Latest animation based on Keisuke Itagaki's brutal martial arts manga began streaming on Netflix on June 4th
The martial arts mayhem that is Baki, a Netflix-original anime based on the brutal manga by Keisuke Itagaki about a young man who strives to be the world's strongest grappler, cannot be contained by streaming services, because the latest entry in the series will be making the jump to Japanese TV in July of 2020. The series will broadcast according to the following schedule:
- TOKYO MX: every Monday during the 24:30 time slot beginning on July 06, 2020.
- Sun TV: every Monday during the 24:30 time slot beginning on July 06, 2020.
- KBS Kyoto: every Monday during the 24:30 time slot beginning on July 06, 2020.
- TV Aichi: every Monday during the 26:05 time slot beginning on July 06, 2020.
- HTB (Hokkaido Television Broadcasting): every Monday during the 25:05 time slot beginning on July 06, 2020.
- TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting: every Thursday during the 27:00 time slot beginning on July 09, 2020.
Please note that some Japanese TV schedules count early-morning programming as late-night programming of the previous day, so for example the 26:05 time slot on Monday evening is actually on Tuesday morning at 2:05am JST.
Based on the manga serialized in Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine, Baki is directed by Toshiki Hirano and features animation production by TMS Entertainment. The most recent series was released on June 04, 2020, and it is currently streaming on Netflix in Japan and other world markets. Netflix describes the story of "The Great Raitai Tournament Saga" as follows:
Entering a fighting tournament held once every 100 years, Baki gives his all to fight back from the brink of death!!
Copyright notice: © Keisuke Itagaki (Akita Shoten) / Baki Production Committee
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