Fist of the North Star 3 – The Final Chapters

FIST OF THE NORTH STAR 3 🌟; admittedly that might be a bit bold a title to throw out there, but there is a final and third part to the original Hokuto no Ken (北斗の拳・ほくとのけん; Fist of the North Star) manga series from the 80’s that has yet to be released in English, so let’s call it this way!

Die-hard fans of this classic Shounen Manga already know this, so it’s not really news, but as VIZ Media has taken up the task to publish Fist of the North Star based on the in Japan released Hokuto no Ken Ultimate Edition, finally the last 3 books are made available into English for the first time! Look forward to it, but be prepared, it’s fierce, it’s violent, it’s heartbreakin’ 💔 – you will be shock 😱!!

Hokuto No Ken Kyuukoku Ban (北斗の拳[究極版]) or the Fist of the North Star Ultimate Edition volumes 16-18 with striking cover artwork of the protagonists Kenshiro (Vol. 18), Lin (Vol. 17) and Bat (Vol. 16), contain the last chapters of the original manga series. The main storylines of Chaos & Strife and New Legends finally to be complete and perfect!
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Ninomiya Sontoku: The Power of Curiosity & Passion

The power of passion and curiosity, a subject I always wanted to write about. Incidentally, the desire to do so, first emerged during my stint in Japan, quite some time ago. But having months of transition behind me and needing to lay out my future anew now, it resurfaced and I suddenly felt the urge to finally write it down. Long enough it has been sitting in the back of my head …

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Sontoku’s classic image emerging during the Meiji period. Him using every opportunity to read in the Teachings of Confucius (論語;ろんご and 大学;だいがく) while carrying firewood or working the fields. Although a sort of romanticized depiction of his and not an actuality, it is that image which remains in the hearts of the people.
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