Kurumada Gouichi

Kurumada Gouichi (車田(くるまだ) 剛一(ごういち)) is a supporting character in the Inazuma Eleven GO series and is a defender for Raimon.


Inazuma Eleven GO

Japanese Version

  • "A guy with a fiery heart. He dribbles like a roaring locomotive."

European Version

  • "A hot-headed go-getter. Dribbles the ball like a runaway train."
Inazuma Eleven GO 2: Chrono Stone


He has black hair that is mainly navy blue, and has black eyes. He has a bandage on his nose. He has tanned skin. He is average in height and has a muscular build.


He is described to be a defender who dribbles like a roaring train. He is shown to be very physical and irritable. He is shown to not get easily discouraged, when he tried to encourage the team in episode 7. Though, along with his teammates, he also wants to have "real soccer" back also.

It can be seen in episode 37, that he can also be an affectionate person and cares for his old friends, as shown when Minamisawa paid a visit and he received a hug with cries from Kuramada.


Inazuma Eleven GO

He was first seen along with the whole Raimon team led by Shindou Takuto to help the second team that got attacked by Tsurugi Kyousuke. Raimon played a match against Kuro no Kishidan but all the members became injured during the match. As Shindou saw that the whole team was injured, he started to cry and that he was the captain and needed to defend the team which followed that Shindou released his Keshin which surprised Kurumada and the rest of the team. After the Keshin fight between Shindou and Tsurugi, Kuro no Kishidan cancelled to the match and Shindou fainted which made the whole team worried. Kudou brought him to the hospital with Kirino Ranmaru at his side Later, some members of the Raimon team were quitting because what happened to the second the first team to which Kurumada got angry about and wanted to punch Kosaka Motonari for quitting.

In episode 4, Tsurugi joined the Raimon soccer club, which Raimon disliked. Back in the third years' classroom, Sangoku, Kurumada and Amagi started to think back about the past when they were still in the second team. After that, Raimon's entrance test began and Kurumada received a loose ball and wasn't interested in the members who were doing the extrance exam. In the end, Nishizono Shinsuke and Matsukaze Tenma passed the test and joined the club in which Kurumada welcomed them.

In episode 12, he was the one to tell Shindou that half of the team would not be participating in the next half of the match because they wanted to listen to the Fifth Sector. In episode 13, it was shown that Kurumada had got tired of watching the team being beaten, and joined in the match along with the others who also didn't want to play and also revealed his hissatsu, Dash Train, and stopped Mitsuyoshi. Later Kurumada was shown with Amagi, and Sangoku coming to help Tenma and Shinsuke with Shinsuke's hissatsu technique creation.

In episode 20, he and the rest of the team played against Kaiou. He also used his hissatsu, Dash Train, to get the ball which succeeded. He wanted to pass the ball to Shindou or to Tsurugi but they both were blocked by Namikawa Rensuke and Wanda Naoto. As Tenma asked Kurumada to pass to him, Kurumada did. At the end of the match, Raimon won with 4-3.

In episode 22, he saw Minamisawa Atsushi with Gassan Kunimitsu, shocking Kurumada to see him there. In episode 23, Kurumada and Kirino were asked to sit on the bench, leaving only ten people on the field. When Kirino found out the flaw within the opponents' tactics, Kurumada was shocked and impressed by Kirino's ability and praised him.

In episode 29, he was worried if he would become a reserve, since Kidou now was the new coach, so he started to train more by running during the night. Afterward, when Kidou was about to tell the formation for the match of Raimon versus Kidokawa, he was worried, but luckily he was called and he was glad that he wasn't on the reserve. But, he saw Amagi Daichi who was sad because he had to be on the bench, this made Kuramada worried for Amagi, but later he started on the match.

During the match in episode 30, he used Dash Train to get the ball from Kishibe Taiga but failed against Taki Sousuke. At the end of the match, Raimon won with 3-2.

In episode 37, Minamisawa reappeared again at Raimon probably for a visit and was shown to be suddenly hugged by Kurumada who is shown to be bursting into tears and missed him.

In episode 40, Kurumada and the others waited for the outcome of Shindou's surgery as he became injured and fell unconscious on the ground after the match against Arakumo Gakuen. As he heard from the doctor that Shindou's leg needed one month to recover and said that he couldn't play the finals of the Holy Road, Kurumada became really sad about it like the others.

In episode 43, he tried to help Amagi to stop Dragonlink's Keshin shoots but it failed. He was seen to be injured and tired in the match.

Inazuma Eleven GO Chrono Stone

In episode 1, it was revealed that Kurumada has joined the Rugby Club and was even seen to use Dash Train when no one in Raimon could remember what soccer was. He also didn't recognize Tenma at all.

In episode 3, he appeared alongside with the Raimon soccer team. They remembered their memories for soccer again but they didn't know who Tsurugi Kyousuke was. He agreed to help Tsurugi Yuuichi, Tenma and Fei Rune to bring back the soccer and stop the plans of El Dorado.

In episode 6, he got badly injured by Protocol Omega 2.0 and got replaced by Kariya. After the match, whole Raimon went back to their timeline. When they arrived, Kurumada quited the team like the others who didn't have a Keshin.

In episode 18, he and all the members came back. Afterwards, it was revealed that all the third years were also attacked, but they explained they were able to beat them though just like the other second years who got attacked. He wasn't selected to go to the France era and stayed behind with the others, who weren't selected also.

In episode 39, he was teleported to El Dorado's headquarters along with Raimon and the others who didn't go to King Arthur's era. He later became a member of El Dorado Team 01.

Inazuma Eleven GO Galaxy

He was seen in episode 1 where he didn't get selected for Inazuma Japan. He watched the match against Teikoku.

He reappeared in episode 19 with the rest of Raimon and they had a practice match with the Earth Eleven. He later waved goodbye as the Galaxy Nauts Gou left with the Earth Eleven.


He, along with the other, got gassed with sleeping gas in the bus. After that, Raimon fought against Unlimited Shining. He played as midfielder at Hamano's place instead of defender. He got injured like the others because of Hakuryuu's White Hurricane. After that, Raimon lost with 12-0 and got saved by Endou and his friends.

After their defeat, he got trained by Kazemaru with Shindou and Kirino. He, along with Shindou and Kirino, failed the training many times but they eventually completed the training.

Game appearance

Character avatar

Uniform Kurumadasprite
Soccer uniform Kuramada Gouichi

Wii avatar

Choice Screen Kurumada Small Icon Wii
Soccer uniform Kurumada Raimon Wii Sprite

SD avatar

Shinsei Raimon SD Avatar Kurumada Gouichi (Shinsei Raimon)

Character view

Front overview Back overview Front close view Back close view
Raimon jacket Kurumadafrontoverview Kurumadabackoverview Kurumadafrontclose Kurumadabackclose
Raimon uniform (R GO) Kurumada 3D (1) (R GO) Kurumada 3D (2) (R GO) Kurumada 3D (3) (R GO) Kurumada 3D (4)


Inazuma Eleven GO Galaxy

In both versions of the game, Kurumada can be recruited by selecting him as one of the players that will join Earth Eleven during the Grand Celesta Galaxy. Otherwhise, in order to recruit Kurumada, Ixal Fleet has to be defeated first in the story mode. Also, the following requirements are needed:

  • Kizuna Coin: Goldcoin × 5
  • Item: Miniature Caravan (ミニチュアキャラバン, randomly dropped from Legend 2 Nensei at Fuyukai Suguru's taisen route)
  • Item: Tornado Fan (竜巻扇風機, randomly dropped from Volcano Red (ボルケノレッド) at Gurdon's city)
  • Photo: Tairyouki (大漁旗の写真, obtained at Dormitory Building 2 at Galaxy Nauts Gou's second compartment in Odaiba Soccer Garden)
  • Photo: Special Training Tire (特訓用タイヤの写真, taken at Past Raimon soccer club)

After this, he can be scouted.


All stats are at level 99 and untrained.

Inazuma Eleven GO
  • GP: 151
  • TP: 177
  • Shoot: 83
  • Dribbling: 86
  • Technique: 128
  • Block: 94
  • Speed: 104
  • Stamina: 99
  • Catch: 89
  • Lucky: 115
  • Freedom: 98
Inazuma Eleven GO 2: Chrono Stone
Inazuma Eleven GO Galaxy

All stats are fully upgraded.

Inazuma Eleven Strikers 2012 Xtreme
  • TP: 160
  • Kick: B
  • Guard: B
  • Body: B
  • Speed: B
  • Control: B
  • Catch: C
Inazuma Eleven GO Strikers 2013

Inazuma Eleven SD

All stats are at S-rank, level 50, limit break 10, fully upgraded, all skills learned and all kizuna unlocked.

Shinsei Raimon

  • GP: 214
  • TP: 117
  • Kick: 33
  • Dribble: 42
  • Block: 59
  • Catch: 29


Inazuma Eleven GO
Inazuma Eleven GO 2: Chrono Stone
Inazuma Eleven GO Galaxy
Inazuma Eleven Strikers 2012 Xtreme
Inazuma Eleven GO Strikers 2013

Inazuma Eleven SD

Game exclusive teams

Inazuma Eleven GO

Inazuma Eleven GO 2: Chrono Stone


  • "Kuruma" (車) in his name means "car".
    • His dub name makes direct reference to two Japanese car brand, Subaru and Honda.
    • His dub nickname makes reference to a characteristic associated with vehicles being Rusty.


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