富名越 義珍, Funakoshi Gichin
|Debut (Manga)||The 501st Year|
Gichin Funakoshi (富名越 義珍, Funakoshi Gichin) is a character from manga series of Hanma Baki.
- Gichin Funakoshi was the real-life karateka and the founder of Shotokan Karate-Do, perhaps the most widely known style of karate, and is attributed as being the "father of modern karate".
- In Hanma Baki seris, Funakoshi name was written with an another kanji characters. An original kanji characters for his name is "船越", but the manga author decided to write it in another way – "富名越".