Grappler Baki also known as Baki the grappler gets another new project this time on the occasion of 25th anniversary of Baki the grappler Manga. The official website started streaming the trailer for the new “original anime DVD” i.e OAD. The video previews the anime and final fight with Hanma Baki’s father Hanma Yujiro. Who is known as the strongest grappler ever!! It also reveals the list and names of staff members.
Baki Hanma is a young fighter who yearns to follow in the footsteps of his father, Yujiro, and become the strongest fighter in the world. Through that he trains tirelessly and fights constantly to hone his skills and develop his body to achieve these goals. Many intense battles lay ahead of Baki as he goes about his quest to be the best and ultimately take the title of “King” from his father.
Grappler Baki OAD Trailer
Key visual and staff members
The following is the list of staff members :-
- Takiguchi Teiichi – In charge of directing the anime and designing the characters.
- Yamashita Toshiyuki – Serving as chief director.
- Nagaoka Yoshitaka – He is the unit director.
- Shimizu Keiichiro – He is the art director.
- Yamamoto Tomoko – In charge of color design.
- Fujisawa Kenji – In charge of composing the music.
- Mitsuishi Naho – She is the director of photography.
- Hata Shoji – He is the sound director.
- Kasahara Yoshihiro – He is the editor.
- Kiyozona Yu – She is credited as the producer.
- TMS Entertainment is credited for planning production.
This year’s 43rd issue of “Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shounen Champion Magazine” also revealed on Wednesday that Yamauchi Yukinao’s Baki Gaiden – Scarface Manga will get a 38 page special chapter in Magazine’s next issue on September 29th.
The original Grappler Baki Manga marks its 25th Anniversary this year! The original Grappler Baki Manga ran in Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shounen Champion Magazine from 1991 to 1999, followed by Baki from the year 999 to 2005. Then it was follwed by Hanma Baki that ran in the same magazine from 2005-2012.
Baki-Dou a sequel manga launched after Hanma Baki in the same magazine is the currently running third sequel to original Grappler Baki Manga which was launched 2 years ago i.e on March 2014. Also Yamauchi Yukinao launched spinoff manga of original Grappler Baki called Baki Gaiden – Scarface in Bessatsu Shounen Champion Magazine in 2012. Also another spinoff was launched called as Baki Gaiden – kenjin which ran in Champion RED magazine in 2013.
(Source – Comic Natalie)