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Archive for April 25th, 2010

There’s no doubt about it – Hajime no Ippo is repetitive as hell. It’s essentially the same underdog story again and again and again for over 80 episodes. Yet I love every second of it, and even though I know 98% of the time the underdog is going to win, there’s always that 2% of doubt that keeps me on the edge of my seat during matches. The thing with Ippo is that it always toes the line between between the realistic and the obvious, so that there’s a good reason to believe that either fighter could win the match. (more…)

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