Ever since the anime of Aoashi is announced the manga sales of the series has increased by 5 million. Thus, making the total copies in circulation of the manga to reach 15 million copies. The news was announced by publishing giant Shogakukan.
In addition, the latest volume i.e. Volume 29 of the manga also released on Aug 30, 2022.
The manga was created by Yugo Kobayashi and the anime is currently airing and was released in April 2022. The anime is directed by Akira Sato at studio Production I.G. The series is composed by Masahiro Yokotani and character designs are done by Toshie Kawamura and music is given by Masaru Yokoyama.
Crunchyroll described the series as:
“I’ll take you to the world.” Ashito Aoi is a middle schooler who lives in Ehime, and the ace of an unremarkable soccer club. The day that they lost the final tournament of middle school, Ashito runs along the ocean in frustration, before running into a man who had been watching his game. That man is Tatsuya Fukuda, the coach of the high-school-aged Youth team of a leading J-League team, “Tokyo City Esperion FC.” After sensing immense potential in Ashito’s still-unrefined skills, he describes his ambition. “I want to build a team, and use it to take over the world. Our club isn’t going to be a milestone for players who take on the world. Our club is going to be the world. And to make this happen, I’m going to need some ‘aces’ to train.” After hearing Fukuda’s offer, Ashito decides to head to Tokyo and try out for his team── Aoashi is considered the cutting edge of soccer manga, and now it’s finally getting a TV anime adaptation! Loss, growth, and friendship: everything in youth is here!