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Old 2010-06-14, 09:38   Link #1
forever hung over
Join Date: Nov 2006
Question looking for fighting/martial arts.....

Im looking for anime or manga like Holyland with:
-Realistic approach to martial arts/fighting.( No superpowers,ki,etc)
-Dark atmosphere. (No comedy or lighthearted stuff)
-Interesting characters and good development.
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Old 2010-06-15, 14:21   Link #2
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Until Death Do Us Part mostly fits the bill, it includes kenjutsu and CQC, it's mostly dark with interesting characters, but there's a precog in the team and a blind samurai with a nano-tech sword. It just so happens to be this guy vvvvv
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Old 2010-06-15, 14:27   Link #3
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Location: UK
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Have you watched Sword of the Stranger?
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Old 2010-06-15, 17:16   Link #4
Pisces no saint
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: France
Ashita No Joe, it's about boxing. There is a sad atmosphere sometimes, it's a really great show but a bit old.

You have Hajime No Ippo (boxing) but it's not really "dark".

You can try also "Tough", it's about Free Fight.
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Old 2010-06-15, 22:25   Link #5
forever hung over
Join Date: Nov 2006
ive seen sword of the stranger, and of course Hajime no ippo (although it has comedy and lighthearted moments).
btw i ll check Until Death Do Us Part and tough( i love mixed martial arts).
Thanks guys
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Old 2010-06-15, 22:40   Link #6
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you can try Shamo. it's black. lol
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Old 2010-06-21, 14:23   Link #7
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Originally Posted by kingburger View Post
you can try Shamo. it's black. lol
Shamo was great too bad is not complete.
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