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SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Match vs. CPBL selection Chinese Taipei Tuesday, February 28 19:00 Wednesday, March 1 19:00 Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome

Send-off Match best in history!

The time has come when exciting games begin toward No.1 in the world for the first time in 8 years.
For not only players but also fans, mascots and cheerleaders…
We've set up send-off matches that all people who are involved in and loved baseball are excited by.
All people who gather at Fukuoka Yahuoku Dome on these days are "Japan National Team!"
Let's bring enthusiasm to the stadium so SAMURAI JAPAN will become No.1 in the world!

March 1, 2017

Sweeping victory over CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team with nice pitching and united efforts in offense scoring 9 runs

March 1, 2017

SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Matches - Supportive messages and photos on SNS to be shown on the big screen of Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome

March 1, 2017

"Norihiro Akahoshi x Top Team" Watching a SAMURAI JAPAN send-off match - Head in a good direction with what you learned

February 28, 2017

5-8 defeat in SAMURAI JAPAN send-off match with problems for batteries to solve

February 28, 2017

Admission at the door for SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Match will be available

February 21, 2017

26 Players of CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team who play SAMURAI JAPAN WBC send-off matches have been announced

February 21, 2017

Members of "Japan National Cheerleader Team" for SAMURAI JAPAN send-off matches have been selected

February 21, 2017

Players of CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team who play SAMURAI JAPAN send-off matches have been announced

February 21, 2017

2nd collaboration"SAMURAI JAPAN x Ultimate Muscle" - Kinnikuman to appear in send-off matches with collaboration goods on sale

February 20, 2017

Members of "Japan National Vendor Team" selected - Official supporters "Honoka" and "fumika" to join

February 17, 2017

"90 Minutes Special Stage Show" to be held at SAMURAI JAPAN send-off matches - 50 people in total will be on stage

February 14, 2017

Details of "SAMURAI JAPAN Kickoff Ceremony" held on February 27 are released - manager and players as well as cheerleaders and mascots to be on stage

February 12, 2017

Here comes False Japan to Fukuoka! They publicize "Asahi Super Dry Presents SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Match"

February 10, 2017

All games of "2017 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC™" to be live broadcasted on J SPORTS as well as other games such as warm-up games

February 10, 2017

Drivers of Daiichi Koutsu Taxi wear SAMURAI JAPAN uniforms in their cars

February 9, 2017

"SAMURAI JAPAN x Secret Society Eagle Talon" - "Yoshida" joining send-off match ; collaboration goods for sale

February 8, 2017

Collaboration event to be held at "SAMURAI JAPAN x My Hero Academia" send-off match

February 7, 2017

"CPBL Girls" join the SAMURAI JAPAN send-off matches competing against cheerleaders from Japanese baseball teams with cheering performances

February 6, 2017

"SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Match Support Event" to be held on Feb. 11(Sat) and 12(Sun) in Canal City Hakata

February 1, 2017

"Japan National Vendor Team" formed at "Asahi Super Dry Presents SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Match" - Popular vendors from each stadium get together

January 24, 2017

Live broadcasting of “2017 Samurai Japan Opening Match” and “Samurai Japan Send-off Games presented by ASAHI SUPERDRY”

January 24, 2017

Special supporting companies of Samurai Japan Send-off Games

January 21, 2017

Tickets for Samurai Japan Send-off Games (Feb. 28 & Mar. 1) will be available for purchase from 10:00 today

January 13, 2017

Samurai Japan Send-off Game – Details of “12 Baseball Teams Supporters Tickets” with limited collaboration goods

January 12, 2017

Samurai Japan Send-off Game – Details of “Boku no Hiro Akademia (My Hero Academia)” Seats

January 12, 2017

Samurai Japan ties up with Kinnikuman (Muscle Man) – Organizing the Samurai Japan Supermen

January 12, 2017

Samurai Japan aiming for the title of best in the world ties up with “Himitsu Kessha Taka no Tsume (Secret Society Eagle Talon)” plotting to conquer the world

January 12, 2017

Samurai Japan Kickoff Ceremony on Monday, February 27 – Manager and players will also appear

January 12, 2017

Overview of tickets for Samurai Japan Send-off Game – Advance tickets will be available for purchase from Saturday, January 14

January 12, 2017

Overview of tickets for the game with Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in “2017 Samurai Japan Opening Match”

January 11, 2017

Teams' cheerleaders and mascots will be gathered for Samurai Japan Send-off Game (against Chinese Taipei (CPBL))

December 7, 2016

Samurai Japan will play a practice game with Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in next February

November 15, 2016

Samurai Japan warm-up games and send-off games will be played in February

  • Direction that is familiar for Hawks fan including jet balloon! Let's enjoy constant seller of Fukuoka!
  • 12 baseball teams mascots wear SAMURAI JAPAN Uniform in the body, and they gather!
  • Organization "support stage" comes up in "cheerleader Japan National Team" cheerleader of each baseball team
  • Set plan ticket "12 baseball teams support ticket" comes up baseball team collaboration goods with ticket of SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Match!
  • Vendor Japan National Team organization!
  • CPBL girls visit Japan from Taiwan! Sun stand support confrontation by cheerleader is realized on special stage
  • It is stage show on going on the platform approximately 50 outside special stage for dance and mascot, extra-large 90 minutes including talk show
  • We add to 18 10 Stadium and "it is faint" and is revived vendor who is only for two night, "fumika"!
  • We carry out fireworks after game is over!

Video

Tie-up

  • hiroakademia of SAMURAI JAPAN X me
  • SAMURAI JAPAN X Guinea pepper
  • SAMURAI JAPAN X Kyn meat man

Event Overview

Tournament Title Asahi Super Dry Presents SAMURAI JAPAN Send-off Matches
Host General incorporated association Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB Enterprise, Inc.
Special Co-Sponcor Asahi Breweries
Schedule 19:00 on February 28 (Tue) 
Japan National Team (home) vs. CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team (visitor) (Gates open at 17:00)
19:00 on March 1(Wed) 
CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team (home) vs. Japan National Team (visitor) (Gates open at 17:00)
Participating Teams Japan National Team, CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team
Venue Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome
Dugout Japan National Team occupies the 1st-base side and CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team the 3rd-base side on both days.

Broadcast Schedule

Airdate Matchups (Home-Visitor) Broadcast Station
18:55 on February 28(Tue) SAMURAI JAPAN - CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team J SPORTS 3
February 28(Tue) SAMURAI JAPAN - CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team TV Asahi Network
18:55 on March 1(Wed) CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team - SAMURAI JAPAN J SPORTS 3
March 1(Wed) CPBL Chinese Taipei Selected Team - SAMURAI JAPAN TBS Network
Send-off Match

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DIAMOND PARTNER

  • asics
  • Nippon Express

OFFICIAL PARTNER

  • ANA
  • Rakuten
  • SAVAS
  • NISSAN

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