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Rising Sun (RS) is the latest and current story arc of the narrative of the Captain Tsubasa series. It takes place after the "Golden-23" and "Overseas Fierce Fights" arcs, and mainly covers Olympic Japan's quest to win the gold medal at the Madrid Olympics. The storyline is published in the manga Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Manga chapters that cover RS[edit | edit source]

No. Chapter name
1 "Liga's glory" (リーガの栄光)
2 "23/33" [originally misspelt "23/38" in magazine serialization]
3 "Champion's true worth" (強豪の真価)
4 "The spirit to cheer up" (奮い立つ心)
5 "The decision of the overseas group" (海外組の決意)
6 "In waves! Overseas group" (波状!海外組)
7 "The chosen ones" (選ばれし者たち)
8 "The fated drawing of lots" (運命の組み合わせ)
9 "The rest of a soldier" (戦士の休息)
10 "The Madrid Olympics are beginning" (マドリッド五輪サッカー開幕)
11 "Michael's miracle" (ミカエルの奇蹟)
12 "Camp Nou, the dream stage" (夢の舞台カンプノウ)
13 "Opening art" (オープニングアート)
14 "It whirls around! "The eye of a typhoon"" (渦を巻く!“台風の目”)
15 "The other genius" (もう一人の天才)
16 "Contest of geniuses" (天才たちの競演)
17 "Another golden combination" (もう一つの黄金コンビ)
18 "Proof of growth" (成長の証)
19 "Dutch prestige" (オランダの威信)
20 "Stijn and Brian" (スタインとブライアン)
21 "Trap of lions" (獅子たちの罠)
22 "SGGK's gamble" (SGGKの賭け)
23 "Chain attack" (連撃)
24 "Argentina's superiority" (アルゼンチンの雄)
25 "Festival of glory" (栄光の祭典)
26 "A man called Diaz" (ディアスという男)
27 "Miracle overhead 1" (ミラクルオーバーヘッド①)
28 "Miracle overhead 2" (ミラクルオーバーヘッド②)
29 "Argentine cannon" (アルゼンチンの大砲)
30 "Deadly corner kick" (必殺のコーナーキック)
31 "End-to-end" (エンド・トゥ・エンド)
32 "Japanese treasure" (日本の宝)
33 "Diaz's Trap" (ディアスの罠)
34 "Hand of God" (神の手)
35 "Betting on "Reversal"" (「逆転」への賭け)
36 "Surrounded" (四面楚歌)
37 "Mount Fuji and Lavender" (富士山とラベンダー)
38 "The divine surpassing the miracle 1" (奇跡を超えた神技①)
39 "The divine surpassing the miracle 2" (奇跡を超えた神技②)
40 "Adios" (アディオス)
41 "Warriors' celebration" (戦士たちの祭典)
42 "The Emperor's humiliation" (皇帝の屈辱)
43 "Bullet of fire" (炎の砲弾)
44 "The proud challenge" (誇り高き挑戦)
45 "Wall of steel" (鋼鉄の壁)
46 "The Brazilian ambush" (ブラジルの伏兵)
47 "Submarine vs Hedgehog" (サブマリンvsハリネズミ)
48 "Full metal phantom" (幻の究極鋼弾)
49 "German hot bloodedness" (ゲルマンの血潮)
50 "Rainbow in the Riazor" (リアソールの虹)
51 "Burning right leg" (燃える右脚)
52 "Matchless workmen" (双璧の仕事師)
53 "Brazilian golden trio" (ブラジル黄金トリオ)
54 "High-speed dribble & shot" (高速のドリブル&シュート)
55 "Joan's signal" (ジョアンのサイン)
56 "Devil's left leg" (悪魔の左脚)
57 "Right? Left?" (右か? 左か?)
58 "The end of the great battle" (大戦終結)
59 "Vow of fierce battle" (激戦の誓い)
60 "Mexico Aztec vs Spain" (メキシコ・アステカvsスペイン)
61 "Michael's prophecies" (ミカエルの預言)
62 "Surprise in San Mames" (予想外のサン・マメス)
63 "Devil of the field" (フィールドの悪魔)
64 "Engine" (エンジン)
65 "Opening play" (オープニングプレイ)
66 "The man holding the key" (カギを握る男)
67 "Page 15 and page 76" (15ページと76ページ)
68 "Coach Kira's objective" (吉良監督の狙い)
69 "Game intuition" (勝負勘)
70 "Mutual defense" (守り合い)
71 "South American training" (南米仕込み)
72 "Midfield supremacy" (中盤の支配権)
73 "First half's last..." (前半ラストの…)

Match results in the storyline[edit | edit source]

Pre-Olympic practice matches[edit | edit source]

Japan
Japan Japan.png 7 - 0 New Zealand.png New Zealand
Japan Japan.png 5 - 1 New Zealand.png New Zealand
Japan Japan.png 4 - 1 New Zealand.png New Zealand
Japan Japan.png 8 - 0 Mexico.png Mexico
Brazil
Brazil Brazil.png def. Belgium.png Belgium

Madrid Olympics[edit | edit source]

Group stage[edit | edit source]

Group A
Spain Spain.png 3 - 0 Cameroon.png Cameroon
USA USA.png def. New Zealand.png New Zealand
Spain Spain.png def. USA.png USA
Cameroon Cameroon.png def. New Zealand.png New Zealand
Spain Spain.png def. New Zealand.png New Zealand
USA USA.png def. Cameroon.png Cameroon
Group B
France France.png def. Ghana.png Ghana
Mexico Mexico.png tied South Korea.png South Korea
France France.png def. Mexico.png Mexico
South Korea South Korea.png tied Ghana.png Ghana
France France.png def. South Korea.png South Korea
Mexico Mexico.png def. Ghana.png Ghana
Group C
Japan Japan.png 4 - 1 Netherlands.png Netherlands
Argentina Argentina.png 5 - 2 Nigeria.png Nigeria
Netherlands Netherlands.png 4 - 3 Nigeria.png Nigeria
Japan Japan.png 3 - 2 Argentina.png Argentina
Japan Japan.png 3 - 0 Nigeria.png Nigeria
Argentina Argentina.png 4 - 3 Netherlands.png Netherlands
Group D
Brazil Brazil.png 6 - 2 China.png China
Germany Germany.png 3 - 0 Senegal.png Senegal
Brazil Brazil.png def. Senegal.png Senegal
Germany Germany.png def. China.png China
Brazil Brazil.png 4 - 4 Germany.png Germany
China China.png tied Senegal.png Senegal

Quarterfinals[edit | edit source]

Spain Spain.png 6 - 2 Mexico.png Mexico
Japan Japan.png vs. Germany.png Germany
France France.png vs. USA.png USA
Brazil Brazil.png vs. Argentina.png Argentina

Tournaments Finals:[edit | edit source]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                   
       
 Spain.png Olympic Spain  6
 
 Mexico.png Olympic Mexico  2  
 Spain.png Olympic Spain  N/A
 
         
 Japan.png Olympic Japan  N/A
 
 Germany.png Olympic Germany  N/A  
     
 
       
 France.png Olympic France  N/A
 
 USA.png Olympic USA  N/A  
     
 
         
 Brazil.png Olympic Brazil  N/A
 Argentina.png Olympic Argentina  N/A  
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