Following the airing of the twenty-fourth and final episode, a second season of the anime adaptation of the manga penned by will be in production Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura, Blue Castle. Also, the spin-off manga is from Kouta Sannomija, Blue Castle: Follow Nagiwill be adapted into an anime in the form of a movie. However, no release date has been announced for either of these two new projects.

On the other hand, Kaneshiro and Nomura publish the manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine from the publisher kodansha since August 2018. The work has already exceeded 5 million cumulative copies in circulation and reached the “Best Shonen Manga Award' in the forty-fifth edition of the Kodansha Manga Awards.

production team

  • tetsuaki watanabe (Powerful Pro YakyÅ« Powerful Kōkō-hen) is responsible for directing the anime at the studios 8 bits (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken), supported by Shunsuke Ishikawa.
  • Taku Kishimoto (Haikyuu!!, Silver Spoon, Fruit Basket (2019)) is responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
  • Yutaka Uemura (Youjo Senki) is responsible for the conceptual design Masaru Shindo (Fruit Basket, Macross Delta, Oregauru) is responsible for character design and animation direction, with support from Kenji Tanabe And Kento Toya.

Blue Lock summary

The story begins with the Japanese national team's elimination from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, prompting the Japan Football Union to start a training program to prepare a team of high school students to compete in the 2022 World Cup, and the forward receives an invitation to participate in this program shortly after his team missed a chance to participate in the Nationals because he passed the ball to his less experienced teammate who obviously missed the shot, indicating Isagi's cowardice in not daring, to get to the finish the piece itself.

Her coach will be Ego Jinpachi, who aims to demolish the idea of ​​"weak Japan in football" with a radical new training schedule: isolating 300 young strikers in a prison-like facility dubbed "Blue Lock" and subjecting them to a rigorous training regimen that calls "the... greatest, most talented and most selfish striker in the world".

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