2024.01.24News Release

Free to Play! The New Web3 Game "Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-" App Version Released Today!

BLOCKSMITH&Co., a subsidiary of KLab Inc., which oversees Web3 related business, and Mint Town Co., Ltd. are pleased to announce the release of the iOS/Android version of the new blockchain game "Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-" utilizing the IP of Japan's leading soccer manga "Captain Tsubasa." Additionally, in celebration of surpassing 100,000 pre-registrations, we will distribute 4 'Gacha tickets', which can win NFTs and more, to everyone who starts playing the game by January 31st at 6:59 (PST).

▼ Product Details

Title: Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-
Platform: PC (Browser version) / App Store / Google Play
Recommended Devices: iOS 14.0 or higher
Android 9.0 or higher 
Price: Free to play (In-app purchases available)

App Store:
Google Play:

Official Website:

▼ Features of the App Version of “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-”

The smartphone app and browser versions share play data. Those who have already been enjoying the browser version can simply perform a linking operation once in the app version, allowing them to share the same play data across both the app and browser. Customers who start with the smartphone app can also link their data in the browser version. Web3 games, previously considered to have a high entry barrier, can now be started for free with this implementation. Moreover, credit card payments have been newly introduced in the billing process, significantly easing the complexity typical of Web3 games.

▼ About "Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-"

“Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-” is a groundbreaking blockchain game where players cultivate NFT-based characters from the original “Captain Tsubasa” series and compete against others. The game features a fully recreated “Rival Mode” based on the original, an online “PvP Mode”, and a newly implemented “Arena Mode” allowing for intense 11-player PvP. Each NFT player is accompanied by a signature move in a 3D video and a generative BGM created by Shinichi Osawa (MONDO GROSSO). Players can nurture their unique NFT, form a team, and compete against rivals. Pro soccer players Yuto Nagatomo and Andrés Iniesta have been appointed as the official ambassadors, drawing significant attention. A year after its announcement, “Captain Tsubasa -RIVALS-” aims to provide an entertaining and accessible Web3 game experience for many years to come.

▼ About "Captain Tsubasa"

“Captain Tsubasa” is a soccer manga by Yoichi Takahashi that began serialization in Shueisha’s “Weekly Shonen Jump” in 1981 and has had a tremendous impact mainly on Japanese soccer fans.
Subsequently, a sequel series depicting the growth of the main character, Tsubasa Ozora, and his friends was published.
Captain Tsubasa Rising Sun” will be serialized in Shueisha’s “Grand Jump” until 2019, and from 2020, it will be published in “Captain Tsubasa Magazine,” an extra edition of “Grand Jump.The total number of copies of the book and paperback in Japan has exceeded 70 million.It is a very popular work that has been translated into 20 languages and published in many foreign countries as well as in Japan.


Company Name: BLOCKSMITH&Co.
CEO: Tetsuya Sanada
Founded: April 1, 2022
Capital: 14,999,950 JPY
Location: 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower
Business: Development and distribution of products utilizing blockchain technology or cryptocurrency, NFTs.


About Mint Town Co., Ltd.

Company Name: Mint Town Co., Ltd.
Representative: CEO Hironao Kunimitsu
Established: April 30, 2013
Headquarters: 2-2-1 Kanda Kinkyo-cho, Chiyoda, Tokyo, KANDA SQUARE 11F WeWork
Business: Planning, development, sales, and operation of Web3 games and game platforms.