The hit Ashita no Joe spin-off anime, Megalobox, will return with a new anime titled Megalobox 2: Nomad. And now, TMS Entertainment has released a brand new PV for the upcoming sequel series. The video also announces that the anime will premiere on April 2021 via Tokyo MX and BS11.
Meanwhile, the anime’s official English website has confirmed that much of the staff and cast are returning. The cast includes:
Joe/NOMAD : Yoshimasa Hosoya
GANSAKU NANBU : Shiro Saito
YURI : Hiroki Yasumoto
SACHIO : Michiyo Murase
The returning staff includes:
Original Concept by Tomorrow’s Joe.
Original Comic Books Created by: Asao Takamori, Tetsuya Chiba/Published by Kodansha.
Director / Concept Designer : Yo Moriyama
Scenario : Katsuhiko Manabe, Kensaku Kojima
Character Designer : Ayumi Kurashima
Sub Character Designer : Naomi Kaneda
Music : mabanua
Animation production : TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Production / Author : Produced by MEGALOBOX2 Project
Here’s how TMS Entertainment describes the anime’s story:
In the end, “Gearless” Joe was the one that reigned as the champion of Megalonia, a first ever Megalobox tournament. Fans everywhere were mesmerized by the meteoric rise of Joe who sprung out from the deepest underground ring to the top in mere three months and without the use of gear. Seven years later, “Gearless” Joe was once again fighting in underground matches. Adorned with scars and once again donning his gear, but now known only as Nomad…
Expect the staff to reveal more details on this sequel anime in the days to come.
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Source: Megalobox official website