The previous chapter saw Shoei Barou facing Yoichi Isagi and Michael Kaiser. Given that his path was blocked by the two Bastard Munchen players, Barou decided to take a gambling shot. With Snuffy and Noa in the shot's path, the former blocked Noa from getting to the ball. As a result, the shot went directly into the goal, bringing the score to 2-2.
Disclaimer: This article contains spoilers from the Blue Lock manga.
Hiori Yo may join the match in Blue Lock Chapter 229
Release date and time, where to read
Blue Lock chapter 229, titled Underdog, will be released on Tuesday, August 15, for fans worldwide. However, for those in Japan, the chapter will be made available on Wednesday, August 16, at 12:00 am JST.
The release timings for the upcoming Blue Lock chapter 229 are listed below, along with the corresponding time zones.
- Pacific Standard Time: 7:00 am, Tuesday, August 15
- Central Standard Time: 9:00 am, Tuesday, August 15
- British Standard Time: 3:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15
- Central European Time: 4:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15
- Indian Standard Time: 8:30 pm, Tuesday, August 15
- Eastern Standard Time: 10:00 am, Tuesday, August 15
- Philippine Standard Time: 11:00 pm, Tuesday, August 15
- Australian Central Standard Time: 12:30 am, Wednesday, August 16
The Blue Lock manga can be read by fans in the USA via Kodansha's K Manga app and website. However, readers in other countries may have to purchase Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine either physically or digitally to read the title.
Recap of Blue Lock chapter 228
Blue Lock chapter 228, titled Unruly Brat, saw Barou facing Isagi and Kaiser in front of the Bastard Munchen goal. While Isagi believed that Barou had only two options, to either shoot at the near post or far post, the Ubers striker instead started moving with the ball.
Isagi and Kaiser followed Barou, while Snuffy and Noa stood behind them. As Snuffy asked Barou to pass the ball to him, Barou rejected the opportunity and shot the ball, nutmegging both Isagi and Kaiser. The ball, upon not being interrupted, went directly inside the goal, making the score 2-2.
What to expect from Blue Lock chapter 229?
Blue Lock chapter 229, titled Underdog, will most likely see Marc Snuffy and Noel Noa get ejected from the match as their time in the match may finally come to an end. Considering the foreshadowing in the previous chapter, there is a good chance that Hiori Yo will join the match. With that, he and Isagi may combine their strengths for the next goal.
Given that Hiori Yo has not played in any matches for Bastard Munchen, there is a good chance that he will get nervous and mess up in some way. That said, he might also feel inspired to play better.