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  1. killerqueen2000
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:01 pm

    Dont compare the quality. just compare the similarities. The story for this was never good anyways. Its pretty typical. I think some people expect it to be amazing or something. Its just an entertaining series that has references to Joe. 13 episodes isn’t enough tbh. If it was longer maybe the quality would be a lot better

  2. T Man
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:01 pm

    Dude your bias is showing you kinda ignored everything that the show does right. I get it you like OG Joe and it’s consider a masterpiece and rightfully so but I think this show does alot right and different to mabey be held up as classic one day also I was really not interested in something that omage something and retold something so hard beat for beat then this show just comes off like and unoriginal inside joke granted we are at midpoint of show.

  3. Samurai Forever91
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:01 pm

    I think gearless nature might lead to either Yuri or Jpe dieing. In the original series Joe was a lower weight class so rikishi goes through rapid weight loss. So what if Yuri does ditch his gear and both end up dead Joe from the damage he took winning. Fights without gear and Yuri for putting himself in the same position as Joe

  4. Mamdouh Waleed
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:03 pm

    You can’t really have more story than there is with 13 episodes, they’re giving the fights and action what they deserve, I partially agree with you that some aspects could’ve been done better though, but the anime is so good still

  5. Never Trust An Elf
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:03 pm

    13 episodes isn’t enough :^(

  6. Samurai Forever91
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:09 pm

    To be fair some reboots happening are short due wanting to relive but not to long.

  7. Ironic name.
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:10 pm

    well the first part of ashita noe joe wasn’t amazing either, not until the end atleast.
    But ashita no joe 2….well that is one hell of an anime!

  8. Raul Rojas
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:10 pm

    i dropped the series after chapter 6.

  9. Toon King
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:10 pm

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  10. MrValBar2
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:11 pm

    No one has mentioned it so far but voice direction, music and sound design are the things that make the show even more underwhelming than it already can be for someone!
    Somehow uninspired seiyuus and weak sounds are something that keeps me from enjoying the anime completely. WIthout them it’s just… Pretty okay. On the other hand, animation and art direction are just plain beautiful. You can see that all the budget went here.
    Shame that the pacing in some scenes is kind of fucked up too. For example, when Joe loses his newly acquired gear but defeats the enemy without it, it should feel victorious. But because it’s too fast it just feels… Awkward, that’s probably the word I was looking for.
    Just for the record, I don’t hate the anime that much but I can’t say I enjoyed it completely.

  11. Fernando Luna
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:11 pm

    im in the episode 4 and i am really liking it so far, but i see what you say, it appears to loose steam with every episode, i hope that its going to get better at the end.

  12. Icy Taff
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:13 pm

    Although I’m more concerned about Cutie Honey Universe than this, Megalo Box will have a hard time to deliver the magic of it’s predecessor by having it under 13 episodes. Unless there is a sequel planned for it of course.

  13. Daniel Santos
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:14 pm

    Honestly, the gears are the one thing I actively disliked about the show and when Joe went Gearless, it was one of my favorite moments. I have to seriously disagree with you in this video. Granted, I have not watched Ashita no Joe (I do plan on it though) but it seems to me that you’re far too clouded by Ashita no Joe when watching this and expecting this show to be something it isn;t. I also felt the episodes with Aragaki were the absolute best so I don’t agree at all that the story has "dropped in quality".

  14. Huss
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:16 pm

    the way he pronounces "ashita no joe" is unique. i like it.

  15. mauro banegas
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:17 pm

    I´m more confortable looking how they´re different more than how they´re similar. I´m glad that JD and Joe aren´t the same character because even if they share the "origin" Joe was working his way to change himself and JD is jst an outcast trying to discover his worth. I´m fine with the series not being as good as the original ( With 13 episodes it wasn´t going to happen unless they resolve sourronding JD) because what they have here isn´t half as bad

  16. Eddy Madison
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:19 pm

    So………when you gonna continue doing countdown of womanly characters ?

  17. Thales Anastácio
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:20 pm

    Well, for me, megalobox is not the most memorable anime that i ever seen…but indeed make me curius about "Ashita no Joe", and i will watch it because megalobox…maybe this was one of the objectives of megalobox

  18. Joe Yabuki
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:20 pm

    Of course it wont be as good as Ashita No Joe. But I like it either way

  19. Ludwig II
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:23 pm

    Please stop pronouncing Megalo Box like that… please

  20. They call me Jojo
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:25 pm

    I still love megalo box but it will never be as good as ashita no joe but I think it was never meant to surpass it in the first place. I believe that its more of a tribute if anything and I think its doing well in that regard.

    and I am just happy that the series as a whole is getting more attention thanks to it.

  21. German Sanchez
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:25 pm

    Joe vs Ippo

  22. Tony Nola
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:26 pm

    I don’t know I am still enjoying it I totally disagree with u

  23. Von The Stampede
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:26 pm

    well that kind of sucks who knows it may get better

  24. Intenxsify
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:27 pm

    Obviously it’s not the same thing. They clearly said its inspired by Ashita No Joe and celebrating its anniversary. It is its own story.

  25. Shaman Xeed
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:27 pm

    13 episodes really ain’t enough

  26. WickedAnimeTroll
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:29 pm

    Agree with you. Megalo Box is cool but that’s it, it is just cool. I never expected it to be as good as AnJ but I was hoping it would try to focus more to tell a more humane and emotional story like AnJ did instead of putting the focus mostly on the boxing, how they climb the ladder and being just as cool as possible. Megalo Box feels more typical in terms of an underdog boxing story compared to AnJ. MB isn’t over so far and we don’t know what they planned for the rest (except the ending) but I hope it picks up a bit more steam in its second half.

  27. Gino Jace
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:34 pm

    I agree that the animation is lackluster and boring, Joe’s presence is non-existent the same thing can be said with Yuri . the story is extremely bad and cliche also the fights are boring I feel the series in general chain down by 13 episode limit I feel it would a lot better character development wise with more episodes

  28. Giancarlo Deet
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:35 pm

    Wait wtf was Joe vs Joe? I’ve never heard of it

  29. kingofkilps
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:36 pm

    Joe vs Joe WUT??

  30. Enzo Matrix
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:37 pm

    Ippo is still the boxing anime champ.

  31. Invisible Regular
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:38 pm

    I mean Ashita no Joe had 79 episodes to world build, expand character development and enrich the plot. Megalo Box has 13. I personally think that Megalo Box is doing an amazing job at recapturing the essence and the overall "magic" that it’s predecessor has. To say that a boxing anime has too much boxing is hypocritical. In terms of "plot", We had:
    Episode 1: World building and introducing the goal of the series
    Episode 2: Fight with Yuri, The development of the coach and the build up for the fights
    Episode 3: Development for the child and set up for the first fight
    Episode 4: The first fight and a huge hurdle the mc has to overcome
    Episode 5: Development of both the coach and his previous fighter
    Episode 6: Joe vs the coach’s predecessor

  32. The Anime Music Hipster
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:39 pm

    Megalo Box lacks a good story, but my biggest problem with it is the lack of good boxing. I just feel the fights are two guys throwing punches without any definite styles.

  33. Raul Rojas
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:40 pm

    i dont get the ashita no joe praise, i mean Hajime no ippo is just better in almost everything. The only weakness of Ippo is that it never ends but thats it.

  34. H.R. gaming4plebs
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:42 pm

    Im still confused how they’re not killing each other with those gears when nobody wears protective helmet when even barefist can already kill, it sure feels pointless

  35. DjLover 21
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:45 pm

    No sé siente la presencia Yuri como el gran antagonista. Y la mafia se vio muy débil en ayudar tan fácilmente a Joe con su ID. tal vez lo refuercen en los siguientes capítulos.

  36. Couch gaming news
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:46 pm

    Ive seen hajime no ippo
    And man does that show make this one look like crapp both in story and really bland and boring fights.

  37. CornishCreamtea07
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:47 pm

    I haven’t been watching this, but one day when I have even time, I will watch throw Ashita No Joe and then this.

  38. Intenxsify
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:53 pm

    Oh yeah and Joe vs Joe was bad lol

  39. tonio g
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:54 pm

    just finished megalo box………… 6/10 im disappointed 🙁

  40. Kaz Kinnikuman
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:55 pm

    I tried watching ashita no joke was honestly bored to tears. I like megalobox better. I’m not saying joe doesn’t deserve to be a classic or was poorly written, it just isn’t my style. I’ve also tried to watch fist of the north star and just couldn’t get into it. I’m loving golden kamuy even with its shitty cgi bears though.

  41. Thegreatarrowguard12
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:55 pm

    Megalo Box does not have to be, and doesn’t even strive to be, better or even as good as Joe. The reason this was made was to celebrate it’s predecessor, this show has gotten more people interested in watching or reading the series and that’s the real goal here. I don’t think bemoaning how it isn’t as good, discouraging the merits this show does have and insisting Joe is better is helpful at all. Insinuating this could at all go in the direction of Joe vs Joe is absolutely absurd. On your point about Yuri, I think at this point in the story he’s gotten just as much as Rikiishi, he’s supposed to be far away meant as something for JD to reach for. If anything there hasn’t been enough Yukiko, which makes it clear to me you don’t have enough understanding of Joe to even mention how important Yoko is to the series. Anyway this whole vid is in bad taste since we’re only half way through, you’re free to voice your concerns but I don’t think they added up to much.

  42. Dennis Osorno
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:56 pm

    I hope you do a full review, the last episode was soooo dissapointing with that Disney ending lol.
    And the average Joe didn’t even care about Nanbu’s eye or Yuri’s legs xD