TS Podcast After Hours #02 – Cheering

After a slight delay due to technical difficulties I’m pleased to announce the second episode of the TS Podcast After Hours. In this episode Dan and I discuss and explain cheering in Japan. We go through major concepts found in Japanese cheering and explain how they apply specifically to the Swallows. Hopefully this episode will […]

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We’re Facing the Giants!

In case your only NPB news source is our site, and you don’t follow our social media. We thought you should know that the Giants beat the Tigers 2 games to 1 in the Climax Series first stage and they’ll be traveling down the Sobu line to face the Swallows at Jingu in the CL […]

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Oct 29th 2015, JAPAN SERIES – vs SoftBank (Game 5)

October 29th, 2015 Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 5 Tokyo Swallows 0 Series: Tokyo 1-4 Fukuoka (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Do or die for the Swallows tonight. Then tomorrow. And the day after that. The odds were against your Birds, Tokyoites. Tetsuto Yamada whaled on the Hawks by himself on Tuesday, but so far the Philistines have not been […]

TS Podcast After Hours #02 – Cheering

After a slight delay due to technical difficulties I’m pleased to announce the second episode of the TS Podcast After Hours. In this episode Dan and I discuss and explain cheering in Japan. We go through major concepts found in Japanese cheering and explain how they apply specifically to the Swallows. Hopefully this episode will […]

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We’re Facing the Giants!

In case your only NPB news source is our site, and you don’t follow our social media. We thought you should know that the Giants beat the Tigers 2 games to 1 in the Climax Series first stage and they’ll be traveling down the Sobu line to face the Swallows at Jingu in the CL […]

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Oct 29th 2015, JAPAN SERIES – vs SoftBank (Game 5)

October 29th, 2015 Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 5 Tokyo Swallows 0 Series: Tokyo 1-4 Fukuoka (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Do or die for the Swallows tonight. Then tomorrow. And the day after that. The odds were against your Birds, Tokyoites. Tetsuto Yamada whaled on the Hawks by himself on Tuesday, but so far the Philistines have not been […]

Oct 28th 2015, JAPAN SERIES – vs Softbank (Game 4)

October 28th, 2015 Softbank Hawks 6 Tokyo Swallows 4 Series: Tokyo 1-3 Softbank (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Despite a valiant effort, the Swallows were unable to overcome a massive deficit and fell to SoftBank at Jingu. SoftBank now find themselves one win away from a second straight championship. SoftBank scored early and often against Swallows starter Tateyama. […]

Oct 27th 2015, JAPAN SERIES – vs Softbank (Game 3)

October 27th, 2015 Softbank Hawks 4 Tokyo Swallows 8 Series: Tokyo 1-2 Softbank (Meiji Jingu Stadium) Testuto Yamada put on a show of historical proportions as he went deep not once, not twice, but three times consecutively, almost single-handedly hauling Tokyo back into the 2015 Japan Series at a rapturous Jingu. The Swallows offence was in all kinds […]

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