The Blue Lock release date is in October 2022, the Fall 2022 anime season.
Blue Lock, the famous sports manga series, teased fans in 2021 about its upcoming anime adaptation by Studio 8bit in 2022. With the show’s announced launch date, new, thrilling teaser, and character visuals, it seems that the anime will be aired soon.
Blue lock released a trailer the previous year, previewing the anime’s character visuals and likely events in the series. Hyoma Chigiri, Rensuke Kuinigami, Yochi Isagi, Meguru Bachira, and their voice performers were also announced. On the other hand, Blue Lock’s official website revealed a new cast member and visuals for the upcoming series.
Blue Lock trailer and latest visual revealed
The Blue Lock anime presents a remarkable character visual and trailer with the character Shouei Barou in the spotlight. This latest trailer is the sixth released trailer in promotion of the upcoming anime, which was published alongside the visual on the official website for the Blue Lock anime.
Check out the trailer below:
The character featured in the trailer Shouei Barou is voiced by Suwabe Junichi (Aomine Daiki in Kuroko Basketball).
The playoffs have begun, and the starting lineups are finalized, but the upcoming soccer anime BLUE LOCK isn’t going slow with its fierce character highlights, as Shouei Barou takes to the field in a new photo.
The soccer anime is an adaptation of an award-winning manga by author Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrator Yusuke Nomura. The ongoing manga has been serialized since August 2018 in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine.
The Blue Lock anime story timeline begins in 2018 after the Japanese soccer team suffers defeat in the World Cup quarter-finals. To rectify and rebuild the Japanese reputation in the World Cup soccer community, the Japan Football Union hires Ego Jinpachi, who rounds up three hundred of the best young soccer players in Japan. They go through rigorous training in a state-of-the-art training facility to produce the best striker in Japan. Yoichi Isagi is determined to rise to the challenge and become the best striker in the nation.
The anime series production will be handled by Eight Bit studio, while Tetsuaki Watanabe will take the directing of the anime. The script and series composition is credited to Taku Kishimoto, while Jun Murayama provides the Music composition.
The main cast and their voice actors are as follows:
- Kazuki Ura will voice Yoichi Isagi
- Soma Saito will voice Hyōma Chigiri
- Tasuku Kaito will voice Meguru Bachira
- Yuuki Ono will voice Rensuke Kunigami
- Shuugo Nakamura will voice Gin Gagamaru
- Masatomo Nakazawa will voice Wataru Kuon
- Ryuunosuke Watanuki will voice Okuhito Iemon
- Kenichi Suzumura will voice Ryousuke Kira
- Daishi Kajita will voice Asahi Naruhaya
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka will voice Jingo Raichi
- Hiroshi Kamiya will voice Jinpachi Ego
- Eri Yukimura will voice Anri Teieri
Blue Lock English dub release date and plot summary
As previously mentioned, the Blue Lock anime release date has been confirmed for the fall of 2022, in October precisely. The Blue Lock English Dub will be available on the Crunchyroll streaming platform across the globe in America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, Central America, South America, the Middle East, and CIS. The exact Blue Lock dub release date hasn’t been announced yet.
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