We have always been fans of Michael B. Jordan’s fantastic acting skills. However, the popularity of the film Creed proves that he isn’t just a good actor but an outstanding director.
Recently, Jordan has shared some interesting facts by confessing to being an anime lover and has shared some of his favorite anime. Read the article to learn about Jordan’s favorite anime, which you should add to your watchlist now.
Which are Jordan’s Favorite Anime Series?
In an interview, Michael B. Jordan told IGN that he intends to include the anime spirit in Creed III. The fights inspire him in popular anime series, such as Naruto, Hajime no Ippo, My Hero Academia, and Megalo Box. Interestingly, Jordan has seen much Japanese anime while growing up, which has had a lot of influence on him, which can be seen in his direction.
He keeps sharing his thoughts about the anime as he tells what he likes most about the anime, such as the inherent spirit in the anime characters and how to fight against the wrongdoers.
Not only that, but he also mentioned their relationship and bonds that are presented in the anime, such as brotherhood and family bonds. Jordan shared that he focuses on the key moments when the character fights.
Jordan shared with BBC how animes represent their internal thinning process. In anime, when the antagonist and protagonist fight physically, they try their level best to knock off the opponent. On the other hand, on an emotional level, both the fighters are in a quiet place where they talk about their feelings.
Jordan has even influenced his co-stars, such as Jonathan Majors, to watch key scenes from his favorite anime. Jordan aims to inculcate a flavor of the anime fights in his upcoming film, Creed III.
Jordan shared the names of his favorite anime series and admitted that he takes inspiration from them. One of them is definitely Naruto, one of the best anime series in storytelling.
Similarly, Dragon Ball is another anime that presents the most intense fight scenes.
Here is the complete list of Jordan’s favorite anime series:
- Megalo Box
- One Piece
- Dragon Ball
- Hajime no Ippo
- My Hero Academia
- Hunter X Hunter
Naruto is one of the most popular Japanese anime published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump. It’s interesting to note that Naruto has around 700 chapters. The story revolves around the life struggles of a young Ninja with a demon sealed inside him.
The fight scenes presented in Naruto are thrilling and exciting, keeping the readers hooked for hours.
Naruto wishes to become the Hokage of the home village; however, he faces several challenges to control the demon that breeds inside. After several years of Naruto, Baruto: NAruto Next Generation features the kids of the main characters of Naruto.
Grab some popcorn and other snacks as you will be sitting in front of the TV watching Jordan’s favorite animes to join the bandwagon.
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