Ao Ashi Episode 8 Release Date: Training Arc Begins

Things have fallen into motion and we had the first youth match among the members to promote to team A. Everybody was excited but once the match began it dwindled to competition among peers. Ao Ashi Episode 8 will continue with that competition after the match has been resolved. Aoi has finally gotten to play the match but he had been in low spirits since the start of the match. A residue of which carried over to the match after he heard one of the coaches calling him unfit for becoming pro. Being an adolescent boy with one shot at his dreams with tight constraints, he took it badly. And his flaws have started to show themselves in the match as he is unable to keep up with everyone.

Episode 8 of Ao Ashi will most probably have Aoi grounded and start practicing with a new goal in mind. He has shown potential not excellence, his enthusiasm is starting to feel an annoyance than charm. Considering all that, and steam from a few teammates, what challenges will he face in the future?


Ao Ashi Episode 8

Episode 8 of Ao Ashi is titled “Night Training”. With how things were going at the end of the last episode it won’t be any surprise how it will end. I know neither recruits nor the scout will make it to team A, but then again Fukuda said it to put them together. He could be just forcing them to understand each other as early as possible. At the end of the last episode, hostilities rose among players, especially against Aoi and the scout. Though Aoi did well at first, his performance went down as the match went on. Aoi was dejected for not being passed on get the ball at the end.

An important thing that happened in the last episode was how Aoi used his perception of the field. The anime had shown prior that it will focus on practical aspects of football, but not so in the last episode. Aoi used it as if it were a mystical ability for football which broke the immersion of it being practical. I hope it’s just a one-time thing and it won’t appear in Episode 8 of Ao Ashi. Also, he needs to use his head more often and not the same thing over and over again.


What is the release date of Ao Ashi Episode 8?

Episode 8 of Ao Ashi will release on Saturday 28th May in all the regions. The streaming time of the episode for the different areas is given below. Usually, Japan and Australia’s streaming times are different, but Episode 8 of Ao Ashi will release on the same day for all regions.

  • Pacific Daylight Time: 02.25
  • Central Daylight Time: 04.25
  • Eastern Daylight Time: 05.25
  • British Summer Time:  10.25
  • India Standard Time: 13.55
  • Japanse Standard Time: 17.25
  • Australian Time: 18.25

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Where to watch Ao Ashi Episode 8?

Crunchyroll is the only OTT platform licensed the series for international audiences. Episode 8 of Ao Ashi will be streaming on Crunchyroll. The sport, Coming of age anime will air on NHK education TV For in the Japanese region. Ao Ashi was not part of the sampler model scheme of Crunchyroll. You will need a subscription to online services to watch the episodes of the series. Episode 8 of Ao Ashi can also be viewed on NHK Educational TV in Japan.

What is Ao Ashi about?

Ao Ashi is a coming-of-age sports anime whose main protagonist is Aoi Ashito.In his third year, he is well known for his soccer skill in Ehime City Middle School. One day after practice, Aoi is approached by Tatsuya Fukuda, who recognizes his talent and asks him for tryouts in the Esperion Youth club. Fukuda is a former football player who has retired and turned into a coach; he aims to make a team that will further Japanese football. Moved by the older man’s frenzy, he tells his family of this newfound ambition and, with their blessing, makes his way to the Espirion Youth club. What kind of people will Aoi meet? Will they be his friends and rivals?

The anime is an adaptation of the manga by the same name. Yūgo Kobayashi is the creator of the series. He is the writer as well as the principal illustrator of the manga. Production IG adapted the series into anime.