Baki Hamna is an anime series in the action, horror and sports genres recently adapted by Netflix. Season 1 of Baki Hanma was released on Netflix in September 2021 with about a dozen episodes. Netflix recently released the brand new Season 2 of the Baki Hanma anime in July 2023, with Season 2 split into two halves.
Season 2 Part 1 was released on July 26, 2023; then, Season 2 Season 2 was released consecutively several weeks later on August 24, 2023, with a total of 27 episodes for this martial arts action anime series. The anime is not the first time Baki has appeared before viewers. The Baki Hanma story is written and illustrated by Keisuke Itagaki, who has written many manga such as Baki the Grappler, which appeared in Weekly Shonen Champion in the late 90s.
New Grappler Baki, which appeared in Weekly Shonen during the late ’90s and early ’20s and sold over 60 million copies as of 2016; Baki Hanma: Son of Ogre, started in 2005 and ended in 2012; Baki Dou: “The Way of Baki,” serialized from 2014 to April 2018; and Baki Rahen, a sequel to Baki Dou, serialized in August 2023.
Summary of part 2 of Baki Hanma:
In the story of Baki Hanma, the son of the strongest man in the world, Yujiro Hanma: Goblin, a man who knows various martial arts, Baki takes on the challenge of defeating his father, Yujiro Hanma in a 1v1 match. to become the strongest fighter in the world.
But what drives Baki toward the challenge of defeating the world’s strongest fighter isn’t retribution or brutality or the title of world’s strongest fighter; That is his feeling to repay his love for his mother. The gift is the ability to return her mother’s love and fulfill her wish to give Yuijro Hanma equality.
Pickle vs. Baki Hanma in the anime Baki Hanma (Credits-Netflix)
In part 2 of Baki Hanma, we see Baki hearing news of a primitive man, from the Jurassic period, unearthed by scientists, who is now said to be the greatest gift humanity can encounter. Scientists plan to revive him, thereby reviving the old lost secrets of today’s humans. While scientists conducted experiments on him, they discovered that his vitality made him the strongest human to ever live.
While Primitive Man was revived by smelling the dinosaur meat a scientist had cooked, his resurrection only brought chaos after scientists realized cavemen only ate after when he won his hard-fought victory. After that, every fighter who ever admitted to being strong dreamed of fighting the caveman, who was later named Pickle.
After fighting many battles and even eating Katsumi’s arm off, Pickle faces Baki as his next opponent; The fight seems a bit supernatural after gauging the intensity of the fight. Baki chooses his defeat and lets Pickle win, as the caveman then runs away, never to be found in a world he hasn’t seen in years. Even though Baki always knows how to find Pickle, his kindness is still there.
After confusing events, it is finally time for Baki to face his strongest opponent, the strongest man in the world, Yujiro Hanma Baki’s father, as the leader opens his eyes to the war the greatest that Japan has ever experienced.
Explanation of the ending of Baki Hanma Part 3:
After an unending battle with the primitive man Pickle, Baki must now stand up to the greatest warrior ever to exist, Yujiro Hanma, while Baki finds the motivation to fight the Elves and become a warrior. strongest ever.
The fight begins between Yujiro Hanma and Baki in a volatile manner in a hotel room, where the goblin hits his son with countless brutal blows, even breaking the walls of the room, then threw Baki and himself out the window to the ground.
Baki Hanma and Yujiro Hanma in the anime Baki Hanma (Credits-Netflix)
After surviving the fall, the goblin beat him into mush. All of Baki’s attacks seem predictable against Goblins. Even when he scores a goal, he still misses important points. Finally, when Baki awakened and dealt relevant damage to the Goblin using his rapid attack, which even the Goblin did not see coming, the Goblin broke Baki’s nose, bleeding everywhere; with every move Baki made, Yuujiro held out his hand.
Yujiro then grabbed Baki and swung him like a flag, blood pouring from his nose, eyes, and ears. The fight seems to be no match for mortals, but when the Hanma blood in Baki awakens at 100% this time, Baki takes down the Goblin with a hard rock music playing in the background.
Battle is a time when everyone experiencing the fight can see the aura of the fighters; The battle has now gone beyond humans. As the end nears, Yujiro declares his son, Baki, to be the strongest person in the world after father and son share an imaginary meal of miso soup.
Review of Baki Hanma Part 3:
The show has a lot of fun, and with the actions and reversals, it has a clear view of presenting things in the right order. The film has a remarkable plot twist that will keep you awake at times.
Along with its brutality and ferocious actions, it has impacted the mind of every person who loves fighting and self-defense, who finds himself in the ring against the strongest and who dreams of defeating the strong best.
The series gives us the intensity we all need to see and experience through Baki. Therefore, the fight between Yujiro Hanma and Baki Hanma is the eternal bond that connects father and son.
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