New Baki Manga Series Titled Baki-Dou

posted on by Karen Ressler

This year's 11th issue of Weekly Shōnen Champion is reporting on Thursday that the previously announced new series in Keisuke Itagaki's Baki manga will be titled Baki-Dou (literally, "the way of Baki"). The series will begin in the 16th issue on March 20.

Itagaki's original Baki The Grappler martial arts manga ran in Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine from 1991 to 1999. Hanma Baki ran in the same magazine from 2005 to 2012. Baki The Grappler has received several manga sequels and spinoffs, two television anime adaptations, and an original video anime.

Yukinao Yamauchi (Baki Gaiden - Scarface) launched Baki Gaiden: Kizuzura, a Baki The Grappler spinoff, in the inaugural issue of Bessatsu Shōnen Champion magazine lin 2012. Still another spinoff, Baki Gaiden: Kenjin, debuted in Champion RED last year.

[Via Manga News]

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