The official website of Blue Lock anime began streaming a character video for Team X member Shouei Barou, revealing that Junichi Suwabe will be joining the cast to voice the character.
A character visual was also released for Barou.
The anime had previously streamed character PV’s for Kunigami Rensuke, Yoichi Isagi, and Bachira Meguru of the Blue Lock Eleven.
The previously announced cast for the anime include;
- Yoichi Isagi as Ura Kazuki
- Hyōma Chigiri as Saitō Sōma
- Meguru Bachira as Kaito Tasuku
- Rensuke Kunigami as Ono Yūki
- Masatomo Nakazawa as Wataru Kuon
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Jingo Raichi
- Shoya Chiba as Yudai Imamura
- Shugo Nakamura as Gin Gagamaru
- Daishi Kajita as Asahi Naruhaya
- Ryunosuke Watanuki as Okuhito Iemon
- Aoi Ichikawa as Gurimu Igarashi
- Kenichi Suzumura as Ryosuke Kira
- Eri Yukimura as Anri Teieri
Blue Lock anime is set to air in Japan on October 2022. It will be broadcast on TV Asahi’s NUMAnimation programming block.
The manga’s anime adaptation is being done by Eight Bit studio and directed by Tetsuaki Watanabe with Shunsuke Ishikawa serving as assistant director. Music will be provided by Jun Murayama, Taku Kishimoto is handling series composition and the script, Masaru Shindō is providing the main character designs and serve as chief animation director, and Hisashi Tojima serving as the chief action director.
Blue Lock is a Japanese manga series written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yusuke Nomura. It has been serialized in Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine since August 2018. A spin-off manga focusing on Seishiro Nagi has also started serialization in the July issue of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine.
Blue Lock won the 45th Kodansha Manga Award in the shōnen category in 2021.
Source: Official website of Blue Lock anime