Hajime no Ippo 3rd Season Announced

Weekly Shounen Manga have announced that a third season of Hajime no Ippo will air in the autumn season.

Hajime no Ippo is a sports manga about boxing. The story focuses on Ippo Makunouchi who fights his way through the featherweight class of Japan and the world.

Both the previous seasons were animated by Madhouse. The first season ran for more than 70 episodes, and the second season, New Challenger, ran for 26 episodes. They also animated the Champion Road movie and the Mashiba vs Kinura OVA.