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'Blue Lock 2nd Season' Unveils Additional Pair of Cast, Main Staff, Fall 2024 Premiere

May 30, 10:47 AM
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Aug 2019
The official website of the Blue Lock 2nd Season television anime unveiled two additional cast members, the main staff, and a teaser visual (pictured) on Thursday. The television anime is scheduled to premiere in October 2024.

Eiji Mikami and Kakeru Hatano are joining the cast as You Hiori and Nijiro Nanase, respectively.

Chief Director: Yuuji Haibara (Tensura Nikki: Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken director) NEW
Director: Shintarou Inokawa (Blame!) NEW
Series Composition, Script: Taku Kishimoto (Bucchigiri?!)
Story Composition: Muneyuki Kaneshiro (Blue Lock)
Character Design: Kenji Tanabe (Chiyu Mahou no Machigatta Tsukaikata)
Chief Animation Director: Kenji Tanabe, Tomoko Mori (Ushio to Tora (TV)), Sorato Shimizu (Kyuujitsu no Warumono-san)
Action Director: Tadayoshi Okimura NEW
Chief 3D Layout: Mio Sakuma NEW
Prop Design, Costume Design: Tomoko Mori NEW, Kaho Iida NEW
Special Effects: Akane (Blue Lock: Episode Nagi)
Color Design: Sakura Komatsu (Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Raihousha-hen)
Art Design: Mio Sakuma NEW
Art Director: Masakazu Miyake (Mushoku Tensei: Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu) NEW
Background Art: Creative Freaks
Director of Photography: Yasuhiro Asagi (Gleipnir)
Photography: Chiptune
3DCG Director: Tomoki Yamashita NEW, Yuuji Haibara (Tensura Nikki: Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken) NEW
3DCG Chief Animator: Norimitsu Hirosawa NEW
3DCG: Aura Studio
Special Compositing, Graphic Work: Yuuji Haibara (Synduality: Noir) NEW
Special Effects Processing: Kanako Yamada NEW
Editing: Mai Hasegawa (Editz) (Majo to Yajuu)
Sound Director: Fumiyuki Gou (Kaijuu 8-gou)
Sound Production: Bit grooove promotion
Music: Jun Murayama (Blue Lock)
Producer: Ryouya Arisawa (Kouya no Kotobuki Hikoutai), Naoya Satou (Orient), Yusuke Kawakatsu (Blue Lock: Episode Nagi), Hiroshi Yanai (Taisou Zamurai)
Animation Producer: Hidenori Kosuge (Shy)
Studio: 8bit

Note: New staff and staff with new roles for the anime series are denoted with the legend NEW.

Blue Lock adapts Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yuusuke Nomura's soccer manga, which began in Weekly Shounen Magazine in August 2018. Kodansha published the 29th volume on May 16.

Kaneshiro and Kouta Sannomiya began serializing the Blue Lock: Episode Nagi spin-off manga focused on Seishirou Nagi in Bessatsu Shounen Magazine in June 2022. Kodansha shipped the fourth volume on April 17.

Kodansha USA licensed both the manga and spin-off in January 2021 and October 2023, respectively. The 25th volume of the original manga went on sale on May 7, and the first volume of the spin-off is set to release on October 15.

Source: animate Times
Hyperion_PSMay 30, 11:14 AM
May 30, 12:47 PM

Jan 2009
im not expecting improvements on the quality given that they just release a mid movie so another tight production schedule and i heard its another 2 cour again

but at least it has a dedicated action director now though so that may help on some sakuga scenes
May 30, 2:08 PM

Feb 2021
I also hope for 24 episodes!!
Jun 5, 8:54 AM

Aug 2010
I forgot how close the new season is.
Bum Bum Dum Dum

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