The final episode of season 1 ended with a major cliffhanger that made fans furiously excited for the next season. Blue Lock anime which has been reigning in the sports genre is set to have its season 2 sooner than fans think.
The anticipated sports anime has many fans waiting for its announcement since the final episode of its first season.
Blue Lock gained the attention of a lot of viewers since its release in 2022. With a total of 24 episodes for season 1, fans hope to see more from the characters of the series.
On March 26, an official announcement regarding the confirmation of the series’ season two and upcoming film through the Twitter account and the official page was released.
Blue Lock Season 2 Release Date
Though no official release date for Blue Lock season 2 has been announced, a Twitter account known to leak huge anticipated anime news revealed its possible release date.
Sugoi LITE shared via Twitter that both the upcoming film of Blue Lock and its season 2 will arrive in 2024.
However, with the release of the film adaptation by mid or late 2024. There is a huge chance Blue Lock’s season 2 will follow it up no later than 2025.
The official website and Twitter account has yet to announce the official release date.
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What to Expect in Season 2 and Its Film Adaptation
Blue Lock is game-changer sports anime. Instead of highlighting the importance of camaraderie, the series focuses on the influence of individualism in the development of the characters.
Season 2 of the series will continue right where the first season ends. Yoichi Isagi’s journey to becoming the world’s best striker is far from over.
Fans can expect the upcoming season to dive much deeper into the egotistic personality of Yoichi Isagi which will serve as his stepping stone in conquering the world of soccer.
He is now more determined to surpass any challenges that may come his way. This means even if he is forced to gravely crush his opponents in the field.
Fans will witness a more intense, passionate, and egotistic version of Isagi whose focus is on himself and his future career alone.
Furthermore, new cast members will also join the series’ upcoming season. Hence, more thrilling soccer moments, individual skills and abilities, and their own stories will be introduced to make the plot more engaging for the fans.
On one hand, the film adaptation of Blue Lock is a spin-off of the series. Its story will center on Nagi Seishirou’s life before being part of the Blue Lock Program.
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Blue Lock Season 2 New Cast Members
Following the confirmation of the film adaptation and season 2 of the series. Blue Lock’s official page shared the following cast members who will join the series:
- Yuichi Nakamura will voice Ryusei Shido
- Makoto Furukawa will voice Tabito Karasu
- Kengo Kawanishi will voice Eita Otoya
- Takuya Eguchi will voice Kenyu Yukimiya
- Hiro Shimono will voice Julian Loki
- Shinichiro Kamio will voice Leonardo Luna
Who Will Animate Blue Lock Season 2?
The exceptional animation of Blue Lock season 1 under 8bit has caught the attention of many viewers. It is no doubt that its animation greatly encouraged a lot of fans to watch the series.
No official announcement regarding the studio in charge of animating the series’ second season has been announced.
However, many fans believed that Studio 8bit will still handle the production since it was the one in charge during its first season.
8bit is also the company behind other popular animes, such as That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime and the four seasons of Encouragement of Climb.
Sources: Twitter and Sugui LITE