Baki Season 4 is an upcoming season of the animation martial arts fighting series directed by Toshiki Hirano and produced by TMS Entertainment. The characters are designed by Fujio Suzuki whereas the scripts are overseen by Tatsuhiko Urahata.
Based on the manga of the same name by Keisuke Itagaki, the series focuses on Baki Hanma, the champion of the underground Arena in Tokyo Dome who wants to defeat his father Yujiro who is considered strongest man alive.
The original manga series named Baki The Grappler was serialized in the shonen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Champion from 1991 to 1999 followed by four sequels: Baki, Baki Hanma, Baki-Dou, and Bakidou.
An original net animation was released on Netflix in 2018 followed by a second and third season in 2021. A fourth season has been announced. Let’s find out when does new season of Baki come out?
Will there be Baki season 4?
Yes, Netflix confirmed in March 2022 that Baki has been renewed for a fourth season that will be released on the original streaming network sometime in the future. The new season will have 12 episodes in total and focus on a primitive age warrior and Fighter Pickle.
It was also announced that Baki Hanma is getting a season 2 under the title Baki Hanma: Son of Ogre. The official announcement reads that Baki Hanma, the anime series adapted from Keisuke’s manga Hanma Baki- Son of Ogre will have a second season.
Baki Hanma season 2 part 1 has just released on Netflix on 26 July 2023 and a second part is scheduled to release on 24 August 2023 exclusively for Netfilx subscribers.
Are Baki Hanma and Baki same?
No, the two are different. Some fans are confused that both, Baki Hanma and Baki are same but actually, they cover two different stories of the same character.
While Baki series mainly focuses on the prisoners, Baki as the MC, and the Chinese challenges with Alai Jr sagas, Baki Hanma (Son of Ogre) covers the Shadow Fighting, Retsu Kaiou’s Boxing arc, The Prehistoric Menace, and the final confrontation of Baki and his father Yujiro.
Baki Hanma is the third season of the series of Baki franchise that acts as a sequel to the second season of the Netflix series.
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Baki Season 4 Release Date and Time
Season 4 of Baki anime is now official but no exact release date has been announced yet by the original network. The anime TV series was renewed in March 2022 that is more than a year ago but no news has been published regarding its current production status but still, a fourth season of Bak is confirmed.
Considering that production of the series will take some time, we can expect Baki season 4 to be released around August 2024 on Netflix. It will be having 12 episodes in total with an average running time of 23 minutes like the previous seasons.
The first season premiered on Netflix in June 2018 inside Japan only. It ran for 26 episodes till December 2018.
Netflix posted the first 13 episodes outside Japan in Dec 2018 followed by a second half with other 13 episodes in March 2019.
Then, Baki: Dai Raitaisai-hen was released on Netflix worldwide as a third season in June 2020. Till that time, fans are waiting for a season four which can come out anytime in future.
Baki Season 4 Trailer
No official trailer has been released for the Baki season 4 that can give us a sneak peek to what’s gonna happen. Even though, a small teaser has been released by TMS Entertainment for Baki Hanma season 4 that shows Pickle.
Where to watch Baki anime?
All seasons of BAKI anime series are exclusively streaming on Netflix for its subscribers. Whenever the fourth season or Baki S4 become available, it will be released on Netflix inside the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia.
What will happen in Baki Season 4?
The fourth part of the series will be focusing on the life of Pickle, a primitive warrior who is one of the strongest enemy of Baki to defeat. Since the villain is quite powerful, Baki and his father has to fight as a duo.
This rivalry can bring the father and son together for sometime and we get to see both Yujiro and Baki in action against Pickle. A fierce battle with Oliver is about to happen along with the warrior from the distant land who is infamous for winning deadly battles, raping female reporters, and various other things.
Are you excited to see Baki season 4? Who’s your favorite, Baki, Yujiro, or Pickle? Let us know in the comments.