KEY POINTS

  • Ashito practices alone at night
  • "Aoashi" Episode 8 is airing Saturday
  • The episode will stream on Crunchyroll

Only five minutes remain before the match ends and Ashito is confused by the sudden change in the playing style. He struggles to communicate with his team members in "Aoashi" Episode 8. The new episode is titled "Night Training."

The official website has released the synopsis, spoiler stills, and a promo trailer for "Aoashi" Episode 8. Ashito’s aimlessly walking technique seems to be not working on the opposing team.

Moreover, the players have figured out his move and are now playing in a different way. The new episode will showcase the result of the 30-minute match.

The promo visuals show Ashito apologizing to the coaching staff. Later, Ashito is shown practicing alone at night.

Fukuda organized an intrasquad game for the new Esperion players in the previous episode, titled "The First Youth Match." The game was a 30-minute, one-off 7-on-7 match, utilizing only half the field.

The idea of this match was to let players show their worth. Moreover, promising players will get a chance to be a part of the A-team immediately.

“Fukuda suggests that Ashito and other new Esperion Youth players play an intrasquad game. Anyone who proves their worth in the game will be promoted to the A-team. All new players are excited at the prospect of joining the A-team. Ashito, playing his favorite forward position, starts the game out well. However…,” read the official synopsis of "Aoashi" Episode 7, as per Crunchyroll.

The cast of the anime includes Junya Enoki as Yuma Motoki, Kentaro Kumagai as Ryuichi Takeshima, Kouki Ohsuzu as Ashito Aoi, Seiichiro Yamashita as Soichiro Tachibana, Shun Horie as Kanpei Kuroda, Taku Yashiro as Keiji Togashi, Tatsumaru Tachibana as Eisaku Ōtomo, Wataru Katō as Martis Jun Asari, Makoto Furukawa as Eita Takasugi, Mie Sonozaki as Noriko Aoi, Mikako Komatsu as Aoi Kaneko, Reina Ueda as Anri Kaidō, Shunsuke Takeuchi as Nagisa Akutsu, Yoshiki Nakajima as Shun Aoi and Yuichiro Umehara as Haruhisa Kuribayashi.

"Aoashi" anime is based on the original work by Yugo Kobayashi.

The anime's opening theme, "Mushin Hakusu," is performed by Alexandros. The closing theme song, titled "Blue Diary," is by Rinne.

"Aoashi" Episode 8 is set to air Saturday. Fans in the U.S. can watch the episode on Crunchyroll. The episode will stream in Japanese with English subtitles.

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