A mad young coach gathers soccer players from across the country to compete in a series of bizarre challenges in a high-tech colosseum he calls Blue Lock. It’s a no-balls-barred battle to become Japan’s next top striker, in this Squid Game –meets–World Cup manga, now available in print! Anime airing now! WILL YOU BREAK AWAY FROM YOUR PAST? Savoring the sweet taste of victory against Team Y, Team Z is pumped to face their next opponent in the first selection round-robin tournament–Team W! But cracks begin to show within the shaky bonds of Team Z, and internal fears freeze players in their tracks on the field. In the face of Team W’s powerful aces, the Wanima twins, will Team Z be able to come together in time to escape defeat?