Captain (1983)

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The original is an impressive sports manga featuring not heroes, but common boys, and the story depicts the growth of Sumiya 2 junior high school baseball team (the successive captains and players) in downtown Tokyo. Takao Taniguchi, who was a substitute player of the second team of Aoba Gakuin, a prestigious junior high school in the baseball world, but he transferred to Sumiya 2 and he became the captain of the baseball club. After steady training, the team try to do a final game in the regional preliminaries, against Aoba Gakuin.

  1. Satoshi Dezaki


  2. Akio Chiba


Series Cast

  1. Masaaki Waguri

    Takao Taniguchi

    26 Episodes

  2. Seiji Kumagai


    26 Episodes

  3. Ryusei Nakao as Shigekazu Kondo

    Ryusei Nakao

    Shigekazu Kondo

    26 Episodes

  4. Arihiro Hase


    26 Episodes

  5. Mitsuo Iwata as Asama

    Mitsuo Iwata


    26 Episodes

  6. Katsumi Toriumi


    26 Episodes

  7. Shûichirô Moriyama as Aoba Gakuin baseball manager

    Shûichirô Moriyama

    Aoba Gakuin baseball manager

    26 Episodes

  8. Mitsuo Senda as Announcer

    Mitsuo Senda


    26 Episodes

  9. Masashi Amenomori as Taniguchi's father

    Masashi Amenomori

    Taniguchi's father

    26 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1 - Captain

Season 1

1983 | 26 Episodes

Season 1 of Captain premiered on January 10, 1983.

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Original Name キャプテン

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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