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Blue Lock Season 2 Reveals October 5 Premiere Date, Two New Cast Members and Episode Count

BLUE LOCK Season 2 has revealed an October 5 premiere date, along with two additional cast members and the episode count. Satoshi Hino will voice Oliver Aiku, while Akihisa Wakayama will voice Shuto Sendo. The anime will run for 14 episodes, with studio 8bit again animating.

The two characters were both featured on the BLUE LOCK manga covers. Oliver was there for volume 16, while Sendo got volume 27.

Studio 8bit animated the first BLUE LOCK season, which in October last year and ran for 2 cours. The main cast of Blue Lock anime includes Soma Saito (Hyoma Chigiri), Kazuki Ura (Yoichi Isagi), Yuki Ono (Rensuke Kunigami), and Tasuku Kaito (Meguru Bachira). The new cast members which were announced so far for BLUE LOCK Season 2 are:

  • Yuichi Nakamura as Shido Ryusei
  • Makoto Furukawa as Karasu Tabito
  • Kengo Kawanishi as Kageya Otoyo
  • Takuya Eguchi as Yu Yukimiya Kenyu
  • Hiro Shimono as Julian Loki
  • Shinichiro Kamio as Leonardo Luna
  • Eiji Mikami as Yo Hiori
  • Kakeru Hatano as Nijiro Nanase

You can hear most of them in the recently revealed teaser video.

The anime is based on a manga written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura. Kodansha is publishing the manga in English, and they describe the story:
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 Football Association 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 … 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?

In addition to the 2nd TV anime season, the BLUE LOCK – EPISODE Nagi movie premiered in Japan on April 19. It adapts the spin-off manga of the same name, which has art by Kota Sannomiya. Crunchyroll is bringing it to North America starting on June 28.

Source: Official Website
©Muneyuki Kaneshiro, Yusuke Nomura, Kodansha/”Blue Lock” Production Committee

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