On the official Twitter account the anime adaptation of »Blue Lock« was released today and announced that it will be broadcast on Japanese television from October 2022. You can check out a new trailer and visual later in this article.
Anime is created at 8bit
»Blue Lock« is being produced at Studio 8bit and directed by Tetsuaki Watanabe (»Powerful Pro Yakyuu«). Taku Kishimoto (»Ranking of Kings«) wrote the script and took over the series composition, while Jun Murayama (ending theme »Re-Main«) composed the music.
The main roles will include Kazuki Ura (Shouta Doi in »World’s End Harem«) as Yoichi Isagi and Tasuku Kaito (Kohaku Oukawa in »Ensemble Stars!!«) as Meguru Bachira. We have tabulated the full Japanese cast below.
»Blue Lock« adapts the manga series of the same name by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yuusuke Nomura, which has been published in »Weekly Shounen Magazine« since August 2018. In Germany, the work has been published by KAZÉ Manga since November 2021 with a German translation.
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Japanese voice cast:
|Yoichi Isagi||Kazuki Ura (Shouta Doi, World’s End Harem)|
|Meguru Bachira||Tasuku Kaito (Kohaku Oukawa, Ensemble Stars!!: Road to Show!!)|
|Rensuke Kunigami||Yuuki Ono (Louis, Beastars)|
|Hyouma Chigiri||Souma Saitou (William James Moriarty, Moriarty the Patriot)|
|Wataru Kuon||Masatomo Nakazawa (Clear, DRAMAtical Murder)|
|Jingo Raichi||Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kazuto Kirigaya, Sword Art Online)|
|Yuudai Imamura||Shouya Chiba (Kiyotaka Ayanokouji, Classroom of the Elite)|
|Gin Gagamaru||Shuugo Nakamura (Tomoki Takashima, Outburst Dreamer Boys)|
|Asahi Naruhaya||Daishi Kajita (Rael Kertia, Noblesse)|
|Okuhito Lemon||Ryuunosuke Watanuki (Matsuo, Mob Psycho 100)|
|Gurimu Igarashi||Aoi Ichikawa (Seiya Takehaya, Tsurune)|
|Ryousuke Kira||Kenichi Suzumura (Sougo Okita, Gintama)|
|Jinpachi Ego||Hiroshi Kamiya (Koyomi Araragi, Monogatari Series)|
|Anri Teieri||Eri Yukimura (Cayna, In the Land of Leadale)|
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