The ongoing fourth installment focuses on battles against Musashi Miyamoto
Akita Shoten has opened the 25th anniversary project site of Keisuke Itagaki's martial arts-themed manga series Baki, and announced a newly-produced OAD (original anime disc) will be bundled with the 4,190-yen limited edition of the 14th tankobon volume of the ongoing fourth installment Baki-Dou to be released on December 6, 2016. Pre-orders will be accepted till October 6. The franchise has been adapted into anime twice in the past, one volume OVA in 1994 and 48-episode TV anime in 2001, both were based on the manga's first installment Grappler Baki (1991-1999).
Following the second installment Baki (1995-2005) and third Hanma Baki (2006-2012), Baki-Dou started its serialization on Akita Shoten's Weekly Shonen Champion in 2014. The story focuses on battles against a clone of Musashi Miyamoto, one of the most famous and strongest samurai/swordsman in the 16th to 17th century of Japan.
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