From the TV anime “Blue Lock” (broadcast in 2022), the character visual of the protagonist Isagi Yoichi (voice: Ura Kazuki) “Visual of Egoist ― Isagi Yoichi” has been revealed.
“Blue Lock” is a football comic written by Kaneshiro Muneyuki and illustrated by Nomura Yusuke, which is currently serialized in “Weekly Shonen Magazine”. It has sold over 5.3 million copies in circulation and won “The 45th Kodansha Manga Award in The Shonen Category”.
The story follows the protagonist Isagi Yoichi, who is a nameless forward in high school but has a dream of becoming an ace striker of the Japanese team and winning the World Cup, participating in the project called “Blue Lock”, which was founded by the Japanese Football Union to train strikers that can lead Japan to a victory in the World Cup.
The character visual of Isagi Yoichi “Visual of Egoist ― Isagi Yoichi” has been revealed. The visual shows honesty of the protagonist, who decided to participate in the “Blue Lock” project to change his life, and his inner egoism.
“Blue Lock” is set to premiere in 2022.
◆ Introduction Only the most egoistic person in the world is entitled to be the best striker in the world.
The Japanese Football Union set up a project to train strikers that can lead Japan to a victory in the World Cup.
The project is called “Blue Lock”.
300 high school students have been assembled. Their positions are all FW.
Who will be the striker that achieves a revolution in the Japanese football community by sacrificing the football life of the 299 players──?
──The hottest and maddest football anime is now beginning.
Premiere in 2022.
Original Writer: Kaneshiro Muneyuki / Original Illustrator: Nomura Yusuke (Serialized in Kodansha “Weekly Shonen Magazine”)
Director: Watanabe Tetsuaki
Assistant Director: Ishikawa Shunsuke
Series Composition: Kishimoto Taku
Story Supervision: Kaneshiro Muneyuki
Concept Advice: Uemura Yutaka
Main Character Design / Chief Animation Director: Shindo Yu
Character Design / Chief Animation Director: Tanabe Kenji, Toya Kento
Chief Action Director: Toshima Hisashi
Action Director: Sakamoto Hiromi
Prop Design: Toshima Hisashi, Nakajima Yuri, Okitsu Kaori
Animation Special Effects: Akane
Color Design: Komatsu Sakura
Art Setting: Sugiyama Shinji
Art Director: Takagi Sawako
Background Art: Studio Wyeth
Director of Photography: Asagi Yasuhiro
3DCG Director: Hirosawa Norimitsu
3DCG: Aura Studio
Visual Concept: Yamashita Toshiyuki (Hyperbole)
Special Effects Processing: Yamashita Toshiyuki, Mitsuzumi Rina
2DCG Monitor Graphics: Asano Keiichi (emitai)
Editing: Hasegawa Mai (Editz)
Sound Director: Go Fumiyuki
Sound Production: Bit Grooove Promotion
Animation Producer: Hirano Tsuyoshi
Animation Production: 8 bit
Isagi Yoichi: Ura Kazuki
Bachira Meguru: Kaito Tasuku
Kunigami Rensuke: Ono Yuki
Chigiri Hyoma: Saito Soma
(C)Kaneshiro Muneyuki, Nomura Yusuke, Kodansha / “Blue Lock” Production Committee