This is an original Japanese poster printed in 1980 for the first release of Ashite no Joe. This poster is a wonderful designed poster and one of the anime classics!
Ashita no Joe (Japanese: 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 fantastic mint condition and is extremely beautiful. Please refer to the imagery as this is the exact poster that is for sale.
It is 40 years old!
It is not a reproduction or a reprint.
Certificate of Authenticity included.
Size B2 19.7 x 27.8 inches