Morimichi Kawakami (川上 守道, Kawakami Morimichi) is the 6th grade school keeper of Shimizu FC in the Shizuoka Qualifier Tournament in Kids' Dream arc.

Description[edit | edit source]

Kawakami, despite being considered a genius keeper, He himself acknowledged would not be able to punch or save most of goal getter Tsubasa's long shots or headers, so the team prepared a two-step strategy in order to counter both Tsubasa and Wakabayashi.

History[edit | edit source]

Captain Tsubasa series[edit | edit source]

Kids' Dream arc
Kawakami proved to be very skillful as an elementary school keeper, since thanks to him his team was able to go to the finals. He even goes as far as not allowing any goals against him until he met Tsubasa.

During the finals of the Shizuoka qualifiers Tournament, his team, the Shimizu, plays a defensive 1-4-4-2. They would triple-marked goal getter Tsubasa, and the defensive void was well covered by Kawakami himself, who is Shimizu's own genius keeper, while the rest of them would counter-attack off with tackles, then swam together to collect the high ball to defeat opponent keeper Wakabayashi who was not at his best. Even by putting Nankatsu's top players on a pinch, the latter was able to get the upper hand and Shimizu was defeated 0-3.

Golden-23 arc[edit | edit source]

At some point, during the J-Village selection camp, he was one of the five keepers who lost against Morisaki for a spot in the Olympic qualification team.

Rising Sun arc[edit | edit source]

An adult Morimichi Kawakami appears once more as a spectator cheering up for Morisaki in the match between Japan and Germany.

In other media[edit | edit source]

Captain Tsubasa ZERO - Kimero! Miracle Shot[edit | edit source]

Kawakami appears in the character roaster in Captain Tsubasa ZERO - Kimero! Miracle Shot.

Techniques[edit | edit source]

Saves[edit | edit source]

  • Punch: A standard punch technique.
  • Catch: A standard catch technique.

Mental Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Tactician: What Kawakami may lack in physical skills as keeper he balances with his tactics, not for nothing he was Shimizu's team captain.

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