Soccer and anime collide in Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions. Here's everything we know about the game!
Bandai Namco has just announced Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions, a new sports game that collides the worlds of soccer, manga, and anime. And it looks like a fun, new spin on the anime with loads of soccer action.
Long-time fans of Captain Tsubasa will know that it began as a manga series that kicked off in 1981, created by Yōichi Takahashi, who was inspired to creat the character after the 1978 FIFA World Cup in Argentina. An anime adaptation ran for 128 episodes between 1983 and 1986. The first video game adaptation was developed by Tecmo for the Nes, and it launched in western regions with the title Tecmo Cup Soccer Game in 1992. Numerous sequels followed.
This new game, Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions, is set to launch on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch,