'Blue Lock' manga series exceeds 4 million copies in circulation

Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: May 17, 2021 at 2:08 PM PHT (GMT+8)

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The official YouTube channel of Kodansha's Shonen Magazine has revealed on Monday the fourth promotional video for the release of the 14th volume of Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura's "Blue Lock" manga series. Along with the PV is the announcement of the manga exceeding 4 million copies in circulation worldwide.

The Blue Lock sports manga series written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and illustrated by Yuusuke Nomura has been serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine since August 2018 and has been collected in 7 tankōbon volumes.

The manga follows Yoichi Isagi, a second-year student and his team's young forward who lost the opportunity to go to the national high school championships because he passed to his teammate who missed instead of shooting himself. Isagi is one of 300 U-18 strikers chosen by Jinpachi Ego, a man who was hired by the Japan Football Association after the 2018 FIFA World Cup, to guide Japan to winning the World Cup by destroying Japanese football. Ego's plan is to isolate the 300 strikers into a prison-like institution called "Blue Lock", in order to create the world's biggest "egotist"/striker, which has been lacking in Japanese football. The manga is

Source: Kodansha's Shonen Magazine Official YouTube Channel

📷 (c)Muneyuki Kaneshiro, Yūsuke Nomura/KODANSHA, Blue Lock

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