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Baki 

The protagonist, Baki Hanma, trains with an intense focus to become strong enough to surpass his father, Yujiro Hanma, the strongest fighter in the world. Five of the world's most violent ... See full summary »
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Tôru Furuya ...  Narrator 26 episodes, 2018
Troy Baker ...  Baki 21 episodes, 2018
Nobunaga Shimazaki ...  Baki 21 episodes, 2018
Kirk Thornton ...  Narrator / ... 16 episodes, 2018
Cherami Leigh ...  Kozue 15 episodes, 2018
Sora Amamiya ...  Kozue 15 episodes, 2018
Kaiji Tang ...  Retsu / ... 14 episodes, 2018
Ray Chase ...  Katsumi 13 episodes, 2018
Chris Edgerly ...  Yanagi / ... 13 episodes, 2018
Yoshihisa Kawahara Yoshihisa Kawahara ...  Katsumi 13 episodes, 2018
Rikiya Koyama ...  Retsu 13 episodes, 2018
Takehiro Koyama Takehiro Koyama ...  Doyle 13 episodes, 2018
Kenjirô Tsuda ...  Sikorsky 13 episodes, 2018
Grant George ...  Sikorsky / ... 12 episodes, 2018
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Doyle 11 episodes, 2018
Matthew Yang King ...  Tokugawa / ... 11 episodes, 2018
Issei Futamata ...  Yanagi 11 episodes, 2018
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The protagonist, Baki Hanma, trains with an intense focus to become strong enough to surpass his father, Yujiro Hanma, the strongest fighter in the world. Five of the world's most violent and brutal death row inmates are gathering to face Baki. Their objective is to taste defeat -- their unmatched strength and skill have led them to grow bored of life itself, and they now seek out Baki in the hopes that he can overwhelm and utterly crush them. In this crisis, other underground martial art warriors gather to fight by Baki's side: Kaoru Hanayama, Gouki Shibukawa, Retsu Kaioh, and Doppo Orochi. An epic showdown between violent death row inmates and Baki and his friends begins. Written by highdefinitionsound

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Japan

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Japanese

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18 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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Shallow and lackluster bloodfest
20 December 2018 | by mmx-11252See all my reviews

I'll be direct here as I couldn't be bothered to get into details. If you like blood and gore, there's plenty in this anime. If you're looking for a good fighting anime, look elsewhere. The first five episodes consist of the five antagonists waving their power stick around killing a bunch of unnamed random side characters, and a few named side characters that's just there to donate some blood and to proof how powerful the antagonists are. And a lot of the stunt pulled by the character is just downright impossible which shows that the author is just pulling all this nonsense out of his rear-end without any prior research. Not to mention terrible pacing. I'm about halfway through but finishing this anime in one sitting is like going under brain lobotomy. I'll finish the rest later but I doubt it'll get any better.

As I understand it, Kengan Ashura is going anime. I've finished the comics, and if the anime is anything like the comics it'll be that much better compare to Baki.


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