Exciting news for fans of the Blue Lock anime! The highly anticipated second season is set to premiere in Fall 2024 (October-December) in Japan. This announcement comes hot on the heels of the release of the spin-off film, Blue Lock: Episode Nagi.

Production Team and Staff

  • Director: Tetsuaki Watanabe (Powerful Pro YakyÅ« Powerful Kōkō-hen)
  • Scriptwriter and Supervisor: Taku Kishimoto (Haikyuu!!, Silver Spoon, Fruits Basket (2019))
  • Conceptual Designs: Yutaka Uemura (Youjo Senki)
  • Character Designs and Animation Direction: Masaru Shindou (Fruits Basket, Macross Delta, Oregairu)

Blue Lock Synopsis

The storyline kicks off with Japan's disappointing exit from the 2018 FIFA World Cup. To remedy this, the Japan Football Union initiates an ambitious training program aimed at nurturing elite high school talent. The protagonist, Isagi Yoichi, is among the chosen few to join this demanding regime at the "Blue Lock" facility under the strict guidance of Coach Ego Jinpachi.

Isagi's journey begins after a critical failure to secure his team's spot in the Nationals, highlighting his hesitation to take decisive actions. At Blue Lock, he faces intense challenges designed to create the world's most talented and selfish striker, breaking free from Japan's footballing mediocrity.

The official site confirms that the manga, penned by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura, has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine since August 2018. The first anime season, consisting of twenty-four episodes, premiered in Fall 2022, followed by the film Blue Lock: Episode Nagi in April of this year.

With the second season on the horizon, anticipation is building among fans. If you haven't caught up yet, now's the perfect time to dive into the series and experience the thrilling world of Blue Lock.

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Source: Comic Natalie

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