The Baki anime series is one of the most-awaited returns of 2021. Since the time of the first announcement in 2020, fans have been eagerly waiting to watch the final installment. Even Netflix has been keeping up with this hype in the best way possible. Fortunately, some latest reports by the streamer suggest that Baki Season 4 finally has a confirmed release window. So, when is the season coming out? Will there be a delay? Here is all you need to know about the show.
The Baki anime series dates back to 2001. The anime is a direct adaptation of the 1999 popular action-fantasy manga of the same name. Two years later, Studio TAC took up the anime project. But after three seasons, the show could not continue due to unspecified reasons. It will be interesting to see how Netflix adapts the conclusion of the story.
Baki Season 4: Plot Details
The final season of Baki Hanma will conclude all the conflicts that the fighter has been stumbling onto for three seasons. So far, Baki has been able to outsmart all the underground fighters he has met. But in the next season, he will have to face the biggest challenge of his life. The previous season left the story at a cliffhanger with Baki facing his father in The Great Raitai Tournament.
But the source material suggests that the battle between Baki and Yujiro might not find a conclusion anytime soon. The fight will leave on a note of draw, and the story will move forward with other arcs. In the new season, villains like Mike Tyson, the giant mantis, and caveman Pickle will surround Baki in the games. Moreover, fans can also expect to see the ultimate catharsis of Baki and his father’s relationship by the end of the season. Thus, the plot is promising much action in the new outing.
Will There Be More Seasons?
The Baki anime series consists of four seasons, including the upcoming one, Baki Season 4. The first three seasons were animated by Group TAC. But the story did not conclude by the end of the third season. Thus, Netflix took up the unfinished project to come up with the new reboot series. Baki Hanma, Son of Ogre, is the last anime in the franchise for the time being.
Netflix has confirmed that they have no plans on continuing the story further than this season. But judging by the vast nature of the source material, fans can expect a new version under a different banner.
Baki Season 4: Release Date
According to some reports, Netflix has sent an email to some of the big media houses. It reveals that the release window for the new Baki series has now been finalized. Baki the Grappler, aka Baki Season 4, will release next month in September. The streaming service will announce a solid release date in the coming weeks. The company is likely to announce the date through a final trailer. So, keep an eye on this corner to get all the latest updates regarding the premiere date.