Ashita no Joe

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Original run: 1 Apr 1970 – 31 Aug 1981

Country of origin: Japan

Genre: Anime, Drama

Network: Fuji TV JP

Watched by: 54 of 673 320 0.01%

Total running time: 2 days 2 hours 24 minutes

Episode duration: 24 minutes

IMDB rating: 8.2 of 10 303

MyShows rating: 3.86 of 5 14


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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