The 24th and final episode of the current television adaptation of Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura’s Blue Lock soccer manga concluded with an exciting announcement. A second season of the television series and a film based on the BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi- spinoff manga have been given the green light.
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Blue Lock New 6 Cast Members
Yūichi Nakamura as Ryūsei Shidō
Makoto Furukawa as Tabito Karasu
Shin’ichirō Kamio as Leonardo Luna
Hiro Shimono as Julian Loki
Takuya Eguchi as Kenyu Yukimiya
Kengo Kawanishi as Eita Otoya
BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi- has been running in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine since June 2021, and follows the story of Seishirō Nagi before he enters the Bluelock facility.
Kaneshiro and Nomura created the manga series, which was first published in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in August 2018. The manga’s 17th compiled book volume was released by Kodansha in December 2021 and has sold over 4.5 million copies. The manga was awarded Best Shōnen Manga at Kodansha’s 45th annual Manga Awards in 2021.
After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Japan’s team struggles to regroup. But what’s missing? An absolute Ace Striker, who can guide them to the win. The Japan Football Union is hell-bent on creating a striker who hungers for goals and thirsts for victory, and who can be the decisive instrument in turning around a losing match…and to do so, they’ve gathered 300 of Japan’s best and brightest youth players. Who will emerge to lead the team…and will they be able to out-muscle and out-ego everyone who stands in their way?
The Blue Lock anime debuted on October 8 on TV Asahi and its affiliates as part of the “NUMAnimation” programming block. Crunchyroll streams the anime as it airs and began streaming the English dubbed version of the series on October 22.
Source: Official Site