Baki Hanma spars with Yuri Chakovsky, but is no match for Yuri's experience and skills. Baki get a few hits in before Yuri hits him so hard it knock him out. Meanwhile Hitoshi Kuriyagawa meets Kaoru Hanayama for the first time and sees and example of his power. He then tries to convince him to fight Baki but he refuses. But before he can walk away Hitoshi lets Kaoru know that Baki is the son of Yujiro Hanma this scares and excites Kaoru. Latter that night Baki finally regains conciseness and is very upset he lost so badly. As he gets home he is met with Detective Kido who has been looking out for him since the thugs from the previous night are still after Baki. Emi Akezawa shows up and Baki tells her he is not going back to her gym, she kisses him and drives off. The rest of the night Baki prepares supplies, he plans to go to the hills to train.
Famous for creating Baki the Grappler. Before becoming an artist he serve in the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.He also holds a degree in Shorinji Kempo, and has competed in the National Sports Festival of Japan.