• When released in the UK, under the title Fist of The North Star, Volume 4 was cut by 4 seconds by the BBFC to remove sight of throwing stars and Volume 2 by 1 minute and 3 seconds to remove the use of chain sticks from a fight scene.
  • The original opening credits and accompanying music were replaced by a drum and bass soundtrack and a new opening sequence for the US and UK release by Manga. The music in the end credits also had the lyrics cut out entirely.