Captain (1983)

  • Genre: Animation, Drama
  • Creator: Satoshi Dezaki, Akio Chiba
  • First Air Date: 1983-01-10
  • Last Air Date: 1983-07-04
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 26
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 25 min.
  • Production Company: Eiken
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Networks: Nippon TV
  • Director: Satoshi Dezaki
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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.

  • Keywords: sports, anime, spokon
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    Captain Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1983-01-10
    26 Episodes

    Captain Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1An Unconventional Cruise Line27 min
    Season 1Episode 2Baptized in Blood27 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Human Zoo27 min
    Season 1Episode 4Boner Medicine27 min
    Season 1Episode 5Je Suis Tanner27 min
    Season 1Episode 6Face Off27 min
    Season 1Episode 7Cultural Exchange27 min
    Season 1Episode 8Sweet Sixteen27 min
    Season 1Episode 9Family Reunion27 min
    Season 1Episode 10The Hornet’s Nest27 min
    • Masaaki Waguri

      as Takao Taniguchi
    • Seiji Kumagai

      as Marui
    • Ryusei Nakao

      as Shigekazu Kondo
    • Arihiro Hase

      as Koyama
    • Mitsuo Iwata

      as Asama
    • Katsumi Toriumi

      as Komuro
    • Shūichirō Moriyama

      as Aoba Gakuin baseball manager
    • Mitsuo Senda

      as Announcer
    • Masashi Amenomori

      as Taniguchi's father
    • Miyoko Asô

      as Taniguchi's mother
    • Hiroya Ishimaru

      as Narrator
    Directing Satoshi Dezaki Director
    Sound Toshiyuki Kimori Music