Keeper Coach
Keeper Coach
Cover of the compiled volume
Author Yoichi Takahashi
Publisher Shueisha
Original run 1998 (one-shot)
Magazine Shonen Jump Sports Special '98
Demographic Shonen
Volumes 1

Keeper Coach (キーパーコーチ), is a one-shot manga by Yoichi Takahashi focused on football.

The story was first published in Shueisha Shonen Jump Sports Special '98 in 1998. It got its own tankobon volume a few months later.


  • Kiyoto Mizusawa (水沢 清人)
  • Gunji Hiba (火場 群次)
  • Yuka (由香)


Kiyoto Mizusawa, following a fracture to an arm, leaves early his career as a footballer and becomes the coach of Gunji Hiba, the goalkeeper and black sheep of the team. Kiyoto is so taken by his work that he doesn't notice the courtship of his childhood friend Yuka.

Compiled volumeEdit

The compiled volume was fullly titled Keeper Coach: Takahashi Yoichi Tanpenshu (キーパーコーチ 高橋陽一短編集, keeper coach: takahashi youichi tanpenshuu), translated as Keeper Coach: Collection of short stories of Yoichi Takahashi, and was published by Shueisha on 1999-01-08.

According to Captain Tsubasa 3109 days perfect data, this tankobon is considered vol. 4 of Yoichi Takahashi's tanpenshu, with 100m Jumper: Yomikiri Kessakushu (1986) being vol. 1, Boku wa Misaki Taro (1987) being vol. 2 and Captain Tsubasa: World Youth Tokubetsu Hen - Saikyo no Teki! Holanda Youth (1996) being vol. 3.

The volume includes the comics:

  1. Keeper Coach (1998)
  2. Koshu! (1998)

The volume was also published in France and other French-speaking countries by J'ai lu in 2004 and in Italy by Star Comics in 2005.


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