Kyaputen Tsubasa

I Can't Play - S2-E7

Stupidity: Furano, Naniwa and Hanawa players are watching the semifinal from the stands. They all wear their team kits - T-shirt and shorts, but they played days before, there's no reason at all why they'd be dressed like that.

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No Victory in Semi Final - S1-E21

Stupidity: The decisive goal happens merely because the players pass the ball to the opposition instead of clearing to the wings. Reading poorly the situation happens in real life as well, but here we have a group of 4 players who charge in close formation, and with all the rest of the field at their disposal, the two Nankatsu players pass the ball in the middle of them for no reason.

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The Brothers Tachibana - S1-E22

Stupidity: Masao and Kazuo in their first play of the game advancing from midfield face first the defenders, then a winger (Taki) then the two forwards (Tsubasa and Misaki). (00:13:00)

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An Unfair Enemy - S1-E15

Stupidity: In any normal match, 4 players who deliberately charge the keeper and hit him when he already has possession would be sent off or booked, here of course it does not happen. What's more puzzling though, is that the team had as deliberate strategy to injure the keeper, they are shown with evil eyes and grins like homicidal maniacs...but then at the end of the match they exchange pleasantries, handshakes and sincere goodwill wishes.

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The Provocation - S1-E11

Stupidity: Genzo suffers a possibly career-ending injury to his ankle. He goes to the doctor for that, and the doctor talks to him, and they discuss this important matter...without his parents or a legal tutor, teacher, coach (there's nobody present at the visit, and he walks out of the hospital on his own). He's eleven years old. His personal coach that follows him anywhere is nowhere to be seen in this episode, obviously because it would detract from the drama if he were around to explain stuff to Genzo's teammates or the main Nankatsu team coach.

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Show generally

Stupidity: Roberto Hongo is the center forward of the Brazil national team, and as we see from Tsubasa's poster/magazine, he did not alter his appearance except for wearing a fisherman hat sometimes. Despite being surrounded by football fanatics, he manages to keep a fairly low-key profile and it's totally not a big deal to have a top tier footballer hanging around the small prefecture.

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A Perfect Duo - S1-E8

Audio problem: When Urabe gets in the field to ask to be a substitute, western dubs (verified in the Italian and spanish dubs) have Ryo (or "Bruce") ask him who he is. Ryo knows perfectly well who Urabe is, and they played a friendly match just a couple episodes before too. (00:06:45)

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An Unfair Enemy - S1-E15

Trivia: Probably as a joke from an animator, there's a pig in attendance in the stadium. It appears in one shot, by Roberto Hongo when Tsubasa's mom calls for a hat-trick. (00:18:30)

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