Grappler Baki Anime

Grappler Baki Anime – Most Evil Death Row Convicts Confirmed 2017

Grappler Baki Anime Last time we informed you that Baki the Grappler or Grappler Baki getting another TV Anime that time it was an OAD adaptaion for the Manga.” This time we got more information on this news along with the premier year of the new Anime.

Grappler Baki Anime – Most Evil Death Row Convicts

The cover of this year’s 7th issue of Akita shoten’s weekly shounen champion magazine teased this week that the new Anime of Grappler baki based on “New Grappler Baki : The Strongest Hero” manga written by Itagaki Keisuke will air this year in 2017.

The anime will cover the “Most evil death row convicts arc” from the Manga. The OAD adaptaion for manga also covered the same arc, and now this time the arc is going to be adapted into full-fledged anime. The OAD adaptaion highlights five individuals from an underground prison who broke out and are heading to Japan. These individuals are the strongest and they don’t know defeat. (Following below is the OAD Trailer)

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.

The following is the list of staff members who worked on  OAD adaptaion and they might be working for the upcoming new anime adaptation as well :-

  • 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.

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.

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