Writer Baku Yumemakura commented in this year’s ninth issue of Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine on Thursday that a “martial arts novel” of his will have an anime adaptation. The magazine serializes his Yūenchi: Baki Gaiden manga, a side story to the martial arts manga Baki by Keisuke Itagaki. While Yūenchi: Baki Gaiden is a manga, it is labeled as an illustrated novel in Akita Shoten’s book volume releases.

Yumemakura and Itagaki also previously collaborated on the…

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