TMS Entertainment (CEO Tadashi Takezaki) is pleased to inform the original TV animation NOMAD Megalobox 2 will be broadcast in April on Toko MX channel (April 4) and BS 11 channel (April 6).
Released ahead of the broadcast is the main visual image drawn by the director Yo Moriyama himself! Also released is the promotional video with plenty of new scenes. Lots of actions of Megalobox matches with fighters waring Gears, and the protagonist Joe (voice: Yosimasa Hosoya) wandering with loneliness and conflict. New characters are appearing and additional cast with talented voice actors are revealed!
Please enjoy the new chapter of people involved with MEGALOBOX, the ultimate martial arts combining human body and Gear Technology, and Joe’s life beyond his total burnout.
New image of Joe after 7 years !
New visual of Joe’s face and his Gear over the numerously scarred body is released! He looks drastically different from his past self, calling himself Nomad now. He will wander around to find his place. Beside Joe is the humming bird with beautiful feathers, symbolizing his longing for home in the episodes.
Latest trailer with new scenes released!
Main trailer with plenty of new scenes is released too. There’s action scene with a new Megalobxer called Chief (voice: Mio Tanaka) and scenes of Joe losing his friends and his way, bearing loneliness and conflict, making up his mind…
The story also focuses on the characters’ emotions. In addition to new characters, the ones from previous series will appear, after seven years have passed. The exciting music is by mabauna. Do not miss the new chapter of Joe’s story!
New characters to appear! Additional casts revealed!
New characters will appear to enrich the story!
Mac, the boxer who made incredible return to the ring with the latest technology, is voiced by Atsushi Miyauchi. Sakuma, the entrepreneur who helped Mac and revolutionized medical technology is voiced by Chikahiro Kobayashi. Boxer Chief, who influences Joe is by Miou Tanaka, Marla (Nikray Farahnaz) and Mio (Yumi Hino) live in the immigrant community with Chief. Masaya Fukunishi will play Liu, the current Magalobox champion with unbeaten record.
Additionally Yukiko Shirato (Nanako Mori), Mikio Shirato (Tatsuo Suzuki), Aragaki (Makoto Tamura) will all come back from the previous series. The street children Bonjiri, Santa, and Oicho will be back too, all grown up after seven years.
All these talented voice actors are to play interesting characters.
MAC (voice: Atsushi Miyauchi)
Formerly a mediocre Megaloboxer, became a policeman for his family but gravely injured while on duty. With the help of Sakuma and his medical technology, he makes a dramatic recovery and returns to the ring as a boxer.
SAKUMA(Chikahiro Kobayashi )
Young genius entrepreneur who revolutionized medical technology in the field of brain neural engineering.
A Megaloboxer fights in underground matches while living at Casa, the community for immigrants. Warmhearted and regarded as a leader at Casa.
Runs an operating factory at Casa. Raised Mio on her own. Kind woman who takes care of Chief’s Gear maintenance and his everyday life.
Only son of Marla. Hangs around with gang, once tried to steal Joe’s motorbike.
Current Megalobox champion. Regards Yuri as his mentor. Talented and remains undefeated.
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
Gear Designer: Ippei Gyobu
Art Director: Jiro Kouno
Assistant Art Director: Koga Toru
Art: STUDIO UNI
Color Coordinator: Ritsuko Utagawa
Director of Photography: Emi Akao
Editor: Daisuke Imai
Sound Director: Keiichiro Miyoshi
Sound Effect Editor: Hiromune Kurahashi
Sounds Produced by TOHOKUSHINSHA FILM CORPORATION
Music Composer: mabanua
Opening Theme Song "The theme of the NOMAD” by mabanua
Ending Theme Song "El Canto del Colibrí” Lyrics by Makoto Sasaki
Music by mabanua
Performed by mabanua
Subtitle translation by Katsuhiko Manabe
Animation production: TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Produced by MEGALOBOX2 Project
Joe / NOMAD: Yoshimasa Hosoya
GANSAKU NANBU: Shiro Saito
YURI: Hiroki Yasumoto
SACHIO: Michiyo Murase
YUKIKO SHIRATO：Nanako Mori
MIKIO SHIRATO：Tatsuhisa Suzuki
BONJIRI：Fukushi Ochiai (Reimi)
SANTA：Noriaki Kanze (Momoko Taneichi)
OICHO：Mitsuho Kambe (Naito Ami)
© Asao Takamori, Tetsuya Chiba/Kodansha/MEGALOBOX2 project. All Rights Reserved.
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