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Champion Joe

1980 Rated NR 2hr 32m

While roaming the slums of Tokyo, fugitive orphan Joe Yabuki meets ex-boxer Danpei, who sees potential in the tough young kid and, through rigorous training, transforms him into a champion. The training will come in handy, too, when Joe must face off against his archrival, Tohru Rikiishi. Based on Asao Takamori and Tetsuya Chiba's manga classic, this 1980 treat pioneered the genre of sports anime.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, Chinese Simplified

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.