Blue Lock, one of Japan’s most popular soccer comics by Kaneshiro and Nomura, was originally published in 2018. The manga won the acclaimed Kodansha Manga Award for the Shonen Category in 2021 because of its engaging plot and inspiring characters.
Fans who have been clamoring for an anime adaptation of the franchise ever since can finally relax and sleep in peace as that dream is finally coming to fruition. Read further to know more about the Blue Lock anime and its production details.
Cast and Crew Details of Blue Lock Anime
The cast of Blue Lock anime includes
- Tasuku Kaito as Meguru Bachira
- Kazuki Ura as Yoichi Isagi
- Rensuke Kunigami as Yūki Ono
- Sōma Saitō as Hyōma Chigiri
Director: Tetsuaki Watanabe
Assistant Director: Shinsuke
Blue Lock Anime Release Date
While there has been no announcement of the official release date, many reliable sources speculate that it is highly likely that the anime will be released somewhere around 2022. Some people even claim that it will be released in the Summer 2022 Season.
Plot of Blue Lock
The Japanese national team placed 16th in the FIFA World Cup in 2018. As a response, the Japanese Football Union decided to construct a facility known as Blue Lock to train players to lead Japan to a World Cup triumph.
However, there was a strict clndition: disqualified players would never be allowed to play for Japan again. Yoichi Isagi, an obscure high school student, joins the program in the hopes of becoming the finest player on the planet.