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The following is a list of characters who appear in Hajime no Ippo. Major character's names are listed in bold.

(Note:  Some Characters are only mentioned in a character's Fight Record, and not made an actual appearance in the story. Some characters that have appeared, there name isn't listed and only identified by their occupation.)

Characters From Japan


Boxing Gyms


Kamogawa Boxing Gym

Kamogawa Boxing Gym
Coaching Staff
Kamogawa Genji
Coach (Owner)
Yagi Haruhiko
Manager
Shinoda Tomoyuki
Trainer
Makunouchi Ippo
Trainer
Former JBC Featherweight Champion
Boxers
Takamura Mamoru
WBC and WBA Middleweight Champion
Kimura Tatsuya
Jr Lightweight
Aoki Masaru
Lightweight
Itagaki Manabu
Featherweight
Other Members
Akamatsu Isamu
(Team Aoki)
Kizakura Hiroshi
(Team Aoki)
Goto Nekota Ginpachi
Sometimes Trainer
Taihei Aoki Kintarō Kaneda
Former Members
Team Itagaki Geromichi Miyata Ichirō Miyata Senior
Coach Kawahara Kurita Baron


Kawahara Boxing Gym


Kawahara Boxing Gym
Coaching Staff
Coach Kawahara
Coach
Kida
Manager
Miyata Senior
Trainer
Boxers
Miyata Ichirō
OPBF Featherweight Champion
Suzuki
Jr Lightweight
Futogawa Tetsuo


Naniwa Boxing Club


Naniwa Boxing Club
Coaching Staff Boxers
Naniwa Coach
Coach
Yanaoka
Trainer
Sendō Takeshi
Former JBC Featherweight Champion
Hoshi Hiroyuki
Featherweight
Other People associated with the Gym
Takeshi's Grandmother
Sendou's Grandmother
Sendō's Children Fans
5 Kids that follow Sendō
Takeshi's Teacher
Sendou's Middle School Teacher


Toho Boxing Gym


Toho Boxing Gym
Coaching Staff Boxers
Toho Coach
Coach
Mashiba Ryō
OPBF Lightweight Champion
Hirano Kazuhiko Okabe Noriaki
Other
Tanaka
Mashiba's Boss
Hell Club
Mashiba's Fan Club


Nakadai Boxing Gym


Nakadai Boxing Gym
Coaching Staff Boxers
Nakadai Coach
Coach
Date Eiji
Former Boxer/Coach
Okita Keigo
Former Boxer/Trainer
Kanzaki Shinji


Otowa Boxing Gym


Otowa Boxing Gym
Coaching Staff Boxers
Nakadai Coach
>Coach
Imai Kyōsuke
Current JBC Featherweight Champion
Hayami Ryūichi
Jr Featherweight
Onodera Hiroyasu
Former Members
Ruslan Ramuda
Former Trainer (Volg)
Alexander Volg Zangief
Former Member


Nishikawa Boxing Gym


Nishikawa Boxing Gym
Coaching Staff
Mikami
Coach
Tamaski Trainer Oda Yūsuke
Former Boxer/Trainer
Other
Tamaki Atsushi
Middleweight Boxer
Melvin Salvania - Mikami Reiko
(Coach's Daughter)ght Boxer


Hachinohe Boxing Club


Hachinohe Boxing Club
Hachinohe Coach
Coach
Yamada Naomichi
>Hammer Nao
Jason Ozuma
Former Member/Boxer
Hachinohe Coach's Wife
Coach's Wife


Kawai Boxing Gym


Kawai Boxing Gym
Kawai Coach
Coach/Trainer
Saeki Takuma
Featherweight
Yajima Yoshiaki
Former Japan Middleweight
Iwakawa Kiyoie


Maeda Boxing Gym


Maeda Boxing Gym
Fujiwara Yoshio's Coach
Coach/Trainer
Fujiwara Yoshio
Maeda Coach
Takada Teruhiko


Moriyama Boxing Gym


Moriyama Boxing Gym
Moriyama Coach
Coach/Trainer
Kojima Hisato
Featherweight


Ohtaki Boxing Gym


Ohtaki Boxing Gym
Yasuda
Coach/Trainer
Kobashi Kenta
Former Boxer/Trainer


New Japan Boxing Gym


New Japan Boxing Gym
New Japan Coach
Coach/Trainer
Shigeta Akira
Featherweight
Suzuki Toshio
Featherweight


Kinoshita Boxing Gym


Kinoshita Boxing Gym
Kinoshita coach
Coach
Sanada Kazuki
Former Boxer/2nd
Karasawa Takuzō
Featherweight
Tsugumi Kinoshita
Kinoshita daughter
Hama Dankichi
Former Trainer
(Currently Volg's Trainer)


Mensore Okinawa Seaside Gym


Mensore Okinawa Seaside Gym
Coach Mensore
Coach
Shimabukuro Iwao
Featherweight


Karil Boxing Gym


Karil Boxing Gym
Karil
Coach
Sawamura Ryuhei
Former Junior Lightweight Champion/Trainer
Kawabe
Sawamura's Former Teacher


Kikumoto Boxing Gym


Kikumoto Boxing Gym
Kikumoto Coach
Coach
Imae Katsutaka
Former JBC Lightweight Champion


Sayama Boxing Gym


Sayama Boxing Gym
Sayama coach
Coach
Makino Fumito
Featherweight
Tsuchiya Atsushi
Kid in Wheelchair


Sameichi Boxing Gym


Sameichi Boxing Gym
Sameichi Coach
Coach
Take Keīchi
Featherweight


Tsukahara Boxing Gym


Tsukahara Boxing Gym
Coach Tsukahara
Coach
Fukui Kyosuke
Featherweight


Ishino Boxing Gym


Ishino Boxing Gym
Ishino Coach
Coach
Komori
Ippo's sparring partner
while in Osaka

Nerima Boxing Group

Nerima Boxing Group
Nerima Coach
Coach
Ohta Toshiyuki
Jason sparring partner while in Tokyo
Jason Ozuma
Temp member while in Tokyo
Yamada Naomichi]]
Temp member while in Tokyo


Nishijima Boxing Gym

Nishijima Boxing Gym
Nishimjima Coach
Coach
Matsuura
Jr Lightweight
Sparred with Ippo


Osami Boxing Gym

Osami Boxing Gym
Osami's Coach
Ito Takaaki's Coach
Ito Takaaki
(Middleweight)

Sato Boxing Gym

Sato Boxing Gym
Sato Coach
Coach
Tamura
Jr Lightweight
Sparred Ippo


Konno Boxing Gym

Konno Boxing Gym
Konno Coach
Coach
Umezu
Welterweight
Sparred Ippo

Mizawa Boxing Gym

Mizawa Boxing Gym
Mizawa Coach
Coach
Yi Yon Su
Featherweight
Foreign Boxer

Kaugai Boxing Gym

Kaugai Boxing Gym
Kaugai Coach
Coach
Maezono Makoto
Featherweight
Never Seen his Face

Umejima Boxing Gym

Umejima Boxing Gym
Umejima Coach
Coach
Kobayashi Takeshi


Boxers Not Associated with a Boxing Gym


Boxers without a Gym Mentioned
Featherweights
Yasukawa Kazu
Featherweight
Yoshida Mitsuo
Featherweight
Furukawa Hideshi
Featherweight
Kawaishi Tetsuya
Featherweight
Ogawa Naoya
Featherweight
Iwakawa
Featherweight
Jackal Kishida Terai Makoto
Featherweight
Fujisawa
Featherweight
Junior Featherweight
Nagumo Ryuji
Junior Featherweight
Morita Makoto
Jr Featherweight
Sparred Ippo
Lightweight
Iga Shinobu
JBC Lightweight Champion
Baron is his Trainer
Jackal Itou
Lightweight
Omyama
Lightweight
Yamanaka Hiroshi
Lightweight
Oushima Souji
Former JBC Lightweight Champion
Other
Ishii Yuuta
Bantamweight
Yamanaka Hiro Murakami Kōichi
Lightweight
Sparred Ippo


Boxing Related Characters

Boxing Related Characters
Shimakawa
(The Ref)
TV Announcer
(Ringside Announcer)
World Title Announcer
(Announces for World Title Matches)
Kōrakuen Hall Doctor
Weigh-ins
Doctor Stops
Ringside Girl
(Interviews Boxers After Matches)
World Title Referee
Ref in World Title Match
Watanabe Jirou
Former WBC/WBA Champion
Commentator
Mr. Sakaguchi
(Manager/Promoter)
Baron Kurita
(Freelance Trainer)
Boxing Club Captain
Saeki's former club
Touyou College of Athletics


Family Members of Various Characters

Makunouchi's Family


Makunouchi's Family
Makunouchi Hiroko
(Mother)
Makunouchi Kazuo
(Father) Deceased
Makunouchi Ippo Wanpo
(Dog)


Itagaki's Family

Itagaki's Family
Itagaki's Father
(Father)
Itagaki's Mother
(Mother)
Itagaki Manabu Itagaki Nanako
(Sister)


Takamura's Family

Takamura's Family
Takamura Suguru
(Older Brother)
Takamura Mamoru Takamura Kyouka
(Sister)
Takamura Wataru
(Younger Brother)


Kimura's Family

Kimura's Family
Kimura Tatsuya's Father Kimura Tatsuya's Mother Kimura Tatsuya Reiko (Dragon Fish)

Aoki's Family

Aoki's Family
Aoki Masaru Taihei Aoki Tomiko
Aoki's Girlfriend

Miyata's Family

Miyata's Family
Miyata Senior
(Father)
Miyata's Mother
(Mother)
Miyata Ichirō Zarate
(Miyata's Cat)

Date's Family

Date's Family
Date Eiji Date Aiko
Wife
Date Yuuji
Son

Mashiba's Family

Mashiba's Family
Mashiba Ryō Mashiba Kumi
(Mashiba's Sister)

Take's Family

Take's Family
Take Keīchi Take Keiko Take Hide

Other Families

Other Family Related Characters
Yamada's Mother
Geromichi Mother
Shimabukuro's Parents Takeshi's Grandmother
Sendou's Grandmother
Sachiko
Imae's Girlfriend
Volg's mother Kojima Aiki
Kojima's wife


Various Job Related Characters


Medical Related Characters
Doctors
Sanada Kazuki
(Doctor)
Yamaguchi Tomoko
Bone Doctor
The Specialist
CTE Doctor
Kōrakuen Hall Doctor
(Doctor)
Date's Doctor
Doctor Date visits
Sports Gym Silvia
Nurses
Mashiba Kumi Tomiko Megumi Reiko


Makunouchi Fishing Boat


Makunouchi Fishing Boat
Makunouchi Hiroko Makunouchi Ippo Wanpo
Former Employees
Umezawa Masahiko Itagaki Manabu Alexander Volg Zangief
Other
Miyazaki
Professor Miyazaki
Longtime Customer


Monthly Boxing Fan


Monthly Boxing Fan
Fujii Minoru Iimura Mari Fujii's Assistant Fujii's Editor


Chūka Soba


Chūka Soba
Aoki's Boss Aoki Masaru Akamatsu Isamu Kizakura Hiroshi


Other Characters


Other Characters
Sugar Ray's Hostesses
Hostesses at Sugar Ray's
The Regular
Mysterious Person Takamura met in Restroom
Chei
(Neighborhood Girl that Kimura Babysits)
Broccoman
Aoki's Alter Ego
Kiyota and Kuwahara
Ippo's teacher
Ippo's Homeroom Teacher
Teru Okazaki
Kid bullied by Taihei
Takemura and Matsuda
Friends of Umezawa in High School
Aikawa
Classmate of Ippo from High-School
Kiyota and Kuwahara
Baseball match/Friends of Kimura/Aoki
Sakuma
Saved by Ippo's Father
Former Crew Mate
Kumiko Morita
Idol that spars with Ippo
Márquez Manager
Miyata's Boss

Animals, Pets, and Objects


Animals, Pets, and Objects
Reiko
Kimura's Pet
Hachi
Nekota's Dog
Wanpo
Ippo's Dog
Tora
Sendo's Pet Cat
Zarate
Miyata's Cat
The Bear
Takamura fought
Gibbon
Woli's Monkey(s)?
Sea Slater Statue of Takamura
Bronze Statue that Takamura made

Characters From Flashbacks


Characters From Aoki and Kimura's Flashback


Aoki and Kimura's Flashback
Kimura Tatsuya's Mother Miyuki
(Aoki's Ex-Girlfriend)
Kamiya
Middle School Classmate Kimura's


Characters from Sendo Gaiden


Characters from The Naniwa Tiger Side Story
Takeshi's Grandmother Takeshi's Teacher Gang Leader


Characters From Kamogawa's WWII Flashback


Kamogawa's WWII Flashback
Kamogawa Genji Nekota Ginpachi Hama Dankichi
Rival Boxer/Friend
Yuki
Lady that Kamogawa met
Ralph Anderson
US Soldier
Miguel Zale
US Soldier


Characters from Mexico


Characters from the Mexico
Ricardo Martinez
WBA Featherweight Champion
Alfredo Gonzales
Featherweight
Jose Nargo
Mexican Featherweight Champion
Jose Ramirez
Featherweight
Alfredo's Coach
Alfredo Gonzales Coach
Lisa
Alfredo's Girlfriend


Characters from Thailand


Characters from Thailand
Featherweight
Jimmy Sisphar
Former Featherweight Champion
Ponchai Chuwatana
Featherweight
Medngern Dachboy
Featherweight
Rusak Paddy
Featherweight
Payao
Featherweight
Gaonā Pachiyoso
Featherweight
Other Weightclasses
Pone Morocotte
Junior Lightweight
Aaron Domingo
Former OPBF Lightweight Champion
Bonchai Chuwatana
Middleweight
Other
Sisphar's Coach
Jimmy Sisphar Coach
Maria
Dachboy's Daughter
Chana
Payao's little brother


Characters from America


Characters from the United States of America
Featherweight
Jason Ozuma
Featherweight
Jeff Brooks
Featherweight
Junior Lightweight
Eric Thompson
Junior Lightweight
Mike Elliot
Former IBF Jr Lightweight Champion
Junior Middleweight
Bryan Hawk
Former WBC JR Middleweight Champion
Larry Bernard
Junior Middleweight
Middleweight
David Eagle
Former WBC Middleweight Champion
Richard Fox
Middleweight
Rickey Mouse
Middleweight
Ronald Duck
Middleweight
Peter Rabbitson
Middleweight
Richard Bison
Former WBA Middleweight Champion
Keith Lycaon
Middleweight
Coaches
Bill Martin
Coach of Ricardo Martinez
Miguel Zale
Coach for Bryan Hawk
Coach for Wally
US Soldier in WWII Flashback
Eagle's Coach
David Eagle Coach
Bison's Coach
Richard Bison's Coach
Elliot's Coach
Mike Elliot's Coach
Elliot's Trainer
Mike Elliot's Trainer
Corrupt
Other
Ralph Anderson
US Soldier in WWII Flashback
World Announcer
Announces the beginning of matches
Blond Ref
David's Girlfriend
David Eagle's Girlfriend


Characters from the Philippines


Characters from the Philippines
Featherweight
Randy Boy Junior
Former Interim OPBF Featherweight Champion
Malcolm Gedo
Former Filipino Featherweight Champion
Antonio Guevara
Filipino Featherweight Champion
Luisito Ico
Featherweight
Donnie Sultan
Featherweight
Unknown
Fought Miyata in Round 1231
Junior Lightweight
Eleki Battery
Filipino Junior Lightweight Champion
Sim Rex
Junior Lightweight
Nefuma Ozca
Junior Lightweight
Alman Alegria
Junior Lightweight
Lightweight
Romeo
Lightweight
Boy Arate
Lightweight
Paddy Magramo
Lightweight
Arman Garcia
Lightweight
Other
Morris West
Middleweight
Randy Boy Senior
Former OPBF Champion
Mr. Sakaguchi
Boxing Manager/Promoter
Guevara's Coach Malcolm's Coach


Characters from South Korea


Characters from the South Korea
Featherweight
Che Jounbong
Featherweight
Li Chon Pir
Featherweight
Yi Yon Su
Featherweight


Characters from Indonesia


Characters from the Indonesia
Wally
Indonesian Featherweight Champion
Snake Thomas
Lightweight
Papaya Dachiu
Indonesian Lightweight Champion
Village Chief
Chief of Wally's Village


Characters from Other Countries


Characters from the Other Countries
Arnie Gregory
Australia
Former OPBF Featherweight Champion
Alexander Volg Zangief
Russia
Volg's mother
Russia
Volg's Mother
Ruslan Ramuda
Russia
Volg's Former Trainer
Puerto Rican Champion
Junior Lightweight


Boxers with Unknown Background

Boxers from Unknown Background
Yoshida Mitsuo Kawaishi
Yasukawa Kazuhito
Kaneda Kimio Ishii Yuta Terai
Yi Yong-Chu Pon Locomot

Junior Lightweight

Nefuma Ozuka

Junior Lightweight

Gaoner Pachon Allman Alegrier

Junior Lightweight

Micheal Gehon

Junior Lightweight

Jim Rex

Junior Lightweight

Buddy Maglamo

Lightweight

Allman Garcia

Lightweight

Boy Allade

Lightweight

Ham Jangarian

Lightweight

Padawan Yoda

Lightweight

Pongsa Klek

Lightweight



Real-Life Boxers


Real-Life Boxers mentioned in Hajime No Ippo, or characters based on (or modeled) after.

Real-Life Boxers
Jack Dempsey
Dempsey Roll
Hamada Tsuyoshi
Ippo
Mike Tyson
Ippo
Peek-a-boo
Thomas Hearns
Flicker
Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar Ray's
Éder Jofre
Uppercut
Manny Pacquiao Floyd Mayweather
Roy Jones Jr.
Oscar De La Hoya
David Eagle
Naseem Hamed
Hawk
Ricardo Mayorga
Hawk?
Rocky Marciano
Sendo
John L. Sullivan Floyd Patterson
Gazelle Punch
Razor Ruddock
Smash
Ricardo Lopez
Ricardo Martinez
Takahashi Naoto
Miyata
Fukushima Manabu
Itagaki
Yuri Arbachakov
Volg
Ozaki Fujio
Date
Hidekazu Akai
Sendo
Ike Quartey Kostya Tszyu
Muhammad Ali
Itagaki Shuffle
Roberto Durán
Takamura
Marvin Hagler
Salvador Sánchez
Sanada
Koichi Wajima
Frog Punch
Kid McCoy
Cork Screw Punch
Khaosai Galaxy
Jimmy Sisphar
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Jason
Shuji Takehara
Takamura
Parnell Whitaker
Saeki
Alexis Arguello
Kimura's Favorite Boxer
Yoshio Shirai
Young Kamogawa
Tsuneo Horiguchi
Young Nekota
Juan Manuel Márquez
Márquez
Maxie Rosenbloom
Kobashi
Joichiro Tatsuyoshi Terry Norris
Saeki
Ryōta Murata


(more to come)

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