Grappler Baki
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Grappler Baki

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Synonyms: Baki the Grappler
Japanese: グラップラー刃牙


Type: Manga
Volumes: 42
Chapters: 371
Status: Finished
Published: 1991 to 1999
Genre: Action Action
Themes: Gore Gore, Martial Arts Martial Arts
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Itagaki, Keisuke (Story & Art)


Score: 7.731 (scored by 1168911,689 users)
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Ranked: #15722
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Popularity: #668
Members: 26,185
Favorites: 589

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Beneath the legendary Tokyo Dome lies an underground fighting arena known as Kourakuen. Here, warriors display their prowess in all manner of martial art disciplines, from the quiet control of kenpo to the heavy hits of boxing. There are only two real rules in this arena: no weapons allowed, and no rewards will be obtained. Fighters here live and die for only their honor and the chance to make their name live on forever.

Teenage grappler Baki Hanma strives to earn a place among Kourakuen's fiercest combatants, utilizing a unique fighting style created through years of harsh training and suffering. Baki is the only known son of the infamous terror Yuujirou Hanma, a violent man known and feared worldwide as the "Ogre." Yuujirou's brutal parenting and savage international crimes have filled Baki with trauma and hatred, fueling him to become as powerful as possible.

In a quest for revenge against his father, Baki battles the most fearsome men the world has ever birthed. Through bloody victory and crushing loss, will Baki ever be strong enough to stand his ground against Yuujirou?

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Apr 27, 2023
Grappler Baki is a simple and straightforward story about becoming the strongest man in the world, make great largely by its brilliant execution that makes it the giant that it is today.

To start with, I believe that Baki series as a whole is one of those shows where your experience is far better now that you can binge-read it rather than waiting for the next weekly or monthly for chapter. I know the same can be said to other series too, but Baki is different because the pages can be filled with tons of fight choreography and very little dialogue, making your reading-time a lot ...
May 12, 2022
°English Version°

After so much time I finished Grappler Baki by Keisuke Itagaki and it effectively becomes one of my favorite works by now. A manga full of incredible moments, completely exaggerated and surreal. But besides that, a frantic madness that does not stop.

The story also engages very quickly, especially when they tell us the most pre-adolescent part of Baki, with the theme of his mother and showing him that he is also as strong as his father. The hardest moments for him take place here and that greatly improves the work later on.

The tournament arc is excellent on its own, one of the best tournaments ...
Aug 31, 2022
Mixed Feelings
I'm a good target for this since the author is heavy on k1 and combat sports as me, but even so this is not that good. I feel his love for it and that passion, but the execution is too farfetched. Always in a really narrow line between being based on realistic fights but also on absolute fantasy as if they were superheroes.

Who I find believable and somewhat rooted on the personality of some women is Baki's mother, usually portrayed as one of the worst manga mothers. And yeah the main motive for it it's her sex drive and animal instincts that the ones that ...

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