History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi

History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi is an anime series in the History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi franchise
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Based on the manga of the same name, this animated series follow schoolboy Kenichi Shirahama as he takes up martial arts to stand up for himself and others.


Kenichi: History's Strongest Disciple animated by Tokyo Movie Shinsha and aired fifty episodes, FUNimation dubbed the series. All 50 episodes were released on May 25, 2010. North American television debuted it on FUNimation Channel starting October 26, 2009. All 50 episodes have been shown. There has be an OVA produced by Brain Base released in 2012.


Kenichi, an average 16-year-old high school student picked on his whole life. First day of school he meets mysterious transfer student, Miu Fūrinji. Following her with the wish to be all powerful they reach Ryōzanpaku, a dojo where those who are truly strong and have mastered their arts gather. After the basics Miu, Kenichi beated up the school's karate club, and becomes a target for all the delinquents in the school. But all Kenichi wants is to fulfill the promise he made to protect Miu. Subsequently, Kenichi's daily routine is divided between hellish training under the six masters of Ryōzanpaku, and his fights against the members of Ragnarok, a gang that views him as either a possible friend or dangerous foe. What more enemies will Kenichi make?


Opening Theme:
#1: "Be Strong" by Kana Yazumi (eps 1-25)
#2: "Yahhō!" (ヤッホー!) by DIVA×DIVA [Miho Morikawa and Akira Asakura] (eps 26-50)
Ending Theme:
#1: "Kimi ga Iru kara" (君がいるから) by Issei Eguchi (eps 1-15)
#2: "Catch Your Dream" by Joanna Koike (eps 16-25)
#3: "RunOver" by Joanna Koike (eps 26-45)
#4: "Kokoro Kara no Message" (心からのメッセージ) by Sakura (eps 46-49)
#5: "Be Strong" by Kana Yasumi (ep 50)
Season/Ep# Name Airdate
1 - 50
History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi!!
1 - 49
The Most Powerful Transformation! The Rhythm of Ryouzanpaku!
1 - 48
Summit Showdown! The Man Who Carries the Spear of Legend
1 - 47
The Genius' Weakness! Hard Work Overcomes Talent!
1 - 46
Farewell! Niijima The Sally of Decision
1 - 45
The blow of separation! Kisara's dance!
1 - 44
Shinpaku Alliance Crumbles! The Mad Fist Draws Near
1 - 43
Limiter! The Asura Realm's Lure
1 - 42
Elder 's special training! Do or die mountain seclusion!
1 - 41
Seikouken's Terror! The Dragon's Dance Descends!
1 - 40
The Promised Land! Everything Starts from Here
1 - 39
Shigure's Personal Teachings
1 - 38
Human bullet game of lovely kitten women!
1 - 37
Dangerous Temptation! Let’s eat the hot pot together!
1 - 36
Miu vs. Renka! The Triangle that Calls up a Storm
1 - 35
No Burdens! The Time of Conclusion Arrives.
1 - 34
Don't Lose! The Last words of a Loved One.
1 - 33
Take him down Kenichi. Let your fist do the talking!
1 - 32
Honoka's Crisis! Loki's Strategy
1 - 31
Honoka I'll Save You

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Series Credits
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Syun Matsuena

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Name History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi
Name: 史上最強の弟子ケンイチ
Romaji: Shijō Saikyō no Deshi Kenichi
Publisher TMS Entertainment
Start Year 2006
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Aliases The Mightiest Disciple Kenichi
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