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Yoichi Takahashi

Yoichi Takahashi - Lucca Comics & Games 2011

Manga genres
Sports, drama, romance
Prominent works
Years active

Yoichi Takahashi (高橋陽一, Takahashi Youichi, born July 28, 1960) is a famous mangaka, best known for his work Captain Tsubasa. Takahashi has always been a sports fan, but mostly a fan of football (soccer). Captain Tsubasa, his most famous work lasted for 8 years in the shonen manga anthology Weekly Shonen Jump. Weekly Shonen Jump has serialized two major series, Captain Tsubasa and Captain Tsubasa: World Youth. The later works of Yoichi Takahashi have been published in the seinen manga anthology Weekly Young Jump. Most of Yoichi Takahashi's manga are about football, with some exceptions like Chibi (boxing), Sho no Densetsu (tennis), and Ace! (baseball). He is recently drawing Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun in Grand Jump.

In addition to drawing manga, Takahashi also wrote novels for children and teenagers, Golden Kids, which received an animated episode released on the iOS, and Soccer Shojo Kaede.

Early lifeEdit

Takahashi was born in Yotsugi, Katsushika, Tokyo.


Long comic seriesEdit

Short comic seriesEdit



Amateur worksEdit

Main article: Amateur works of Yoichi Takahashi
  • Yuju no Eleven (between 1976~1978)
  • Onboro Angels (1979)
  • Bancho Keeper (between 1979~1980)
  • Akuyu Battery (between 1979~1980)

Works of other cartoonists in which Takahashi was an assistantEdit

Shinji Hiramatsu

Animations based on works of TakahashiEdit



External linksEdit

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