Golden Age 173: The "Big 4"
Golden Age 175: If They Beat You, Beat 'em Back
Volk and Siegmund have a chat about Tezuka's pro contract but Volk still thinks Tezuka isn't ready. Seigfried and Tezuka are training together.
The Japanese representatives talk about Shuji. He mentions that he would have been ablt to return Wirbel Taufe but he would have still lost the match.
Kurobe explains about the upcoming Group League. The 32 countries will be divided up into 8 round robin blocks of 4 teams each. Japan is in Group B along with Switzerland, Greece, and Australia.
Irie walks away from the group to talk to Atobe. He realised that Irie wasn't serious in the Pre-World Cup Exhibition Match and asks why. Even if he were to play serious, they would have still lost. Irie tells Atobe about the Group League.
- Siegmund Pupke makes an appearance after a 38 chapter absense.