Baki Season 4 aka Baki Son of Ogre is ready to blast, the release date has been announced by Netflix!
Baki’s universe is vast and is a declaration of war between world-famous Japanese martial artists and people from the dark underground world. To date, the makers have released 3 seasons. Baki Season 1- Baki the grappler 1, Baki Season 2-Baki the Grappler 2, and the third season was titled Baki 2018. All the 3 seasons of Baki English Dub are streaming on Netflix.
This whole series is Manga written and illustrated by Keisuke Itagaki. I bet you if you’re interested in the Action/Adventure genre then you must watch it. This is one of my personal favorite anime because Baki’s story is very adventurous and intense in every single direction. Read more for all the details we know so far!
Baki Son of Ogre Release Date On Netflix
Netflix has confirmed the release date for Baki: Son of Ogre after months of speculation. Earlier it was known that the Season will premiere in 2021. But now, the streaming will coincide with the franchise’s 30th anniversary. The announcement came in the 32nd issue of Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine.
As reported by Crunchyroll, shortly after this announcement that the newest season of Baki would be coming to Netflix, a trailer was released,
Season 4 is a direct sequel to Baki: Dai Raitaisai-hen and as said earlier it is a direct adaptation of the Hanma Baki manga series. Netflix tweeted about Baki Season 4 Release Date and announced it to the world in late 2020; the release date was September 30, 2021.
Netflix has finally made the announcement. Baki Season 4 release is scheduled for Thursday, September 30th 2021 on Netflix. Though Netflix has not confirmed, but it is likely that Season 4 will premiere in the Japanese language followed by English subs and dubs for the rest of the world.
In the second trailer revealed by Netflix on 2nd September, it announced the release date to be set for September 30th
The OP theme song will be taken up by Granrodeo and is ‘Treasure Planet’. The ending theme is from Generations from Exile Tribe, titled ‘Unchained World’.
What is Baki Season 4 Release Time on Netflix?
As per the norms, Netflix usually airs new shows at 12 AM PDT (Pacific Timing). Expect Baki Hanma 4 to premiere on Netflix in different parts of the world as per the below schedule.
Pacific Standard time – 12:00 AM PST Thursday, September 30 2021 (America)
Central Standard time – 2:00 AM CST Thursday, September 30 2021 (America)
Eastern Standard time – 3:00 AM EST Thursday, September 30 2021 (America)
British Time- 8:00 AM GMT Friday, October 1 2021 (UK)
Central European Time- 9:00 AM CET Friday, October 1 2021 (Europe)
Australia Time- 4:30 PM ADHT Friday, October 1, 2021 (Australia)
New Zealand Time- 7:45 PM NZDT Friday, October 1, 2021 (New Zealand)
India Time- 12:30 PM IST Friday, October 1, 2021 (India)
However, there can be a probability of release time to vary depending on Netflix’s schedule.
Baki Season 4 Trailer
Shortly after the big announcement, Crunchyroll confirmed the release of the trailer. One can see the hero Baki featuring in an action sequence with different opponents. It includes supersized praying mantis obviously. Catch it below!
Netflix has shared an official teaser with the announcement. The Baki Season 4 trailer will be released few weeks prior to the actual air date, possibly in September 2021.
The makers have also not released song music for the opening and ending, fans waiting desperately. GRANRODEO had given OP and ED music in the previous seasons.
Baki Season 4 Plot
Baki Hanma is the son of Yujiro Hanma, the strongest creature alive on the earth dreaded by countries. He is a one-man army capable of even creating or stopping an earthquake just by one fist. He had a reputation of dismantling huge military operations with his fists alone.
Baki’s mother, Emi Akezawa, a wealthy woman who blindly loved Yujiro Hanma. She did everything as per her capabilities and Baki’s father’s wishes in bringing up her son. She trained Baki to turn him into the world’s strongest warrior. Baki was born to be the strongest warrior after his father.
Many fights Baki faced during his journey like (YASHA APE VS BAKI) AND (BAKI HAMANA VS MUHAMMAD ALI JR.) to become the greatest warrior. When Jack Hanma And Baki Hanma fought both of them were brothers and sons of Yujiro Hanma their fight was very volatile.
Each and every fight is different because every character has their own techniques and Art forms to fight so that the fight becomes very unexpected and it’s very interesting to see this, So if you’ve not watched Baki anime you must watch it the entire series will give you satisfactory experience.
Before he starts celebrating his victory, 5 of the deadliest and dangerously death-row inmates(BANJO GINGA, CHAFURIN, TAKEHITO KOYASU , KENJIRO TSUDA, AND ISSEI FUTAMATA) escape. They are dreaded ones from around the world. They claim they are looking for “Defeat”. In other words, they are looking for a deadly competitor who can defeat them.
Baki Season 4 Cast
The main character in Baki anime is 13 years old, Baki. He is very strong and his only dream is to become stronger and stronger. It is speculated that all the main characters will make a comeback to Baki Season 4 episodes. However, last-minute changes cannot be ruled out.
Casting Member for Season 4
The cast and actors playing the Baki Season 4 are as follow:
- Baki- Nobunaga Shimazaki (Japanese voice) and Blake Jackson and Troy Baker are the English voices)
- Narrator- Toru Furuya
- Yujiro Hanma- Kirk Thornton (English voice), while the Japanese voice is by Akio Otsuka.
Other major characters are Kozue (Cherami Leigh/ Soya Amamiya) and Retsu (Kaiji Tang/ Rikiya Koyama).
How to watch Baki in order on Netflix?
- 2001- Season 1- Baki the Grappler: Kid Saga/ Underground Arena Saga
- 2001- Season 2- Baki the Grappler: Maximum Tournament Saga
- 1994- Baki the Grappler: The Ultimate Fighter
- 2016- Baki: Most Evil Death Row Convicts Special Anime
- 2018- Season 1- Baki: Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga
- 2020- Season 2 – Baki: Great Chinese Challenge Saga/ Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga
- 2021- Baki Hanma Son of Ogre
Baki series is rated as TV-MA. Programs that are rated TV-MA might not be appropriate for youngsters below seventeen since it is designed for adult and mature audiences. The content in the series is inappropriate for minors. Although no nudity or sexual content is exhibited across the series, martial arts and many battles are there in the series.
Since parents are the ones who ultimately determine whether or not their children can watch a TV show, series, or movie, the family is the main caregiver who needs to be informed of Baki’s age restrictions. Additionally, minors should not view content that involves mature themes, sexual content, explicit language, gore, or violence. You can check the details above and the Baki age assessment to determine if the Baki is appropriate for kids.
Frequently Asked Questions on Baki Son of Ogre
1. Is Baki Dead?
No, Baki is still alive and he is a very strong warrior even though he had many brutal fights with death inmates and mix art warriors and was close to death encounters but Baki has always managed to win against every one of his opponents.
Baki Season 3 had ended in cliffhanger. In The Poison Hand, Raitai Tournament, Baki was poisoned. However, he gets saved by love of Kozue who serves him and helps him in recuperating from the lethal poison.
2. Is Baki worth watching?
My answer to this question is simple: watching this Anime is obviously all worth your time. It consists of important moral lessons highlighted through struggles as well as fights. So just go for it you’re going to love it.
3. Is Yujiro Hanma the villain?
Yes, Yujiro is the bad guy of the manga series. He is merciless and involved in all possible wrongdoings ranging from murders, rapes. He does not spare his personal relations and goes for their emotional manipulation.
4. How many episodes are in Baki 2021?
The total number of episodes has not been confirmed by Netflix yet. If you believe in rumors, then Season 4 is likely to have 17 episodes. Going by Netflix trends when it comes to Anime production, it usually splits a season into multiple cours for a global release. You can consider the OTT’s marketing strategy for spending more hours on binge-watch.
Traditionally speaking, a “cour” is composed of 11 to 13 episodes. Baki the Grappler anime Season 1 was released by Netflix Japan as a two-cour Season. It was aired from June 25 through December 17, 2018. It consisted of 26 seasons. Japanese season naming convention of Baki season 4 episode 1 is different from global.
Japanese season numbering convention is confusing. It refers to Baki: Son of Ogre as Baki Season 3 at some places. We’ll keep you updated as soon as the Baki news becomes official.
5. Where can I watch Baki Season 4 English Dub?
Baki Season 4 can be streamed on Netflix alternatives when it is officially released. It’ll be English dubbed as well as subbed.
6. Will there be a Baki Season 5 release date?
Baki is likely to be renewed for another Season 5. The assumption is based on the theory that the manga story is very detailed and will need more episodes to cover them. However, it also will be driven by the response Season 4 receives.
7. What is the Baki manga reading order?
It is in the order of Grappler Baki followed by Baki. Once finished with Baki move onto Hanma Baki followed by Baki Dou. The last one is Baki Dou 2018.
The order is: Grappler Baki > Baki (also known as New Grappler Baki) – > Hanma Baki (also known as Son of Ogre) > Baki Dou I > Baki Dou II.
Baki (also known as New Grappler Baki), the second series, has been done by a professional translator. While the third one has been done by WildFang who has botched a lot of stuff and even insert fanfiction at points.
Image forum interested people can look for the first 3 mangas here, Though be ready for a lot of the mistranslations that have happened.
8. Which Baki to watch first on Netflix?
You must watch Baki Grappler: The Ultimate Fighter first on Netflix.
According to IMDb, Baki Anime has received a rating of 6.7/10 and scored 7.21 on MyAnimelist. On the popularity index, it scores perfect and is one of the most popular Anime series present on Netflix.