BLUE LOCK has officially ended its 1st season in Japan, and season 2 has already been officially confirmed. Yuichi Nakamura was cast as Shido Ryusei, and you can watch the announcement trailer below:
The announcement visual featuring Isagi Yoichi
The new cast members include:
- 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
BLUE LOCK Movie – EPISODE Nagi
In addition to the 2nd TV anime season, a movie focusing on Nagi Seishiro’s point of view in the BLUE LOCK project has been announced. It will adapt the spin-off manga of the same name, which has art by Kota Sannomiya.
Studio 8bit is animating the series that premiered in October last year. 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 anime is based on a manga written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura. Kodansha is publishing the manga in English and describes the plot 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 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?
Source: Official Twitter
©Muneyuki Kaneshiro, Yusuke Nomura, Kodansha/”Blue Lock” Production Committee