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    Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun Manga Continuing in Storyboard Form

    Titled Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun Finals.

    Shueisha has announced that the Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun manga will be continuing in storyboard form. The new arc, titled Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun Finals, will be available on the new Captain Tsubasa World website.

    The original Captain Tsubasa manga was initially published in 1986. The series focuses on 11-year-old Tsubasa Ōzora, a talented soccer player who dreams of competing in the World Cup. Viz Media originally premiered the recent Captain Tsubasa anime from 2018 to 2019. Junior Youth Arc is the second season of the famed anime. It initially premiered in October 2023. The season’s third cour will begin soon.

    Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun Manga Continuing With New Arc, Will Be in Storyboard Form

    Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun Storyboard

    According to a recent announcement from Shueisha, Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun will continue in a new arc. The new arc, titled Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun Finals, will be in storyboard mode and will be available on the new Captain Tsubasa World website. The 20th and final volume of Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun will release on June 4. The announcement comes a few months after the series’ creator, Youichi Takahashi, announced his retirement from the manga. 

    Crunchyroll describes the Captain Tsubasa: Junior Youth Arc series as follows:

    In preparation for the International Junior Youth Tournament, Japan selects players from the Nankatsu Middle School and Toho Academy Middle School teams: Tsubasa, Taro, Genzo, Kojiro, and Ken. They join some of Japan’s best players in Paris. They’ll need to beat the best teams from around the world to become champions. The competition is fierce. Let the tournament begin!

    The cast and crew of the series include:

    Cast

    • Yuko Sanpei as Tsubasa Ōzora
    • Kenichi Suzumura as Genzō Wakabayashi
    • Takuya Satō as Kojirō Hyūga
    • Ayaka Fukuhura as Tarō Misaki
    • Yuichiro Umehara as Ken Wakashimazu
    • Mutsumi Tamura as Ryō Ishisaki
    • Wataru Hatano as Hikaru Matsuyama
    • Sōma Saitō as Jun Misugi
    • Kenta Miyake as Hermann Kaltz 
    • Junya Enoki as Franz Schester
    • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Gino Hernandez 
    • Kengo Kawanishi as Elle Sid Pierre 
    • Yūki Ono as Louis Napoleon
    • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Juan Diaz 
    • Daiki Yamashita as Alan Pascual 
    • Seeichirō Yamashita as Ramon Victorino 
    • Jun Fukuyama as Karl Heinz Schneider

    Crew

    • Director: Katsumi Ono
    • Animating Company: Studio KAI
    • Script Overseer: Atsuhiro Tomioka
    • Character Designer: Hajime Watanabe
    • Sub-Character Designer: Noriko Ogura

    Lastly, the third cour of Captain Tsubasa: Junior Youth Arc, as well as the continuation of Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun, will be available at some point in the near future.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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