On the official site for the manga series written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yuusuke Nomura, Blue Lock, the cover of the eleventh compilation volume was revealed, which will be released in Japan on October 16.
Kaneshiro and Nomura have been publishing the manga in Kodansha publisher's Weekly Shonen Magazine since August 2018. The publisher published the ninth compiled volume on May 15, and the tenth on August 17. The work reached 1.3 million copies in circulation in May.
Blue Lock Synopsis
The story begins with the elimination of the Japan National Team from the 2018 FIFA Soccer World Cup, prompting the Japan Soccer Union to initiate a training program to prepare a team of high school students who will participate in the 2022 World Cup. Isagi Yoichi, a forward, receives an invitation to join this program shortly after his team misses an opportunity to participate in Nationals, due to passing the ball to his less skillful teammate, who obviously He missed the shot, denoting Isagi's cowardice by not daring to finish the play himself. His coach will be Ego Jinpachi, who intends to put an end to the idea of “weak Japan in soccer” by applying a new training regimen radical: isolating 300 young strikers in a prison-like institution called "Blue Lock," and subjecting them to rigorous training that will create "the world's greatest, most talented, and selfish forward. world".
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