The story follows teenager Baki Hanma as he trains and tests his fighting skills against a variety of different opponents in deadly, no rules hand-to-hand combat. A minute original video animation OVA was released in A episode anime aired on TV Tokyo between January 8 and June 25, , and was quickly followed by a second episode series from July 22 to December 24, An Original net animation ONA was released on Netflix between June 25 and September 24, , followed by a second season that was released on June 4, The third season is scheduled for Entertainment incomplete , and finally both anime series in by Funimation Entertainment. Media Do International began releasing the second manga series digitally in August
It was followed by three sequel series: Baki New Grappler Baki: In Search of Our Strongest Hero or New Grappler Baki , which was serialized from to and later collected into 31 volumes, Hanma Baki Baki: Son of Ogre , which was serialized from to and later collected into 37 volumes, and Baki-Dou , which was serialized from to and collected into 22 volumes. A fifth series, also named Baki-Dou but with Baki's name written in katakana instead of kanji, began on October 4, A minute original video animation OVA was released in This was quickly followed by a second episode series, from July 22 to December 24, Entertainment incomplete , and finally both anime series, in by Funimation Entertainment. The comedy film Graffreeter Toki lit.
Ever since he was born, Baki Hanma has always known nothing but fighting—strengthening every single muscle and learning different techniques from various martial arts under the supervision of his mother, Emi Akezawa. He trains in order to prepare himself to face and eventually surpass his own father, Yuujirou Hanma, a man feared by the masses as the "Ogre" and deemed the strongest being in the world. However, when Baki realizes his mother's techniques are no longer enough, he sets out to become stronger in his own way.
It faithfully follows the original manga series. Notably, the anime was produced by Free-Will , a music record label. The series' music was written and composed by "Project Baki", and all the theme songs performed by Ryoko Aoyagi. Funimation's English version was one of the launch-shows on their own television channel, Funimation Channel, which debuted on June 19, Baki was broadcast on weekends at pm, switching to the pm slot on September 4,