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Blue Lock Manga Gets English Print Release

Kodansha USA has announced that the favorite soccer manga Blue Lock is getting its English print release, with volume 1 scheduled to near in Summer season 2022! It’ll be distributed by Penguin Random Home. The manga written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro (As the Gods Will: The Second Sequence) and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura (Dolly Slay Slay) has been serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Journal (identical as Fire Power, Edens Zero, etc.) since August 2018, and followers possess been looking at for an English print release. Test out the quilt of volume 1:

The sequence gained Simplest Shonen at the 45th Kodansha Manga Awards in 2021, an award that used to be previously gained by Tokyo Revengers in 2020. As well to, it’s a manga which the creator of Attack on Titan Hajime Isayama commended as one everyone would possibly most likely aloof study. It is most likely you’ll perchance study the preview of chapter 1 without cost, and Kodansha describes the story:

After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Japan’s group struggles to regroup. Nonetheless what’s missing? An absolute Ace Striker, who can recordsdata them to the plan shut! The Soccer Association is hell-bent on creating a striker who hungers for desires and thirsts for victory, and who will most likely be the decisive instrument in turning around a losing match … To get so, they’ve gathered 300 of Japan’s easiest and brightest early life avid gamers. Who will emerge to steer the group … and would possibly most likely aloof they be ready to out-muscle and out-ego everyone who stands of their manner?

Moreover the English print release of the manga, Blue Lock is also getting an anime adaptation in 2022. Studio 8-Bit (TensuraStars Align) is responsible of the production, with Tetsuaki Watanabe as director.

Supply: Kodansha, Press Open

© 金城 宗幸 (原著), ノ村 優介 (著) / KODANSHA 講談社

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