

#2 - The Man I Hate

Season 1 - Episode 53 - Aired Mar 31, 1971

star 9.00
2 votes
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Yuuki Kobayashi
And Then, He Returned...

#3 - And Then, He Returned...

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 13, 1980

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki, Yoshimi Shinozaki
In Round 6... A Miracle Occurred

#4 - In Round 6... A Miracle Occurred

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 30, 1981

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Atsushi Yamatoya, Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki
The Violent... Endless Fight to the Death

#5 - The Violent... Endless Fight to the Death

Season 2 - Episode 46 - Aired Aug 24, 1981

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Tadaaki Yamazaki
The Tange Gym... Is Indestructable

#6 - The Tange Gym... Is Indestructable

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 5, 1981

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki, Yoshimi Shinozaki
Those Knuckles... The Mark's Message

#7 - Those Knuckles... The Mark's Message

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 9, 1981

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Atsushi Yamatoya, Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki
Rikiishi... I Hear the Song

#8 - Rikiishi... I Hear the Song

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 2, 1981

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Hideo Takayashiki, Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki
Let the Shining Tomorrow Burn in the Distance!!

#9 - Let the Shining Tomorrow Burn in the Distance!!

Season 1 - Episode 79 - Aired Sep 29, 1971

star 8.33
3 votes
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Yuuki Kobayashi
Beginning of the Struggle... Carlos VS Joe

#10 - Beginning of the Struggle... Carlos VS Joe

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 22, 1980

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Haruya Yamazaki, Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki
The Gong Chimes.. The Ring of the Devil

#11 - The Gong Chimes.. The Ring of the Devil

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 23, 1981

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Atsushi Yamatoya, Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki
Boxing... A Requiem

#12 - Boxing... A Requiem

Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired Apr 13, 1981

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Tadaaki Yamazaki
Yabuki's... New Defense

#13 - Yabuki's... New Defense

Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired Apr 27, 1981

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Tadaaki Yamazaki
Yoko... Her Love

#14 - Yoko... Her Love

Season 2 - Episode 44 - Aired Aug 10, 1981

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Tadaaki Yamazaki
Joe VS. José...  The Gong of the Match Rings

#15 - Joe VS. José... The Gong of the Match Rings

Season 2 - Episode 45 - Aired Aug 17, 1981

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Tadaaki Yamazaki
Ring Ropes of Despair

#16 - Ring Ropes of Despair

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 29, 1970

star 7.67
3 votes
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Tadaki Yamazaki
Carlos the Uncrowned Emporer

#17 - Carlos the Uncrowned Emporer

Season 1 - Episode 71 - Aired Aug 4, 1971

star 7.67
3 votes
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Yuuki Kobayashi
Return to the Shining Ring

#18 - Return to the Shining Ring

Season 1 - Episode 72 - Aired Aug 11, 1971

star 7.67
3 votes
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Yuuki Kobayashi
Explode! Left Jab!

#19 - Explode! Left Jab!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 6, 1970

star 7.50
4 votes
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Tadaki Yamazaki
Farewell, Rikiishi Toru

#20 - Farewell, Rikiishi Toru

Season 1 - Episode 52 - Aired Mar 24, 1971

star 7.50
2 votes
Writers: Noboru Ishiguro, Osamu Dezaki, Tatsuo Tamura
Setting Out for Tomorrow

#21 - Setting Out for Tomorrow

Season 1 - Episode 66 - Aired Jun 30, 1971

star 7.50
2 votes
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Souji Yoshikawa, Tatsuo Tamura
One Man, One Flower... Venture into the Ring

#22 - One Man, One Flower... Venture into the Ring

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 20, 1980

star 7.50
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki, Yoshimi Shinozaki
Howl... Dogs Will Bite

#23 - Howl... Dogs Will Bite

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 17, 1980

star 7.50
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki, Yoshimi Shinozaki
The Christmas Eve Gift

#24 - The Christmas Eve Gift

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 15, 1980

star 7.50
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Osamu Dezaki, Tadaaki Yamazaki, Yoshimi Shinozaki
Night of the Snow Storm... The Endless Fight

#25 - Night of the Snow Storm... The Endless Fight

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 29, 1980

star 7.50
2 votes
Directors: Osamu Dezaki
Writers: Haruya Yamazaki, Osamu Dezaki