Blue Lock Manga English Print Release Announced for 2022

Image Source: Kodansha USA

Kodansha USA announced football manga Blue Lock will receive an English print release later this Summer. It will be distributed by Penguin Random House. The release will coincide with the anime adaptation which is scheduled for 2022. Eight Bit Animation Studio will be in charge of the animation production. 

Written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura, the manga is currently available digitally in English on a volume by volume basis. Bookwalker, comiXology, Apple Books, Google Play, Nook, Kobo, izeno, MyAnimeList and others are carrying the title. 

Kodansha USA describes the series as: 

After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Japan’s team struggles to regroup. But what’s missing? An absolute Ace Striker, who can guide them to the win! The Football Association is hell-bent on creating a striker who hungers for goals and thirsts for victory, and who can be the decisive instrument in turning around a losing match … To do so, they’ve gathered 300 of Japan’s best and brightest youth players. Who will emerge to lead the team … and will they be able to out-muscle and out-ego everyone who stands in their way?

Image Source: Kodansha USA

Source: press release

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