TMS Entertainment announced today that MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD, the long-awaited sequel to the internationally successful anime series MEGALOBOX, will premiere on Japanese TV channels TOKYO MX and BS11 in April 2021.
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teaser visual of Nomad (Graphic: Business Wire)
The series MEGALOBOX based on Tomorrow’s Joe by Asao Takamori (Ikki Kajiwara) and Tetsuya Chiba and was first published in 2018 to mark the 50th anniversary of the original manga title.
Publication of teaser trailers and images
The teaser trailer and associated visuals were also released prior to broadcast.
Watch the teaser now: https://youtu.be/bjl0qMgrugQ
The eye-catching teaser visual, drawn by director Yo Moriyama, shows Joe with his gear covering his scarred body. Seven years after Joe’s reign as the first Megalonia master, he now calls himself Nomad. The accompanying teaser trailer reveals a brief glimpse of what happened to Joe after his fateful fight with Yuri in MEGALOBOX.
ABOUT MEGALOBOX 2: NOMAD
In the end, “Gearless” reigned Joe as champion of Megalonia’s first Megalobox tournament. Fans around the world were fascinated by Joe’s meteoric rise, who fought his way from the deepest underground ring to the top in just three months and without the use of equipment. Seven years later, “Gearless” Joe joins the underground ring again. Littered with scars and again without equipment, but now known only as a nomad …
Original concept: Tomorrow’s Joe
Original comic books created by Asao Takamori, Tetsuya Chiba / published by Kodansha.
Director / Concept Designer: Yo Moriyama
Drehbuch: 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. Alle Rechte vorbehalten.
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By balancing creativity and business production, TMS Entertainment offers a one-stop-shop for services from IP creation to consumer satisfaction enhancement, focusing on animation production, licensing and content. TMS Entertainment has continuously produced popular anime titles in Japan, including “Lupine III”, “Dr. Stone ”and“ MEGALOBOX ”, and at the same time its library with over 12,000 episodes from a total of 420 titles linked to its global business.
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