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Netflix began streaming a new trailer for Baki Hanma, the anime of Keisuke Itagaki‘s Hanma Baki – Son of Ogre manga, on Wednesday. The trailer highlights the anime’s “The Father VS Son Saga” story, which will be the anime’s second half, and also reveals new cast members. The video also previews opening song “Sarracenia” by SKY-HI and ending song “Salvia” by BE:FIRST for the second half of the show.
The new cast members for the anime’s “The Father VS Son Saga” arc include:
Megumi Hayashibara as Emi Akezawa
Hidekatsu Shibata as Yūichirō Hanma
Fumihiko Tachiki as Kaiser
The anime’s second season premiered with the “Tale of Pickle & The Pickle War Saga” story on July 26, followed by the “The Father VS Son Saga” story debuting on August 24.
Wagakki Band performs the opening theme song “The Beast” for the “Tale of Pickle & The Pickle War Saga.” The anime features returning cast and staff from the first season.
Netflix describes the anime:
The story finally unfolds into a full-blooded clash between Baki Hanma and his father, Yujiro Hanma, who is known as the “strongest creature on earth.” The climax of the Baki universe, which depicted the “strongest parent-child brawl in history of the world” in the original manga, has been adapted into the long-awaited anime!
The new anime of Keisuke Itagaki‘s Baki (New Grappler Baki: In Search of Our Strongest Hero) manga debuted its first season on Netflix in June 2018 inside Japan, and it ran for 26 episodes ending in December 2018. Netflix posted the first 13 episodes outside of Japan in December 2018, followed by the second half of the first season in March 2019.
The Baki: Dai Raitaisai-hen anime then debuted worldwide on Netflix with all episodes at once in June 2020.