Masao Nakayama
Nakayama - Otomo Mid School
Japanese name 中山 政男
Nationality Japanese
Birthday May 12
Position(s) Defender
First appearance
Captain Tsubasa chapter 9
Level Team Number
National All Japan Youth
Junior Nankatsu high school 3
Junior Otomo 4
Juveniles Nankatsu SC 4
Juveniles Nishigaoka elementary school

Profile Edit

Kids' Dream arc Edit

Member of Nishigaoka elementary school, a soccer team in the city of Nankatsu. He took part in the selection test of the Nankatsu City selection team, and quickly drew attention with a successful defense against Shutetsu's players. Then, he became a regular defender.

Boys' Fight arc Edit

In middle school, Nakayama didn't join Nankatsu and followed Urabe to the soccer team of Otomo. Like the other, he went through harsh training to be able to beat Tsubasa. He, along with Hanji Urabe, Takeshi Kishida, Koji Nishio, formed the Otomo Quartet. Although they progressed much in physique and abilities, they still lost the match against Nankatsu, despite putting up a good fight. After that, he joined Urabe in supporting Nankatsu in the 16th Middle School national tournament. He didn't make it to the All Japan Jr. team, but still followed their matches through National TV.

J Boys' Challenge arc Edit

Tsubasa vs Otomo (Ch 86) 2
For the preparations of the J Boys' Challenge arc, Tsubasa faced the Otomo Quartet in a friendly match, being able to defeat each and every one of them, proving that Tsubasa was full recovered from his previous injuries in the Tournament and has surpassed them once again, managing to score with a Drive Shoot against Ichijo.

Battle of World Youth ArcEdit

Afterwards, he attended Nankatsu high school and the soccer team as well. Afterwards, he attended Nankatsu high school and the soccer team as well. For the finals of the National high school Tournament, there was the final match between Toho Academy and Nankatsu, where Nakayama was wearing the #3 uniform, playing along Captain Ishizaki, the Team Star Taro Misaki and his fellow comrades Urabe, Kishida, and Nishio. Nonetheless, they were not able to defeat Hyuga and Wakashimazu.

Later on, for the World Youth Asian Preliminaries preparations, he was also selected to be a member of All Japan Youth; however, he didn't have a chance to play in any match.

Road to 2002 ArcEdit

It is unknown if he joined any J-League club at all.

Special techniques Edit

  • Otomo Quartet
  • Sliding Tackle

Image Edit

Trivia Edit

  • His name is Marcos in the Latin American dub.
  • He is known as Bart Johnson in some European countries.