Tomorrow's Joe

Tomorrow's Joe

あしたのジョー
Joe Yabuki is a troubled young man who runs away from an orphanage. Wandering through the Tokyo slums, he meets former boxing trainer Danpei. Joe is later arrested and goes to a temporary jail where he fights Nishi, his future best friend and leader of a group of hooligans. He and Nishi then go to a juvenile prison miles away from Tokyo. There Joe meets Rikiishi, a former boxing prodigy, and a rivalry develops between them. They face each other in a match in which Rikiishi dominates Joe until the latter hits him with a cross-counter, resulting in both being knocked out. This inspires the other prison inmates to take up boxing. Joe and Rikiishi vow to fight again. (Source: Wikipedia)
Type: Manga
Status: Finished
Authors: Kajiwara, Ikki (Story) , Chiba, Tetsuya (Art)
Published: Jan 1, 1968 to May 13, 1973
Score: 8.9
Views: 5,738

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