Exclusive Interview with Hirokazu Ibata, Manager of Japan’s National Baseball Team ‘Samurai Japan’

Japanese Samurai Interview October 13, 2023 Hirokazu Ibata: Building a Winning Team for Samurai Japan Hirokazu Ibata, the newly appointed manager of Japan’s national baseball team, “Samurai Japan,” discusses his plans for the upcoming Asian Professional Baseball Championship. As the tournament approaches, Ibata emphasizes the importance of team composition and coordination with his staff. “The […]

Japan’s Samurai Amateur Representatives Fall to China in Close Match at 19th Asian Games

Related Report October 3, 2023 Japan’s Samurai Amateur Representatives Suffer a Narrow Defeat Against Host Country China In the highly anticipated final match of the second stage of the 19th Asian Games, Japan’s Samurai Amateur Representatives went head-to-head with the formidable Chinese team. This match brought back memories of their clash at the Tokyo Dome […]

Retirement and Transition: A Look at the Current Status of WBC Fighters from 2017

Japanese Giants Shortstop Nobuhiro Matsuda Announces Retirement at Season’s End In a surprising announcement, regular Japanese Samurai and Giants shortstop Nobuhiro Matsuda has confirmed his decision to retire from professional baseball at the conclusion of the current season. Matsuda, who has been a consistent and valued member of the Japanese national baseball team, known as […]

Japanese Samurai Amateur Representatives Dominate in Practice Game Ahead of Asian Games

**Team Report** **Date:** September 26, 2023 **Training Camp for Japanese Samurai Amateur Representatives** On September 26th, the second day of the training camp for Japanese Samurai Amateur Representatives took place at the Urawa Ball Park in Saitama Prefecture. The camp aims to prepare the representatives for the upcoming 19th Asian Games, where a baseball competition […]

Japan Samurai U-18 Baseball Team Clinches First Victory at WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup

Japan Samurai U-18 National Team Secures First-Ever Victory at WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup September 12, 2023 At the recently concluded 31st WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup, the Japan Samurai U-18 National Team accomplished a historic milestone by clinching their long-awaited first victory. The team, assembled under the consistent policy of coach Shiro Mabuchi, showcased […]