Soccer Culture in Japan: Blue Lock and the World Cup

Panel 5

Saturday July 29, 2023 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Soccer in Japan is well known worldwide, if for nothing other than the fans and players being incredibly polite. But how does this culture translate to anime and manga? Join us as we discuss soccer culture in Japan and how it appears in our favorite series. We’ll also discuss how anime/manga have impacted soccer, among other topics. We’ll also discuss fun topics relating to sports such as jerseys, culture, and education. No sports fandom is required!