Ashita no Joe

Ashita no Joe


The story follows Joe Yakubi, a young man who runs away from an orphanage. Joe is living in the slums of Tokyo and he meets a former boxer, Danpei Tange, who discovers his potential in boxing. However, one day Joe fights the yakuza in the park and he’s sent to juvenile prison. There he meets Toru Rikiishi, a boxer who knocked him out. A rivalry develops between them and step by step Joe begins his boxing life to defeat Toru Rikiishi.

Main Characters

some_text Yabuki Joe
some_text Tooru Rikiishi
some_text Tange Danpei


  • AUTHORS : Kajiwara Ikki (Story), Chiba Tetsuya (Art)
  • GENRES : Drama, Shounen, Slice of Life, Sport
  • STATUS : Finished
  • PUBLISHED : Jan 1, 1968 to May 13, 1973
  • VOLUMES : 20
  • CHAPTERS : 171


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