TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TMS Entertainment today announced that MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD, the highly anticipated sequel to the internationally acclaimed anime series MEGALOBOX, will premiere in April 2021 on Japanese television networks TOKYO MX and BS11.
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.
Teaser Trailer and Visuals Revealed
The teaser trailer and visuals have also been revealed ahead of the broadcast.
Watch the teaser now: https://youtu.be/bjl0qMgrugQ
The striking teaser visual, drawn by the director Yo Moriyama, shows Joe standing with his gear covering the body full of scars. Seven years after Joe’s reign as the first Megalonia champion, we now find him calling himself Nomad. The accompanying teaser trailer reveals a glimpse of what had happened to Joe after the fateful match with Yuri in MEGALOBOX.
ABOUT MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD
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…
Original Concept: 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
Animation production: TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Produced by MEGALOBOX2 Project
Joe / NOMAD: Yoshimasa Hosoya
GANSAKU NANBU: Shiro Saito
YURI: Hiroki Yasumoto
SACHIO: Michiyo Murase
© Asao Takamori, Tetsuya Chiba/Kodansha/MEGALOBOX2 project. All Rights Reserved.
About TMS Entertainment
By maintaining a balance of creativity and business production, TMS Entertainment provides a one-stop shop for services from IP creation to consumer satisfaction improvement, centered around its animation production, licensing, and content businesses. TMS Entertainment has continuously produced much-loved anime titles in Japan, including "Lupin the 3rd," "Dr. STONE," and “MEGALOBOX” while connecting its library of over 12,000 episodes across a total of 420 titles to its global business.