The Blue Lock anime began its second run earlier today with a new episode and a new opening theme, “Judgement” by ASH DA HERO. The new opening video was also revealed:
Studio 8bit animated the series, which premiered in October of this year. The second course will focus onSecond selectiona rainbow; the key preview for the new arc was revealed in December 2022. The main cast ofBlue lockthe anime features Soma Saito (Hyoma Chigiri), Kazuki Ura (Yoichi Isagi), Yuki Ono (Rensuke Kunigami), and Tasuku Kaito (Meguru Bachira).
The anime is based on a manga written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura.Kodanshapublished the manga in English and described the plot as:
After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Team Japan is struggling to regroup. But what is missing? An absolute Ace Striker who can guide them to victory! The Football Association is determined to produce a striker who is hungry for goals and hungry for victory, and who can be the decisive tool to turn a lost game around… To do this, they have assembled 300 of the best and brightest youngsters players of Japan. Who will emerge to lead the team… and will they be able to overcome their brawn and egos against anyone who stands in their way?
©Muneyuki Kaneshiro, Yusuke Nomura, Kodansha Production Committee/Blue Lock