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Captain (manga)

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Director  Satoshi Dezaki
Genre  Sports
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Captain (manga) movie poster
Release date  July 18, 1981

Captain (Japanese: キャプテン, Hepburn: Kyaputen) is a baseball manga series by Akio Chiba which ran in Monthly Shōnen Jump (published by Shueisha) from 1972 to 1979. This series ran concurrently with another Chiba manga series Play Ball, which ran in Weekly Shōnen Jump (also published by Shueisha) from 1973 to 1978. Captain, along with Play Ball, won the 22nd Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen in 1977.

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The manga was adapted into a film by Eiken and released in theaters on 1981-07-18. It was also adapted into a 26 episode anime television series which aired on NTV from 1983-01-10 to 1983-07-04. The TV series was also directed by Satoshi Dezaki. The Captain TV series was ranked 95th in the top 100 favorite anime titles of all time in a web poll conducted by TV Asahi in 2005. In a 2006 TV Asahi survey of Japanese celebrities, the Captain TV series ranked 13th in a list of the top 100 responses.

The story features 4 captains. When the captain graduate from school, the next captain becomes the protagonist.

Staff

  • Original Creator: Akio Chiba
  • Planning: Takeshi Yoshikawa (NTV)
  • Producers: Tōru Horikoshi (NTV), Masayasu Sagisu (Eiken)
  • Director: Satoshi Dezaki
  • Production Assistant: Hiroyuki Kamii
  • Animation Directors: Shigetaka Shimizu, Keizō Shimizu
  • Screenplay: Noboru Shiroyama
  • Photographer: Shin Iizuka
  • Music: Toshiyuki Kimori
  • Art Director: Moritoshi Endō
  • Audio Director: Hiroshi Sakonjō
  • Editors: Toshiaki Yabuki, Masahiko Kawana
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    Staff

  • Original Creator: Akio Chiba
  • Planning: Takeshi Yoshikawa (NTV)
  • Producers: Tōru Horikoshi (NTV), Masayasu Sagisu (Eiken)
  • Director: Satoshi Dezaki
  • Scripts: Noboru Shiroyama, Keisuke Fujikawa
  • Animation Directors: Shigetaka Shimizu, Keizō Shimizu
  • Music: Toshiyuki Kimori
  • Theme songs

    Both songs were composed and arranged by Toshiyuki Kimori, with lyrics by Michio Yamagami. Vocals were by 99Harmony.

  • Opening: Kimi wa Nanika ga Dekiru
  • Ending: Arigatō
  • References

    Captain (manga) Wikipedia


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