Pre-Kickoff Campaign for Global Version of “Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team” Starts Today!
Tokyo, Japan – November 20, 2017 – KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that pre-registration for the global version of Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team officially kicked off on Monday, November 20 (UTC+9). This head-to-head football simulation game based on the world-famous Captain Tsubasa series is planned for global release in over 135 countries and regions around the world. In addition to the Japanese version released in June 2017, the global release will be localized into six languages—English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Traditional Chinese.
The global version of the game is planned for release in December 2017.
The Pre-Kickoff Campaign began earlier today with pre-registration for the upcoming release currently available on the official Twitter and Facebook accounts. Players are encouraged to follow either (or both!) to receive the latest updates on the upcoming title and stay one step ahead of the game. More details can be found on the official website, which opened earlier today in all six languages available in the global version of the game.
About Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team
Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team is a head-to-head football simulation game based on the classic football manga series enjoyed the world over, Captain Tsubasa. Players are given the opportunity to train football legends Tsubasa, Misaki, Hyuga and all the fan favorites from the series to build their own dream team. Players then hit the pitch with their custom teams to battle it out for football supremacy against the A.I., or go head-to-head with friends or other players from around the world in online matches.
Since its June 13 release earlier this year, the Japanese version of the game has already reached over 4 million downloads* in the domestic market, finding success among football enthusiasts and Captain Tsubasa fans alike. The global release of the game marks a new era in the game’s history, as Tsubasa and friends take center stage on the worldwide mobile playing field.
* Total includes players who have downloaded the game more than once.
The Pre-Kickoff event series includes the pre-registration campaign, a generous giveaway of in-game items, giveaway campaigns featuring Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team merchandise and original illustrations signed by the creator of Captain Tsubasa himself, Yoichi Takahashi. The campaign also features a special video message from the author.
Start of Pre-Registration
Monday, November 20, 2017 (UTC+9)
How to Pre-Register for the Game
To pre-register for Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team, players are simply asked to follow the official Twitter or Facebook account. The pre-registration event is currently being held in all 135+ countries and regions the global version of the game is planned for release in.
More information about the event series can be found on the game’s official website and social media accounts.
Event Period: Starts on Monday, November 20 (UTC+9)
Every player who logs in to the game will receive the SSR Tsubasa Ozora The Ball is My Best Friend as a free gift. In addition to this SSR character gift, players will also receive 25 Dreamballs,* used as currency inside the game. Both gifts will be awarded to players when the game is released.
* Dreamballs are a type of in-game currency used in Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team to acquire new characters, unlock new content, and more.
Captain Tsubasa Giveaway Extravaganza
KLab has partnered with Yoichi Takahashi, the creator of Captain Tsubasa, to give fans of the series all over the globe a chance to win exclusive signed and illustrated prizes!
Win Captain Tsubasa Merch!
Event Period: Monday, November 20 to Thursday, November 30 (UTC+9)
Follow the official Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team Twitter account and retweet the designated post for a chance to become one of six grand prize winners to receive an original illustration signed by Yoichi Takahashi. The contest also gives participants a chance to win one of ten Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team t-shirts!
Kickoff Message from the Creator of Captain Tsubasa
Yoichi Takahashi, the creator of the Captain Tsubasa series, contributed an exclusive video message, expressing his excitement for the upcoming release of the global version of the game and his support for the fan community worldwide.
Please see the official website and other social media accounts for additional information on the Pre-Kickoff Campaign event series.
Features of Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team
1. Online Head-to-Head Football Matches
Play online against friends and rivals! Train football legend Tsubasa Ozora and other characters from the series to create the perfect dream team, then go head-to-head with players worldwide.
2. Stunning Special Moves
Watch Drive Shots, Tiger Shots, and more special moves from the Tsubasa series comes to life in stunning, beautifully rendered cut scenes! Feel the energy in the stadium and the smell of the pitch as your favorite characters' special moves come to life before your eyes.
3. In-Depth Storylines
Play the game in story mode to experience all the greatest scenes from the original Captain Tsubasa storyline and more. Play against memorable opponents from the series and watch the story come alive!
About Captain Tsubasa
Created by Yoichi Takahashi, Captain Tsubasa is a Japanese manga that centers on the sport of football. Since premiering in Shueisha’s landmark comic anthology Weekly Shonen Jump in 1981, the series has grown into a legend that has inspired and delighted countless football fans around the world for decades.
Even after the end of the initial serialization, the story has continued to evolve with new works highlighting the growth and development of main character Tsubasa Ozora. The series’ popularity continues to thrive, with Captain Tsubasa Rising Sun currently appearing in Shueisha’s manga anthology, Grand Jump.
The series has sold over 70 million volumes in Japan alone. Captain Tsubasa’s popularity extends beyond borders, having been translated and published around the world in 10 languages, finding fans and winning the hearts of football lovers around the globe.
Overview of Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team
- Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team
- Supported OSes:
- Android™ 4.4+, iOS 8.0+
* Not available on some devices.
- Head-to-head football simulation game
- Free-to-play (In-app purchases available)
- Supported Regions:
- Global (Excludes Japan, Mainland China, and South Korea)
- Supported Languages:
- English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Traditional Chinese
- Official Website:
- Official Twitter Account:
- Official Facebook Page:
- Official YouTube Channel:
- ©Yoichi Takahashi/SHUEISHA
KLab is a leader in online mobile gaming. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Tokyo, the company is listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. KLab has consistently ranked as one of the top 50 grossing game publishers worldwide since 2012. With its emphasis on quality and innovative games, KLab continues to grow at a rapid pace, expanding beyond the Japanese market with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, and the United States. For more information about KLab, please visit http://www.klab.com/jp/english/.