Four more cast members have been announced for the new Baki anime:
- Ayumu Murase is Gaia
- Minoru Inaba is Izo Motobe
- Hideyuki Tanaka is Mahomed Alai
- Sōichiro Hoshi is Mahomed Alai Jr.
The band Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is performing the new opening theme song “The Gong of Knockout.” Musical group DEVIL NO ID is performing the anime’s new ending theme song “BEAUTIFUL BEAST.”
Netflix premiered the anime in Japan on June 25, 2018, and will premiere the series in Fall 2018 outside of Japan. The series will have 26 episodes and is also airing on television. The anime’s second cour (quarter of a year) debuted with episode 14, which premiered on Netflix in Japan on September 24, 2018 and on Japanese television on September 30, 2018.