The announcement of the anime adaptation of Muneyuki Kaneshiro’s Blue Lock series surely excites fans. However, the…
Blue Lock is a sports-themed manga series written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura. The series started its publication in August 2018 in Kodansha’s Shonen Weekly Magazine. Since its serialization, the manga series already garnered 18 volumes. In late 2021, an anime adaptation of Blue Lock has been announced, which is slated to release in 2022.
The story follows Isagi Yoichu, a forward of a football team who received an invitation to join a radical new training and placed in a prison-like institution called “Blue Lock”, where 300 young forward were isolated to undergo a rigorious training aimed to creating the world’s greatest egotist stiker. This program will be supervised by Ego Jinpachi, who also acts as the coach of the team.