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Shun Nitta (新田 瞬)Shun Nitta is Japan's current second choice forward after Kojiro Hyuga and is a regular starting member of the team. He is one year younger than the rest of the Golden Generation.
He first appeared in Captain Tsubasa (1981) ch.52. In his school years, he played for Nankatsu and Otomo and later turned professional by joining Kashiwa Reysol. He wears the following jersey numbers: 9 (Otomo and Nankatsu), 35 (Kashiwa Reysol), 18 (Japan).
Nitta's primary offensive abilities are his speed and his Hayabusa Shot which he evolved to the No Trap Running Volley Hayabusa Shot. As the series progressed, he learned to use jumping and running shooting techniques with both feet as well as showing field awareness by drawing away defenders and letting through balls.