The latest news from the makers of Blue Lock dropped the curtains from a spinoff story. Now, the news came up with an exciting detail that reveals the character on which it is based. With the first episode potentially called “Nagi,” it is very likely that the spinoff will have him as the main character. However, it might also bring other side characters under the spotlight and tell their story. Moreover, many fans argue that Nagi’s backstory has already been discussed. So, what is the plot of Blue Lock Spinoff? Here are all the details.
Blue Lock came out long back in August 2018. Maneyuki Kaneshiro wrote the manga while Yusuke Nomura illustrated it. The series began its serialization under Kodansha, and after gaining huge popularity, it was soon confirmed for an anime adaption. Previously the makers have announced that the Blue Lock anime series will come out in 2022.
Blue Lock Spinoff Features Nagi In The Lead!
The news broke out on Manga Mogura’s Twitter, confirming this news once and for all. Soon, the official Twitter account of the Shonen Magazine greenlit the credibility of this news. The tweet reveals that Blue Lock Spinoff will release in the Bessatsu Magazine and will begin serialization very soon. However, there has been no news about the writer or creator of the story. It is likely that the details will come out in the coming days.
Another detail that has shocked all the fans is that the spinoff manga will be based on the character of Seishiro Nagi. Now, this supporting character of the original series has been a fan favorite since his debut in chapter 22. The young player’s backstory was previously revealed in the main story. Hence, there are many speculations over to what part of Nagi’s life the spinoff will focus on. Some are even claiming that the next episodes might center around different characters.
What Will Be The Plot?
Now, as per the official announcement, the spinoff manga’s first episode is titled “Blue Lock- Episode Nagi.” However, there is not much about Nagi that revolves around football. So, many fans predict that the upcoming chapter will bring the events of the second selection from Nagi’s point of view. The last releases of the original text found Nagi finally finding the purpose of football and enjoying it. Hence, the chapter might showcase how Nagi goes along with the English players of the England club.
Now, there are many speculations confirming that the next episodes might be based on different characters. As many wished to see wild cards as the main focus of the spinoff. It might happen that the makers fulfill this wish of the masses and bring Kunigami or Sae Itoshi as the main focus. All in all, Nagi being a fan favorite for his hot head and skillful moves is enough for the fans to get excited about the upcoming release. Moreover, the makers are likely to delve more into his character than in previous chapters.
Blue Lock Spinoff: Release Date
For the fans waiting, Blue Lock Spinoff is making a release in the 7th issue of the Bessatsu Magazine. The spinoff will premiere on June 9, 2022. The text will be available on the website of Kodansha. Finally, for more updates on the same, keep coming back to The Anime Daily.