Reasons to like Baki include brutal fights, plenty of head to action violence and yet, impressively, plot! There’s stuff going on behind the scenes. The Baki versus his father, a monster known as The Ogre, for one has been brewing.
Baki Hanma has been training to surpass the strongest fighter in the world, a near superhuman, Yujiro Hanma.
There are surreal hints in this series as, unless it’s a visual metaphor, it looks like there’s a giant mantis for the teenager to fight. Those five death row inmates are like the Yellow Cat and just won’t seem to go away; they always come back and are in the way again.
The manga is still going, via Akitashoten Comics on comiXology who describe the series;
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