Blue Lock is a sports anime that follows the journey of 300 talented strikers who are isolated and pitted against each other in a prison-like facility called Blue Lock. The sole survivor of this project will earn the right to become the national team’s striker, and those who are defeated shall be banned from joining the team forever. One of the participants is Yoichi Isagi, a striker who failed to bring his high school soccer team to the national tournament. He joins Blue Lock to clear his doubts and chase his ultimate desireâto become the greatest striker in the world and lead Japan to World Cup glory.
In episode 21, we saw Isagi’s team reach the fourth stage of Blue Lock, where they have to face off against other teams in a round-robin tournament. Their first opponent is Team Z, led by Shouei Barou, a powerful and authoritative striker who has a grudge against Isagi. However, before the match can begin, Isagi’s team faces some internal problems as Juubee and Aoshi have an outburst and Nagi requests to switch positions with Barou. Isagi tries to calm them down and motivate them to work together as a team.
In episode 22, we will see how the match between Team Z and Team V unfolds. Will Isagi’s team be able to overcome their differences and cooperate with each other? Will Barou’s team be able to handle the unpredictable and eccentric personalities of Juubee and Aoshi? Will Nagi be able to challenge Rin, the genius striker who is considered the strongest in Blue Lock? And who will score the first goal and gain an advantage in this clash of egos?
Blue Lock episode 22 will be released on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 1:30 (JST). You can watch it online on Gogoanime, OtakuKart, iQiyi, or Sportskeeda. Don’t miss this exciting episode of Blue Lock!
As the match begins, both teams try to gain possession of the ball and create chances to score. Barou’s team relies on his physical strength and leadership to overpower their opponents, while Isagi’s team uses their individual skills and creativity to surprise their opponents. However, neither team is able to break through the defense and find the net.
Meanwhile, Nagi and Rin have a fierce duel on the right wing, where they showcase their speed, technique, and vision. Nagi tries to prove himself to Rin by dribbling past him and delivering accurate crosses to his teammates, while Rin tries to stop him by intercepting his passes and launching counterattacks. The two strikers exchange words and glares, trying to intimidate each other and gain the upper hand.
On the other side of the field, Juubee and Aoshi continue to cause trouble for both teams with their unpredictable behavior. Juubee keeps asking random questions to his opponents, distracting them from the game and making them lose their focus. Aoshi keeps switching sides, sometimes helping his teammates and sometimes betraying them. He claims that he is playing for himself and does not care about winning or losing.
The first half ends with a scoreless draw, leaving both teams frustrated and exhausted. The second half will decide the fate of this match. Who will score the first goal and take the lead? Will Isagi’s team be able to overcome their internal conflicts and work as a team? Will Barou’s team be able to adapt to their opponents’ unpredictability and exploit their weaknesses? And who will emerge as the best striker in this clash of egos?