Following Rei's death, she only makes sporadic appearances through the remainder of the manga. The previous successor to the Hokuto Shinken style. Tier: At the very least Memetic, is the strongest Tier 7 Name: Kenshiro Origin: Fist of The North Star Gender: Male Age: Late 20s Classification: God Of Death, The manliest motherfucker alive. Souther's army are recognizable by the Roman-like imperial armor they wear. Bat left his home village to fend for himself so that his adoptive mother Toyo could take better care of her other orphans. This technique allows the user to attack their opponent from seven blind spots inherent in a human's field of vision, with each blind spot corresponding to a star in the Big Dipper constellation of seven stars. 3 Couldn't Defeat: Jotaro Kujo Enraged by the actions of his own men, Raoh turns and angrily states that it was he who should have been killed, not Fudoh. Hokuto Shin Ken follows the Isshi Sōden(一子相伝) tradition: it can only be passed down from one father to one son, and there can only be one successor at a time. Eventually Ken catches up with Jackal at Villainy Prison, a rundown jail which was once used to hold the worst of the worst criminals. Kenshiro follows Jackal's trail, wasting several of his thugs, including Jackal's second-in-command Fox (フォックス, Fokkusu) voiced by Kōji Totani in the TV series and Takeshi Aono in the 1986 movie. Ryuken says that perception is greater than power and implies that Kenshiro is greater than Raoh. He was eventually imprisoned in Lin's home village for trying to steal food and was locked in the same cell as Kenshiro, where the two met for the first time. The style uses the 1109 destructive points of the human body called the Keiraku Hakō (経絡破孔, lit. After his memories were restored, he realizes what Jukei has done during his training, understanding Kaioh's pain, ultimately taking full responsibility for Kaioh's actions. The Nanto Seiken school has branched out to 108 sects, with the six top masters of these sects being known as the Nanto Roku Seiken (南斗六聖拳, lit "South Dipper Six Holy Fists"), whose fates are intertwined to a star within the Nanto constellation. Although didn't he mention that Raoh could have perhaps defeated him if he didn't use his energy on Yuria(or something along those lines)? The fourth and last, Heart (ハート, Hāto, voiced by Shōzō Iizuka in the TV series and by Junpei Takiguchi in the 1986 film version) is a large fat man who can absorb and deflect the impact of most martial art techniques with his stomach, earning him the title the "Destroyer of Fists". List: Yu Yu Hakusho. After Kenshiro rescues Lin from a group of Golan commandos and witnesses the horrors the organization beforehand, Ken decides to infiltrate the group's training camp and confronts their drill instructor, the Mad Sarge (マッド軍曹 (サージ), Maddo Sāji, voiced by Yasurō Tanaka in the TV series, voiced by Jamieson Price in the English Dub), a knife fighting expert and user of blood squirting needles. He is killed by his own mouse trap in the food storage room. Rihaku of the Ocean (海のリハク, Umi no Rihaku) is the leader and military strategist of the Goshasei, specializing in setting up boobytraps. Fudoh became a gentle giant, and later began raising several orphaned children as a foster father. He wears a specially constructed armor which allows him to control his evil aura, but can easily burn it off when he unleashes all his Matoki. The Nanto Goshasei (南斗五車星, "South Dipper Five Chariot Stars") are the sworn guardians of Yuria, the Last Nanto General. Naruto. They would continue to live there for the remaining part of her life. The first of Shin's four lieutenants whom Kenshiro encounters is Spade (スペード, Supēdo, voiced by Tesshō Genda), who loses his right eye during their initial encounter due to Kenshiro catching one of his arrows and throwing it back at his eye with the Nishi Shinku Ha technique. He fights with the Nanto Hō-ōken (南斗鳳凰拳, South Dipper Fenghuang (Phoenix) Fist) style; the ultimate form of Nanto Seiken. Although he originally doesn't train Toki, Toki showed incredible potential, and promises that he will stop Raoh if he falls down the wrong path. He was also played by Chikao Ōtsuka in the Shin Kyūseishu Densetsu series, by Mugihito and Takashi Kondo (as a young boy) in the Fist of the Blue Sky anime series, and by Atsushi Ono in the Ten no Haoh anime series. Largest playable character roster of any Fist of the North Star game ever. The eldest of the four Hokuto brothers, Raoh is a conqueror who takes the mantle of Ken-oh or 'Fist King'. Sons that do not succeed in becoming successor must never practice the art again, or risk having their memories erased or fists destroyed. After a botched attempt at killing Kenshiro, he is left with a hideously disfigured head as a reminder of his failure. Shoki (ショウキ, Shōki, Voiced by: Tessho Genda) is a General in the Celestial Lord's army and friend of Falco. Before he dies he says "What?' Ryuga (リュウガ, Ryūga, sometimes romanized as Lewgar) is the elder brother of Yulia and the older half-brother of Juza. He is a pacifist who seeks to use Hokuto Shinken as a healing art. After he is reunited with Akashachi before his death, Shachi becomes a loyal ally to Ken, sacrificing his left eye to Hyoh so that Ken would not be captured. He proclaims himself to be the Creator of the New Century (新世紀創造主, Shin Seiki Sōzōshu) and the Majin Kaioh (魔神カイオウ, Majin Kaiō). Jackal (ジャッカル, Jakkaru, voiced by Masayuki Katō in the TV series, Hiroshi Ohtake in the 1986 movie and Beau Billingslea in the English dub of the TV series) is the leader of a notorious biker gang that attempts steal water from children. After the death of Hyui, Shuren vows to avenge the death of his "brother star" by setting his home castle ablaze. She remains in Mamiya's village and gains the courage to stand up and defend herself with the help of Lin when Ken-oh's army invades the village. Composed of mohawked punks with the letter "Z" tattooed over their heads, the Zeed gang have raided numerous villages and delivery vehicles for their food and water supply. Hokuto Shinken. After Kenshiro helps her recover her voice (having been traumatized in the past, witnessing bandits slaughter her family) and rescues her from the clutches of Zeed's gang, Lin decides to follow "Ken" and eventually finds him, joining him in his journey. Buron (ブロン, Buron), a boomerang-wielding Shura who goes on a killing spree after Han's death; Xiè (シエ, She), a crab-like Shura who fights with large claws and hidden traps; Gyoko (ギョウコ, Gyōko), an obese Shura who travels with his men in a trackless steam train and murders anyone who suggests that he is overweight. Having found peace with his final efforts fulfilled, Rei passed away shortly afterwards. Some of the notable Shuras featured in the story include: the Nameless Shura (無名修羅, Mumei Shura, voiced by Jūji Matsuda), a ninjutsu master who gives Falco his final battle; Keiser (カイゼル, Kaizeru, voiced by Yūsaku Yara), who uses a style which allows him to remove the bones and organs of his opponents without drawing blood; and Alf (アルフ, Arufu), who can slow down time; among others. Mark Laskowski voices Juza in the English dub of Legends of the Dark King. In Fist of the Blue Sky, his real name is revealed to be Ramon Kasumi, younger half-brother of Yan Wang, Kenshiro Kasumi. Souther was orphaned as an infant and was raised by the previous Hō-ōken successor, Ogai, who trained him during childhood, sparring with Raoh at the time. After he is defeated by Kenshiro, he releases the King of Blanca and has himself executed for his sins. Toki was voiced by Takaya Hashi in the TV series, Hideyuki Tanaka in Shin Hokuto no Ken, Kenyū Horiuchi in the Shin Kyūseishu Densetsu movies, and by Hiroki Touchi in the Ten no Haō anime series. Some time before the events of the series, Shew met a young Kenshiro who was participating in a kumite against ten Nanto Seiken practitioners. The third, Club (クラブ, Kurabu, voiced by Kōji Totani) is armed with long claws and practices his Praying Mantis style against captured peasants. It uses ki like a blade to destroy the opponent's body on a cellular level. Its founder was Kenshiro's and Hyoh's ancestor Shuken of the ancient "Hokuto Sōke" ruling line, who combined Seito Gekken's (西斗月拳, West Dipper Lunar Fist) Keiraku Hikō with his Hokuto Sōke no Ken (北斗宗家の拳, North Dipper Head Family Fist, North Dipper Originator Fist). He sustained severe Radiation sickness while protecting Kenshiro, Yuria and a large group of children. Shin challenged Kenshiro, after destroying Ryuken's grave stone, and defeated him, engraving the seven scars on his chest afterwards and subsequently taking off with Yuria by force. Later, after his first fight with Souther, Kenshiro learns the secret of Souther's immunity and is able to defeat him. General Balcom (バルコム大将軍, Barukomu Daishōgun, voiced by Seizō Katō in Japanese and by Beau Billingslea in the English dub), another original character, is introduced in episode 17 as the commander of King's army and a master of the Taizanji Kenpō (Taishan Temple Martial Arts) style. Physical strength: Town level striking (One of the strongest characters in Hokuto no Ken verse, comparable to pre-timeskip Kenshiro ) 1984 was a great year for anime. Souther uses his last breaths to reconcile with his emotions. Boss Fang manages to get a hold of Rei's missing sister, Airi, and takes Mamiya captive as well, hoping to use them as leverage against the two masters. He gained his position by locking away the Celestial Empress Lui and blackmailing Falco into destroy the Hokuto and Nanto fighters. Judas was voiced by Bin Shimada in the original TV series and by Kisho Taniyama in the Ten no Haoh anime series. Believed to be the strongest and obvious choice to become the sole user of Hokuto Shin Ken, Raoh is a towering and intimidating man standing at at least 7 feet tall (in some fights he is depicted being substantially larger i.e. He bears a strong resemblance to Raoh, but a bit taller, darker complexion, and an X-shaped scar on his face. In English dubbed versions, Bat was voiced by Tony Oliver in 1986 movie and by Gary Michaels in the TV series. Bat was voiced by Mie Suzuki (as a child) and Keiichi Nanba (as an adult) in the original TV series, by Daisuke Namikawa in the Shin Kyūseishu Densetsu films, and by Ayumi Tsunematsu in the arcade game by Sega. Shin was voiced by Toshio Furukawa in the TV series and 1986 movie and by Takuya Kirimoto in the 2007 OVA Yulia Den. In order that she would never forget him, Rei uses his final living days to challenge Yuda, whom he defeats and avenges the crimes that Judas committed against Mamiya in the past. Raoh later challenges Fudoh in order to overcome his fear against Ken. Its members includes Shin himself, his four lieutenants (who pattern themselves after the four playing card suits) and their numerous nameless underlings. Raoh did not kill Rei immediately, but instead struck a pressure point that would drain all the blood out of his body in a matter of three days. He is a descendant of the main Hokuto bloodline and Kenshiro's true older brother. Kenshiro, Rei and Mamiya head to Cassandra to rescue Toki, who is being kept prisoner there. He is the most merciful of the four lieutenants, which is evident when he orders his underlings to stop harassing a bartender. If he was unable to defeat them within this time limit, he considered himself unworthy of victory. Raoh, however, spares the lives of Koryu's two sons, Zeus and Aus. After being killed, his body drifts from the blood-soiled lake into Hyoh's castle, who swears to avenge Han's death. He grows up and forms the Hokuto Army with Lin to fight the Heavenly Emperor's Army, becoming a wanted fugitive. He never really mastered Hokuto Shinken, relying on his sawed-off shotgun to finish off most of his opponents. A Certain Magical Index. In a poll conducted by TV Asahi in 2005, the Fist of the North Star anime series ranked 26 in a list of Top 100 Anime series. Believed to be the strongest and obvious choice to become the sole user of Hokuto Shinken, Raoh is a towering and intimidating man standing at least 7 feet tall (in some fights he is depicted being substantially larger i.e. Shu eventually fights Souther to save his villagers, but is defeated after Souther severs the tendons in his legs, rendering Shu unable to perform his acrobatic techniques. Story Walkthrough Chapter 7 - Nanto's Strongest. Kenshiro did not know the real cause of Ryuken's death, having been told that Ryuken died from illness, until Toki revealed the shameful secret during their first battle. All characters are from the original manga unless otherwise noted. Deceptive and evil, Jagi stops at nothing to win and frequently cheats during battle. Lin was voiced by Tomiko Suzuki (as a child) and Miina Tominaga (as an adult) in the original TV series and 1986 movie, by Maaya Sakamoto in the Shin Kyūseishu Densetsu series, and by Miwa Kouzuki in the fighting game version by Sega. Before leaving however, his master Ryuken begs him to give up his ambitions of conquest by never practicing his martial art or to "seal his hands" (achieved by destroying/removing his hands or his mind or by committing suicide). Take on some of the strongest opponents from the manga using your own original dream team of fighters! He challenges Kenshiro and is defeated. The ultimate Hokuto Shin Ken technique is the Musō Tensei (無想転生, Nil-Thought Rebirth), which can only be performed by one who completely understands sadness. Reception. When Mamiya's brother, Kou, is slaughtered by the Fangs, Ken and Rei put aside their differences to annihilate the clan. The second lieutenant, Diamond (ダイヤ, Daiya, voiced by Daisuke Gōri), is a staff wielding expert with clown-like makeup who executes random villagers to lure Kenshiro. Years later, Shoki revolts against Jakoh and attempts to sneak out of the Imperial Capital with the help of Falco, only to be killed by Shieno (Boltz in the TV series). But I'm not completely sure yet because I only started part 2 a while ago. All characters are from the original manga unless otherwise noted. He presses Lin's pressure points to make her forget about him and manages to reunite Lin with an also amnesiac Ken, but fate forces him to pose as Ken in order to fight against Bolge, a blind and dangerous thug with a grudge against Ken. Hokuto Ryūken (北斗琉拳, Big Dipper Lapis LazuliFist) is a fighting style which branched off from the main Hokuto family along with Hokuto Shinken that was founded by Shuken's cousin Ryūō. Seeking to avenge Mamiya's honor (she was once part of Yuda's harem of female slaves), Rei challenges Yuda to a match. He soon became Jukei's fourth student and learned Hokuto Ryūken to protect Leia. After Lui is freed, Falco turns against Jakoh and kills him. The three Rashō (羅将, "Lords of Shura") that Kenshiro faces are all masters of this art. If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. Kenshiro and Rei are hired by Mamiya to protect her village against the Fangs. He is the successor of the Taizan Tenrōken (泰山天狼拳, "Mt. In English dubbed versions, she was voiced by Holly Sidel in the 1986 movie and by Sandy Fox in the TV series. His hatred was furthered after the death of his mother, who died saving Kenshiro and Hyoh. The Fang Clan (牙一族, Kiba Ichizoku, also known as the Kiba Clan or simply the Fangs) are a gang of mountain bandits who pattern themselves after a wolf pack. She is Kenshiro's fiancée, but is admired by other men as well, particularly Raoh, Toki, Shin, and Juza. Shiino is killed by Kenshiro, while Jakoh himself is killed by Falco after Lui is rescued. However, she is unable to tolerate the subsequent atrocities Shin commits in her name and attempts to commit suicide by jumping off the roof of Shin's palace at Southern Cross. Raoh is a true power house of destructive force, as his technique is the "Hard Fist" style of Hokuto Shinken. The Golan (ゴラン, Goran, the Provident in the Viz's English edition) organization is a militia composed of specially trained commandos that belonged to the fictional Red Beret special forces unit prior to the nuclear war, which was incidentally caused by their country of origin. Basically, it can be either all of them coming into the same universe and attacking each other, or ranking them from strongest team to weakest teams. Kaioh is characterized as the strongest warrior of Shura and is the only other character alongside Shin and Souther to brutally defeat Kenshiro following their initial encounter. Lui is kidnapped by Jakoh and locked underground in the Imperial Palace as a means by Jacó to blackmail Falco, her protector. When he was healthy, it was pretty heavily implied Toki was the strongest of the three Hokuto Shinken brothers. This is the cast of the 1980s Manga and Anime classic, Fist of the North Star. In a survey conducted by the Oricon in 2007 between 1,000 people, Kenshiro ranked third place as the "strongest manga character of all time", behind only Dragon Ball protagonist Son Goku and Doraemon who ranked first and second, respectively. However, a young Yuria stood up to Fudoh's rampage and taught him the value of life. Kaioh (カイオウ, Kaiō, voiced by Kenji Utsumi) is the First General of Shura (第一の羅将, Dai-ichi no Rashō). Costas Mandylor played Lord Shin in the 1995 live-action movie. Han uses a personal fighting style called Mabo Koso (魔舞紅薬, Magical crimson dance) which allows him to move his fists so fast, they don't even cast a shadow. That is the end of it in the original series, but in the OVA Kenshiro Den, she is shown to be pregnant with his child. In the present, he forms part of Leia's resistance, after Hokuto Ryuken has corrupted his students, and attempts to undo the seal to prevent the two brothers of the Hokuto Soke from destroying each other, which would result in the absolute destruction of the Hokuto Soke bloodline. Amiba was voiced by Takaya Hashi in the original TV series. Nanto Seiken (南斗聖拳, lit. Rui (ルイ, Rui, sometimes romanized as Lui, voiced by Yoshino Takamori) is the twin sister of Lin and the Celestial Empress (天帝, Tentei). Fudoh was voiced by Shōzō Iizuka in the TV series and Daisuke Gōri in the Shin Kyūseishu Densetsu series. He was played by Dante Basco in the 1995 live-action movie. 1984 Trivia. 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