The story focuses on Kenichi Shirahama, an average 16-year-old high school student who has been picked on his whole life. However, on his first day of class, he meets and befriends the mysterious transfer student, Miu Fūrinji. Driven by his desire to become stronger, he follows her to Ryōzanpaku, a dojo housing several masters of diverse martial arts, led by her grandfather Hayato Fūrinji, who is known as the strongest man on Earth. After learning basics from Miu, Kenichi is able to beat a high-ranking member of the school's karate club, and becomes a target for all the delinquents in the school. While initially training to get stronger and protect himself, Kenichi eventually becomes a full-fledged disciple of Ryōzanpaku, working hard to fulfill his oath to protect the ones in need, especially Miu, with whom he falls in love. Subsequently, Kenichi's daily routine is divided between h...
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Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same title by Syun Matsuena. Produced by TMS Entertainment and directed by Hajime Kamegaki, it was broadcast in Japan on TV Tokyo from October 7, 2006 to September 29, 2007. The studio Brains Base produced two Original video animations continuing from the Ragnarok Arc and the events that follow. The first OVA was released on March 14, 2012 and the second OVA was released in May 2012. In 2009, Funimation Entertainment licensed the episodes for an English-language release in North America. The series began airing on the Funimation Channel from October 26, 2009 until May 25, 2010. Funimation initially released the series in 4 part DVD sets in 2009 and 2010, and then later re released the series in season sets in 2010 and 2011, with the latest release being under Funimations anime classics label. The series use seven pieces of theme music: two opening themes and five ending themes. From episodes 1-25, the first opening theme is “Be Strong” by Kana Yazumi while the ending themes are “Kimi Ga Irukara” (君がいるから, lit. Because you are there) by Issei Eguchi and “Catch Your Dream☆” by Koike Joanna. From episodes 26-50, the second opening theme is “Yahhoo” by Diva x Diva while the ending themes are Run Over by Koike Joanna, “Kokoro Kara No Message” (心からのメッセージ, lit. A message from Heart) by Sakura, and “Be Strong” by Kana Yazumi. The OVAs uses two opening themes. For OVAs 1-9, the opening theme is “Wish” by Iori Nomizu. For OVAs 10-11, the opening theme is Higher ground by Tomokazu Seki.