Ashita no Joe, Megalo Box Recommendations
Both our main leads are quite similar in their personality, both being an underdog and a hothead, although Yabuki Joe is more spunky and wild. Focusing on the drama built around the characters, showcasing epic boxing matches and on top of all being thrilling, Ashita no Joe and Megalo Box make you invested in their charismatic cast quite quickly.
U should watch Ashita no Joe first as Megalo Box is a tribute to it.
Both are about boxing of course. You will get action, great focus on character development.
But you will see the similarity when you check Ashita no Joe out.
Also to enjoy the 50 years of Ashita no Joe!
Megalobox is essentially the 50th anniversary tribute to the masterpiece that is Ashita no Joe. It's a reinterpretation of the original condensed into a 13 episode season that has as much differences as it does parallels.
I'll start with the differences. The primary being the characters. They share similar traits. Both Junk Dog and Yabuki Joe are tough kids that have no real purpose outside of the ring. However, Joe is introduced to Boxing by the old man Denpei whereas Junk Dog is already under the management of old man Nanbu and is already a fighter who throws fights to earn a living. Both Denpei