An official website has opened and announced that an original anime titled Megalo Box will premiere in Spring 2018. The anime will be a part of the 50th anniversary commemoration project of Ashita no Joe franchise.
Based on the original draft by Ikki Kajiwara and Tetsuya Chiba, Megalo Box will center on a boxer named JD, who has immersed himself in fixed matches in an underground ring.
Director, Concept Design: You Moriyama (Shingeki no Kyojiin visual design)
Series Composition, Script: Katsuhiko Manabe (Hokuto no Ken: Raoh Gaiden Junai-hen script), Kensaku Kojima (live-action Shinya Shokudou seroes script)
Studio: TMS Entertainment