For its counterparts, see Japan Youth (J) and Japan Youth (Tecmo).

All Japan Youth (全日本ユース, Zennihon Yūsu) or Japan Youth (日本ユース) is the representative team of Japan in the Asian preliminaries and the World Youth Tournament that took place during the Battle of World Youth story arc.

Story[edit | edit source]

Main article: Battle of World Youth

Uniforms[edit | edit source]

Saikyo no Teki: Netherlands Youth![edit | edit source]

  • Home: White jersey with blue collar, three stripes on shoulders ending in blue hoops on sleeves, white shorts with three blue stripes and white socks with three blue stripes. The emblem is the Flag of Japan.
  • Home (1994 OVA): White jersey with blue collar, two stripes on shoulders and blue sleeve borders, white shorts with two blue stripes and white socks with two blue stripes. The emblem is the Flag of Japan.
  • Keeper: Long-sleeved Golden jersey with black collar and black-sleeved cuffs, black long trousers and white socks.
  • Keeper (1994 OVA): Main red with white collared uniform and two white stripes on the sleeves, blue pants and white socks (Wakashimazu) or yellow long sleeved shirt with black collar and black sleeve cuffs, black shorts and white socks (Morisaki).

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1st/2nd Asian qualifiers tournament[edit | edit source]

  • Home (Manga): White jersey with blue collar, three blue stripes on the shoulders and three blue diagonal stripes around the sleeves and blue numbers, white shorts with three blue stripes and white socks with three blue stripes. The captain armband, worn by Tsubasa, is initially blue with a white horizontal stripe on the center, initially worn during the matches against Chinese Taipei and Thailand. Later, during the Asian World Youth qualifiers, he wears a yellow armband with the flag of Japan.
  • Keeper (Manga, Wakabayashi): Purple jersey with the sides of a darker shade with three diagonal stripes, which are also on the sleeves, black round collar, black shoulders and black long trousers. Wakabayashi wears a white with the"JAPAN" written on the front.
  • Keeper (Manga, Wakashimazu): Main lawn green with black collar, darker green shoulders and sleeves and black tribal designs on the sleeves and on the chest, black trousers and white socks (although on the Volume 4 and Volume 11 covers of the manga, he is shown to wear a multicolored shirt with a light blue, red, white and black camouflage-like pattern, black collar, white number on the back and black sleeve cuffs) .
  • Keeper (Manga, Morisaki):Dark violet or Golden long-sleeved jersey with black collar and black sleeve cuffs, black shorts and white socks.
  • Keeper (Manga, Sasaki): Main lawn green, with black chest and the Japanese flag and green collar, black shorts and white socks.
  • Home (1994 anime): White jersey with azure collar, three azure stripes on the shoulders and three azuree parallelograms around the sleeves and black numbers, white shorts with three azure stripes and white socks with three azure stripes. This uniform is almost similar to the one of the World Youth manga. The captain armband is yellow.
  • Away (1994 anime, ep. 1; 47): Main blue jersey with round collar, white diagonally arranged horizontal stripes and red triangles, white verical stripes and red triangles on the right sleeve and the flag of Japan in the right sleeve and yellow numbers, white shorts and blue socks. The captain armband is green. This uniform resembles the one worn by Japan between 1993 and 1995 in real life. In the anime is only seen in the first episode, during Tsubasa's dream of winning a match for Japan against Iraq, as well in some scenes.
  • Keeper (1994 Anime, Morisaki): Main azure shirt with lawn green collar and green chest, black shorts and shirt number and white socks.
  • Keeper (1994 Anime, Wakashimazu): Main azure shirt with lawn green collar and green chest, black pants and shirt number and white socks. This uniform is seen on Captain Tsubasa J: Get in the Tomorrow intro.
  • Keeper (1994 Anime, Wakabayashi): Main lawn green, with azure sleeves and shoulders, azure collar and side panels and black long trousers. Wakabayashi wears a red cap. Based on the manga uniform.

World Youth tournament[edit | edit source]

Home Away Keeper (Wakabayashi) Keeper (Wakashimazu)
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  • Home (manga): Blue jersey with white collar with red accents, white and red flames on the sleeves and JFA logo on the chest, white shorts with red and blue flames and blue socks with white stripe on top with red accents. The captain armband is red with the Flag of Japan. This uniform resembles the uniform worn by Japan between 1996 and 1997 in real life.
  • Away (manga): White shirt with blue collar with red accents, blue and red flames on the sleeves and JFA logo, blue shorts with red and white flames and white socks with blue stripe on top with red accents. Worn in the match against Italy.
  • Keeper (manga, Wakashimazu): Green jersey with black collar, sleeve cuffs and lines, top sections of the socks and horizontal lines on the shorts' edges with blue, light blue and red flames on the chest, sleeves and on the sides of the shorts (Wakashimazu)
  • Keeper (manga, Wakabayashi): Silver jersey with black collar and black lines running from the sleeves to the sides and black long trousers.

Games[edit | edit source]

Tatakae Dream Team[edit | edit source]

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Home: Blue jersey with white collar with red accents, two white stripes on each sleeve and Japanese flag on the chest, white shoirts with two blue stripes on each side and blue socks with white top and two red stripes. The Away version has an inverse coloration.

Results[edit | edit source]

Strengthening matches (Holland Youth Special)
Opponent Outcome Result Notes
Netherlands Youth LOSS 0 - 6
Netherlands Youth LOSS 0 - 7
Netherlands Youth WIN 10 - 1
Training Camp
Real Japan 7 LOSS 2 - 3 1st group
Real Japan 7 LOSS 0 - 5 2nd group
Real Japan 7 LOSS 0 - 6 3rd group
1st Asian preliminaries
Chinese Taipei Youth WIN 2 - 1
Guam Youth WIN 4 - 0
Thailand Youth WIN 5 - 4
Training Camp
Real Japan 7 WIN 10 - 2 (Returning players)
2nd Asian preliminaries (Group stage)
Uzbekistan Youth​​​​​​ WIN 8 - 1 Group stage Round 1
UAE Youth WIN 6 - 0 Group stage Round 2
Saudi Arabia Youth WIN 4 - 1 Group stage Round 3
China Youth WIN 6 - 3 Group stage Round 4
2nd Asian preliminaries (Final Tournament)
Iraq Youth WIN 3 - 0 Semi-Final
South Korea Youth WIN 2 - 0 Final
World Youth Tournament (Group stage)
Mexico Youth WIN 2 - 1 Group Stage Round 1
Uruguay Youth WIN 6 - 5 Group Stage Round 2
Italy Youth WIN 4 - 0 Group Stage Round 3
World Youth Tournament (Final Tournament)
Sweden Youth WIN 1 - 0 aet Quarter-Final
Netherlands Youth WIN 1 - 0 aet Semi-Final
Brazil Youth WIN 3 - 2 aet Final

Squad[edit | edit source]

Netherlands Youth Special[edit | edit source]

# pos. Player Club/School # pos. Player Club/School
1 GK Ken Wakashimazu 12 DF Hikaru Matsuyama
2 DF Masao Tachibana 14 MF Ryo Ishizaki
3 DF Kazuo Tachibana 15 MF Takeshi Sawada
5 DF Hiroshi Jito 16 MF Mitsuru Sano
6 DF Shingo Takasugi 17 FW Hajime Taki
7 DF Makoto Soda 18 FW Shun Nitta
8 MF Mamoru Izawa 19 FW Kazuki Sorimachi
9 FW Kojiro HyugaCaptain[1] 20 FW Teppei Kisugi
10 MF Tsubasa
Ozora Captain
Brazil.png S. Paulo 21 GK Yuzo Morisaki


Battle of World Youth Arc[edit | edit source]

1st Asian Qualifiers Tournament

# pos. Player Club/School # pos. Player Club/School
1 GK Yuzo Morisaki 15 MF Takeshi Sawada Japan.png Toho
2 DF Takeshi Kishida 16 MF Mitsuru Sano Japan.png Nankatsu
4 DF Ryo Ishizaki 18 FW Shun Nitta
5 DF Shingo Takasugi 20 MF Shingo Aoi
6 DF Jun Misugi 22 GK Genzo Wakabayashi Germany.png Hamburg
7 FW Hajime Taki GK Kenta Sasaki
8 MF Mamoru Izawa DF Masao Nakayama
9 FW Kazuki Sorimachi FW Kazumasa Oda
10 MF Tsubasa
Ozora Captain
Brazil.png S. Paulo FW Minoru Honma
12 DF Hikaru Matsuyama


2nd Asian preliminaries Tournament

# pos. Player Club/School # pos. Player Club/School
1 GK Genzo Wakabayashi Germany.png Hamburg 14 DF Shingo Takasugi
2 DF Masao Tachibana 15 MF Takeshi Sawada
3 DF Kazuo Tachibana 16 MF Mitsuru Sano Japan.png Kunimi
4 DF Ryo Ishizaki 17 GK Ken Wakashimazu Japan.png Y. Flugels
5 DF Hiroshi Jito 18 FW Shun Nitta Japan.png Nankatsu
6 DF Jun Misugi 19 FW Teppei Kisugi
7 DF Makoto Soda 20 FW Shingo Aoi Italy.png Inter
8 MF Mamoru Izawa 21 GK Yuzo Morisaki
9 FW Kojiro Hyuga 22 DF Takeshi Kishida
10 MF Tsubasa
Ozora Captain
Brazil.png S. Paulo 25 FW Hajime Taki
11 MF Taro Misaki DF Masao Nakayama
12 MF Hikaru Matsuyama DF Kazumasa Oda
13 FW Kazuki Sorimachi FW Minoru Honma


World Youth Tournament

Main Squad[edit | edit source]

# pos. Player Club/School # pos. Player Club/School
1 GK Genzo Wakabayashi Germany.png Hamburg 14 DF Shingo Takasugi
2 DF Masao Tachibana 15 MF Takeshi Sawada Japan.png Toho
3 DF Kazuo Tachibana 16 MF Mitsuru Sano Japan.png Kunimi
4 DF Ryo Ishizaki 17 GK Ken Wakashimazu Japan.png Yokohama Flugels
5 DF Hiroshi Jito 18 FW Shun Nitta Japan.png Nankatsu
6 DF Jun Misugi 19 FW Teppei Kisugi
7 DF Makoto Soda 20 FW Shingo Aoi Italy.png Inter
8 MF Mamoru Izawa 21 GK Yuzo Morisaki
9 FW Kojiro Hyuga 22 DF Takeshi Kishida
10 MF Tsubasa
Ozora Captain
Brazil.png S. Paulo 23 DF Tomeya Akai[2] Italy.png Sampdoria
11 MF Taro Misaki 24 DF Hanji Urabe[2]
12 MF Hikaru Matsuyama 25 FW Hajime Taki
13 FW Kazuki Sorimachi

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. During the confrontation against Netherlands Youth and Real Japan 7.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Akai and Urabe only join the team before the beginning of the World Youth.
  3. Mikami had to retire, due to an appendicitis surgery, giving the position to Gamo.

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