Episode 1: Football 5-a-side

Animation x Paralympic: Who Is Your Hero?

5m 00s
Broadcast on September 8, 2018 Available until December 31, 2021

A series of short animation works focusing on the Para-sport with the aim of delivering the appeal of the Paralympic Games and sport for athletes with an impairment.

5-a-side football episode featuring the Japan national team facing world champions Brazil. The story was directed by Yoichi Takahashi, the creator of the popular manga and animation series "Captain Tsubasa". Rock band OKAMOTO'S was responsible for the theme song "Turn Up".

Directed by Atsushi Nigorikawa
Music: "Turn Up" by OKAMOTO'S
Animation: NIPPON ANIMATION

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