Born in Katsushika-ku (Katsushika Ward), Tokyo.
Mr. Takahashi made his debut as a comic artist in 1980 with the publication of “Captain Tsubasa’ (SHUEISHA, Inc.). An animated series based on “Captain Tsubasa”has been running on TV since 1983. It has contributed not only to the popularization of soccer in Japan but also to soccer enthusiasts and players around the world. Its global content enjoys wide international popularity.
“Captain Tsubasa, Rising Sun” is published serially in the magazine ‘Grand Jump.’ The series produced its 100th book in June, 2017. A new animation series will be broadcast from April, 2018.
Mr. Takahashi, in addition to his work as a comic artist, also heads the official supporters’ group of the real soccer team, ‘NANKATSU SC’ of Katsushika City, Tokyo.