Hiroshima Toyo Carp collaborates with Mobile Suit Gundam, SD Char becomes the Carp boy!

Earlier in the year, we saw all NPB teams collaborate with the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise with RX78 Gundams in team colors. Now, Sunrise has announced he Hiroshima Toyo Carp x Mobile Suit Gundam collaboration featuring Char Aznable replacing the Carp boy. 【作品ニュース】[ガンダム40周年]カープ坊やとシャアがコラボレーション!「広島東洋カープ×機動戦士ガンダム」オリジナルグッズ全16種、4/26より順次発売! https://t.co/5UK6MUPbK1 — Read More …

Osaka Naomi has won her second consecutive Grand Slam after defeating Petra Kvitova at the Australian Open, Osaka is now the new WTA World No. 1

Dreams and hard work do come true! Osaka Naomi (21) who was ranked #72 last year in the WTA is now the no. 1 after defeating Petra Kvitova (7-6, 5-7, 6-4) at the Australian Open.  The win is her second consecutive Grand Slam and also Read More …

26-year-old Hanshin Tigers catcher Haraguchi Fumihito announces he has cancer

When Hanshin Tigers catcher Haraguchi Fumihito (26) created his own Twitter account, many thought it would be a Haraguchi preparing for a wonderful new season. But fans were shocked when the first post from Haraguchi was that he had colorectal cancer: pic.twitter.com/vwopGazUxf — 原口文仁 (@fumihit94) Read More …

Nakai Masahiro to host the “Pro Yakyuu Draft Kaigi” for the seventh consecutive year

Nakai Masahiro will be hosting the “Pro Yakyuu Draft Kaigi” (Pro Baseball Draft Conference) for the seventh consecutive year. The draft will be broadcast live on TBS starting at 4:50 p.m. on October 25th and will be a three-hour broadcast. Nakai has been the MC Read More …

Ichiro’s miracle hit in the 2nd WBC ranks #1 in “Japan Sports Best 30” for Fuji TV’s “Junk SPORTS 3-Hour Autumn Special”

Ichiro’s miracle hit in the 2nd WBC ranks #1 in “Japan Sports Best 30” for Fuji TV’s “Junk SPORTS 3-Hour Autumn Special”. For those who didn’t watch the 2nd World Baseball Championships, it was a tight battle on the diamond as defending champions, Japan took Read More …

Free Download: Japan Baseball Weekly Podcast – Vol. 8.28 (August 20, 2018) – Swallows, Races, Rookies, Yusei MLB 8.20

For fans of Japanese baseball, the podcast to listen to is the Japanese Baseball Weekly Podcast hosted by John E. Gibson and Jim Allen. This podcast is in English! In podcast episode Vol. 8.28, Jim Allen and John E. Gibson discuss the Yakult Swallows, look Read More …

Tanaka Masahiro and wife Satoda Mai pose for a two-shot

New York Yankees pitcher Tanaka Masahiro and wife Satoda Mai (of Country Musume) took a two-shot which Tanaka posted on his Instagram.  Once a year, the Yankees allow their players to bring their families to the field for the Yankees Team Picnic. Tanaka and Satoda Read More …