Kodoani.com – The June issue of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shounen Magazine revealed on Monday that creator Kōta Sannomiya (Tesla Note) will draw a spin-off manga. Blue Lock by Yusuke Nomura.
The manga will launch in the July issue on June 9. The story will focus on Seishirō Nagi before he enters the Blue Lock facility..
Kaneshiro and Nomura launched the manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in August 2018. Kodansha published the manga’s 18th compiled book volume on March 17 and will publish the 19th volume on May 17. The story has been printed more than 4.5 million copies. The manga won the Best Manga Shounen award during the 45th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards last year.
The manga is adapting a television anime that will premiere in 2022.