The official site for the television anime of Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura‘s Blue Lock soccer manga posted a persona promotional video that highlights Hyōma Chigiri on Wednesday. Sōma Saitō voices this participant whose cool and picked up demeanor and mysterious environment belies earlier trauma.

Blue Lock Soccer Anime's Character Video Highlights Hyōma Chigiri

The web site streamed a video highlighting Meguru Bachira in January, Yoichi Isagi in February, and Rensuke Kunigami in March.

The anime will premiere this yr, and stars:

  • Tasuku Kaito as Meguru Bachira
  • Kazuki Ura as Yoichi Isagi
  • Yūki Ono as Rensuke Kunigami
  • Sōma Saitō as Hyōma Chigiri

Blue Lock Soccer Anime's Character Video Highlights 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 sequence scripts, and the manga’s Kaneshiro is supervising the story. Yutaka Uemura (Saga of Tanya the Evil director) is the concept adviser. Masaru Shindō (Fruits Basket, Macross Delta, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) is the first character designer and chief animation director, and Kenji Tanabe and Kento Toya are moreover character designers and chief animation directors. Jun Murayama is composing the music.

Blue Lock Soccer Anime's Character Video Highlights Hyōma ChigiriKodansha 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 missing? An absolute Ace Striker, who can data them to the win. The Japan Football Union is hell-bent on making a striker who hungers for aims and thirsts for victory, and who may very well be the decisive instrument in turning spherical a dropping match…and to take motion, they’ve gathered 300 of Japan’s best and brightest youth players. Who will emerge to steer the crew…and might they be able to out-muscle and out-ego everyone who stands of their means?

Kaneshiro and Nomura launched the persevering with manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in August 2018. The manga gained the Best Shōnen Manga award in Kodansha‘s forty fifth annual Manga Awards last yr. A spinoff manga about Seishirō Nagi’s earlier will launch throughout the July drawback of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine on June 9.

Sources: Blue Lock anime’s website, Comic Natalie