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    Fist of the North Star Kenshiro Production Cel with Master Background (Toei Animation, c. 1984-88). The muscle-bound protagonist Kenshiro of the post-apocalyptic action anime Fist of the North Star is featured here in a great dramatic closeup in this hand-painted original production cel. Considered one of the most influential shonen manga series of all time, Fist of the North Star defined a generation of action cartoons with its wild ultraviolence that inspired many notable anime titles to follow. This cel from the groundbreaking series is displayed on a flashy production background from an unknown cartoon rendered in gouache on background board. A rare find featuring the main character, the setup measures an overall 10.75" x 9.5". The cel is numbered 269 and A-4 in the upper right corner, and the background shows trimming. The piece otherwise shows minor handling and edge wear with some mild debris, and the condition is Very Good.

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