Shin Captain Tsubasa

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Synonyms: New Captain Tsubasa
Japanese: 新・キャプテン翼


Type: OVA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 1, 1989 to Jul 1, 1990
Producers: Movic, Shueisha, CBS, animate
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: Team SportsTeam Sports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


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Popularity: #5767
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Shin Captain Tsubasa takes place at the International Jr. Youth tournament (U-16) in Paris, France. After defeating the Argentina Jr. Youth, Italy Jr. Youth and France Jr. Youth teams, Japan Jr. Youth reaches the final against the powerful West Germany Jr. Youth team. The giant goal keeper Müller, the ace Kaltz and Europe's best player Schneider offer the Japan Jr. Youth team an extremely hard final match.

Characters & Voice Actors


Sekita, Osamu
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director
Matsuura, Noriyoshi
Sound Director
Ozawa, Kazuhiro
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"So Long Dear Friend" by JETZT

Ending Theme

"Saigo no FIRST KISS" by Maimoku Sakura


Sep 24, 2023
Direct continuation of the 1983 series that, since there are only 13 chapters, we have shorter and less epic matches. With the exception of the semifinal with France and the Germany-Japan final, which are two very exciting confrontations, and with spectacular plays. The rest of the games are very basic.
If you are a fan of the original anime, you will really like this series of 13 OVAs.
It doesn't stop at developing the characters, since they assume that we already know them. And those who add new ones are not too charismatic except for Schneider, the German, and perhaps Pier, the Frenchman.
The weak point of ...

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Can someone explain where this fits into the whole story?
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