Inazuma Eleven (イナズマイレブン, Inazuma Irebun, "Lightning Eleven") is an association football-themed media franchise created by Level-5. The franchise began with the release of Inazuma Eleven in 2008, with the game series selling over eight million copies worldwide by 2016. In addition to video games, the franchise also has a manga series and a number of other animated television series and films.
|Genre(s)||Role-playing video game, sports|
|Platform(s)||Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Arcade, iOS, Android, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch|
|First release|| Inazuma Eleven |
August 22, 2008
|Latest release||Inazuma Eleven GO 3: Galaxy|
December 5, 2013
A number of anime television series have been produced by Level-5, in conjunction with TV Tokyo and OLM.
Yasunori Mitsuda is a Japanese composer, musician, and sound producer. He is best known for his work in video games, primarily for the Chrono, Xeno, Shadow Hearts, and Inazuma Eleven franchises, among various others. Mitsuda began composing music for his own games in high school, later attending the Junior College of Music in Tokyo. As part of his college course, he was granted an intern position at the game development studio Wolf Team. Upon graduation in 1992, he joined Square after seeing a magazine advertisement in an office he was visiting with his professor.
Level-5 Inc. is a Japanese video game developer and publisher based in Fukuoka. The company was founded in October 1998 by Akihiro Hino after he departed from the now defunct Riverhillsoft. Early in its history, the company enjoyed a close relationship with Sony Computer Entertainment, with many of its games then funded by and produced in conjunction with them. Starting in 2007, the company started self-publishing its games in Japan, with other companies such as Nintendo handling publishing on the relevant platforms internationally. In more recent years, their games have been self-published. The company is best known for their Dark Cloud, Professor Layton, Inazuma Eleven, Ni no Kuni, Yo-kai Watch, and Snack World franchises.
Yūki Tai is a Japanese voice actor. He is currently affiliated with Rimax.
Yuka Nishigaki is a Japanese voice actress from Tottori Prefecture. She is affiliated with Ken Production. Her husband is fellow voice actor Tsubasa Yonaga.
Biggs is a Portuguese basic cable and satellite television targeted to children, teens and youth. It was launched on 1 December 2009 on the NOS platform. It airs live-action shows, films, anime and cartoon shows, it also used to air archived programmes from Canal Panda. Its design is very similar to that of YTV and Disney XD.
Inazuma Eleven is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tenya Yabuno based on a series of video games created by Level-5. The manga has been published by Shogakukan in CoroCoro Comic since the June 2008 issue. The manga series won the 2010 Kodansha Manga Award and 2011 Shogakukan Manga Award in the Children's Manga category.
Inazuma Eleven is a 2008 to 2011 Japanese anime television series based on Level-5's video game series of the same name. The animated series was produced by OLM under the direction of Katsuhito Akiyama and consists of 127 episodes.
Inazuma Eleven GO is a role-playing video game and sports video game for the Nintendo 3DS developed and published by Level-5. It was released on December 15, 2011 in Japan and Europe on June 13, 2014 and released on July 18, 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. There are two versions of the game, Shine and Dark, which was released in Europe as Light and Shadow. An Inazuma Eleven GO anime and manga based on the game began serialization in CoroCoro Comic, while an anime based on the game produced by OLM started airing on May 14, 2011.
Inazuma Eleven GO is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tenya Yabuno. It is based on the Level-5 video game series of the same title. The manga has been published by Shogakukan in CoroCoro Comic.
Inazuma Eleven GO 2: Chrono Stone, or Inazuma Eleven GO Chrono Stones in Europe, is a role-playing video game and sports video game for the Nintendo 3DS developed and published by Level-5. It was released on December 13, 2012 in Japan and in Europe on March 27, 2015. There are two versions of the game, Neppuu, Wildfire in Europe, and Raimei ("Thunderclap"), Thunderflash in Europe. An Inazuma Eleven GO anime and manga based on the game began serialization in CoroCoro Comic, while an anime based on the game produced by OLM started airing on April 18, 2012. The story follows star Matsukaze Tenma his team, Raimon, and mysterious friendly allies who have come from the future, as they use a time machine to journey across history and attempt to prevent mysterious organisation from the future's plans to erase soccer from history.
Toonami was an Indian television channel that started as a block on Cartoon Network. The channel was the Indian equivalent to the original American network and was owned by Turner International India.
Inazuma Eleven GO: Chrono Stone is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tenya Yabuno. It is based on the Level-5 video game series of the same title. The manga has been published by Shogakukan in CoroCoro Comic.
Inazuma Eleven GO: Galaxy is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tenya Yabuno. It is based on the Level-5 video game series of the same title. The manga has been published by Shogakukan in CoroCoro Comic.
Snack World is a Japanese multimedia franchise created and developed by Level-5. Its consists video games, manga adaptations, a CGI anime series, and a toy line by Takara Tomy.
Inazuma Eleven: Great Road of Heroes is an upcoming role-playing video game developed and published by Level-5, planned for release for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS in 2023. Announced as Inazuma Eleven Ares in 2016, the game was originally set to be released in 2018 before being delayed several times. An anime based on the game aired in 2018.
Inazuma Eleven: Ares is a 2018 Japanese television anime television series produced by OLM. Part of the Inazuma Eleven franchise, the series is based on the upcoming Inazuma Eleven: Great Road of Heroes role-playing video game, originally of the same name. A sequel Inazuma Eleven: Orion no Kokuin started airing on October 5, 2018. An English dub of the series produced by SDI Media began airing on Disney XD on April 13, 2019, replacing Yo-kai Watch, another anime based on a Level-5 video game series. This is the third Inazuma Eleven series to receive an English dub after the original series and Inazuma Eleven Go.
Inazuma Eleven: Orion no Kokuin is a 2018 Japanese television anime series produced by OLM. Part of the Inazuma Eleven franchise, it is a sequel to Inazuma Eleven: Ares that was broadcast between April and September 2018. It began airing on TV Tokyo and its affiliates from October 2018 to September 2019.
Inazuma Eleven GO: Galaxy is a role-playing video game and sports video game for the Nintendo 3DS developed and published by Level-5. It was released in Japan on December 5, 2013. No confirmation of a worldwide release has been given. There are two versions of the game, Big Bang and Supernova. An Inazuma Eleven Go Galaxy anime based on the game produced by OLM was aired from May 2013 to March 2014.
Inazuma Eleven is a Japanese media franchise with multiple television adaptations. Lists of Inazuma Eleven episodes include:
Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Academy Y – Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu is a 2020 role-playing game developed and published by Level-5 for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. A spin-off installment in the Yo-kai Watch series, Yo-kai Watch Jam sees the player as Jinpei Jiba, a student at the fictious Y Academy, who investigates mysteries occurring in the academy and surrounding areas.