According to recent rumors, the Captain Tsubasa anime will return for a new season in 2023 and adapt the Junior Arc of the manga. Viz Media has obtained the rights to the newest anime series.
In October 2023, the TV Tokyo network in Japan will debut Captain Tsubasa Season 2: Junior Youth Arc, a new TV anime series based on Yoichi Takahashi’s hugely popular soccer-themed sports manga. The fourth TV anime that ran from 2018 to 2019 will have a sequel.
Captain Tsubasa Season 2 Trailer Teaser
Accordingly, the studio revealed a teaser trailer and key visual for the new season alongside the news. You can view the teaser and key visual below,
Captain Tsubasa Season 2 Key Visual
Captain Tsubasa Season 2 Cast and Staff
Along with the key image and trailer, the studio also revealed the cast member for season 2. The Main Cast Includes,
- Tsubasa Ozora: Yuko Sanpei
- Karl-Heinz Schneider: Jun Fukuyama
- Genzo Wakabayashi: Kenichi Suzumura
- Kojiro Hyuga: Takuya Sato
- Taro Misaki: Ayaka Fukuhara
- Ken Wakashimadzu: Yuichiro Umehara
- Ryo Ishizaki: Mutsumi Tamura
- Hikaru Matsuyama: Wataru Hatano
- Jun Misugi: Souma Saito
This latest arc will be created by Studio KAI rather than David Production. During the second season, Jun Fukuyama, who is most known for his performances as Yukio Okumura in Blue Exorcist and Ango Sakaguchi in Bungo Stray Dogs, will join the cast as Karl Heinz Schneider.
Ayaka Fukuhara plays Taro Misaki, Yuuichirou Umehara plays Ken Wakashimazu, Takuya Satou plays Kojirou Hyuuga, and Kenichi Suzumura plays Genzo Wakayabashi. Tsubasa Ozora, the main character, will be played once more by Yuuko Sanpei.
Accordingly, as for the Main Staff,
- Original Story: Yoichi Takahashi (Shueisha Jump Comics)
- Director: Katsumi Ono
- Series Composition: Atsuhiro Tomioka
- Character Design / Chief Animation Director: Hajime Watanabe
- Sub Character Design: Noriko Ogura
- Animation Production: Studio KAI
However, For the areas of North America and Latin America, Viz Media has already granted the series a license to utilize its digital streaming and merchandising rights. Atsuhiro Tomoika is the anime’s screenplay, while Hajime Watanabe is the show’s principal animator and character designer. The anime is presently being directed by Katsumi Ono.
Captain Tsubasa Season 2 Junior Arc Plot
The International Junior Youth Competition, which will get underway in Paris, will be featured on The Junior Arc. Tsubasa, Misaki, Wakabayashi, Hyuga, and Wakashimazu are among the characters who will be seen preparing for the competition.
In this match, Japan’s best team will face off against the world’s most gifted players. Captain Tsubasa is anticipating a slew of fresh challengers, including Schneider from Germany, Pierre from France, Diaz from Argentina, and Hernandez from Italy.
Shown below is the Official news about the season 2 Junior arc,
About Captain Tsubasa
Yoichi Takahashi is the manga’s writer and illustrator, as was already mentioned.
Accordingly, the main character of the anime is 11-year-old Tsubasa Ozora, who aspires to be the best football player in the world and win the World Cup. His dreams and practically all of his thoughts are football-related.
Tsubasa moves to Nankatsu with his mother to pursue his aspirations. Here, he encounters both friends and opponents who inspire him to pursue his dreams, including the courageous Ishizaki, the joyful Sanae Nakazawa, the astute goalie Wakabayashi, and the former Brazilian football great Roberto Hongo.
The anime Captain Tsubasa season two will be intriguing series to watch. So stay tuned for the release date as soon as we got any update we’ll make it available here.
Frequently Asked Question
As for now, there is no specific release date has been announced but it is confirmed that the anime will be made public on October 2023, and it is expected that the release date will be available in the next few months like in June or July.