The film BLUE LOCK -EPISODE NAGI- announces its Release Date

Patrick John

8/18/20232 min read

The movie BLUE LOCK (Episode Nagi) officially kicks off and discloses its long-awaited release date, in addition to many facts about its production! It was first announced at the end of March 2023, following the spectacular finale of the first season of the anime BLUE LOCK.

The character of Seishiro Nagi will be the major subject of this feature film, which is still being made by the animation studio Eight Bit. He will particularly remember him from the beginning of the Blue Lock program, when he and Mikage Reo were both on the V team. As a result, we will be able to learn more about his development from his encounter with Reo through his conflict with Isagi Yoichi.

All the elements that contributed to the popularity of season 1 of the main series—explosiveness, pride, extreme individuality, and epic action scenes—are present in this movie, which will be shown on giant screens in Japan at the start of the next year. the chance to remember that season 2 of the anime BLUE LOCK is still being made and that it will closely follow the previous season's events. Therefore, you don't need to have seen the movie to understand it.

The Japanese spring of 2024 is set aside for the premiere of the 8-bit studio's film BLUE LOCK -EPISODE NAGI.

Shunsuke Ishikawa, who was notably an assistant director on the first season of the anime BLUE LOCK at the 8-bit animation company, is the director of this motion picture. The main screenwriter is still Taku Kishimoto, and Jun Murayama is once again in charge of the soundtrack. The narrative is being overseen by BLUE LOCK manga scriptwriter Muneyuki Kaneshiro.

Recall that the movie BLUE LOCK (EPISODE NAGI) is based on the titular spin-off manga by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Kota Sannomiya, which will be pre-published by the Japanese publisher Kodansha starting in June 2022 in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. Since April 5, 2023, Pika has been releasing the manga in French.

A summary of the movie Episode NAGI of BLUE LOCK:

Freshman Seishiro Nagi is renowned for his laid-back demeanor and propensity for putting things off. But when he meets Reo Mikage, an attractive, smart, and athletic young man who is the heir of a significant business, his life abruptly changes.

Even though Reo has all he needs to achieve, his only goal in life is to win the World Cup in football. He quickly learns that Nagi has amazing natural skills for this game but chooses not to use them due to his sloth.

The pair quickly became well-known for their extraordinary talent on the field after Reo chose to sign Nagi up for his soccer team. Even the Blue Lock, a highly selective program designed for the greatest Japanese attackers, notices their achievements!