The official website of Megalo Box streamed the anime’s opening theme on March 28, 2018. Leo Imai performed the song Bite for the anime’s opening theme. Megalo Box will premiere on the Tokyo Broadcasting System on April 5, 2018 at 1:28 am. It will then air on BS-TBS on April 14, 2018.
The Megalo Box anime commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Ashita no Joe manga. The anime stars Yoshimasa Hosoya as Junk Dog, Shiro Saito as Gansaku Nanbu, Nanako Mori as Yukiko Shirato, Michiyo Murase as Sachio, Hiroyuki Kinoshita as Fujimaki, and Hiroki Yasumoto as Yūri.
Ashita no Joe is a boxing manga written by Asao Takamori and illustrated by Tetsuya Chiba in 1968. It then launched an anime series in 1970, and an anime film in 1980. Megalo Box is the latest anime series based on Ashita no Joe.