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Fans of the Captain Tsubasa anime can now pre-order the official game via the Nintendo eShop ahead of its launch on August 28th! The game features two different story modes, along with local and online versus modes.

Here’s a bit more about the game from its official Nintendo listing:


“Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions, based on the globally beloved anime series, is an action soccer game featuring the latest graphics and super plays anyone can enjoy.

Get a real taste for the world of Captain Tsubasa through two story modes! To savor the drama alongside the action in Captain Tsubasa, we’ve prepared Episode: Tsubasa, a story mode where you can experience the events as seen in the anime. Additionally, become a part of the world of Captain Tsubasa, as you play through Episode: New Hero, an original story mode found in this game.”


If you’re unfamiliar with the series, yet want to get in on the fun, Bandai Namco has published a narrated tutorial video detailing various aspects of the game.



Be ready for the first kick when Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions releases on Friday, August 28th.


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A writer and dreamer who loves all things tropical, bright, colorful, and shiny. Marcus is obsessed with Kingdom Hearts and patiently awaits its triumphant return to Nintendo hardware. He has a (totally real) court order that requires him to always have a 3DS or Switch on his person when leaving the house for more than a few hours.