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  • TV-MA
  • 2018
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.8  (8,797)

Baki is a martial arts anime series that first premiered on Netflix in 2018. The show is based on the manga of the same name by Keisuke Itagaki and is a continuation of the 2001 series Grappler Baki. The show follows the titular character Baki Hanma, a skilled martial artist and the son of the legendary fighter Yujiro Hanma. Baki’s goal is to become the strongest fighter in the world, and he is willing to face any opponent to achieve this goal.

Throughout the series, Baki is pitted against a variety of opponents, each with their unique fighting style. He fights against other martial artists, wrestlers, convicts, and even creatures that seem too monstrous to be real. Some of the most dangerous fighters he faces include Doppo Orochi, a karate master and leader of the Shinshinkai Karate style, Sikorsky, a ruthless assassin from Eastern Europe, and Oliva Biscuit, a massive convict with incredible strength.

In addition to the intense fight scenes, the show also explores the characters’ backstories and motivations. Viewers learn about Baki’s troubled childhood and his complicated relationship with his father, Yujiro Hanma. The show also explores the history of other fighters, such as Doppo and his time as a renowned martial artist in his younger years.

One of the unique aspects of Baki is its focus on different martial arts styles and techniques. Each fighter has their own distinct style, and the show takes the time to explore the intricacies of each one. This attention to detail makes the fights more engaging and exciting to watch.

The animation style of Baki is also noteworthy. The characters are drawn with exaggerated muscle tones and exaggerated movements, giving them a larger-than-life feel. This style is particularly effective during fight scenes, where characters unleash their full power in over-the-top fashion.

Overall, Baki is an intense and thrilling martial arts anime series that is sure to entertain fans of the genre. The show’s focus on different fighting styles and character exploration sets it apart from other shows in the same category.

Baki is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (39 episodes). The series first aired on June 25, 2018.

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Revenge Tokyo
13. Revenge Tokyo
June 4, 2020
After Ryukoh Yanagi escapes from prison, Inspector Sonoda attempts to locate the other death row inmates who wreaked havoc on Tokyo.
12. Completion
June 4, 2020
A battle between the sons of two legendary fighters begins deep below Tokyo Dome. It’s Baki versus Alai Jr., and the winner is anyone's guess.
11. Awakening
June 4, 2020
Badly injured from his street fights, Alai Jr. returns to his hotel room. There his father, the greatest boxer of all time, challenges him to a match.
Stand and Fight
10. Stand and Fight
June 4, 2020
Alai Jr. continues testing his skill against notable fighters, but Baki's half-brother Jack Hammer is unlike any combatant he's faced before.
The Master vs the Boxer
9. The Master vs the Boxer
June 4, 2020
Alai Jr. proposes to Kozue, who's dumbfounded. To prove he's a better man than Baki, Alai Jr. challenges the elderly aikido master Goki Shibukawa.
The Title of the Strongest
8. The Title of the Strongest
June 4, 2020
Yujiro pits his raw power against Kaku's martial arts skills, which he's honed for over a century. The match's shocking outcome stuns everyone.
7. Kaioh
June 4, 2020
Sea Emperor Kaku is the embodiment of Chinese kenpo. Yujiro Hanma is known as the strongest creature on Earth. A battle unlike any other begins!
6. Excellennnnt!
June 4, 2020
A genius of Chinese kenpo, Retsu is the superior fighter, but Jaku's dirty techniques and tactical prowess make him a formidable foe.
Hand Pocket
5. Hand Pocket
June 4, 2020
Biscuit Oliva's sheer power is unrivaled, but Shobun Ron and his unconventional fighting stance are unbothered. It's brute strength versus iai kenpo.
Team Formed!
4. Team Formed!
June 4, 2020
Sea King Chin and Japan's sole Sea King, Jaku, battle on the tournament floor. Meanwhile, Baki provokes Yujiro into fighting him offstage.
3. Revived!
June 4, 2020
Sea Emperor Kaku is 121 years older than his opponent, but the legendary reigning champion doesn't hesitate to face Sea King Samwan in the arena.
2. Turnaround
June 4, 2020
Alai Jr.'s deadly speed makes quick work of his opponent. A severely emaciated Baki faces Sea King Li, the greatest Poison Hand user in all of China.
Begin! The Centennial Tournament
1. Begin! The Centennial Tournament
June 4, 2020
Mohammad Alai Jr. tests a battle-eager Yujiro. Even though he's been poisoned, Sea King Retsu enters Baki into the Great Raitai Tournament in China.
Where to Watch Baki
Baki is available for streaming on the Netflix website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Baki on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    June 25, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (8,797)