The Manga series "Captain Tsubasa" was created in 1981 by author Yoichi Takahashi and quickly became one of the most successful graphic novel series in the world. The series is about a soccer player named Tsubasa Ohzora who dreams of becoming the best player in the world and showcasing his talents at the World Cup with the Japan National Team. The main characters of the series are "Tsubasa Ohzora" Genzo Wakabayashi, Taro Misaki, Roberto Hongo and Tsubasa future wife Sanae Nakazawa. The series centers on Tsubasa's career, from his first games on his school team to the first international tournament in France. Captain Tsubasa was continued in several media, including a feature film, TV series and OVA (Original Video Animation).