Naomichi Yamada

Gero-michi, Hammer Nao
Yamada was a weakling who like his Kamogawa gym sempai Ippo was often bullied. He was given the nickname Geromichi because of his tendency to vomit whenever pushed physically. However after joining Kamogawa gym and taking up boxing in the Juniorwelterweight class his selfconfidence and physical condition steadily improved.