* AwesomeArt: This is one beautiful manga, featuring realistic designs and extremely high levels of detail.
* EpilepticTree
** Some fans speculate that Kenshiro later became the hermit Koryu, the last opponent Ramon (Ryuken) fought in order to become the Hokuto Shinken successor. The fact that there's only two Kasumi brothers and Tesshin isn't shown to be training any other students gives this theory a bit of credence.
** Also many Japanese fans theorize the old Taoist is actually the Taoist god of the Big Dipper, Beidou Xingjun. Although this really isn't so far-fetched in a manga featuring {{reincarnation}} and InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons.