Dan Orlowitz

Dan Orlowitz is a sports writer for the Japan Times, focusing primarily on the J. League, Samurai Blue, and everything there is to print about Japanese soccer. A Philadelphia native and graduate of Simon's Rock College, he moved to Japan at the end of 2006 and fell in love with the beautiful game from behind the FC Tokyo goal. His words, photos, voice, and occasionally visage have appeared online, in print, and over the airwaves for numerous outlets in several languages since 2011.

For Dan Orlowitz's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Kaoru Mitoma scores twice as Frontale dismantles Marinos

J. League Sep 5, 2020

Kaoru Mitoma scores twice as Frontale dismantles Marinos

When it rains, it pours — something Kawasaki Frontale was all too eager to prove in their 3-1 dismantling of Yokohama F. Marinos on Saturday night in a Kanagawa Derby clash at Nissan Stadium. The J. League’s first-division leader fought back from a 1-0 deficit ...

Vegalta transfers women's team to title sponsor Mynavi

Soccer Sep 2, 2020

Vegalta transfers women's team to title sponsor Mynavi

Vegalta Sendai will transfer ownership of its women’s side to sponsor Mynavi, the J. League club announced Monday, in a decision intended to protect the future of both teams in the wake of the economic impact of the coronavirus. In a statement, Vegalta cited a ...