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Minoru Yamamoto (山本 稔, Yamamoto Minoru) is a fictional character from anime and manga series of Baki the Grappler.

Personality[]

He is a very analytical person, observing his opponent's body physique to see what kind of blows he will use. He believes that shoot wrestling is a perfect martial art. He also derogatory called Yuu Amanai "effeminate."

Appearance[]

He has a muscular body, with nothing characteristic about him. He is wearing light green knee-high boots, black shorts, and a red headband.

History[]

Baki the Grappler[]

Maximum Tournament Saga[]

He is invited by Mitsunari Tokugawa as one of the 36 fighters of the Maximum Tournament.

Abilities[]

As an one of the 36 fighters in the Maximum Tournament, it can be assumed that Minoru is a powerful fighter. Being a shoot wrestling fighter (shoot wrestling is a hybrid combat sport that mixed catch wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling, sambo, Muay Thai, karate and judo), it can be said that he knows a lot of movements. He said that it is enough for him to use a single grip to end a battle. Despite all this, he was quite easily defeated by Yuu Amanai.

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Trivia[]

  • The character is based on the real-life Japanese mixed martial artist and professional wrestler Masakatsu Funaki.
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