As part of the Spring 2018 season, it’s confirmed that Crunchyroll will simulcast MEGALOBOX. A classic hard-hitting new manga series is now going to air on 5th April on Crunchyroll. I’ve talked about this anime in my list of anime to watch in Spring 2018. Yes, I’m excited about it, directed by Yo Moriyama and animation handled by studio TMS Entertainment. There will be some changes with the characters and the time will be set on near future scenario.The Story and Plot
With no name and no past, all he has is his ring name, “Junk Dog” and his technique and skills he fights underground boxing matches fixed by his pal Gansaku Nanbu to make their living.With his skills and his techniques, he isn’t unhappy with what he is doing, but he is also no happy with his life. He is living his life in frustration of living under the shadow of fame.Meanwhile, taking all the spotlight is Yukiko Shirato becomes the rival of JD when the daughter of Shirato Konzern —the powerful family of the rich class. Yukiko decides to improve her career by managing MEGALOBOX to create a significant fighting competition. This big fighting event is MEGALONIA: the tournament to conclude the titleholder of MEGALOBOX. She Fixed the match in a way that Yuri will win and become the titleholder.
MEGALOBOX is a story covering JD and his rival, Yuri. Portraying a collision between shadow and light surely make me more than excited. REviews will come soon after its release.