Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yusuke Nomura’s “Blue Lock” will be adapted into a TV anime in 2022, starring Nozomi Urawa, Kaito Tsubasa, Yuki Ono, and Souma Saitou. “Blue Lock” is currently being serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine with up to 14 volumes in print, with the latest volume #15 scheduled for release on 17th August 2021.

The official summary from Kodansha states:

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?