| This article only covers aspects of Japan that are referenced in Hajime no Ippo.
Important Characters from Japan
- For Full list of Characters: List of Hajime no Ippo characters
|Kamogawa Boxing Gym||Friends or Family||Rival's or Past Opponents|
Below is a list of major locations in Japan accounted for in Hajime no Ippo. Note that this is not a full list of locations, but a list of the core settings in which character development takes place.
Tokyo is the main setting area for the story, where main characters in story live, work, and train in. Majority of the Boxing matches take place in Tokyo area.
Boxing Gyms Based in Tokyo
Other Boxing Related Locations
|Kourakuen Hall||Ryogoku Kokugikan||Tokyo Dome|
|Monthly Boxing Fan|
|Shiritsu Zōshirushi High School|
|Minami South High School|
Aoki and Kimura's School
|Imanishi North High School|
|Imperial College of Medicine|
|Touyou College of Athletics|
Various Places that Characters have Worked in Tokyo
Majority of the Characters work in the various boxing Gyms, but quite a few characters have a side job on top being a Pro Boxer.
|Makunouchi Fishing Boat|
Itagaki Manabu - Formerly
Umezawa Masahiko - Formerly
|Sushi Belt Restaurant|
Residential Places that Characters have lived in Tokyo
|Ippo's House||Takamura's House||Aoki and Tomiko's Apartment|
|Itagaki family's House||Miyata's Apartment||Umesawa's Apartment|
|Date's House||Mashiba's Apartment|
Other Places not mentioned
|Sugar Ray||Mayweather Bar||De La Hoya|
|Game Land||Funa Bowl
|Game Play Game|
|Coffee Shop Hearns||Yamaguchi Chiropractic||Haneda Airport|
Tokyo International Airport
A location in the Kanagawa prefecture and second largest city in Japan by population.
- Yokohama Arena - Eagle vs Takamura match took place here.
Sendou's Boxing Gym
|Ishino Boxing Gym||Osaka Furitsu Gymnasium|
Sweet Shop run by
|Sendou's Middle School|
|Hachinohe Boxing Group||Misawa Air Base|
A location in the Tohoku prefecture.
|Tsukahara Boxing Gym||Police Station|
A location in the Chubu prefecture.
|Karil Boxing Gym||Tyson
A location in the Ryukyu prefecture.
|Mensore Okinawa Seaside Gym|
As this article only covers aspects of Japan that appear in Hajime no Ippo, likewise only the regions that appear in Hajime no Ippo will be listed.