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The Best Anime Like Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple

Updated October 27, 2020 3.8k votes 535 voters 26.6k views32 items

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 Ippo1
    Hajime no Ippo is a Japanese boxing manga series written and illustrated by George Morikawa. A...  more
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    Hunter x Hunter (2011)

    Action, Adventure
    Hunter × Hunter (Madhouse, 2011), also known as Hunter x Hunter (2011), is a Japanese action...  more
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  • Baki the Grappler3
    Grappler Baki, known as Baki the Grappler in North America, is a manga series written and...  more
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  • My Hero Academia4
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    My Hero Academia

    Action, Comedy
    My Hero Academia (Bones, 2016) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Kohei...  more
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    Yu Yu Hakusho

    Action, Comedy
    Yu Yu Hakusho (Studio Pierrot, 1992) is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the...  more
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    Naruto

    Action, Adventure
    Naruto (Studio Pierrot, 2002) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Masashi...  more
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    One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has...  more
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    Dragon Ball Z

    Adventure, Comedy
    Dragon Ball Z (Toei Animation, 1989) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by...  more
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    Bleach

    Action, Adventure
    Bleach (Studio Pierrot, 2004) is a Japanese supernatural anime series based on the manga by...  more
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    Dragon Ball

    Adventure, Comedy
    Dragon Ball (Toei Animation,1986) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by...  more
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    Beelzebub

    Action, Comedy
    Beelzebub (Pierrot Plus, 2011) is a Japanese supernatural comedy anime series based on the...  more
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    Reborn!, known in Japan as Katekyō Hitman Reborn!, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated...  more
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    Tenjho Tenge, also written as Tenjo Tenge, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated...  more
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    Ben-To is a Japanese light novel series written by Asaura, with illustrations by Kaito...  more
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  • Air Gear15
    Air Gear is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Ito "Oh Great" Ōgure. Air Gear revolves...  more
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  • Eyeshield 2116
    Eyeshield 21 is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Yusuke...  more
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  • Samurai Harem: Asu no Yoichi17
    Having been raised and trained for the past seventeen years as a traditional samurai 'bushi',...  more
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  • Tenjou Tenge: The Ultimate Fight18
    Tenjho Tenge, also written as Tenjo Tenge, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated...  more
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  • Fist of the North Star19
    Fist of the North Star is a 2D competitive fighting game produced by Sega and developed by Arc...  more
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  • The Law of Ueki20
    The Law of Ueki is a Japanese manga series by Tsubasa Fukuchi. It was first serialized in the...  more
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  • Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu21
    Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu is a companion series to the anime series Full Metal Panic! by Kyoto...  more
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  • Maken-ki!22
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    Maken-ki!

    Action, Ecchi
    Maken-ki! (AIC, 2011) is a Japanese action harem anime series based on the manga by Hiromitsu...  more
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  • Yowamushi Pedal23
    Yowamushi Pedal is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Wataru Watanabe. An...  more
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  • Air Master24
    Air Master is a seinen manga written and illustrated by Yokusaru Shibata. The story focuses on...  more
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  • Ranma ½25
    Ranma ½ (Japanese: らんま 1/2, Hepburn: Ranma Nibun-no-Ichi, pronounced Ranma One-Half) is a...  more
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