‘Blue Lock’ Anime Watch Order: Including ‘Episode Nagi’

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Blue Lock is a Japanese sports manga series, specifically football. The series is set after the results of the Japan soccer team after the 2018 World Cup. On August 12, 2021, an anime adaptation produced by 8-Bit was announced, which premiered in October 2022 with a 24-episode first season. While we’re waiting for more episodes and seasons of Blue Lock, we have decided to bring you a full and detailed watch order of the series so you know your way around it.

Editor’s Note: This post is regularly updated to include the most recent episodes and reflect all changes made to the official watch order

Blue Lock watch order by release date

In this section, we are going to bring you an overview of the Blue Lock works in the proper release order:

  1. Blue Lock, Season 1 (anime, 2022-2023)
  2. Blue Lock: Episode Nagi (movie, 2024)
  3. Blue Lock, Season 2 (anime, TBA)

In the next part of this article, we are going to tell you how you should watch the series in chronological order.

How many Blue Lock seasons and episodes are there?

As of the time of writing this article, there is only one completed season of Blue Lock, which premiered on October 8, 2022, and ended after 24 episodes. Immediately after, a second season was announced, but without a release date just yet. On top of that, a prequel movie titled Blue Lock: Episode Nagi is also part of the series, which means that the series currently has one complete season, one announced season and one movie.

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In what order should you watch Blue Lock?

Blue Lock is a relatively simple series to watch. Although the anime series came first, chronologically, the Blue Lock: Episode Nagi movie comes before, as it serves as a prequel to the series. Still, the first season gives you a much better introduction to the world of Blue Lock, so you should probably start with the anime series, watch a couple of episodes to get into the lore, and then go back to the prequel movie to follow the story properly, after which you should just return to the anime series and follow through the numerical progression of the episodes.

Blue Lock chronological watch order:

Blue Lock: Episode Nagi (movie)

The Blue Lock: Episode Nagi movie was based on the spin-off manga series of the same name and serves as a prequel to the main series. It focuses on the character of Seishiro Nagi, as the title suggests, and predates the first episode of the anime in terms of chronology.

Blue Lock Season 1 (24 episodes)

The first season of Blue Lock premiered on October 9, 2022, in the West and ended on March 26, 2023, after 24 episodes. They are as follows:

No.Episode titleOriginal air date 
1“Dream”
Transcription: “Yume” (Japanese: 夢)
October 9, 2022
2“Monster”
Transcription: “Kaibutsu” (Japanese: かいぶつ)
October 16, 2022
3“The “Zero” Soccer”
Transcription: “Soccer no 0” (Japanese: サッカーの0)
October 23, 2022
4“Premonition and Intuition”
Transcription: Yokan to Chokkan (Japanese: 予感と直感)
October 30, 2022
5“To Be Reborn”
Transcription: Yokan to Chokkan (Japanese: 予感と直感)
November 6, 2022
6“I’m Sorry”
Transcription: Gomen (Japanese: ごめん)
November 13, 2022
7“Rush”
Transcription: Tagiri (Japanese: 滾り)
November 20, 2022
8“The Formula for Goals”
Transcription: Seikō no Hōteishiki (Japanese: 成功の方程式)
November 27, 2022
9“Awakening”
Transcription: Kakusei (Japanese: 覚醒)
December 4, 2022
10“Just the Way It Is”
Transcription: Kono Mama de (Japanese: このままで)
December 11, 2022
11“The Final Piece”
Transcription: Saigo no Pīsu (Japanese: 最後の)
December 18, 2022
12“The Second Selection”
Transcription: Sekandoserekushon (Japanese: セカンドセレクション)
December 25, 2022
13Top 3January 8, 2023
14“The Geniuses and the Average Joes”
Transcription: “Tensai to Bonsai” (Japanese: 天才と凡才)
January 15, 2023
15“Devour”
Transcription: “Kueru” (Japanese: 喰)
January 22, 2023
16“Tri-Fusion”
Transcription: “Torai・Sesshon” (Japanese: 三者融合トライ・セッション)
January 29, 2023
17“Donkey”
Transcription: “Hetakuso” (Japanese: ヘタクソ)
February 5, 2023
18 “The Stage for the Lead”
Transcription: “Shu Sutējiza” (Japanese: 主役のステージ座)
February 12, 2023
19“Dancing Boy”February 19, 2023
20“Super Link-Up Play”
Transcription: “Chō Rendō” (Japanese: 超連動)
February 26, 2023
21“I’m Not There”
Transcription: “Ore ga Inai” (Japanese: 俺がいない)
March 5, 2023
22“Voice”
Transcription: “Koe” (Japanese: 声)
March 12, 2023
23“Luck”March 19, 2023
24“The Time Has Come”
Transcription: “Toki wa Kitari” (Japanese: 時は来たり)
March 26, 2023

Blue Lock Season 2 (TBA)

A second season of Blue Lock has been announced, but no information has been revealed as of yet, so we don’t know when it’s going to air or how many episodes it is going to have.

That’s it for the complete Blue Lock watch order so far, and things are only just starting to heat up for characters in the Blue Lock universe. Hopefully, this guide will help you get up to date with all of the available episodes, so you’re all set for everything the Blue Lock creators have in store!

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