本部 以蔵, Motobe Izō
|Debut (Anime)||The Cord-Cutter|
|Debut (Manga)||Suedo's Degree of Danger|
|Age||50 years old (probably)|
|Height||165 cm (probably)|
|Weight||60 kg (probably)|
|Fighting Style|| Motobe-ryu Jujutsu|
|Voice||Masayuki Omoro (Japanese)|
|Family|| Hanada Junichi (Disciple)|
Izou Motobe (本部 以蔵, Motobe Izō) is a fictional character from anime and manga series of Baki the Grappler.
Motobe Izou is an old Japanese Jujitsu master. He often watches fights and offers insight on unusual techniques being used.
He seems to have more of an obsession with defeating Yujiro Hanma than most martial artists but he has never shown to be a match for him.
Baki the GrapplerEdit
Maximum Tournament SagaEdit
After he is defeated by Kinryuuzan, the Yokozuna, at the Maximum Tournament, he acts as a pseudo ringside commentator during most of the tournament. During this time it appears Katou Kyosumi and Baki Hanma also commentate alongside him pointing out different techniques wondering how they work and even guessing at the other fighters intentions with specific techniques.