Captain (manga)


Captain (manga)

Infobox animanga/Header
name = Captain


caption = Captain volume 1 bunko
ja_name = キャプテン
ja_name_trans = Kyaputen
genre = Sports
Infobox animanga/Manga
title =
author = Akio Chiba
publisher = flagicon|Japan Shueisha
demographic = Shōnen
magazine = Monthly Shōnen Jump
first = February 1972
last = 1979
volumes = 15
Infobox animanga/Movie
title = TV special
director = Satoshi Dezaki
studio = Eiken
released = April 2, 1980
runtime =
Infobox animanga/Movie
title =
director = Satoshi Dezaki
studio = Eiken
released = flagicon|Japan July 18, 1981
runtime = 95 minutes
Infobox animanga/Anime
title =
director = Satoshi Dezaki
studio = Eiken
network = flagicon|Japan NTV, Animax
first = January 10, 1983
last = July 4, 1983
episodes = 26

nihongo|"Captain"|キャプテン|Kyaputen is a baseball manga series by Akio Chiba which ran in "Monthly Shōnen Jump" (published by Shueisha) from 1972 to 1979.en icon cite web|url=http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=7982|title=Captain (manga)|publisher=Anime News Network|accessdate=2007-06-19] 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.cite web | url=http://comics.shogakukan.co.jp/mangasho/rist.html | title=小学館漫画賞:歴代受賞者 | publisher=Shogakukan | language=Japanese | accessdate=2007-08-19]

The manga was adapted into a film by Eiken and released in theaters on 1981-07-18.ja icon cite web|url=http://www.jmdb.ne.jp/1981/de002180.htm|title=キャプテン|publisher=Japanese Movie Database|accessdate=2007-06-19] en icon cite web|url=http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=7983|title=Captain (movie)|publisher=Anime News Network|accessdate=2007-06-19] It was also adapted into a 26 episode anime TV series which aired on NTV from 1983-01-10 to 1983-07-04. The TV series was also directed by Satoshi Dezaki.en icon cite web|url=http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=1236|title=Captain (TV)|publisher=Anime News Network|accessdate=2007-06-19] 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.en icon cite web|url=http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2005-09-23/tv-asahi-top-100-anime|title=TV Asahi Top 100 Anime|publisher=Anime News Network|date=2005-09-23|accessdate=2007-06-19] In a 2006 TV Asahi survey of Japanese celebrities, the "Captain" TV series ranked 13th in a list of the top 100 responses.ja icon cite web|url=http://pwws.tv-asahi.co.jp/anime100/contents/2006geinou/cur/|title=月バラ2時間スペシャル 芸能界アニメ通が集結!徹底調査アニメランキング100|publisher=TV Asahi|date=2006|accessdate-2007-06-19]

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

Film

taff

*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

Sources:

TV series

taff

*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

External links

*ja icon [http://www.showtime.jp/animation/b-ch/captain/ Bandai Channel Showtime] (TV series)
*ja icon [http://www.showtime.jp/animation/b-ch/captain_m/ Bandai Channel Showtime] (movie)


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