Hokuto Hyakuretsu Ken
Kenshirō attacking Zeed
Kanji 北斗百裂拳
Romaji Hokuto Hyakuretsu Ken
English Hundred Rending Fists
Hundred Crack Fist of the North Star (TV series)
Hundred Crack Fist (Ken's Rage, Ken's Rage 2, J-Stars Victory Vs+)
Hundred-Fist Rush (Lost Paradise)
School Hokuto Shin Ken

Hokuto Hyakuretsu Ken  (北斗百裂拳, Hundred Rending Fists) is Kenshirō's trademark, infamous attack and synonymous with the Hokuto no Ken series. Kenshirō unleashes a flurry of over one hundred punches which target the opponent's pressure points, triggering the violent explosion of internal organs so characteristic of the Hokuto Shin Ken style.

This attack was first used against Zeed in the Hokuto no Ken manga. (pictured, right).

Regardless of its iconic status, this attack is specified only once in the original manga, other distinct techniques with similar effect or execution are used. It is instead heavily featured in the TV series and in subsequent spin-offs even though Kenshiro does not announce it often.

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Original Manga
Kenshirō uses it on Zeed on page 43 of the 1st volume, titled "A Cry from the Heart" (心の叫びの巻, Kokoro no Sakebi no Maki)
Souten no Ken
Kenshirō Kasumi uses it on Yasaka on page 18 of the 17th volume, chapter 185.

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