“Japan simply needs one thing to become the game’s most formidable powerhouse. And that is how a revolutionary striker was made.
In 2022, an anime version of the well-known Weekly Shonen Magazine manga Blue Lock will be released. Viewers should anticipate high-stakes action and a lot of hot, sweaty, and muscular young men in this documentary that stars 300 youths and a man who wants to become the ideal striker for the Japanese national soccer team.
Here is all the information you need to know about the Blue Lock anime, including the plot, release date, seiyuu (voice actors), and manga status.
Blue Lock Anime Release Date
The Blue Lock anime is inspired by the manga series created by Yusuke Nomura and Muneyuki Kaneshiro. The anime is scheduled to release on October 22nd, according to the official website, which made the announcement on Friday, August 13, 2013.
Even though a specific date hasn’t been announced, the anime will undoubtedly make its debut in the second half of the year. Tetsuaki Watanabe, a well-known director best known for creating Haikyuu!!, would be in charge of directing the anime.
which made its debut in 2014 and Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, which debuted in 2016. Shunsuke Ishikawa, who played a part in the movies 91 Days, Erased, and Moriarty the Patriot, is taking over as the film’s assistant director.
Blue Lock Anime Cast
The anime’s newly revealed cast members consist of:
- Jingo Raichi is portrayed by Yoshitsugu Matsuoka.
- Wataru Kuon is portrayed by Masatomo Nakazawa.
- Shya Chiba provides Ydai Imamura’s voice.
- Asahi Naruhaya is voiced by Daishi Kajita.
- Gin Gagamaru is voiced by Shugo Nakamura.
- Jinpachi Ego is voiced by Hiroshi Kamiya.
- Anri Teieri is voiced by Eri Yukimura.
- In Rysuke Kira’s voice, Kenichi Suzumura
- Gurimu Igarashi is voiced by Aoi Ichikawa.
- Okuhito Iemon is voiced by Rynosuke Watanuki.
Blue Lock Anime Storyline
The plot of this anime begins with the Japanese soccer squad, whose national football federation decides to employ a strong and motivated coach to help the team become strong enough to win the world championship.
The coach, Jinpachi, is an extremely arrogant individual who claims to the association that his strikers are not enthusiastic about their goals. To get rid of the inferior players from the team, he built a prison-like institution he called Blue Lock.
He chooses 300 elite strikers from throughout Japan and keeps them under Blue Lock; towards the end, only one player is left. The player who is still playing will win a pass to the Japan national team. Yoichi is one of the 300 players who also gets invited to join the Blue Lock. Although he is an excellent football player, he soon discovered that other players are also strong after arriving at the event.
Where To Watch Blue Lock Anime?
Inside the U. S., Crunchyroll and VRV will stream the Blue Lock anime. As soon as the series begins airing with English subtitles and the original Japanese audio, English-translated versions will be made available.
Blue Lock Anime Trailer
The makers of the Blue Lock anime have published a 1-minute, 18-second official trailer. It demonstrates that Eight Bit Animation, the company that animated That Time I Got Reincarnated as A Slime, has taken over the anime production. The fact that the same characters appear in both the anime and the manga chapters will astound you.
Stay Tuned For More Updates.
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