Ongoing adaptation of Keisuke Itagaki's brutal martial arts manga returns to Netflix in Japan on June 04, 2020
The second season of Netflix original anime Baki is hulking out with twelve - count `em, twelve! - additional maniacal martial arts masters joining the cast of the latest animated adaptation based on Keisuke Itagaki's brutal manga about underground fighters beating the stuffing out of one another. The new cast members include:
Kenichi Ogata as Sea Emperor Kaku.
Yoshiyuki Kono as Sea King Son.
Yoshihiko Kawazu as Sea King Yoh.
Daichi Endō as Sea King Chin.
Ryuuzo Hasuike as Sea King Jo.
Hiroaki Ishikawa as Sea King Moh.
Takanori Hoshino as Sea King Samwan.
Tomoaki Ikeda as Sea King Li.
Satoshi Taki as Sea King Han.
Yutaka Aoyama as Sea King Jaku.
Hideaki Tezuka as Shobun Ron.
And Hiroki Yasumoto as Shunsei Kaku.
The original Baki manga is serialized in Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion manga magazine. Netflix describes the story of the first season of Baki as follows:
Five bloodthirsty murderers escape prison and assault Tokyo. Facing them is the underground combat champion Baki Hanma, and four elite fighters. The strongest, nastiest battle, and there are no rules. Let the bloodbath begin.
Baki is directed by Toshiki Hirano and features animation production by TMS Entertainment. The second season will begin streaming on Netflix in Japan on June 04, 2020.
Copyright notice: © Keisuke Itagaki (Akita Shoten) / Baki Production Committee
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