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Nov 17, 2019 2:46 PM

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Let's go champ!

Jk... I'm actually not too excited at all tbh.

Megalo Box was action-packed. Unfortunately, that was it. Meanwhile Ashita no Joe, to me, was poetry. It was beautiful.

I'll probably be giving the first few episodes a go though... a fool can only hope.
Modified by Darius, Nov 17, 2019 2:55 PM
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my science teacher told me to get self-awareness, I called him a gay motherfucker I got suspended and my mom whooped my ass
Nov 17, 2019 2:53 PM
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Although I wouldn’t mind, it’s pretty unnecessary
Nov 17, 2019 2:54 PM
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Second Season 😮
I didn't expect that it's shock 🙀
I'm so excited 😻🔥
Nov 17, 2019 3:02 PM

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I enjoyed the first season so I'll definitely give it a watch, but it felt like the story they sought to tell was pretty cleanly finished already.

I'm expecting another case of "it was popular, so have more."
Nov 17, 2019 3:05 PM

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Interested to see where they could potentially take it.

Probably an unnecessary sequel, but, I'll keep my mind open.
Nov 17, 2019 3:06 PM
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I just like the art direction (and the OST which I loved) of this anime so I'm kinda excited. It's not as poetic as Ashita No Joe, but let's not forget this was done as a commerative of the later. There was only 13 episodes, kinda hard to go deeply into story telling and character building.
Nov 17, 2019 3:10 PM
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I like how we all got a notification and were just surprised. Like what Season 2? Wasn't it supposed to be a one-time thing?
Nov 17, 2019 3:16 PM
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Season 2 who wouldve thought, I just received a notification and i was in total shock had to see it to believe it
Nov 17, 2019 3:38 PM
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damn I'm excited. i wonder how the sequel will go, cuz the first season had a good ending.
Nov 17, 2019 3:50 PM
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After finally having watched Rocky 1-5 this year, I gotta say that I have no idea what decent direction this season 2 could go in. It's not like he'd be the big champ having to face what he thinks he's become like in Rocky 3, and so it makes me think we're already going to Rocky(6) where he's a washed up older fighter...or something. But even that makes no sense since the whole point of Season 1 was to show how human flesh beats machine, regardless of how they didn't really show how it was accomplished. I guess, world tour to prove he's the world's best Joe? *shrug*
Nov 17, 2019 4:00 PM
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If the OST reach the level of season 1, I know I'll be watching all of it no matter the quality, even if I am just watching for the music
Nov 17, 2019 4:22 PM
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i remember reading somewhere before being settled on doing this show for joe 50th they were going to do rikishi pov story. I would of taken that over this although i still like this.
Nov 17, 2019 4:24 PM
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Meh. Whilst there is no 2nd season for anime that require it *cough cough* No Game No Life *cough*, trash like these are getting them.
Nov 17, 2019 5:09 PM

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Let sleeping dogs lie
Nov 17, 2019 5:36 PM

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I'm glad the first one ended when it did
Nov 17, 2019 7:05 PM

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Hell yeah, now time to binge watch Ashita no Joe to prep.
Nov 17, 2019 7:38 PM

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Totally unnecessary sequel if you ask me. Aside from the "classic" artstyle and the OST, the series wasn't something really special.
Modified by SouthRzVa, Nov 17, 2019 11:40 PM
Nov 17, 2019 7:46 PM
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I'm somewhat cautious but also excited. On one hand where can the story even go now, with how it ended anything else will feel a bit more tacked on. On the other hand I enjoyed it enough that I wouldn't mind more
Nov 17, 2019 8:50 PM
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It will be interesting to see what they'll do with this. With almost perfect ending of season 1,there were not any lose ends. Anyhow I'm up for it.
Nov 17, 2019 8:54 PM

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imo season 1 ended perfect but if this is a side story with different characters im game!!!! either way ill watch it. yujoe 4ever
moe moe ichijou seiya

Nov 17, 2019 9:33 PM
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Give me a Joe remake plz.
Nov 17, 2019 11:42 PM

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SO excited and completely unexpected!!

i'm a bit nervous. the first season ended on an amazing note, which means there is rife opportunity to screw things up with the second season. i think it's in good hands though and i cannot wait to see it
Nov 17, 2019 11:47 PM
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first series very enjoyable for me ,if this series can't get sequel . that isn't a problem for me because complete in 12 episode . but i predict if this series will get sequel , and BOOM ! so fastly . and it happen , glad to read this
Nov 18, 2019 1:21 AM

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what else is there for Joe to do really? he's a Champ already, Amma watch it to slap myself and prove myself wrong(i hope it proves wrong) the ending looked pretty good enough to wrap the whole thing as a closure, but you never know what they might be cooking for us.
Nov 18, 2019 2:21 AM

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Ok i definitely didn't expect this but i'm in !
Deep dark fantasies
Nov 18, 2019 2:29 AM

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OHHH BBY PLEASE! TONY very excited!!!!
Nov 18, 2019 2:44 AM

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Yeah, still can't bring myself to care about the less cool Joe.
Nov 18, 2019 4:08 AM

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Yooooo holyyyyyyyy shiiiiiiit!!!!

Nov 18, 2019 5:43 AM

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Best news in years!
Nov 18, 2019 6:18 AM

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Ahhhh! Can't wait!
Nov 18, 2019 9:09 AM
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Why though? It had a pretty conclusive ending.
Nov 18, 2019 10:54 AM

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Megalo Box was that very rare kind of an anime: the one that has an actual ending. A dope one, too!

And now we're getting a sequel.

Not saying that sucks or anything, but I just hope it's not going to be a direct sequel, but rather something akin to a new installment - maybe taking place in a different part of the 'verse, or using the "X years later" formula.

Nov 18, 2019 2:05 PM
The Dragon

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Huh I mean like many are saying a sequel isn't needed to this... hopefully they don't mess it up.
Nov 18, 2019 3:03 PM

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Oh I totally forgot about this mediocre Ashita no Joe. I didn't give it much flak considering it was mostly a tribute and the retro vibe was nicely recreated but, a sequel? The "first season" had a rushed but clear ending.

Unnecesary sequel, instead of remaking Ashita no Joe they announce this.
Nov 18, 2019 3:05 PM
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I liked Megalo Box but I honestly didn't expect it to get another season... Oh well. I guess I'll try it out when I can.
Nov 18, 2019 10:56 PM

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Actually there is no need for season 2 since the ending of season 1 was okay. Oh well, I will give it a try since I enjoy the series

Nov 19, 2019 4:55 AM

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if the whole cast and staff returns then yes, better to make it now than to wait 10 years or more to do it. Only thing that will kill my hype for this would be if they tell the repetitive and generic story of a new young protagonist. I hope this sequel is about Joe and not some new random person.
Nov 19, 2019 9:02 AM

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ahh... yes good news!
wait!, who is the next challenger?
Nov 19, 2019 12:30 PM
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Maybe original show wasn't the one of the greates, but I'm still interested in this one
Nov 20, 2019 7:02 AM

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The first season ended quite nicely so idk what they're going to do with this. Although, I would be interested if they sort of take the Creed route and have Joe coach a new talent.
Nov 20, 2019 12:13 PM
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_BombA- said:
Good but where is Hajime no Ippo s4

Same I enjoyed megalo box, but I need more ippo. I even went on to read most of the manga lol I got chapters to catch up on
Nov 20, 2019 1:28 PM

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Seeing the mixed reactions, it'd be funny if the sequel ends up being better that the first season. Although I have absolutely no idea how that could happen and what they have planned for this anyway.

But I hope I'll at least get new cool soundtracks to add to my playlist.

Nov 21, 2019 1:48 PM

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This is so unexpected since everything seemed to be wrapped up in the first season. I'm looking forward to it!
Nov 21, 2019 1:49 PM
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Oh what?!?!?!?!?!

I expected a lot of sequels from different animes. It never came to my mind that there could be a second season of Megalo Box.

I have very mixed feeling about this. I mean the first season was good the way it was and I dont feel the urge for a second season.

Well, I will give it a try.
Nov 22, 2019 10:27 AM
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Why are people saying this is pointless? While the first season was a good ride, there were a lot of underdeveloped themes that could be explored in S2, such as the gears themselves.
Nov 22, 2019 7:13 PM
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Honestly thought it ended off pretty well. As unnecessary the sequel is, I wouldn't mind seeing where they take this. The art direction, and the OST really set me off to hop onto the mabanua train, and I'd say I like his stuff so far.
Nov 23, 2019 7:15 PM

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Yeah, I'm sharing similar opinions that the first ended on a good conclusion... BUT, I'm interested in the ideas they'll use to continue it.

Personally, I was always more interested in the Gears.
"You know you've reached peak quality when a doujin is better than the actual source series." (Eg. To LOVE-Ru)

Just to list a couple of biases.
Likes: A good story, characters, writing, romance, a good plot twist or something that breaks expectations (In a good way), 'backstory' and justice.
Dislikes: Bad romance, too much fanservice, the harem genre, yuri, yaoi, and bad writing.

Nov 29, 2019 9:38 PM
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I loved the first season. One of my favorites (top 20). I don't know how I feel about a second season. The first one's ending was great on its own.
Nov 29, 2019 10:31 PM
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Agree with most everyone else here, I liked Megalo Box but I really can't think of what a sequel could add. Ashita no Joe was still 10 times better too.
Dec 2, 2019 12:30 AM

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ill watch just so i can be contradicted on my thoughts on the serie.
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