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1
Dec

Connection between NPB and MLB? The story behind team mascots

The first snow was falling in Tokyo the other day- steadily the signs of winter began to appear. This blog theme is, “team mascot”- perfect for this season when you miss a soft duvet or warm muffler. They are familiar with adorable movements, such as Hanshin TO-LUCKY and Chunichi Doala the Koala. However, do you know that there is an

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30
Aug

WATCH THE GAME IN JAPAN! OVERSEAS FANS INCREASE

Have you noticed that there have been major changes to the professional baseball fan base in recent years? There has been a remarkable increase of foreign fans enjoying Japanese professional baseball games. Since around 2013, there has been a rapid increase in foreign tourists visiting Japan, and many of them have wanted to see a baseball game during their stay.

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30
Aug

ATTENTION LADIES: NEW HANSHIN TIGERS TEES AVAILABLE!

You can show your support of the Hanshin Tigers with our new tees. And in a special offer to Tigers fans, if you buy 2 tees, we will take 10% off your order!

Those of you who are new to Japan’s baseball scene may be wondering- who are the Hanshin Tigers? And why are they so popular that baseball fans from outside of Japan want to buy Hanshin Tigers merchandise?

25
Jun

Hanshin Tigers x Smart Automobile

A “relief car” is something that exists distinctively in Japanese professional baseball. It is a car used to transport a relief pitcher to the mound, when the starting pitcher is removed due to injury and other reasons. In Japan, this vehicle is not an unfamiliar sight at baseball games.

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