The preview images for episode 9 of Blue Lock were revealed on Wednesday. Episode 9 will air on Saturday, December 3. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime with English subtitles.
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Blue Lock is emerging as one of the best anime this season. Despite mainly ranking middle-of-the-pack in the polls due to the stacked Fall 2022 season lineup, Blue Lock is still bringing its own form of excitement each week. Adding intense soccer moments with incredible animation and detailed artwork only adds to the allure that Blue Lock brings to the table. And now this week in episode 9 of Blue Lock, it looks like Bachira’s big moment is coming up!
Blue Lock is an anime adaptation of the original manga series written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura which began publishing in 2018 under Weekly Shonen Magazine. Blue Lock is directed by Tetsuaki Watanabe and is animated by studio 8bit. Taku Kishimoto is in charge of the series composition and script. Kenji Tanabe and Kento Toya will handle the character designs. Jun Murayama will produce the soundtrack.
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Blue Lock Synopsis
Blue Lock is a direct adaptation of the manga that Kodansha Comics describes as:
After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Japan’s team struggles to regroup. But what’s missing? An absolute Ace Striker, who can guide them to the win. The Japan Football Union is hell-bent on creating a striker who hungers for goals and thirsts for victory, and who can be the decisive instrument in turning around a losing match…and to do so, they’ve gathered 300 of Japan’s best and brightest youth players. Who will emerge to lead the team…and will they be able to out-muscle and out-ego everyone who stands in their way?
Source: Official Website
©Muneyuki Kaneshiro, Yusuke Nomura, Kodansha/”Blue Lock” Production Committee