Japanese League

Japan: Emperor’s & Empress’s Cup Final Round Starts Friday

The Japanese V.League for Men and Women is currently on break until January, but the league break means that the…

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Japan Women: Hisamitsu pushed to 5 sets, but still perfect

With the break for the Empress’s Cup over the next two weekends, the V.League’s Matchday 15 would be the last…

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Japan Men: FC Tokyo gets first win, Panasonic still top

With the break for the Emperor’s Cup over the next two weekends, the V.League’s Matchday 14 would be the last…

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Japan Women: Hisamitsu 14 for 14

Going into the last match of the 2nd leg, each leg being 7 matches, the sprint for the Final 6…

Japan Men: Panasonic pushed to 5 by Sakai

The Panasonic Panthers were looking to further extend their seven match winning streak when entering matchday 13 against their Osaka…

Japan Men: Panasonic top Toray, lead by 4 games

Coming into today’s matchday, the Panasonic Panthers had a 3-game lead over the team in second place, Toray Arrows. Panasonic…

Japan Women: No Stopping Hisamitsu, 13 in a row

Going into matchday 13, the Hisamitsu Springs could clinch a berth in the Final 6 win a win and a…

Japan Men: Panasonic Dominant at Midway Point

At the halfway point in the 21-match regular season for the Japanese Men’s V.League, the Panasonic Panthers have essentially a…

Japan Women: Hisamitsu beats JT Marvelous, still perfect

Having just past the halfway point, the Hisamitsu Springs faced JT Marvelous in a battle of the top two teams…

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Japan Men: Toray wins in 5, Panasonic sweeps

As the Japanese men’s V.League reached matchday 10, the Panasonic Panthers looked to keep their 2 win advantage over the…

Japan Women: All Hisamitsu at Halfway Point

With the Japanese women’s V.League now reaching the halfway point in the season, it is clear that the Hisamitsu Springs…

Japan Men: Panasonic Four straight wins to maintain lead

Entering the fifth week of play in the Japanese Men’s V.League, the Panasonic Panthers were on a three game winning…

Japan Women: Hisamitsu a Perfect 10

With the Hisamitsu Springs dominating the Japanese Women’s V.League, the biggest question to be asked of them is, “Can you…

Japan Women: Hisamitsu is Dominant at 9-0

After 5 weeks of the Japanese women’s V.League, the Hisamitsu Springs are dominating the league and may not be stopped….

Japan Men’s: Panasonic jump into first beating Trefuerza

In Matchday 8 last weekend, Panasonic Panthers and Toyota Gosei Trefuerza met in a battle for 1st place. Toyota had…

Japan: Fuji TV’s Vabo-chan Volleyball Mascot in Sumo?

Fuji TV in Japan is one of the leading broadcasters of volleyball in world. Fuji TV broadcasts to FIVB Grand…

Japan Women’s League: Hisamitsu still perfect

Going into Matchday 6, the Hisamitsu Springs were the only undefeated team remaining in the Premier League. The Springs would…

Japan Men’s League: Trefuerza still top, Sakai get first win

Going into Matchday 6, Toyota Gosei Trefuerza were looking to maintain their dominance in the Premier League with their match…

Japan Women’s League: Hisamitsu Springs are 5-0

Going into Matchday 5 of the Japanese Women’s Premier League, the biggest question was “Will when will Hisamitsu lose?” Already…