date : 28/07/1960
Yoichi Takahashi has always been a fan of
sports in general, but in particular of Soccer.
His professional career becomes in 1981
when on Shonen Jump he publish the first chapter
of the serie that will make he popular : "Captain
Tsubasa" Moreover exists a previous
version of Captain Tsubasa, that has been
published on Shonen Jump in a special completely
dedicated to Tsubasa in1986.
Tsubasa", obteined a great success, so
the serie were manteined for 8 years , and the
were realized the anime version, knowed in Italy
with the name of "Holly and Benji"
During theese works Takahashi become immediatly
to realize other sportive manga: in 1988
he realized "100 M. Jumper"
based on athletic, in 1989 "Ace"
based on baseball, and then"Chibi"
in wich he tells the adventures of Chibi in
the world of boxe.
Moreover Takahashi, has realized the one shot
story on basket, tennis and ski, that has been
added to a story of "Captain Tsubasa"
in "Boku wa Taro Misaki" (I'm
In 1993 he comes back to his most famous
serie , realizing a 100 pages story of"Captain
Tsubasa", and finally in 1994 Takahashi
comes back to the Tsubasa's adventures with
"Captain Tsubasa: World Youth",
composed by 18 tankobones, reproducted in an
anime of 47 episodes where the first 33 are
a remake of Tsubasa adventures ( in this anime
we have a restyle of the character design and
of the backgrounds thanks to the use of the
Computer design) , the34th episode is a review
and the others becomes with the comparison of
Shingo Aoi and ends with the final for
the qualificatin to the World youth championship.