The official web site for the tv anime adaptation of Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura‘s Blue Lock soccer manga started streaming a personality promotional video on Wednesday that highlights Meguru Bachira.
The web site streamed a video highlighting Yoichi Isagi final month.
The anime will premiere this 12 months, and 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 collection scripts, and the manga’s Kaneshiro is supervising the story. Yutaka Uemura (Saga of Tanya the Evil director) is the idea adviser. Masaru Shindō (Fruits Basket, Macross Delta, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) is the primary character designer and chief animation director, and Kenji Tanabe and Kento Toya are additionally character designers and chief animation administrators. Jun Murayama is composing the music.
Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English digitally and in print, and it describes the story:
After a disastrous defeat on the 2018 World Cup, Japan’s crew struggles to regroup. But what’s lacking? An absolute Ace Striker, who can information them to the win. The Japan Football Union is hell-bent on making a striker who hungers for targets and thirsts for victory, and who might be the decisive instrument in turning round a shedding match…and to take action, they’ve gathered 300 of Japan’s finest and brightest youth gamers. Who will emerge to guide the crew…and can they be capable to out-muscle and out-ego everybody who stands of their method?
Kaneshiro and Nomura launched the continuing manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in August 2018. The manga gained the Best Shōnen Manga award in Kodansha‘s forty fifth annual Manga Awards final 12 months.
Sources: Blue Lock anime’s web site, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web