Kodoani.com – Official website for anime adaptations of manga Blue Lock of Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura began streaming a character promo video highlighting Rensuke Kunigami on Wednesday. In the video, Kunigami vows to become a “superhero” through soccer.
The site streamed an informative video about Meguru Bachira and Yoichi Isagi last month.
The anime will premiere this year and the stars:
Tasuku Kaito as Meguru Bachira
Kazuki Ura as Yoichi Isagi
Yūki Ono as Rensuke Kunigami
Sōma Saitō as Hyōma Chigiri
Tetsuaki Watanabe (Powerful Pro Yakyū Powerful Kōkō-hen) is directing the anime at 8-Bit with Shunsuke Ishikawa as assistant director. Taku Kishimoto (Haikyu!!, Silver Spoon, 2019 Fruits Basket) is supervising and writing the series scripts, and the manga’s Kaneshiro is overseeing the story.
Yutaka Uemura is the concept consultant. Masaru Shindō is the main character designer and chief animation director, and Kenji Tanabe and Kento Toya are also the main character designers and animation directors. Jun Murayama is composing music.
After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, the Japanese team struggled to reunite. But what is missing? An absolute striker who can guide them to victory. The Japan Football Federation is desperate to create a striker who is hungry for goals and hungry for victory, and who can be the decisive tool in turning a losing streak… and in doing so, they gathered 300 of Japan’s best players. and the brightest young players. Who will emerge to lead the team… and will they be able to overcome the muscle and eliminate the egos of all who stand in their way?
Kaneshiro and Nomura launched the ongoing series in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in August 2018.
The series won the Best Manga Series award during the 45th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards last year.
A spin-off manga about Seishirō Nagi’s past will launch in the July issue of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine on June 9.