Sequel to 2018 sleeper hit features returning cast.
Ever since it was first teased at Anime New York 2019, fans have waited and asked “When is Megalobox’s Second Season coming out?” Well, wonder no more, because it’s coming in April 2021! That’s right ladies and gents, TMS Entertainment has confirmed that Joe/Nomad is coming back for another round, this time things have changed since winning the first-ever megalobox tournament and becoming the Champion of Megalonia. MEGALOBOX, a series based on Tomorrow’s Joe by Asao Takamori (Ikki Kajiwara) and Tetsuya Chiba, was originally released in 2018 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the original manga title.
The key art visual is drawn by the director Yo Moriyama, depicts a drastically different Joe to when we last saw him at the end of the first season, which foreshadows a much bleaker tone for the series. The series will premiere on Japanese television networks TOKYO MX and BS11.
“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…“
- Joe / NOMAD: Yoshimasa Hosoya
- GANSAKU NANBU: Shiro Saito
- YURI: Hiroki Yasumoto
- SACHIO: Michiyo Murase
- Director / Concept Designer: Yo Moriyama
- Scenario: Katsuhiko Manabe, Kensaku Kojima
- Character Designer: Ayumi Kurashima
- Sub Character Designer: Naomi Kaneda
- Music: Mabanua
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