Captain Tsubasa J

Japanese name: Captain Tsubasa J
Japanese name: キャプテン翼J
English name: Captain Tsubasa J
Italian name: Che campioni, Holly e Benji!
Dates: October 21, 1994-December 12, 1995
September 1999 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Friday, 19:30-19:58 (7:30-7:58 pm)
Number of episodes: 47
Animation Studio: Studio Comet
Production Company: NAS (Nihon Ad Systems), Fuji Television
Broadcaster: Fuji Television (CX)
Italia 1 (Italy)
Creator(s): Youichi Takahashi (manga: Captain Tsubasa)
Series Director: Hiroshi Fukutomi
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Koji Kaneda (Fuji Television), Etsuko Komatsu (Studio Comet), Hidetaka Ikuta (NAS)
Planning: Takashi Yamada (series composition)
Art Director: Katsuyoshi Kanemura
Character Designer(s): Hiroshi Kanazawa, Tadami Okimura
Animator(s): Hiroshi Kanazawa (chief director), Tadami Okimura (chief director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): drama, sports (soccer), elementary school, children
Home Video
Japan: DVD (APS 111-122)
Note(s): This series is partially a remake and partially a continuation of the original Captain Tsubasa (1983-1986) series.

The Italian broadcast of this series was only composed of 13 episodes.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Captain Tsubasa J go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: September 6, 2008
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