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CHARENGE MATCH For 2017, WORLD CHAMPION SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Japan VS Chinese Taipei

To win back a championship
Advance ticket favorable reception is now on sale at various ticket agencies which there is Sunday, March 6 BS-TBS19:00 - extension in for Subsidiaries of TBS from 19:00 to 20:54 on Kyocera Dome Osaka, TV broadcast Saturday, March 5 at 18:30 on Nagoya Dome, Sunday, March 6 at 19:00 on Saturday, March 5, 2016! ※There is not sale of At the door

CHARENGE MATCH For 2017, WORLD CHAMPION SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Japan VS Chinese Taipei

To win back a championship Advance ticket favorable reception is now on sale at various ticket agencies which there is Sunday, March 6 BS-TBS19:00 - extension in for Subsidiaries of TBS from 19:00 to 20:54 on Kyocera Dome Osaka, TV broadcast Saturday, March 5 at 18:30 on Nagoya Dome, Sunday, March 6 at 19:00 on Saturday, March 5, 2016! ※There is not sale of At the door
Japan April 1, 2016

Cheering samurai Tamabe’s dance lesson event in Nagoya Dome

Japan April 1, 2016

Doara and Tsubakuro excited in warm-up games! Movie report of events in the Nagoya Dome outside stage

Japan March 11, 2016

Call for Donations

Top March 11, 2016

"Norihiro Akahoshi×Top Team" Warm-up Game Visiting Report

Japan March 7, 2016

Apology about administration clumsiness in SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game

Japan March 7, 2016

About "Nippon Express presents SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Japan VS Chinese Taipei" donation activity result

Top March 6, 2016

Sailing to new 1B of the world! We win SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game in 2 successive victories

Top March 6, 2016

"Nippon Express presents SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Japan VS Chinese Taipei" today 18:30 beginning!

Top March 5, 2016

Game 1 of SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game wins a clear-cut victory in 5-0 on Saturday, March 5! We give glory to first match of 2016 with victory

Top March 5, 2016

Announcements of the Sunday, March 6 "Nippon Express presents SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Japan VS Chinese Taipei" notice starting pitcher

Top March 4, 2016

Announcements of the Saturday, March 5 "Nippon Express presents SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Japan VS Chinese Taipei" notice starting pitcher

Top March 4, 2016

Change of players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

Japan March 3, 2016

Announcements about "SAMURAI JAPAN" X "Osomatsu-san" collaboration goods Stadium sale

Top March 3, 2016

Announcements of SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Chinese Taipei national team team Players change

Japan March 3, 2016

"Support Samurai tamabe e" heaps up outing Warm-up Game in Nagoya and Osaka

Top March 2, 2016

To all of you arrived to game of Sunday for six days on Saturday, March 5

Top March 2, 2016

On Saturday, March 5, it is Announcements about entrance line in SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game on Sunday for six days

Top March 2, 2016

Change of players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

Japan March 2, 2016

On Saturday, March 5, we carry out donation activity in SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game on Sunday on 6th

Top March 2, 2016

Genji Kaku acts as the opening ceremony of SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game on Saturday, March 5

Top March 2, 2016

About "Nippon Express presents SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Japan VS Chinese Taipei" At the door sale

Japan March 1, 2016

A stage show will be performed at Nagoya Dome on March 5 (Sat.).

Japan March 1, 2016

The 3rd tie-up campaign of "Samurai Japan" and "Osomatsu-san" The first-pitch ceremony will be held at Kyocera Dome Osaka on March 6 (Sun.) with the "Sheeeh!" pose!?

Top March 1, 2016

Ticket sales at Kyocera Dome Osaka during the period of preseason games

Top February 29, 2016

Playback Samurai Japan! Shogo Akiyama hits two home runs allowing Samurai Japan to win the game under the mercy rule

Top February 29, 2016

Nippon Express has become a presenting sponsor for "Samurai Japan Warm-up Games against Chinese Taipei"

Japan February 29, 2016

A voice recognition app "Aikotoba" will be demonstrated in the Samurai Japan warm-up games on March 5 (Sat.) and 6 (Sun.).

Top February 28, 2016

Playback Samurai Japan! Tetsuto Yamada hits two consecutive home runs to defend the 3rd place in WBSC Premier 12

Top February 27, 2016

Playback Samurai Japan! Akira Nakamura hits a walk-off RBI single to break down five infielders in WBSC Premier 12

Top February 26, 2016

Playback Samurai Japan! Yudai Ohno's nice pitching allows no runs on one hit, contributing to allowing Samurai Japan to get through the preliminary round without a lost game in the 3rd inning in WBSC Premier 12

Top February 26, 2016

Watch a Samurai Japan’s game while enjoying dinner on the balcony of the second-floor restaurant

Top February 25, 2016

Playback Samurai Japan! Nobuhiro Matsuda hits a grand slam to lead Samurai Japan to victory in WBSC Premier 12

Japan February 25, 2016

The 3rd tie-up campaign of "Samurai Japan" and "Kumatan" Chinatsu Wakatsuki will appear in the first pitch ceremony on March 5 (Sat.)

Top February 25, 2016

On Saturday, February 27, broadcast of SAMURAI JAPAN special program is decided in TBS on Sunday on 28th

Top February 24, 2016

Playback Samurai Japan! Yoshitomo Tsutsugoh contributes to four straight wins with three consecutive RBI singles in WBSC Premier 12

Top February 23, 2016

Change of players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

Top February 23, 2016

Playback Samurai Japan! Sho Nakata going 3-for-3 with 5 RBIs and having a Sayonara hit in the game against Mexico in WBSC Premier 12

Top February 22, 2016

Playback Samurai Japan! Hayato Sakamoto leading Samurai Japan with his great offense and defense plays in the game against South Korea, the first opponent of WBSC Premier 12

Top February 21, 2016

Change of players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

Top February 21, 2016

Change of players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

Top February 21, 2016

Change of Samurai Japan Top Team Roster

Top February 20, 2016

Change of players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

Top February 19, 2016

SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Players interview / Yoshitomo Tsutsugoh player (Yokohama DeNA)

Top February 18, 2016

Change of players in Samurai Japan warm-up games

Top February 17, 2016

Analyze the Samurai Japan's warm-up game opponents! Many of strong players will be featured! (Fielders)

Top February 16, 2016

Analyze the Samurai Japan's warm-up game opponents! Many of strong players will be featured! (Pitchers)

Top February 15, 2016

26 players for Samurai Japan warm-up games have been announced! 6 players express their goals at the press conference.

Top February 15, 2016

Samurai Japan warm-up games will go out live on March 5 (Sat.) and 6 (Sun.)!

Top February 15, 2016

26 players for Samurai Japan warm-up games in March have been announced!

Top February 15, 2016

Change of Samurai Japan Top Team Roster

Top February 12, 2016

Special website for Taiwanese baseball fans has opened for Samurai Japan warm-up game against Chinese Taipei!

Top February 8, 2016

Samurai Japan Top Team Manager Kokubo almost finishes his visits to training camps that focus on organizing a future team.

Top February 1, 2016

Samurai Japan Top Team is now ready for games! Manager Kokubo visits the Hawks and the Buffaloes on the first day of camp

Top January 28, 2016

Coaching staff for Samurai Japan warm-up game “Japan vs. Chinese Taipei” have been announced!

Top January 25, 2016

[video] Exciting press conference by Doara and Tsubakuro! They will join the Samurai Japan warm-up game on March 5 (Sat.) as members of Samurai Japan!

Top January 22, 2016

Sale of tickets for the Samurai Japan warm-up game will start from 10:00 on January 23 (Sat.).

Top January 22, 2016

Announcement of an increased number of “Osomatsu-san” seats for the Samurai Japan warm-up game on March 5 (Sat.) and 6 (Sun.)

Top January 8, 2016

Sales details of ticket for Samurai Japan warm-up games which will be held on March 5 (Sat.) and 6 (Sun.)

Top December 16, 2015

The Samurai Japan top team will play a warm-up game against Chinese Taipei on March 5 (Sat.) and 6 (Sun.).

Event Overview

Tournament Title Nippon Express presents SAMURAI JAPAN Warm-up Game Japan vs. Chinese Taipei
Schedule Start from 19:00 at Nagoya Dome on March 5 (Sat.), 2016
Start from 18:30 at Kyocera Dome Osaka on March 6 (Sun.), 2016
Host The Nippon Professional Baseball Organization / NPB Enterprise, Inc.
Home Team Saturday, March 5 Japan
Sunday, March 6 Chinese Taipei
  • ※Chinese Taipei team becomes team organized in all-pro = CPBL (Chinese occupation easy pitch to hit Dalian faith).
Dugout 1st-base side: Japan, 3rd-base side: Chinese Taipei (authority of both Communist Party of Japan)
Tournament rules Designated hitter (DH) system No called games
If the game is tied at the end of 9th inning, it ends in a draw (no extra innings or tie break).
Announcing starting pitchers before games / No pitching restrictions
Players on the bench 1 manager, up to 6 coaches, and up to 28 players
Balls to be used WBSC official recognition ball (product made in Mizuno Corporation)

Broadcast Schedule

To WBC win back a championship! SAMURAI JAPAN international reinforcement match baseball Japan X Chinese Taipei

Airdate Broadcast Station Broadcast time
Saturday, March 5 TBS
Program site
From 19:00 to 20:54
In the case of extension, we broadcast in BS-TBS (to game is over)
Sunday, March 6 BS-TBS There is 19:00 - extension

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