20 Anime Like Baki That Will Make Your Day Thrilling

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Baki is a pretty popular anime because of its art and the top tier fight scenes. If you are here it means you had already completed Baki and want to watch an anime like Baki. I know it is not that easy to find the anime you are looking for from this vast realm of anime. But don’t worry we are here to solve your problem.

In this article for you, we have put together a list of the best anime that will give you the same level of thrill and enjoyment as Baki.

So, let’s don’t wait anymore and dive into this amazing journey where I am your guide who will lead you.

Ranma 1/2

Ranma 1/2

Genre: Action, Martial Arts, Comedy, Slice Of life

Length: 161 Ep

MAL Rating: 7.76

While Ranma and his father Genma were on training in Bayankala Mountain Range in the Qinghai Province of China, they accidentally fall into a cursed spring. Ranma falls into the spring of a drowned girl while his father falls into the spring of a drowned panda. Due to this, Ranma will turn into a girl if he gets in contact with cold water, and he can turn back into a boy with the help of hot water.

Later on, Ranma finds that his father had already arranged his marriage with one of Soun’s three daughters, Kasumi, Nabiki, Akane. Despite the fact that Soun knows about Ranma’s secret, he still set Ranma marriage to her youngest daughter, Akane who happens to be a skilled martial artist, but the only problem is that she is well-known for hating men.

The hilarious adventure of Ranma and Akane contains good comedy with an interesting storyline.

Street Fighter II V

Street Fighter II V

Genre: Action, Adventure, Martial Arts, Mystery

Length: 29 Ep

MAL Rating: 7.05

The story of this anime revolves around the adventure of two childhood friends, Ryu and Ken. They are martial artists who like to travel the world and learn new techniques to improve.

During their journey, they learn many new techniques and make new friends, eventually find themselves caught between the wrongdoings of an organization called Shadowlaw” led by M.Bison, and learn his evil plans.

Now in order to survive, they have no choice but to fight. The funny thing is instead of fear they feel excited about facing an unchallengeable enemy. Their journey is filled with a lot of good fighting moments as well as fun elements.



Genre: Drama, Suspense, Prison

Length: 26 Ep

MAL Rating: 8.5

Set in 1955 in Japan, this anime depicts the story of six prisoners that features the true horror of life in prison in a very realistic way. Mario Minakami is one of the six teenage prisoners at Shounan Special Reform Schoo. They have been arrested for a serious crime. In the prison, they all are assigned the same cell where they meet an older prisoner named Rokurouta Sakuragi. Rokurouta Sakuragi was a boxer, with time they form a strong bond amongst them. They all promised each other that they will meet outside the prison after their sentence time in the prison will over.

Now their brutal torture, humiliation, and exploitation are done by prison guard Ishihara. Ishihara holds a grudge against Rokurouta. Also, Gisuke Sasaki, a doctor in the prison finds pleasure in violating boys. Faced with these hellish conditions, the seven inmates must muster all their strength to survive until the end of their sentence; but even if they do, what kind of life awaits them on the other side?

Despite the hellish condition they are in, their determination to survive and meet outside the prison is something that you will find in other anime.

This anime is not ideal for people who like to watch anime filled with supernatural power or romance, but if you want to see an anime from a different perspective then this is a must-watch anime for you.

Sword Of The Stranger (Movie)

Sword of the stanger

Genre: Action, Adventure

Length: 1 hr 43 min 

MAL Rating: 8.29

The story of this anime is set up in the Sengoku period of Japan that focuses on an orphaned boy named Kotarou and his dog Tobimaru. They are forced to flee as he is pursued by assassins dispatched by China’s Ming Dynasty for strange reasons unrelated to his minor offenses.

While resting in an abandoned temple Kotaru meets a stranger named Nanashi, a swordsman who has taken refuge in a small temple, but they were found by the assassins sent by Ming Dynasty. Although Nanasi save them, during the fight Tobimaru was poisoned.

Kotaru hires Nanasi as his bodyguard in exchange for a gem. They both take Tobimaru to a doctor in order to save him. As the three go on a treacherous journey, it becomes clear that their road is fraught with peril, as the Ming Dynasty has dispatched a terrible swordsman to capture Kotarou and fulfill a prophecy. 

Hitori no Shita: The Outcast

Hitori no Shita- The Outcast

Genre: Action, Superpower, Comedy

Length: 36 Ep

MAL Rating: 6.61

The story of this anime focuses on Chou Soran. He was a normal high school student until one day when he was attacked by a group of zombies while vising the grave of his grandfather. He was able to survive this situation of came and save him out of nowhere, she uses kitchen knives to kill all zombies.

Later Chou Soran saw the same girl, and from that moment his life turned upside down as people with the mysterious power attacked him. The plot revolves around Soran’s quest to learn more about his grandfather’s true past and his alleged link with Fu Hh. Each ep of this anime will bring a new mystery to your plate that you will enjoy watching.

Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit

moribito the guardian spiit

Genre: Action, Adventure, Martial Arts 

Length: 26 Ep

MAL Rating: 8.15

The story revolves around Balsa, a spear wielder who is on a journey to atone for her sin. One day while traveling, she saves the life of prince Chagum. He has been under continuous threat of assassination from his father because there was a prophecy that Chagun is possessed by a water demon and one day he will destroy the whole kingdom.

After that incident, the queen of the kingdom calls for Balsa and requests her to protect Chagum. Balsa agrees to her request to protect Chagum because of a sacred vow she once made.

Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit follows Balsa on her adventure to defend Chagum, as she discovers the beauties of life, nature, family, and the bonds that emerge between strangers.

Time of Shura

Best anime like Baki

Genre: Action, Martial Arts

Length: 26 Ep

MAL Rating: 7.57

Time of Shura is a samurai-based anime that I thought fit well in the best anime like Baki. 

In the realm of martial arts, where every martial artist fights with different techniques, a famous legend is spreading that there is a martial art that can increase the speed and strength of a person tenfold. A person with mastery over that martial technique can defeat multiple armed adversaries with this unarmed martial arts style. That technique is only known by one person and that person is our main protagonist.

The martial arts fight scenes in this anime are well executed and realistic that is why this anime is very interesting and exciting to watch.



Genre: Action, Adventure, Historical, Martial Arts, Supernatural

Length: 24 Ep

MAL Rating: 7.56

Do you like love stories like Romeo and Juliet simply means the families are not in favor of it. I know your answer is yes, that’s why I put Basilisk on the list.

At the time of the 6th century, two ninja clans, the Iga, and Kouga are enemies of each other. However, when the great warlord Ieyasu Tokugawa orders a ceasefire, the two clans are forced to lay down their arms.

Years later when Gennosuke Kouga, heir of the Kouga clan, and Oboro Iga, heir of the Iga clan have started to love each other, the silent fire between them reignites and both of the clans start another war. As both clans want their heir to become the next Shougan.Even if you don’t compare it with Baki, still you should give it a try.

Air Master

air master

Genre: Action, Comedy, Martial Arts

Length: 27 Ep

MAL Rating: 6.99

The story of this anime focuses on Maki Aikawa, a 16-year-old high school student and a former gymnast who decides to use her gymnast in a different, street fighting. She uses her gymnast skill with fighting skills to make her own fighting techniques.

One day she enters a fighting league known as Fukamichi Rankings, a tournament where various strong fighters fight in order to prove their strength.

Later she gets the nickname Air Master because of her aggressiveness, amazing power, and grace. 

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural

Length: 24 Ep

MAL Rating: 7.37

In the late 1800s, a poor boy Dio Brando is adopted by a wealthy man named George Joestar to repay a family debt to Dio’s father Dario who saves his life from a terrible accident. Later greed takes over him and he aims to take over the whole Joestar fortune for himself.

In the hunger for gaining more power, he uses an Aztec stone mask, a cursed item that can you immense strength by transforming a person into a vampire.

While not as violent as Baki, the battles in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure are tough physical and mental challenges, with the majority centered on mind games. This series is distinguished not just by its characters, but also by the caliber of its writing and animation that are well executed. An amazing anime to watch if you are into Baki.

Tenjou Tenge

Best anime like Baki

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Martial Arts, Supernatural

Length: 24 Ep

MAL Rating: 6.90

What do you think, which kind of place a school is? a place to enjoy, make friends and one more thing study if you want to( well I don’t think anyone goes to school in order to study).

But it is not the case for Souichiro Nagi and his childhood best friend Bob Makihara as they enrolled at Toudou Academy. It is not a typical academy that focuses on studies but an academy that nurtures its students to become the best martial artists in the future. They are the ones who will represent Japan in the most important competition. Its students are also not ordinary students, they possessed supernatural abilities such as pyrokinesis, precognition, and superhuman strength.

Both Souichiro Nagi and Bob Makihara aims to become the top students at the school but after reaching the school and seeing their Op schoolmates they realize that it will not be going to be that easy for them. And as a result of their interactions with their formidable elders, they grew even more committed to rigorous training and became the best warriors.

Yu Yu Hakusho

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Martial Arts, Supernatural

Length: 112 Ep

MAL Rating: 8.45

Written by Yoshihiro Togashi Yu Yu Hakusho is a wonderful anime that focuses on Yoshihiro Togashi, a 14-year-old delinquent who hit was hit and killed by involving in a car accident in an attempt to save a child by pushing him out of the way.

As he sacrifices his life in order to save someone else which is out of his basic character and because of that underworld is surprised as their no place for him either in heaven or in hell. So, Koenma Koenma the heir to the throne of the spirit realm gives him an opportunity to return to his life by completing given tasks he succeeds to pass the test and spirit detective on earth who will fight with evil demons on earth.

Yuusuke enlists ex-rival Kazuma Kuwabara and two demons with criminal histories, Hiei and Kurama, to assist him in his endeavor. They train and fight together against foes who would endanger humanity’s very existence.



Genre: Action, Adventure, Isekai, Supernatural

Length: 12 Ep

MAL Rating: 7.91

Set up at the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600, the story of Drifter focuses on a courageous warrior named Toyohisa Shimasu even when he was severely wounded in the war he still try his best so that his comrades can retry. Soon he finds himself in a gleaming white corridor surrounded by hundreds of doors where he encounters an old man named Murasaki. After that Toyhisa is pulled into one of these gates and wakes up in a different world.

This world is filled with different races such as elves, dwarves, and hobbits and also the great warriors of Toyphisa’s world who were supposed to be dead.

They all are transferred into this world as drifters and they have to fight against Ends, people who are responsible for Orte Empire and are fixated on killing drifters.

Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple

best anime like Baki

Genre: Action, Adventure, Martial Arts, Comedy

Length: 50 Ep

MAL Rating: 8.08

The Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple is a very exciting anime that focuses on Kenichi, a 14-year-old boy who is a victim of long time bullying.

He is a guy who doesn’t like to fight at all instead of fighting he prefers to read self improvement books.

Later he met a beautiful girl and her to Ryōzanpaku, a dojo managed by her grandfather Hayato Frinji that houses multiple masters of various martial arts. After learning some techniques Kenichi becomes high ranking student at the karate club and at the same time target of all the delinquents at the school. In order to become strong and protect himself from the threat of delinquents, he become the full-time disciple of a dojo managed by her grandfather Hayato Frinji that houses multiple masters of various martial arts.

In the initial episodes, you might not find this anime that interesting but as the story goes on and Kenichi develops his personality as a powerful martial artist you surely will enjoy watching this anime.

Rlated: Best martial arts anime to watch.

God Of High School

best anime like Baki

Genre: Action, Comedy, Martial Arts, Adventure, Fantasy

Length: 13 Ep

MAL Rating: 6.94

The story of God Of The Highschool revolves around Jin Mori, a 17-year-old boy. he is a specialist in Taekwondo fighting style who aspires to become the strongest combatant among his fellow high school students in the country.

One day, he receives an invitation to compete in the God Of High School event. The tournament is arranged by an organization in order to determine the strongest fighter among all of the high school kids in the country, and if you win, they will fulfill your one wish, or whatever desire you have to acquire money, power, or anything else.

Despite where many participants only participate only for prizes, our main protagonist Jin Mori doesn’t have any interest in the prize he just wants to prove that he is the strongest student in the country. But as the tournament goes he discovers that this tournament is just the beginning of something very big.

God Of The Highschool is the combination of Dragonball z and Baki so if you want to see a protagonist with the same behavior as Goku then you must have to watch this anime.

Record Of Ragnarok

Record of ragnarok

Genre: Action, Drama, Supernatural

Length: 12 Ep

MAL Rating: 6.63

In every thousand years, god gathers in order to decide whether they should allow human civilization to continue or not, and after 7 million years of human history, in this meeting, they reach the conclusion that humans must wipe out because of their selfishness.

But one of 13 valkyries, Brunhilde was against it and said that humans should get at least one chance to prove their worth.

She suggests organizing a tournament named Ragnarok in which the 13 most powerful and brave mortals from the earth will fight against the gods in one on one and if humans won more fights than god then they will drop the idea to wipe out humanity from the earth. At first, they refused but after discussing for while they agree to her offer, and here begin our great showdown between gods and humans.

I don’t think we need any more reason to watch this anime, because I don’t think there is anyone who doesn’t want to see a fight between the mightiest gods and humans. 

Do you think human civilization can survive? 

Fist Of The North Star

brest anime like Baki

Genre: Adventure, Martial Arts, Post-apocalyptic, Sci-fi

Length: 109 Ep

Mal Rating: 7.97

Set up in sometimes in the 1900s, the nuclear war has destroyed everything turns the world into a desert wasteland as a large amount of humanity was wiped out.

In between all of this, the anime follows the story of Kenshirou, a strong warrior, explores a post-apocalyptic wasteland in search of his enemy, Shin, who has kidnapped his loving fiancée Yuria.

On his journey, he learns a very powerful technique, Hokuto Shinken that can kill any person by exploding them by pressuring the median points in the body. 

Faced with ever-increasing odds, Kenshirou is forced to put his skills to the test in order to reclaim what he values most. And when new problems emerge and the war against injustice heats up, notably his conflict with Shin and the rest of the Nanto Seiken school of martial arts, Kenshirou progressively transforms into the savior of this irradiated and violent world.

Megalo Box

Megalo box

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Boxing

Length: 13 Ep

MAL Rating: 7.89

Megalo Boxing is a new form of boxing. Fighters combat using mechanical limbs known as “Gear.” Robocop fashion

The story of this anime revolves around a man known by his ring name, Junk Dog. He is very popular to fight in fixed matches in fight clubs located in the Restricted Area.One day, while riding his motorbike, he almost collided with Yukiko Shirato, CEO of the Shirato Group.. He suddenly starts fighting with her bodyguard named Yuuri who happens to be a Megalo Box champion. Yukiko stops the fight but But Yuuri recognised something extraordinary in him. He dared him to meet him at the top, on the professional ring, where they could have the battle of their lives.

The fighting scene in this anime will give you the same level of thrill as Baki, so if you are looking for an anime similar to Baki then you should try this one out.

Hajime no Ippo

best anime like Baki

Genre: Action, Martial Arts, Comedy, 

Length: 75 Ep

MAL Rating: 8.74

The story of this anime revolves around Ippo Makunouchi. He was a shy student who doesn’t have many friends as he was always busy helping his mother. because of his weak character he always bullied by a group that is led by Umezawa.

One day while bullying he was saved by a man named Takamura Mamoru. He is a boxer and when Ippo fainted because of his injuries he took him to his boxing gym to recover.

After waking up in the gym he gets inspired and decides to start his career as a professional boxer. He conveys his messages to Mamoru. Mamoru isn’t able to refuse him because of his condition so he gives him a task to complete at a specific time. If he completes the task Mamoru will accept his request, and you know what Ippo completes the task.

Kengan Asura

kengan asura

Genre: Action, Martial Arts

Length: 12 Ep

MAL Rating: 7.44

Business deals are settled down by meetings and contracts right but it is a normal life, you know what is mentos life, yes Kengana Asura. in the world of Kengan Asura instead of these boring meetings and complicated contracts, businesses recruit and train fighters to resolve a variety of issues in a single fight.

One day Yamashita Kazuo a salaried worker for the Nogi group witnesses a fight between a man who is hired by the Nogi group to fight in the tournament and our main protagonist Tokita Ohma. Obviously, Tokita beats that man and after that fight, Nog Group recruits Tokita to fight for them in the tournament. He accepts their offer as he wants to become the strongest fighter and for this, he will not find a better opportunity.

This anime is also produced by Netflix and art and fighting scenes in Kengan Asura will surely amaze you.

So, with this, our list of best anime like Baki ends here. I hope you liked it. Share your opinion with us in the comment section and also share your best anime from the list and the one we forget to add.

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