The release date and soundtrack have been confirmed for the upcoming Blue Lock anime mod along with a new PV trailer.
The fall 2022 anime broadcast slate is shaping up to be one of the best seasons in recent memory.
Scheduled shows include My Hero Academia, Spy x Family, Bleach, Chainsaw Man, To Your Eternity, Mob Psycho 100, Uzaki-chan; However, it will also include the upcoming Blue Lock football anime.
Today, the release date for the first episode of Blue Lock was finally confirmed along with a brand new PV trailer – so when will the anime premiere and what do you need to know about its production?
What is the blue lock?
Blue Lock is a sports thriller series, originally serialized as a manga by author Muneyuki Kaneshiro and published by Kodansha.
In 2018, the Japanese national football (soccer) team ranked 16The tenth at the World Cup, which resulted in the country’s governing body taking drastic measures to avoid such embarrassment in the future.
They decide to try a new program called “Blue Lock” under the guidance of a former professional athlete and now controversial coach, Ego Jinpachi – their goal is to create the world’s greatest selfish striker (striker).
Yoichi Isagi is a high school student who dreams of playing for the Japanese national team, but with conflicting feelings about playing sports as a professional career, he decides to join the mysterious “Blue Lock”.
The pressure is definitely on Isaji, because those who failed the Blue Lock are never allowed to represent their country on the world stage.
Chosen to join this risky venture, Yoichi Isagi is a striker who failed to bring his high school soccer team to the national championship. After choosing to pass to his teammate who blundered rather than scoring alone, he couldn’t help but wonder if the results It would be different if he was more selfish. Using this golden opportunity presented by Project Blue Lock, Yoichi aims to clear his doubts and chase after his ultimate desire – to become the greatest striker in the world and lead Japan to glory at the World Cup.” – Blue Lock summary, via Anime list.
As of August 2022, 20 volumes of the original manga series have been published in Japan, 14 of which are currently available for purchase in English via Kodancha United States.
Blue Look anime release date and live stream confirmed
An anime adaptation of the Blue Lock series was announced back in August 2021, with Studio Eight-Bit responsible for reviving the successful manga – TenSura, The Slime Diaries and The Iriform in Magic High.
Today August 12The tenththe official Japanese website of the Blue Lock anime series has shared a brand-new trailer for the upcoming TV adaptation, along with confirmation The release date has been set for October 8The tenth.
Done by Crunchyroll by confirmed The platform will simultaneously broadcast the series in “North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East and the CIS.”
However, fans should note that the Blue Lock premiere will already be shown at 1:30 AM on Saturday, October 8.The tenth In Japan – which means the series can be broadcast simultaneously on Friday evening to international audiences in certain regions.
Blue Look production team and voice cast
The following production crew has been confirmed to be working on the upcoming Blue Lock adaptation of the anime:
- Director – Tetsuaki Watanabe,
- Assistant Director – Shunsuke Ishikawa
- Scrolls – Taku Kishimoto
- Character Designs – Masaru Shindō
- Chief Animation Director – Hisashi Tojima
- Composer – Jun Murayama
The majority of the main voice cast members were also revealed:
- Yoichi Isagi is voiced by: Kazuki Ura
- Meguru Bachira is voiced by: Tasuku Kaito
- Rensuke Kunigami is voiced by: Yūki Ono
- Hyoma Shigiri is voted on by: Soma Saito
- Wataru Kwon is voiced by: Masatomo Nakazawa
- Jingo Raichi is voiced by: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
- Yudai Imamura is voiced by: Chia Shiba
- Gin Gagamaru is voiced by: Shugo Nakamura
- Voiced by Asahi Naruhaya: Daishi Kageta
- Okuhito Iemon is voiced by: Ryūnosuke Watanuki
- Gurimu Igarashi was voted on by: Aoi Ichikawa
You can find the complete list of actors over here.
Written by Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]
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