This is an original Japanese lightly three folded poster printed in 1981 for the first release of Ashita No Joe 2.
Ashita no Joe (あしたのジョー, Tomorrow's Joe) is a Japanese boxing manga series written by Asao Takamori and illustrated by Tetsuya Chiba. The story follows a young boxer named Joe Yabuki, who lives in the Tokyo slums.
Ashita no Joe was first serialized by Kodansha in Weekly Shonen Magazine from January 1, 1968 to May 13, 1973 and was later collected into 20 tankōbon volumes. During its serialization, it was popular with working-class people and college students in Japan. It has been adapted into various media, including the Megalo Box anime, a futuristic reimagining of the original that was made as a part of the 50th anniversary of Ashita no Joe.
The manga has been considered to be one of the most influential manga, with many anime and manga referencing it. (Source Wikipedia)
This poster is in a very good condition and has never been folded. Please refer to the imagery as this is the exact poster that is for sale.
It is 39 years old!
It is not a reproduction or a reprint.
Certificate of Authenticity included.