Blue Lock Release Date
The anime series, which is scheduled to be broadcast in Japan in 2022, is being directed by Tetsuaki Watanabe (Episode Director of “Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress”) in Studio 8-bit (The Irregular at Magic High School, Encouragement of Climb). Shunsuke Ishikawa (Episode Director “Sword Art Online: Alicization”) acts as Assistant Director.
Taku Kishimoto (Haikyu!!) writes the script and takes over the series composition, while Jun Murayama (theme-song arrangement on “Re-Main”) composes the music and Fumiyuki Gou (Overlord) is involved as sound director.
The manga series Blue Lock by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yuusuke Nomura has been published in “Weekly Shounen Magazine” since August 2018. So far, 15 volumes have been published in Japanese trade.
Blue Lock: Visual
Blue Lock: Plot
After the catastrophic defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Japan’s team is struggling to regroup. But what is missing? An absolute ace striker who can lead them to victory. The Japanese Football Association is determined to create a goal-hungry and victory-hungry striker who can be the decisive tool to turn a lost game around … and for that they have gathered 300 of Japan’s best and brightest youth players.
Who will lead the team… and will they be able to beat anyone who stands in their way with their muscles and ego?