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Fist of the Blue Sky (manga)

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Alternative title:
Ken il guerriero: Le origini del mito (Italian)
Souten no Ken (Japanese)
蒼天の拳 (Japanese)
蒼天之拳 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: action, adventure
Themes: historical, military
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Taking place across 1930s Japan and China, Kasumi Kenshiro(the uncle of the lead from Fist of the North Star) is forced to leave his teaching job and settle an old gang rivalry with the help of his martial arts. Along the way, he meets various triad buddies, an old flame, and a mysterious old man who teaches him new techniques which will assist him in his quest.
User Ratings: 34 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
 Excellent: 3 votes (Eng:2, sub:1)
 Very good: 8 votes (Eng:6, sub:2)
 Good: 5 votes (dub:1, sub:1, ?:1, Eng:1, others:1
1 French
 Decent: 8 votes (Eng:3, dub:2, ?:1, others:2
1 Italian subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
 So-so: 4 votes (?:2, dub:1, sub:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 88 users, rank: #943 (of 6678)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.824 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.9625, rank: #3815 (of 7372)
Weighted mean: 6.649 (Good−), rank: #4432 (of 7372) (seen all: 7.55 / seen some: 6.38 / won't finish: 5.53)
Bayesian estimate: 6.760 (Good−), rank: #2881 (of 3473)
Number of tankoubon: 22
Vintage: 2001-05-15 to 2010-08-27 (serialized in Weekly Comic Bunch)
Release dates: We have 42
Links: We have 1
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Graphic novel
    Fist of the Blue Sky (GN 1) 2003-06-18 (from $29.90)
    Fist of the Blue Sky (GN 2) 2003-09-09 (from $49.95)
    Fist of the Blue Sky (GN 3) 2003-11-18 (from $54.95)
    Fist of the Blue Sky (GN 4) 2004-03-17 (from $17.00)
    Fist of the Blue Sky (GN 5)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Advisor: Buronson
Assistant: Jeremy Mauney
Editing: Nobuhiko Horie
Japanese companies
Serialized In: Comic Bunch
English staff
English cast
Editing: Jonathan Tarbox (vol. 1-5)
English companies
Licensed by: Gutsoon! Entertainment
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Génération Comics
French cast
Italian staff
Italian companies
Publisher: Planet Manga
Italian cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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