The official website for the Megalo Box: sequel anime posted a new promotional video and key visual on Tuesday. The video reveals more cast members for the anime, and also reveals its April 4 premiere date. Funimation also announced on the same day that it will stream the anime for the spring season.
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX on April 4, and on BS11 on April 6.
The new cast members include:
Atsushi Miyauchi as Mack, a boxer who stages a miraculous comeback with cutting-edge technology.
Chikahiro Kobayashi as Sakuma, the innovative industrialist who orchestrates Mack's comeback with medical technology.
Miou Tanaka as Chief, a boxer who is a major influence on Joe.
Farahnaz Nikray as Marla, a mother in Chief's migrant community.
Yumi Hino as Mio, a child in Chief's migrant community.
Masaya Fukunishi as Ryū, the unrivalled current Megalobox champion.
TMS Entertainment describes the new anime as:
“In the end, “Gearless” Joe was the one that reigned as the champion of Megalonia, a first-ever first-ever 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…”
The main staff and cast members are returning to reprise their roles.
The 1st season of the anime aired from April 6 to June 29, 2018, with 13-episodes.
Check out the trailer here: