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Baki Watch Order [Where To Watch]

 Kay SebastianKay-Posted Nov 28, 2022


Baki Watch Order

 

Baki is one of the most popular fighting anime that started back in 2001. It is based on a manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Keisuke Itagaki.

 

The show focuses on the life of a boy named Baki Hanma who wishes to get stronger and defeat his father Yujiro Hanma aka the strongest man in the world.

 

The series dives into various endeavors by Baki and focuses on his life as a professional fighter.

 

However, unlike any other series, this anime happens to have extreme action that leads to unreal degrees of entertainment for the audience.

 

In the grand scheme of things, the storyline of the series is spread out into 7 installments.

 

And all these installments span from 1994 to 2021. Yeah, this show is that old.

 

Therefore, it can be a bit confusing for viewers to watch this anime with so many subdivisions.

 

And so, we have listed the chronological watch order of Baki below. By following this order, you can enjoy the series in the best way possible.

 

 

Baki Chronological Watch Order

 

The chronological watch order of Baki follows the same path as the release date. However, the events of the OVA released in 1994 happen to fit best after the original series and so, it is placed in between.

 

The following is the chronological order of Baki.

 

Serial Number

Title

Format (Series/Movie/OVA)

Release Date

  1.  

Baki the Grappler (Season 1): Kid Saga/Underground Arena Saga

Series

Jan 9, 2001 

  1.  

Baki the Grappler (Season 2): Maximum Tournament Saga

Series

Jul 24, 2001

  1.  

“Baki The Grappler: The Ultimate Fighter”

OVA

Aug 21, 1994

  1.  

“Baki: Most Evil Death Row Convicts Special Anime”

OVA

Dec 6, 2016

  1.  

Baki (Season 1): Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga

ONA

Jun 25, 2018

  1.  

Baki (Season 2):  Great Chinese Challenge Saga/Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga 

ONA

Jun 4, 2020

  1.  

Baki Hanma – Son of Ogre

ONA

Sep 30, 2021

 

Where to watch: Netflix

While the original series and its sequels are not present on any legal websites, the latest installments can be found on Netflix.

 

These installments include Baki (Season 1): Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga, Baki (Season 2):  Great Chinese Challenge Saga/Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga, and Baki Hanma – Son of Ogre.

 

 

Baki Watch Order Based on Release Date

 

Baki happens to be released in the same order as its chronology. However, the only difference here is that the original series from 1994 was released before anything else.

 

And that’s why the order is basically identical to the previous one. Here are the installments that came in the order of their release.

 

1. “Baki The Grappler: The Ultimate Fighter”

“Baki The Grappler: The Ultimate Fighter” starts with a few guys watching Baki Hanma and his performance in a specific tournament.

 

It looks like Baki is able to breeze through the entire tournament without breaking a sweat.

 

And so, the few guys watching Baki decide to pay him a visit. However, upon their visit, they realize that this man is going to change the way things work in the realm of Martial arts.

 

They will not only understand the role of Baki in the tournament but will be looking forward to his presence against a fighter named Koushou Shinogi.

 

And this man is infamous for his lethal combat techniques. The core idea behind this installment is the introduction of the series altogether.

 

2. Baki the Grappler (Season 1): Kid Saga/Underground Arena Saga

Baki the Grappler (Season 1): Kid Saga/Underground Arena Saga starts with Baki and his life as he is training without a break.

 

The show sets the stage with the core story and the intention that Baki has to face his father eventually.

 

And this is why the series is so entertaining. Emi Akezawa, Baki’s mother. was the one training him for the most part.

 

However, Baki soon realized the limitations of his powers and went ahead with his new life.

 

He is going to meet new people and make memories. And in the process, he will also dedicate his life to the only mission in his life, a battle with his father.

 

Remember that his father is looked upon as the strongest being in the world.

 

3. Baki the Grappler (Season 2): Maximum Tournament Saga

Baki the Grappler (Season 2): Maximum Tournament Saga starts with Mitsunari Tokugawa showcasing the Tokugawa underground fighting tournament.

 

This tournament will have entertainment all around it since this is the place where experts of various martial arts forms are going to come together to have a battle.

 

They can’t bring a weapon with them. However, they can do everything else that they wish to.

 

And that’s why Baki the Grappler is a series that will take you on a ride.

 

Baki Hanma has been able to dominate the competition fairly well. However, how long is the reign going to continue?

 

This installment focuses on Baki’s involvement in the tournament. And that’s how things are going to go for him.

 

4. “Baki: Most Evil Death Row Convicts Special Anime”

“Baki: Most Evil Death Row Convicts Special Anime” is all about a brawl between 10 fighters.

 

The idea here is that 5 prisoners who are nothing but a menace to society have escaped.

 

And they decided that they wish to taste defeat. This is why they ended up in the Tokugawa Underground Fighting Tournament.

 

Therefore, if you are a fan of high-octane hand-to-hand combat then this is the show for you.

 

Soon enough, teams of 5 will be made to battle against each other. The warriors must battle anytime, anywhere to any degree.

 

And that’s why this brawl is going to be a remarkable one. The fighters will have the time of their lives.

 

And will Baki be able to take care of all of them?

 

5. Baki (Season 1): Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga

Baki (Season 1): Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga is all about an extended version of the story above.

 

The special anime was just a gist of the events that took place in this saga.

 

This installment is the one that will define the course of the main story. The idea remains the same with 5 death row inmates from around the world, escaping prison and heading to Tokyo to participate in the Tokugawa Underground Fighting Tournament.

 

And these are going to be problematic because they are exceptionally skilled in martial arts.

 

Defeating them won’t be easy. However, our boy Baki loves challenges and this one will refine him to a whole new level of excellence.

 

6. Baki (Season 2):  Great Chinese Challenge Saga/Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga

Baki (Season 2):  Great Chinese Challenge Saga/Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga talks about a new tournament and places it in the core storyline.

 

The idea here is simple. Our boy Baki happens to be poisoned. And so, this man is going to find a solution to his problem in the country of China.

 

He will participate in a contest called the Raitai Tournament. Now the important thing about this tournament is that this place is where the finest warriors of China come and battle each other.

 

Therefore, Baki decides to take his chance and put it all on the line during this tournament.

 

This battle is going to decide the fate fo the series. And that’s why this anime is going to be a game-changer for everyone else watching.

 

7. Baki Hanma – Son of Ogre

Baki Hanma – Son of Ogre talks about Baki Hanma on a much deeper level.

 

Just in case you don’t know, Yujiro Hanma is often referred to as Ogre in the industry.

 

And so, Baki is known as the son of Ogre. This installment focuses on a new adventure by Baki as he tries to hold his own against some formidable opponents.

 

Our boy has got himself in prison in the United States with the intent of fighting Oliva Biscuit as this man is the strongest in the entire country.

 

However, in order to get his fight, Baki would have to wait for the right opportunity and endure the hellish lifestyle of the prison, all for the chance of honing his skills to become a fighter strong enough to battle his own father.

 

 

Top Rated Episodes of Baki

 

Baki has a ton of amazing episodes that fans can watch and entertain themselves to the fullest.

 

However, out of all the episodes that the series has to offer, these are the best ones.

 

1. The King's Ransom

This episode is a straight battle between our star Baki Hanma and Dr. Shinogi Kureha.

 

And anticipated foe who is quite knowledgeable and happens to push himself to the absolute limit.

 

The entertainment in this battle is what makes it so worth it for the audience.

 

2. Demons

This episode opens up a few mysteries for the audience. It will not only result in the meeting of Baki Hanma and Yujiro Hanma but also the revelation of the events that led to Yujiro meeting Baki’s mother.

 

Therefore, the entire episode holds a lot of significance in its story and narrative aspects.

 

3. Resolutions

This episode will result in some serious injuries. Why? Because Baki is fighting an opponent named Jack Hammer.

 

And oh boy, isn’t Jack facing a lot of trouble? He is having his body tortured to the core.

 

And that’s why this man is going to make a name for himself in the community.

 

4. The Fang and the Tears

Remember the battle between Baki and Yasha Ape? Yup, this is a rematch of the same.

 

This battle is going to shake the course of the series. And let’s just say that the experience that viewers had after this battle was mind-blowing.

 

This is why The Fang and The Tears is an episode that will be remembered by many.

 

5. Medical Miracle

This episode focuses on the battle between Doppo and Yujiro. However, in the middle of their battle, Dr.

 

Shinogi Kureha portrays his medical excellence by causing a miracle in the field. But when one of Kureha’s patients visits Baki, the truth starts to unfold for everyone.

 

And soon enough, everyone’s put back to place.

 

 

FAQs

 

Here are a few questions that fans of the series tend to ask online.

 

1. In which order should I watch Baki?

You must watch Baki in the following order: Baki the Grappler (Season 1): Kid Saga/Underground Arena Saga, Baki the Grappler (Season 2): Maximum Tournament Saga, “Baki The Grappler: The Ultimate Fighter”, “Baki: Most Evil Death Row Convicts Special Anime”, Baki (Season 1): Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga, Baki (Season 2):  Great Chinese Challenge Saga/Godlike Clash of the Kids Saga, Baki Hanma – Son of Ogre

 

2. What comes after the Baki Maximum Tournament?

After Baki Maximum Tournament, an ONA series was released under the title of Baki (Season 1): Most Evil Death Row Convicts Saga.

 

This series focuses on continuing the narrative properly and setting up a new plot line to follow with new incredibly strong characters and challenges.

 

3. Who is the heaviest Baki character?

Andreas is often considered the heaviest character in the series. His stature is huge and his overall weight is assumed to be more than 600 pounds.

 

This is why his presence is more intimidating than anyone else as a warrior based on size.

 

Even Mount Touba is small against him.

 

4. How old was Baki when he won the tournament?

It is speculated that Baki was around the age of 15 to 18 when he first won the tournament.

 

Although this age hasn’t been revealed by the creators, based on the information we have, the range seems to be in coherence with the events of the actual series.

 

5. Who is the strongest in Baki ranked?

Yujiro Hanma is the strongest character in Baki. He is often regarded as the strongest character in the entire series and within the anime, he is known as the Strongest Creature To Ever Live.

 

This man is absolutely insane and his level of excellence is just unmatched.

 

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