Captain Tsubasa, the heroes of Holly & Benji arrive in The Sandbox

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The Sandbox, a leading decentralized virtual gaming world, announced today that it has partnered with Minto Inc., a company focused on the business of manga and anime creators, and Tsubasa co. Ltd, to bring Captain Tsubasathe popular football manga that has sold over 80 million copies worldwide, in The Sandbox. The series known in Italy starting from the anime Holly & Benji will come up The Sandbox through an area dedicated to his universe dedicated to football. Captain Tsubasa joins over 300 existing partnerships including Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, The Rabbids, Gucci Vault, The Walking Dead, Snoop Dogg, Adidas, Deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Richie Hawtin, The Smurfs, Care Bears, Atari, Zepeto and CryptoKitties.

“The Japanese comic series and cartoons of Captain Tsubasa helped make Japanese manga and anime culture global in the 1980s and directly influenced millions of young fans around the world, including myself, ”says Sebastien Borget, COO and co-founder of The Sandbox. “Bringing this iconic series into The Sandbox It’s like a teenager’s dream come true, because giving fans full ownership of Captain Tsubasa’s items means empowering players to create their own football-themed experiences with their childhood favorites, in a way that extends further the influence of Tsubasa Ozora on the new generations of fans ”.