“Manga” and “Anime” are a proud part of entertainment and culture in Japan. Childlike playfulness and aspirations of becoming a hero continues in adulthood. This season, we give you a UT collection with original designs of the masterpieces, under the theme of sports.
Ashita no Joe
Former boxer Danpei Tange sees a lot of boxing potential in Joe Yabuki, a young orphaned boy, and tries to mentor him. However, Joe does not do what Danpei says and keeps causing trouble. One day, Joe encounters Toru Rikiishi, who becomes his eternal rival, and he gradually starts to take boxing more seriously. After facing many of his rivals including Rikiishi, who lost weight extremely to get down the class, Joe is finally ready to take on the world. All for the moment of “burning out into white ashes.”