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Shin Captain Tsubasa (新・キャプテン翼, translated as New Captain Tsubasa) is a Japanese original video animation (OVA) animated by Animate Film and produced by CBS Sony Group and Shueisha. The OVA was released from 1 July 1989 to 1 July 1990 in a total of thirteen episodes.

PlotEdit

The OVA is canon and continues the story immediately after the end of Boys' Fight, which is based in the last part of the original manga, J Boys' Challenge, where All Japan Jr. Youth (Golden Generation) is finally gathered to be able to compete and overcome their flaws and difficulties in order to fight at a International Level, with strong European and South American teams for the first time.

International Jr. TournamentEdit

Qualifying stageEdit

Group AEdit

Group BEdit

Group CEdit

Group DEdit

Final RoundEdit

Top 4 (JBC)

Other teamsEdit

EpisodesEdit

Ep. Title Released
1Spread your wings, Tsubasa! Toward the World challenge (翼よはばたけ! 世界への挑戦, Tsubasa yo Habatake! Sekai e no Chosen)1989-07-01
2Defeat! A restart from zero (敗北! ゼロからの再出発, Haiboku! Zero kara no Saishuppatsu)1989-08-02
3Revival! The Golden Combination (復活! ゴールデン・コンビ, Fukkatsu! Golden Combi)1989-09-01
4The gathering! The World rivals (集結! 世界のライバルたち; Shuketsu! Sekai no Rival-tachi)1989-10-08
5Confrontation! Defeat Hernandez (対決! ヘルナンデスを倒せ; Taiketsu! Hernandez o Taose)1989-11-01
6Takeoff! J-boys football (発進! J-BOYSサッカー; Hasshin! J-boys Soccer)1989-12-01
7Climax! The genius Diaz vs Japan (白熱! 天才ディアス対全日本; Hakunetsu! Tensai Diaz Tai Zennippon)1989-12-21
8Playoffs! Clash of the best four (決戦! ベスト4の激突; Kessen! Best 4 no Gekitotsu)1990-02-01
9Counterattack! Break the hometown decision (反撃! ホームタウンディシジョンを破れ; Hangeki! Hometown Decision o Yabure)1990-03-01
10Fierce battle! Bloody desperate defense (激闘! 血まみれの死守; Gekito! Chimamire no Shishu)1990-04-08
11The final! Challenge the Steel Giant (決勝! 鋼鉄の巨人に挑め; Kessho! Kotetsu no Kyojin ni Idome)1990-05-01
12Pursuit! Has the number one in the World been seen? (追撃! 世界一が見えた?; Tsuigeki! Sekaiichi ga Mieta?)1990-06-01
13Soar, Tsubasa! Oath to the sky (翼よ翔け! 大空への誓い; Tsubasa yo Habatake! Ozora e no Chikai)1990-07-01

CastEdit

StaffEdit

Opening creditsEdit

  • Production: Takahisa Abe, Ryuzo Shirakawa, Yutaka Takahashi
  • Production cooperation: Weekly Shonen Jump
  • Original work: Yoichi Takahashi
  • Planning: Kazuo Nakano, Mitsuhisa Hida, Nagateru Kato
  • Producer: Kaname Sakamoto, Masaki Sawanobori
  • Music: Osamu Totsuka
  • Series composition: Satoshi Namiki
  • Character design, chief animation direction: Nobuhiro Okaseko
  • Direction: Osamu Sekita
  • Production & publication: Shueisha, CBS Sony Group, Movic

Ending creditsEdit

  • Script: Satoshi Namiki
  • Storyboards: Osamu Sekita (ep. 1, 5, 9, 12, 13), Mitsuo Kusakabe (ep. 2, 4), Junya Koshiba (ep. 3, 8, 11), Katsuyoshi Yatabe (ep. 6), Kiyoshi Egami (ep. 7), Hiroyuki Ebata (ep. 10)
  • Episode direction: Osamu Sekita (ep. 1, 5, 9, 12, 13), Mitsuo Kusakabe (ep. 2), Junya Koshiba (ep. 3), Yoshinori Nakamura (ep. 4), Joshun Hiiro[1] (ep. 6), Kazuhiro Ozawa (ep. 7), Yukina Hiiro (ep. 8, 11), Hiroyuki Ebata (ep. 10)
  • Animation direction (作画監督): Nobuhiro Okaseko (ep. 1, 3-10), Kazuo Iimura (ep. 2), Hideto Kojima (ep. 11-13)
  • Art direction: Yoko Furumiya (ep. 1-5), Chikara Nishikura (ep. 6-13)
  • Sound direction: Noriyoshi Matsuura
  • Key animation: Studio Victory (ep. 1, 3-6, 8-13), Hideto Kojima (ep. 1, 3-6, 8-10), Satoru Shiraishi (ep. 1, 3-6, 8-13), Kazuo Kono (ep. 1, 3-6, 8-13), Yumiko Kanno (ep. 1-6, 8-13), Kumiko Kasuga (ep. 1-6, 8-13), Eiji Uemura (ep. 5-8), Masaharu Morinaka (ep. 5-8), Keiichiro Kimura (ep. 7), Masaki Nakao (ep. 7), Yoshio Noguchi (ep. 7), Shinko Uematsu (ep. 7), Shigeyuki Teraji (ep. 11-13)
  • In-between animation: Studio Victory (ep. 1, 3-13), Takeshi Ito (ep. 1, 3-13), Takahiro Hosoki (ep. 1, 3-13), Yoko Noguchi (ep. 1, 3-13), Keiko Abe (ep. 1, 3-10), Takako Inatomi (ep. 1, 3-10), Naoki Nemoto (ep. 1, 3-13), Tokiko Sei (ep. 1, 3-10), Noriko Nishinomiya (ep. 2), Junko Iraha (ep. 2), Sanae Kurihara (ep. 2), Mamiko Komiya (ep. 2), Kayoko Wakayama (ep. 2), Noriko Ogawa (ep. 2), Tadako Oki (ep. 4-13), Koichi Fukai (ep. 11-13)
  • In-between animation check: Miyuki Shimabukuro (ep. 2)
  • Color specification inspection: Miyoko Ichinose (ep. 2)
  • Finishing/clean-up: Ryu Production (ep. 1, 3-13), Suzuki Matsuko (ep. 1, 3-13), Shizuko Hirai (ep. 1, 3-13), Midori Sugawara (ep. 1, 3-13), Nobuko Igarashi (ep. 1, 3-13), Chieko Machida (ep. 1, 3-13), Studio Toys (ep. 2), Yuko Kobari (ep. 2), Kumiko Oka (ep. 2), Kazuko Sato (ep. 2)
  • Color specification: Tsuyoshi Okano (ep. 1-8), Reiko Yoshida (ep. 9-13)
  • Special effects: Noriyuki Ota
  • Background art: Studio Aqua (ep. 1, 3-5, 7-13), Noriko Tsutsui (ep. 1, 3-5, 7-13), Tomie Kato (ep. 1, 3-5, 7-13), Chikako Yokota (ep. 1, 3-5, 7-13), Studio Who (ep. 2, 6), Goichi Katanosaka (ep. 2, 6), Motohiro Murakami (ep. 2, 6), Tomoko Shimomoto (ep. 2, 6)
  • Photography: Studio Partner (ep. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13), Kazunori Hashimoto (ep. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11), Mitsuru Sugiura (ep. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11), Studio Wood (ep. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12-13), Toshio Shirai (ep. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12), Seicho Sakamoto (ep. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12), Keiichi Shingu (ep. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
  • Editing: Hajime Taniguchi
  • Film processing: Tokyo Genzosho
  • Titles: Maki Pro
  • Production manager: Kenji Yuki
  • Assistant production manager: Yuji Maehashi (ep. 1-7), Tadashi Kishimoto (ep. 12-13)
  • Sound effects: Daisuke Jinbo
  • Recording: Haruhisa Otsuka (ep. 1-6), Yoshio Obara
  • Recording studio: Seion Studio
  • Sound direction assistant: Jun Watanabe
  • Sound work manager: Keizo Inoue (ep. 1-6)
  • Sound work: Gen
  • Music work: From East
  • Music producer: Toshio Oguri, Yukio Nagasaki
  • Production generalisation: Eiji Abe (ep. 1-7), Masanori Kobayashi, Michihisa Abe (ep. 8-13)
  • Work assistance: J.C.Staff
  • Assistance/cooperation: Plus One
  • Work: Animate Film

Theme songsEdit

Home videoEdit

The OVA was originally released on VHS and LaserDisc by CBS Sony Group. Years later it was re-released on DVD format by SME Visual Works both in retail and rental version as well as in a DVD Box.

VHSEdit

Released by CBS Sony
Ep. Released Catalog no. JAN
11989-07-0135ZS-40334988009064772
21989-08-0235ZS-40344988009067971
31989-09-0135ZS-40354988009070476
41989-10-08CSVW-11134988009111377
51989-11-01CSVW-11144988009111476
61989-12-01CSVW-11154988009111575
71989-12-21CSVW-11164988009111674
81990-02-01CSVW-11174988009111773
91990-03-01CSVW-11184988009111872
101990-04-08CSVW-11194988009111971
111990-05-01CSVW-11204988009112077
121990-06-01CSVW-11214988009112176
131990-07-01CSVW-11224988009112275

Besides the regular episode, an extra VHS titled Shin Captain Tsubasa Character Catalogue Video Special Issue (新・キャプテン翼 キャラクターカタログビデオ SPECIAL ISSUE) was also released with catalog no. XBZW-91501.

LaserDiscEdit

Released by CBS Sony
Ep. Released Catalog no. JAN
11989-07-0135LS-40334988009103983
21989-08-0235LS-40344988009104584
31989-09-0135LS-40354988009105185
41989-10-08CSLW-11134988009111384
51989-11-01CSLW-11144988009111483
61989-12-01CSLW-11154988009111582
71989-12-22CSLW-11164988009111681
81990-02-01CSLW-11174988009111780
91990-03-01CSLW-11184988009111889
101990-04-08CSLW-11194988009111988
111990-05-01CSLW-11204988009112084
121990-06-01CSLW-11214988009112183
131990-07-01CSLW-11224988009112282

DVDEdit

Released by SME Visual Works (retail)
DVD no. Eps. Released Catalog no. JAN
DVD Box1-132002-05-09SVZB-70964534530001245
11-32002-09-19SVWB-70964534530001207
24-62002-09-19SVWB-70974534530001221
37-92002-09-19SVWB-70984534530001214
410-132002-09-19SVWB-70994534530001238
Released by SME Visual Works (rental)
DVD no. Eps. Released Catalog no. JAN
11-32002-05-22SVRB-20194534530001597
24-62002-05-22SVRB-20204534530001603
37-92002-05-22SVRB-20214534530001610
410-132002-05-22SVRB-20224534530001627

Name in other languagesEdit

  • Italian: Holly e Benji: Sfida al mondo

Trivia Edit

  • Since the manga was released in 1989, this Jr. World Cup is still considered as U-16 Tournament, although the FIFA 1991 age group increased it by one year (U-17 Jr. Youth).

GalleryEdit

VideosEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Credited as 日色如春, likely a credit mistake intended to be for Yukina Hiiro (日色如夏).

External linksEdit