DD Fist of the North Star Manga Gets More TV Anime
posted on by Egan Loo
The March issue of Monthly Comic Zenon magazine is announcing on Friday that a television anime adaptation of Kajio's DD Fist of the North Star (DD Hokuto no Ken) manga has been green-lit for the 30th anniversary of the original Fist of the North Star manga. Kajio has been adapting the characters in Buronson and Tetsuo Hara's original post-apocalyptic fighting manga as super-deformed characters since Monthly Comic Zenon's first issue in October 2010.
The manga is set "in the year 199x, mankind was … not engulfed in the flames of nuclear war?
"In the 21st century, the characters of Fist of the North Star are living in peaceful Japan. In particular, Kenshirō is a convenience store worker, Raoh works at a factory, and wracked by illness, Toki is looking for work. The legend of the Fighting NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) North Star begins in the modern day."
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