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Megalo Box Anime Casts Its Main Antagonist

megalo boxThe latest cast member to join the Megalo Box anime—which helps celebrate 50 years of Ikki Kajiwara and Tetsuya Chiba’s Ashita no Joe manga—is here to fill in the role of the chief antagonist. That character is Yuri, who is the undisputed King of Kings in the world of the Megalo Box sport and has all the top-of-the-line gear to make sure it stays that way.

The role of Yuri goes to voice actor Hiroki Yasumoto—who also plays Agil in Sword Art Online and Tooga in Vampire Knight, among many other roles—and you can see his introductory promo below.

Here’s his full design:

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Megalo Box kicks off in Japan this April.

Via Ota-suke