With the official announcement of Baki’s Season 3 release in 2020 from Netflix Japan, every fan of this Netflix’s original martial art based Shounen anime series are waiting for the third & last saga in the “New Grappler Baki” manga, titled “Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga”, to be adapted into the fourth season of “Baki Netflix”. Now that the wait is over, fans wants to know did Baki beat Mohammad Alai Jr? Will Kozue Matsumoto accept Mohammad Alai Jr’s marriage proposal?
|Release date||September 2020 (expected)|
|Genres||Shounen Anime, Action Anime|
|Starring||Nobunaga Shimazaki, Takayuki Sugo, Bin Shimada|
|Watch English dubbed & subtitles||Will be Available on Netflix|
|Based On||New Grappler Baki manga series|
As explained in previous article, Netflix’s “Baki” first 26 episodes was originally aired on Netflix Japan on a weekly basis from 25 June 2018 to 17 December 2018. So in Japan the 26 episodes make the season 1.
While for US viewers, the series was released in two parts. The 13 episodes first part (season 1) was released on 18 December 2018 whereas the 13 episodes part 2 (season 2) was released in April 2019.
Now that Baki Japan official twitter handle (@baki_anime) has announced a new season premiering in June 2020. It is believed that, in Japan, all 26 episodes will be released as season 2.
While for US viewers, the first 13 episode will be called season 3 and will be released in June 4, 2020 while the next 13 episodes will be called season 4 and release somewhere in September 2020 after the end of season 3.
— アニメ『バキ』公式アカウント (@baki_anime) March 19, 2019
WILL THERE BE A SEASON 4 OF NETFLIX’S BAKI? WHAT’S BAKI SEASON 4 PLOT?
Season 3 of Netflix Baki probably end with the finale of the centennial tournament and then a 13 episode season 4 will pick up the story from the last saga of the “New Grappler Baki” manga series.
Netflix’s Baki season 4 will have 13 episodes (episodes 39-52) and will be based on the “Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga (Kami no Ko Gekitotsu Hen)”. The saga follows “Mohammad Alai Jr”, who will challenge Baki Hanma but Baki refuses him saying “I don’t care about these things anymore”.
“Mohammad Alai Jr” then proposes “Kozue Matsumoto (Baki’s girlfriend) for marriage so that he can make Baki fight with him. There were also many brutal fights between Alai Jr and Goki Shibukawa. Kozue, though non-romantically, also started feeling for “Alai Jr”, when she see him in brutally beaten condition.
So those who want to catch up the story from the manga, prior to its Netflix Premiere can read the following chapters:
NETFLIX BAKI SEASON 4 READ
|Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga||Volume 27-31 of “New Grappler Baki” Manga series||241-276|
IS NETFLIX BAKI DIFFERENT FROM THE 2001 BAKI THE GRAPPLER TV SERIES? WHATS THE ORDER TO WATCH ALL THE BAKI SERIES?
Yes the Netflix Baki anime series is different from the 2001, 48 episode “Baki the Grappler” TV Anime series. The latter one was based on the “original Grappler Baki” manga series whereas “Netflix Baki” is based on the second “New Grappler Baki” manga series.
Order to watch all Baki Anime series:
|ALL BAKI TV SERIES||BASED ON MANGA||SAGA|
|Grappler Baki: The Ultimate Fighter 1994||Grappler Baki (Original)||The 45 min OVA is an adaptation of the first few volumes|
|Baki the Grappler (TV) 2001 Anime series||Grappler Baki (Original)||Episode 1-16 (The Childhood Saga)
Episode 17-24 (The Underground Arena Saga)
Episode 25-48 (The Maximum Tournament Saga)
|Netflix Baki||New Grappler Baki||Season 1- Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga
Season 2- Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga
Season 3- Great Chinese Challenge Saga
Season 4- Godlike Clash of Kids Saga
If you wish to watch the 2001 Baki anime series, here’s the chapters of the manga you can read to know more about the characters and plot:
2001 BAKI THE GRAPPLER ANIME SERIES READ:
|The Childhood Saga (Episode 1-16)||Volume 9-20 of “Original Grappler Baki” manga series||74-180|
|The Underground Arena Saga (Episode 17-24)||Volume 1-9 of “Original Grappler Baki” manga series||1-73|
|The Maximum Tournament Saga (Episode 25-48)||Volume 21-42 of “Original Grappler Baki” manga series||181-370|
BAKI SEASON 4 TRAILER NETFLIX:
The trailer for the fourth season of Netflix’s popular Shounen anime “Baki” is still awaited. We will update this section as soon as the official trailer drops.