A press conference held on Wednesday has announced that Captain Tsubasa Franchise will get a new TV anime. The new series, which is another remake of the first series, is slated for Spring 2018 via TV Tokyo and more channels.
Captain Tsubasa is a manga series by Yoichi Takahashi that serialized via Weekly Shounen Jump between March 1981 to April 1988 for a total of 37 compiled volumes. Six sequels have been serialized following the initial series, with Rising Sun currently serializing since December 2013. The manga series has previously received anime adaptations in two different times, one in the 80s and another in 2001. The series follows Tsubasa Oozora, a boy who likes soccer and aims for his soccer dream, from elementary school to adulthood as he is currently on the journey aiming to participate in the Olympics as a representative from Japan in the current manga series.