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Need some Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple anime recommendations? Since it's such an influential series, let's rank the best anime like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple in terms of tone, genre, characters, and more.

Most martial arts anime are similar to Kenichi since that is such a big part of the series. Hajime no Ippo is about boxing rather than martial arts, but most fans of Kenichi enjoy it. Other good anime recommendations for fans of Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple are NarutoBaki the Grappler, and Dragon Ball, all of which have a heavy focus on fighting with protagonists of a similar age.

What should you watch after finishing Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple? Find some great picks on the list below, and don't forget to vote up the anime you'd recommend to other Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple fans.

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Hajime no Ippo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Hajime no Ippo is a Japanese boxing manga series written and illustrated by George Morikawa. A 76-episode anime adaptation titled Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting! was produced by Madhouse, Nippon ...more
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My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
My Hero Academia is a 2016 anime series based on the superhero manga series Boku no Hīrō Akademia, written by Kōhei Horikoshi. Izuku Midoriya is a regular middle school student in a world where ...more
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Baki the Grappler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Grappler Baki, known as Baki the Grappler in North America, is a manga series written and illustrated by Keisuke Itagaki. It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Champion from 1991 to 1999 ...more
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Naruto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Naruto is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. It tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who searches for recognition from his peers and the ...more
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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series ...more
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Beelzebub is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Watch the latest episodes of Beelzebub on Crunchyroll now. Oga Tatsumi is a first year student in Ishiyama High, a notorious school for delinquents. One day while taking a nap by the river he ...more
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Hunter X Hunter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Hunter × Hunter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. Hunter × Hunter was adapted into a 62-episode anime television series directed by Kazuhiro ...more
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Dragon Ball is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It is an adaptation of the first 194 chapters of the manga of the same name created by Akira Toriyama, which were ...more
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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. Bleach follows the adventures of the hotheaded teenager Ichigo Kurosaki after he obtains the powers of a Soul Reaper from ...more
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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 325 chapters of the original 519-chapter ...more
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Air Gear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Air Gear is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Ito "Oh Great" Ōgure. Air Gear revolves around the life of Itsuki Minami "Ikki or Crow", also known as "Baby ...more
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Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Yu Yu Hakusho is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. Yu Yu Hakusho follows Yusuke Urameshi, a 14-year-old street-brawling delinquent who, in an uncharacteristic ...more
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Tenjho Tenge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Tenjho Tenge, also written as Tenjo Tenge, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Oh! great. The story primarily focuses on the members of the Juken Club and their opposition, the ...more
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Gurren Lagann is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It ran for 27 episodes on ...more
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Reborn! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Reborn!, known in Japan as Katekyō Hitman Reborn!, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Akira Amano. The manga is about a young boy, Tsunayoshi Sawada, who discovers that he is next in ...more
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Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu is a companion series to the anime series Full Metal Panic! by Kyoto Animation, and takes place between the first season and The Second Raid. Markedly different in tone ...more
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Samurai Harem: Asu no Yoichi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Having been raised and trained for the past seventeen years as a traditional samurai 'bushi', Yoichi was surprised when his father suddenly announces that there nothing more that he could teach ...more
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Ben-To is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Ben-To is a Japanese light novel series written by Asaura, with illustrations by Kaito Shibano. Shueisha published 15 novels from February 2008 to February 2014. A 12-episode anime television ...more
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Ranma ½ is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Ranma ½ a 1989 comedy martial arts anime based on a manga series of the same name. The story revolves around teenage martial artist Ranma Saotome who, as the result of an accident, is ...more
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Fist of the North Star is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Fist of the North Star is a 2D competitive fighting game produced by Sega and developed by Arc System Works, based on the manga series of the same name. It was originally released in 2005 as a ...more
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Tenjou Tenge: The Ultimate Fig... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Tenjho Tenge, also written as Tenjo Tenge, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ito "Oh! Great" Ōgure. This is the two-episode original video animation was also made ...more
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Yowamushi Pedal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Yowamushi Pedal is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Wataru Watanabe. An anime television series adaptation began airing on October 7, 2013. Sakamichi Onoda is an otaku who has ...more
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Eyeshield 21 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Eyeshield 21 is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Yusuke Murata. The series tells the story of Sena Kobayakawa, an introverted boy who joins an American ...more
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Maken-ki! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Maken-ki! is a Japanese action and harem manga series by Hiromitsu Takeda and 2010 anime series. When Takeru Ohyama starts a new school, he learns that the girls possess magical and spiritual ...more
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Vampire Hunter D is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple
Vampire Hunter D is a 1985 Japanese horror/science fiction OVA film produced by Ashi Productions, in association with Epic/Sony Records, CBS Sony Group Inc. and Movic. The screenplay is based on ...more