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Blue Lock: Release Time, Date And Streaming Confirmed For New Anime

2022 has never been a better year for football/soccer anime fans. One of his most anticipated anime titles of the year, Blue Lock, is available to stream on Netflix but is only available outside the US and in select territories.

The Blue Rock manga series debuted in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine on August 1, 2018, and quickly became one of the most popular sports manga franchises since Haikyuu. The story of Blue Rock takes place after the 2018 Russia World Cup when Japan’s national soccer team finished 16th in the competition.

Blue Lock episode 1: Release date and time, where to watch, what to expect,  and more

Where Can I stream Blue Lock on Netflix?

In total, there are only 7 regions currently streaming episodes of Blue Lock every week on Netflix with episode 1 having arrived on October 9th:

  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand

The show is available on these countries’ Netflix with the original Japanese audio and a choice of subtitles, including English, Hindi, Malay, and Traditional Chinese, as per Unogs.

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Where can I stream Blue Lock in the US?

A subscription to Crunchyroll is required to watch Blue Lock in the United States and most countries worldwide (North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS).

No English dubbing is currently available, so episodes can be streamed in English subtitles and several other languages, including Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Arabic, Russian, and more. There’s no guarantee that Blue Lock will make it into Netflix’s US library, but given how popular the anime series becomes, fans will certainly demand it.

Blue Lock' Anime Releasing Weekly on Netflix in Select Asian Regions -  What's on Netflix

What Is The Blue Lock Anime About, How Many Episodes Are In Season 1, What Date And Time Will Episode 1 be Release On Crunchyroll?

Sports anime has seen a resurgence in recent years thanks to shows like Arashi, Birdie Wings: Golf Girls, Backflip, and Haikyuu. But starting today, with the premiere of Blue Lock, we have a new contender for the best sports anime of all time. maybe born. With a premise that feels like a crossover between Deadman Wonderland and Arashi, this football series has generated some serious hype in his community globally.

WHAT IS BLUE LOCK ABOUT?

Blue Rock is an upcoming sports-thriller anime series and an adaptation of Muneyuki Kinjo’s original manga series (Tensura, Encouragement to Climb, The Irregular at Magic High School S2) by Studio Eight Bit. The series tells the story of a Japanese football team that was embarrassed after its 16th-place finish at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

In need of a drastic plan, the Japan Football Association hires the enigmatic and slightly delusional Egojinpachi to find a new superstar forward for the team. His plan is known as Blue Rock. It’s a strategy to create the world’s most selfish striker by locking 300 young football talents in a prison-like facility and finding out who’s actually the top scorer in the country.

The winner will go on strike for the national team, but anyone who fails the test will be permanently banned from the sport. The main character, Yoichi Isaki, who was chosen as part of that, is a high school student who is certainly an excellent student but is haunted by the memories of his failure at the past school festival. He’s seizing the golden opportunity to become the country’s best striker, but can he break free from his demons and become the key to Japan’s Blue Rock?

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HOW MANY EPISODES ARE IN SEASON 1?

It has been confirmed via the official Japanese Blue Lock website that season 1 of the anime will consist of 24 total episodes.

The series will be aired over two consecutive cours, i.e., three-month programme blocks, meaning that Blue Lock will run from October through until March 2023.