One of the main stories of the 80s is Ken the warrior, also known as Hokuto no Ken or Fist of the North Star. No matter what name you know him by, you will instantly recognize Ken and his iconic attack. The story was long, too long, according to Tetsuo Hara, but it helped carry the legend to this day.

The Spin-off from Ken the Warrior Mainly known are the Gaiden or these short stories about important but not main characters. In particular, there are six of them:

  • Raoh: The Conqueror of Heaven;;
  • Toki - the silver saint;
  • Yuria: the star of maternal love;
  • Jagi - the evil flower;
  • Juza the cloud;
  • Rei: the dark blue wolf.

More recently, Hokuto no Ken Gaiden Kinyoku no Garuda - Nanto Goshasei Zenshi, a spin-off on Garuda and the style of Nanto, has also joined them. As with any famous manga, Ken the Warrior has no shortage of comic book parodies like DD Hokuto no Ken and Hokuto no Ken: Ichigo no Aji.

On the other hand is a better known one that was released until recently Souten no Ken, also known as the fist of the blue sky. This story is a prequel, also written by Buronson and drawn by Tetsuo Hara, and focuses on the forerunners of the Hokuto Shinken style. His story is in progress with the remake by writers Hiroyuki Yatsu and Hideki Tsuji on comic Zenon entitled Souten no Ken: Regenesis.

In short, even after so many years the The story of Ken the Warrior continues one way or another beyond time.

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