Netflix India Releases 2nd Season of Baki Anime

posted on by Adriana Hazra
Shōnen series streams in Japanese with English subtitles

Netflix India started streaming the second season of the shōnen anime series Baki on Thursday under the title Baki: The Great Raitai Tournament Saga. The Netflix original anime series is available in Japanese with English subtitles.

Netflix India describes the anime series:

While martial arts champion Baki Hanma trains hard to surpass his legendary father, five violent death row inmates descend upon Tokyo to take him on.

Netflix announced the release date of the second season of Baki on March 21 during a Netflix Anime Special live-stream.

Most of the staff returned for the second season, with the addition of Shingo Ishikawa and Masanori Nishiyama. Toshiki Hirano (Rayearth, Dangaioh, Magic Kaito: Kid the Phantom Thief) is directing the the second season at TMS Entertainment (Lupin III, ReLIFE). Fujio Suzuki (Shin Getter Robo vs. Neo Getter Robo, 009-1, New Getter Robo) and Shingo Ishikawa (Tetsujin 28: Morning Moon of Midday) are designing the characters. Tatsuhiko Urahata (DNA², Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Tsuredure Children) is in charge of the series scripts. Masanori Nishiyama is the new art director. Other returning staff members include color designer Hiromi Miyawaki, director of photography Tatsuo Noguchi, editor Yuriko Sano, composer Kenji Fujisawa, and sound directors Keiko Urakami and Yasuyuki Uragami.

The cast returned for the second season. GRANRODEO performs the opening theme song, and Ena Fujita performs the ending theme song.

Netflix premiered the first season of the anime in June 2018 inside Japan, and it ran for 26 episodes ending in December 2018. Netflix posted the first 13 episodes outside of Japan in December 2018, followed by the second half of the first season in March 2019.

The anime is based on Keisuke Itagaki's Baki (New Grappler Baki: In Search of Our Strongest Hero) manga.

Netflix India has also listed the anime A Whisker Away to stream this month along with its global debut on June 18.

Source: Netflix India

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