An official website for the upcoming new Baki anime series has launched and revealed the main cast and staff members for the anime. The protagonist, Baki Hanma, will be voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki (Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu).
Produced by TMS Entertainment, the anime will adapt the Saikyou Shikeishuu (Most Evil Death Row Prisoners) arc, the first of the three arcs from Keisuke Itagaki's Baki: New Grappler Baki manga. A 15-minute OVA adapted part of the same arc, which was bundled with the 14th limited edition volume of Itagaki's Baki-dou manga in December 2016.
Netflix will stream the 26-episode anime series in Japan this summer and plans to stream it outside of Japan in Fall 2018. The series will also broadcast on TV. There will be AnimeJapan 2018 stage for the anime. Keisuke Itagaki (mangaka) and Nobunaga Shimazaki (Baki Hanma) will appear for a talk show.