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Hanma Baki: know all the video games that adapt Itagaki’s ‘manga’

Last week we remember five of the most iconic fights of the ‘manga’ of Baki that have been adapted to the ‘anime’. Now the turn is for video games. So in this article we know all the video games based on the ‘manga’ or ‘anime’ of the franchise Baki the Grappler. It should be noted that, before you get your hopes up, Baki In more than 32 years of existence, it does not have a video game that lives up to its fame. However, this does not stop us from going over the games that have Baki, her friends and enemies as playable characters.


Grappler Baki: Baki Saikyō Retsuden

Hanma Baki: know all the video games that adapt Itagaki's 'manga'

The first title of this list of video games of Baki is for PlayStation 2 and was released in October 2000 in Japan. the video game is called Grappler Baki: Baki Saikyō Retsudenwhich in 2003 had a relaunch for the European market under the name of fighting fury. This Baki video game was developed by Tomy Corporation.

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Grappler Baki: Baki Saikyō Retsuden (fighting fury) develops in the saga of ultimate power tournamentwhich is located from chapter 181 to 370 of the ‘manga’ Grappler Baki. This is a simple fighting game—largely due to the technical limitations of the time—which featured a comeback mechanic called an endorphin release. This has a bar that when completed allows our player to access more powerful attacks.

Grappler Baki: Ultimate Championship

Hanma Baki: know all the video games that adapt Itagaki's 'manga'

The videogame Grappler Baki: Ultimate Championship is a fighting game for mobile devices, published in Japan by Bandai Namco Entertainment, which featured a story mode and a competitive mode.

The game Grappler Baki: Ultimate Championship It came out on August 10, 2017 and is currently out of service.

The story mode of the game Grappler Baki: Ultimate Championship is based on scenes from the original manga. All the characters and settings of Grappler Baki: Ultimate Championship they are released separately in different seasons.

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Baki: King of Souls

The game Baki: King of Souls is set in the first Netflix series.

The game Baki: King of Souls It is developed by GrandSoft-inc —for iOS and Android— and was released in March 2022 on the occasion of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the work of the ‘mangaka’ Keisuke Itagaki. This game allows you to collect the characters —allies or enemies— of the arc of The Most Evil Convicts on Death Rowwhich comprises from chapter 1 to 158 of the ‘manga’ New Grappler Baki.

The game Baki: King of Souls we can collect characters like Baki, Yujiro Hanma and many others, which have the dubbing of the ‘seiyu’ of Netflix’s ‘anime’.

In Baki: King of Soulsplayers must think tactically and form a team that will fight in semi-automatic fights against characters from the series Baki (2018) on Netflix. In our favor there is a special ability meter, which when it reaches the maximum level allows us to execute a special attack with an animation based on the Netflix ‘anime’. Additionally, the game Baki: King of Souls It has a PvP mode in which multiplayer battles of 10 against 10 maximum can be carried out. Unfortunately, Baki: King of Souls It is not available in the West.

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Typing Grappler Baki

There are several games lost in the time of Baki, which came out for browsers in Japan. The first of these two games in the franchise Bakilost in time, is Typing Grappler Baki of 2014. This video game, similar to The Typing of The Dead: Overkill either Captain Tsubasa: Jikkyō Typingallowed to collect cards of characters from Baki or other series with which the game made constant collaborations. Additionally, in Typing Grappler BakiBy solving missions, we could level up our characters and even face them against those of other players online.

Hanma Baki: Son of Ogre

Currently, the video game Hanma Baki: Son of Ogre is not available.

Baki’s second Lost in Time game, which is also browser-based and was exclusive to the Japanese market, is Hanma Baki: Son of Ogre. This game for Yahoo! Mobage — Yahoo! space for browser games in Japan—was published by Creek & River and released in 2013.

This is what the game looked like Hanma Baki: Son of Ogre for Yahoo! Mobage.

Unfortunately, there is no more information about this game set in the ‘manga’ Hanma Baki: Son of Ogre —which Netflix is ​​currently adapting to ‘anime’.

Tributes and other curiosities

Yujirō Hanma in Typing Grappler Baki.

Baki It is a work that is widely referenced in not only in video games, but also in other ‘anime’ series. But for this list we wanted to focus on two that the developer SNK has made in its fighting game franchise. The king of Fighters.

Gai Tendo, the Baki of SNK


Many do not know SNK’s “Baki” named Gai Tendo, since his first appearance as a main character was in the game. Buriki One. Then, SNK would bring the characters from the universe of Buriki One to the game The King of Fighters XIin which Gai Tendo was one of the mid-bosses in the arcade mode.

Guy is a martial arts fighter, who like Hanma Baki, has a natural gift for fighting and a selfless personality who only seeks to train to become stronger.

The Galactic Phantom by Ralf Jones

Rallf Jones, one of the Ikari Warriors, is one of the characters best known by fans of kof. However, few know that the move «Galactical Phantom», which debuted in kof 98 it is based on one of Kaoru Hanayama’s signature techniques.


Garouden Breakblow (Playstation 2)

Garouden Breakblow It’s not necessarily a video game Baki. However, the story of this ‘manga’ does connect with the work of Keisuke Itagaki. This ‘manga’ has a game for PlayStation 2, which was released in November 2005. To learn more about the connection between Baki and garoudenwe recommend you follow the following link.

pachinko machines Baki

The pachinko are not necessarily videogames, but the presence of the ‘manga’ of Baki in them is something that cannot be overlooked. Since some of these machines have unprecedented fights for fans of the franchise.


The most recent of these machines has leaked what Yujiro Hanma’s fight against Baki will look like in the next season of the Netflix ‘anime’. You can see the expansion of this leak in the following link.

do baki in tekken 8?

Dreaming costs nothing.

A couple of weeks ago this video made by fans began to circulate, in which Hanma Baki is introduced as a character for tekken 8. While this is unlikely to happen, of all current fighting games tekken 8 It is without a doubt the video game where the son of the Ogre would fit the most.


Do you know of other references or appearances of characters or Bakithe work of Keisuke Itagaki in the world of video games? Leave your answer in the comments.