The super popular fighting comic series Baki will be released in OAD format for its 25th anniversary.
Baki is a long-serialized mega hit comic series by Keisuke Itagaki and it has sold over 63 million copies.
In order to commemorate its 25th anniversary, the production firm will release an OAD (Original Animation DVD) format.
The producer hired for this project is Shigeyuki Miya, the highly experienced veteran who has joined the production of the Lupin the Third series since 1996 and recently has worked on its brand-new TV series, re-launched after 30 years.
The PV features Baki’s imaginary fights against top-notch fighters like Kaoru Hanayama, Doppo Orochi and Kaiou Retsu.
The limited edition of Baki-Dou volume 14 will come out on December 6 along with this incredible OAD. This limited edition will be sold in a make-to-order system only and pre-order starts on October 6. The price will be 4190 yen.
Comment from the producer Shigeyuki Miya
‘It’s so delightful to have worked on Baki which has an enormous number of fans in the anime industry.
Now it’s our mission to exquisitely express something only anime can express while transcending our present limitations.’
Original author: Keisuke Itagaki
Planning: TMS Entertainment
Anime production: Telecom Animation Film
Producer: Miya Shigeyuki
Director/Character design: Sadakazu Takiguchi