NHK World’s official website is listing a documentary on the Fist of the North Star franchise titled Another Story: How Fist of the North Star Came to Be. The channel will air the documentary on January 27, 2023 at 11:10 p.m. EST and on January 28, 2023 at 6:10 a.m., 11:10 a.m., and 6:10 p.m. EST.
The channel describes the documentary:
Fist of the North Star is the gold standard of action manga and remains popular over 30 years since it ended. This is the dramatic story of how three men came together to create a masterpiece.
Buronson and Tetsuo Hara ran the original Fist of the North Star manga from 1983 to 1988 in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump magazine. The manga inspired a television anime that aired with 152 episodes from 1984 to 1988. The series also got an anime film in 1986 and an OVA in 2003.