BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi- Premieres on April 19

    Yet another Spring 2024 anime.

    The official website of BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi- revealed that the anime film will premiere in theaters on April 19. The website also released a new key visual for the upcoming film. 

    Kodansha initially began serializing the manga in 2018. Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura’s series focuses on the Japanese Football (Soccer) Team trying to become the best in the world after finishing sixteenth in the 2018 World Cup. The anime adaptation is available on Crunchyroll, and the manga is available on Kodansha’s website.

    BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi- Airing in April

    BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi- Key Visual

    The official website for the BLUELOCK series officially confirmed that the -Episode Nagi- film will premiere on April 19, 2024. The upcoming movie will focus on the titular character Nagi Seishiro. Seishiro participates in the Japanese Football team’s BLUELOCK regiment, a training program designed to create the world’s greatest striker. The movie will also focus on Reo Mikage, another participant in the program who introduced Nagi to the sport.

    The cast of the series is as follows:

    • Nobunaga Shimazaki as Seishirō Nagi
    • Yūma Uchida as Reo Mikage
    • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Zantetsu Tsurugi
    • Kazuki Ura as Yoichi Isagi
    • Tasuku Kaito as Meguru Bachira
    • Yūki Ono as Rensuke Kunigami
    • Sōma Saitō as Hyōma Chigiri
    • Kouki Uchiyama as Rin Itoshi
    • Hiroshi Kamiya as Jinpachi Ego
    • Subaru Kimura as Ryō Nameoka

    Kodansha describes the original series as follows:

    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 Japan Football Union 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…and 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?

    Lastly, BLUELOCK Episode Nagi will premiere in Japanese theaters on April 19, 2024.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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