During the Junior High School, Hanamichi Sakuragi was rejected by 50 girls, so he begins his first year of Shohoku High determined to find a girl. On the first day, a girl name Haruko Akagi, asks him if he likes basketball or not. To win Haruko’s heart, Hanamichi joins the basketball team and he is thrust in a new world full of competition. His life at the new school begins.
Hajime no Ippo
Hajime no Ippo follows the story of Ippo Makunouchi, a boy who has always dreamed of chancing himself. He has been bullied his entire life, and one day, during another bullying, he is saved by a boxer, Takamura Mamoru.
Takamura brings him to the gym, and Ippo, fascinated by the place, decides to train to become a boxer. Ippo’s journey in the boxing world is just beginning.