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Japan: Toyoda Gosei to Build Arena in Inazawa

The Japanese automotive supplier Toyoda Gosei, who has men’s volleyball (Trefuerza), men’s handball and men’s basketball teams, has decided that…

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Japan Men’s V.LEAGUE announces 18-19 League Teams

On March 24th, the Japanese V.LEAGUE announced the Leagues for the 2018-2019 season at the end of the Women’s All…

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Japan Women’s V.LEAGUE announces 18-19 League Teams

On March 24th, the Japanese V.LEAGUE announced the Leagues for the 2018-2019 season at the end of the Women’s All…

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Japan Men: Panasonic win Match 2 in 5, Win Championship

Going in to second match of the Japanese Men’s V.League Final, the Panasonic Panthers had a 1-0 series lead against…

Japan Women’s V.League All-Star Game Signs Manga Collaboration

On March 16th, the Japanese Women’s V.League announced that they had signed a collaboration agreement with the publisher of the…

Japan Women: Hisamitsu Sweep Marvelous, Win Championship

After last weekend’s dominance by the Hisamitsu Springs in Match 1 of the Final of the Japanese Women’s V.League, the…

Thomas Edgar Pens Emotional Letter To Fans After Injury

Edgar’s absurd offensive numbers have become the stuff of legend in Japanese volleyball

Japanese Men’s & Women’s All-Stars Announced

Before the first match of the women’s Japanese V.League Final, the V.League announced the players for the Men’s and Women’s…

Japan W: Springs Sweep JT, Lead Final 1-0

Match 1 of the two match Japanese Women’s V.League Finals between the JT Marvelous and Hisamitsu is a match up…

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Japan M: Panasonic Sweep Trefuerza, Lead Final 1-0

The first match of the two match series forthe Japanese Men’s V.League Final between the Panasonic Panthers and Toyoda Gosei…

FC Tokyo Volleyball Reach Agreement for 18-19 Home Arena

On Tuesday in Tokyo’s Sumida City (Sumida-ku), FC Tokyo‘s volleyball team announced that they had reached an agreement with the…

Japan W Semi: Hisamitsu Dominate, Face JT in Final

With a 1-0 Final 3 (Semifinal) series lead, the Hisamitsu Springs with a win would get a rematch against the…

Japan M Semi: Trefuerza Take Match 2 & Golden Set, Onto Final

After the JT Thunders win against Toyoda Gosei on Saturday in the first match of the Final 3 (Semifinal) without…

Japan W Semi: Hisamitsu Sweep Match 1

With the upset of the Hisamitsu Springs last week by JT Marvelous in the V.League Final 6 Playoffs, the Final…

Japan M Semi: Thunders overcome Edgar injury to win

After last Sunday’ crazy final day of the Japanese V.League Men’s Final 6 Playoffs, the JT Thunders met the Toyota…

Japan Women: Forest Leaves Kumamoto Cease Operations

In a surprising announcement on March 1, 2018, the Kumamoto Nichinichi Shinbun (newspaper) published an article that the Forest Leaves…

Panasonic Panthers Fined For Resting Players In Japan’s V-League

The Panasonic Panthers have had a very difficult week in the Japanese League

Japan Men: Edgar’s 48 Help JT Thunders Clinch Final 3 Berth

The final day of the Final 6 Playoffs in the Japanese Men’s V.League had two matches and both had playoff…

Japan Women: Queenseis Clinch Final 3 Berth, Then Win

On the final day of the Final 6 Playoffs for the Japanese women’s V.League, there was one spot left in…