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Baki the Grappler II

Baki the Grappler II

Alternative Titles

English: Grappler Baki Maximum Tournament
Synonyms: Grappler Baki: Saidai Tournament Hen, Grappler Baki TV 2
Japanese: グラップラー刃牙(バキ) 最大トーナメント編

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 24, 2001 to Dec 25, 2001
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

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Ranked: #15792
Popularity: #2071
Members: 9,040
Favorites: 50
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Synopsis

Baki, a great grappler needs to live up to his name being the son of the the greatest grapplers of all time: Hanma Yujiro. At the Shinshinkai Organization's private arena, anything goes and the odds are always stacked against you. Current champion of the urderground tournament he fight to defend his title against the worlds strongest and best martial artists, including "the beast" his own father Yujiro.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Grappler Baki
Prequel: Baki the Grappler
Alternative version: Grappler Baki The Ultimate Fighter

Characters & Voice Actors

Hanma, Baki
Hanma, Baki
Main
Kikuchi, Masami
Japanese
Kikuchi, Masami
McCollum, Robert
English
McCollum, Robert
...
Hanma, Yujiro
Hanma, Yujiro
Main
Nomura, Kenji
Japanese
Nomura, Kenji
Thomkins, Matthew
English
Thomkins, Matthew
...
Biscuit, Oliva
Biscuit, Oliva
Supporting
Yara, Yuusaku
Japanese
Yara, Yuusaku
Hammer, Jack
Hammer, Jack
Supporting
Sakaguchi, Kouichi
Japanese
Sakaguchi, Kouichi
Penz, Daniel
English
Penz, Daniel
...

Staff

Yatabe, Katsuyoshi
Director
Takahashi, Hideo
Sound Director
Dir en grey
Theme Song Performance
Itagaki, Keisuke
Original Creator



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Oct 11, 2008
ParaParaJMo
In terms of story, what you see is what you get. It’s a tournament so it focuses exclusively on that. But what makes up for limited but effective and reasonable plot in a singular environment is being a character centric story arc. We get to learn about a certain fraction of the new characters and what they sacrificed to get to where they are. They are portrayed in ways once again where you can get to know and sympathize with them. They all have likable qualities even though they may seem like savage animals. And the development is pretty much predictable in this kind read more
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Dec 6, 2008
M_A
Grappler Baki II is the second season to the action/shonen show, Grappler Baki.

Story: Well, one interesting aspect about the storyline in this anime is that pretty much all 26 episodes take place in one day. As far as the story itself goes, it's nothing too special, it's just a tournament of 30+ fighters, with some plot twists and flashbacks thrown in to broaden the storyline and characters. Having a tournament in a shonen show is a terribly overused technique, but I cannot refrain myself from admitting that it is a very effective cliche. A tournament is thrilling to watch, since you wonder who will make read more
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Recommendations

where as angelic layer is more on the cutesy side of things both of these shows have a turnament in which the main character must win or overcome. the stories are really good but with the longer shows the characters just have to keep fighting in more turnaments.
about fighting and martial Arts

Opening Theme

"Child Prey" - Dir en Grey

Ending Theme

"Loved..." by Ryouko Aoyagi

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