Baku Tech! Bakugan

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Baku Tech! Bakugan
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Cover of the first manga volume
爆TECH! 爆丸
(BakuTech! Bakugan)
Manga
Written by Shingo
Published by Shogakukan
Demographic Children
Magazine CoroCoro Comic
English magazine Co-Co! (Hong Kong)
Original run August 15, 2010January 15, 2014
Volumes 10 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed by Takao Kato
Music by Shuhei Naruse
Studio Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment
Network TV Tokyo
Original run April 7, 2012March 30, 2013
Episodes 51 (List of episodes)
Anime television series
Baku Tech! Bakugan Gachi
Directed by Junji Nishimura
Music by Shuhei Naruse
Studio Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment
Network TV Tokyo
Original run April 6, 2013December 28, 2013
Episodes 39 (List of episodes)
Portal icon Anime and Manga portal

BakuTech! Bakugan (Japanese: 爆TECH! 爆丸?) is a manga series written and illustrated by Shingo. In Japan, the comics have been published in Shogakukan's Monthly CoroCoro comics since September 2010.[1] The manga follows the adventures of Harubaru Hinode and his childhood friend and rival, Raichi Kuronashi, as they battle with their BakuTech, which are superior to normal Bakugan due to special metal parts.

Background[edit]

BakuTech! Bakugan '​s was serialized in the Monthly CoroCoro comics, where the chapters do not have names, but rather chapter numbers instead. The chapter names only appear in the shinshōban manga volumes.

The individual chapters are collected by Shogakukan in a series of shinshōban volumes. The first volume was released on December 24, 2010.[2] The last volume is ten, released on February 28, 2014.[3]

Characters[edit]

  • Hinode Harubaru (日ノ出 春晴(ひので はるばる)): A Pyrus brawler. Voiced by Marie Mizuno.
  • Kuronashi Raichi (黒無 来智(くろなし ライチ)): Harubaru's friendly rival, and a Darkus brawler. Voiced by Miku Watanabe.
  • Master Shimo (マスター・シモ): The Mentor of Team Dragaon from the Bakugan Dojo. Voiced by Masanori Machida.
  • Tatsuma (タツマ): A prodigy described as a rookie. The third protagonist of the anime series. An Aquos Brawler. Voiced by Yuri Yamaoka.
  • Koh Grif (グリフ・コウ): One of the heirs of the Grif Plutocracy. Haos Brawler. Voiced by Kozo Dozaka.
  • Sho Grif (グリフ・ショウ): Koh's older brother and a Ventus brawler. Voiced by Ryo Agawa.
  • Quilt (キルト): Master Shimo's teacher. Aquos Brawler. Voiced by Kazuhiko Shiibashi.
  • Karashina (カラシナ): Leader of the Shadow Sanjuushi who specializes in "ninja techniques," and brawls with Darkus Bakugan. Voiced by Hiro Nakajima.
  • Tohga (トーガ): Imposing member of Shadow Sanjuushi and a Subterra brawler. Voiced by Mitsuaki Kanuka.
  • Jinza (ジンザ): Member of the Shadow Sanjushi. A boy of few words and a Haos brawler. Voiced by Yumi Uchiyama..
  • Master Jyou (マスター・ジョウ): Principal of Bakugan Juku, and Master Shimo's rival. Voiced by Soichiro Abe.
  • Zakuro (ザクロ): Primary antagonist in the manga. Leader of the Bakuthieves. A Darkus brawler. Voiced by Hidenori Takahashi.
  • Harou Kido (木戸破凰(きどはろう)): Also known as King Harou and Harou Dodgy. He is the two-time (manga) or three-time (anime) champion of the BakuTech Colisseo. Voiced by Masaaki Kouda.
  • Master Grizz (マスター・グリズ): An imposing Darkus brawler dressed in bear suit. Voiced by Hiroaki Tajiri.
  • Master Odore (マスター・オドレ): A lanky Ventus brawler that practices Capoeira. Voiced by Shizuma Hodoshima.
  • Honoo Moetaro (炎もえたろー): A Bakugan master explaining the trials to Harubaru. Does not appear in the anime but appears in Live Action in Bakugan tournaments across Japan.
  • Siam (シャム): A rare Bakugan hunter and Haos brawler. Does not appear in the anime.
  • Atla (アトラ): Harubaru's opponent in round 1 of Baku TECH tournament. Does not appear in the anime.
  • Orochi (オロチ): Raichi's opponent in round 1 of Baku TECH tournament. Does not appear in the anime.
  • Shagi (シャギ): Raichi's opponent in round 2 of Baku TECH tournament. Does not appear in the anime.
  • Hyoga (ヒョーガ): Raichi's opponent in round 2 of Baku TECH tournament. Does not appear in the anime.
  • Catol (キャトル): Grif brothers' opponent in Baku TECH tournament. Does not appear in the anime.
  • Mister Up (ミスター・アップ): Younger version of Master Jyou.
  • Mister Down (ミスター・ダウン): Younger version of Master Shimo, and Mister Up's companion.

Volume list[edit]

No. Release date ISBN
1 December 24, 2010[2] ISBN 978-4-09141195-2
2 March 28, 2011[4] ISBN 978-4-09141234-8
3 August 26, 2011[5] ISBN 978-4-09141234-8
4 March 28, 2012[6] ISBN 978-4-09141397-0
5 April 27, 2012[7] ISBN 978-4-09141436-6
6 August 28, 2012[8] ISBN 978-4-09141493-9
7 January 25, 2013[9] ISBN 978-4-09141576-9
8 April 26, 2013[10] ISBN 978-4-09141633-9
9 September 27, 2013[11] ISBN 978-4-09141589-9
10 February 28, 2014[3] ISBN 978-4-09140029-1

Adaptations[edit]

An anime adaptation has been green-lit and currently in production.[12] The series was premiered in TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TV Setouchi, TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting on April 7, 2012 as part of the Oha Coro POP programme.[13]

Baku Tech! Bakugan Gachi television series premiered in TV Tokyo on April 6, 2013 as part of the Oha Coro POP programme, followed by TV Setouchi and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting on 2012-04-13.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BakuTech! Bakugan (manga)". Shogakukan. Retrieved December 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "爆TECH! 爆丸 1" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "爆TECH! 爆丸 10" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ "爆TECH! 爆丸 2" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ "爆TECH! 爆丸 3" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ "爆TECH! 爆丸 4" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  7. ^ "爆TECH! 爆丸 5" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  8. ^ "爆TECH! 爆丸 6" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  9. ^ "爆TECH! 爆丸 7" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  10. ^ "爆TECH! 爆丸 8" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  11. ^ "爆TECH! 爆丸 9" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Bakutech! Bakugan (TV)" (in Japanese). TV Tokyo. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 
  13. ^ アニメ放送エリア
  14. ^ TVアニメ『爆TECH!爆丸 ガチ』がスタート!!

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