Captain Tsubasa

Japanese name: Captain Tsubasa
Japanese name: キャプテン翼
English name: Captain Tsubasa-Road to 2002
Dates: October 7, 2001-October 6, 2002
Broadcast time: Sunday, 17:20-17:50 (5:20-5:50 pm)
Number of episodes: 52
Animation Studio: Group TAC
Production Company: Dentsu, Madhouse, TV Tokyo
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Creator(s): Yoichi Takahashi (manga: Captain Tsubasa-Road to 2002)
Series Director: Gisaburo Sugii (supervisor), Isamu Imagake
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Shinsaku Hatta (TV Tokyo), Susumu Matsuyama (TV Tokyo), Tetsuya Watanabe, Masao Maruyama
Planning: Kazuhiko Souma (series consititution)
Writer(s): Sumino Kawashima, Kaoru Kurosaki, Daisuke Aranishi, Kazuyuki Fudeyasu, Junichi Shintaku
Art Director: Katsuyoshi Kanemura
Character Designer(s): Minouru Maeda
Animator(s): Eguchi Marisuke (chief director), Minouru Maeda (director)
Voice Actors
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Genre(s): drama, sports (soccer)
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Note(s): The first part of this series is a condensed remake of the earlier Captain Tsubasa series. The last part of the series continues Tsubasa's career as a professional soccer player.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Captain Tsubasa 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 20, 2008
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