Japan’s all time favorite game, Nippon Professional Baseball~

Japan’s all time favorite game, Nippon Professional Baseball~

          Overview   Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), is the highest level of baseball in Japan. Locally, it is often called Puro Yakyu (プロ野球), meaning Professional Baseball. The whole league consists of two league, Central League and the Pacific League, each of them has six-team circuits in it. Being one of the hottest sports in Japan, baseball is also quiet popular in both North and South America.     Teams   Team City/Area Stadium Chunichi Dragons Nagoya, Aichi Nagoya Dome Hanshin Tigers Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Hanshin Koshien Stadium Hiroshima Toyo…

The battle of youth: Koshien Japan National High School Baseball Tournament

The battle of youth: Koshien Japan National High School Baseball Tournament

          Overview   The National High School Baseball Championship of Japan, commonly known as “Summer Koshien” is held in August every year. The National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament of Japan, commonly known as “Spring Koshien” is held in March every year. “Summer Koshien” is the largest scale amateur sport event in Japan.             Event Schedule   Summer Koshien: mid-August Spring Koshien: late March             How to Purchase the Ticket   Advance ticket can be brought…

Feel the Sea, Feel the Breeze!! Parasailing Experience~

Feel the Sea, Feel the Breeze!! Parasailing Experience~

          Overview   Do you enjoy a fabulous sea view from the sky? If yes, you would surely love ‘Parasailing’! There are many places that offers parasailing program in Okinawa as it is famous for marine activities. However, luckily, there are few in Honshu (the main island) as well.             Information   Kanto Area   Here, you are not going parasailing on the sea but on Kasumigaura Lake, which is the second biggest lake in Japan! This is the only place that…

Feel the Air, Feel the Sky ~ Sky Diving Experience

Feel the Air, Feel the Sky ~  Sky Diving Experience

    Overview   Sky diving has been getting more and more popular in Japan. This sky activity will certainly makes your trip to Japan unique and unforgettable!   Information   Hokkaido   【Name】HOKKAIDO SKY DIVING CLUB 【Price】 Please inquire directly to the club 【Phone】090-9345-2555 【Email】skydive@f7.dion.ne.jp 【URL】http://www.f7.dion.ne.jp/~skydive/   The only sky diving club in Hokkaido. This club has 6 drop zones throughout Hokkaido. The zone that you can choose depends on the season as not all zones are available all year round.     Kanto Area   【Name】TOKYO SKY DIVING…

Unique Extreme Outdoor Sports Experience, Canyoning and Shower Climbing!

Unique Extreme Outdoor Sports Experience, Canyoning and Shower Climbing!

    Overview   Canyoning is a sport of traveling down streams by a variety of means including sliding, jumping, etc. Shower Climbing, on the other hand, you ascend up-streams. Here are some canyoning and shower climbing programs that you can enjoy in Honshu (the main island).   Information   Kanto Area   If you travel around Tokyo, Tama River is the closest place where you can join the activities. If you go further to Gunma Prefecture, you can go to Minakami, which is becoming popular among canyoning lovers.  …