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Tigers players Kento Itohara (left), Fumihito Haraguchi (second from left), Ryutaro Umeno (third from left) and Suguru Iwazaki pose for photos during the team's victory parade in Kobe on Thursday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 24, 2023
Triumphant Tigers and Buffaloes hold parades in Kobe and Osaka
Around 1 million fans attended victory parades for the Tigers and Buffaloes in Kobe and Osaka on Thursday.
Kobe's Yuya Osako celebrates after his goal against Reds at Saitama Stadium on Sunday.
SOCCER / J. League
Nov 13, 2023
Yuya Osako scores dramatic winner to keep Kobe atop J. League
Osako scored a stoppage-time winner from 40 meters as Kobe retained a two-point lead at the top of the J. League first division.
The INAC Kobe Leonessa women's football team poses for a photo before a WE League Cup match against Chifure AS Elfen Saitama on Sept. 10 at Noevir Stadium in Kobe.
Oct 24, 2023
Kobe women's soccer team lets fans decide ticket price
One fan paid as much as ¥10,000, according to an INAC Kobe Leonessa club official.
Vissel midfielder Haruya Ide (left) celebrates after scoring the team's second goal against Kashima at the National Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday.
SOCCER / J. League
Oct 21, 2023
Vissel thrashes Antlers with Daiju Sasaki brace to maintain J1 lead
Kobe stayed four games ahead of defending champion F. Marinos as the J. League moves into its final stretch.
Vissel's Yoshinori Muto (left) takes a shot on the F. Marinos goal in Yokohama on Friday.
Sep 29, 2023
Vissel opens up four-point lead with win over F. Marinos
Reigning champion Yokohama saw its hope of a title defense take a strong blow following the shutout loss at Nissan Stadium.
Plaintiffs and supporters opposed to the expansion of a coal-fired power plant in Kobe protest after the Kobe District Court dismissed their civil case in March.
Sep 17, 2023
Climate litigation remains a tough sell in Japan despite wins overseas
So far, Japan has seen just four climate lawsuits, all concerning the construction and operation of coal-fired power plants.
Sanfrecce players celebrate Takaaki Shichi's (third from right) first-half opener against Vissel in Hiroshima on Saturday.
SOCCER / J. League
Sep 17, 2023
Hiroshima beats visiting J1 leader Kobe
The result at Edion Stadium Hiroshima leaves Kobe with just a one-point buffer over second-place Yokohama F. Marinos.
Kobe's Jean Patric (right) scores in the second half of his team's win over Kyoto in Kobe on Sunday.
SOCCER / J. League
Sep 4, 2023
Jean Patric winner sends Kobe to top of J. League standings
Vissel Kobe rallied for a win over Kyoto Sanga on Sunday.
The Supreme Court in Tokyo
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 25, 2023
Japan's top court takes steps to ensure preservation of case records
The Supreme Court plans to work hard to change the mentality of court officials and prevent any recurrence of document destruction.
Yuya Osako leads the J. League first division with 18 goals.
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 20, 2023
Vissel's Yuya Osako evens the score with Reysol
The result dropped Vissel into second place on 48 points, two back of defending champions Yokohama F. Marinos.
Yokohama FC midfielder Shion Inoue scores against Kobe during their match in Yokohama on Sunday.
SOCCER / J. League
Aug 7, 2023
Yokohama FC stuns first-place Kobe
Shion Inoue and Ryoya Yamashita struck as Yokohama FC stunned leader Vissel Kobe 2-0 at home in the J. League first division Sunday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jul 23, 2023
Vissel moves one point clear thank to Yuya Osako double
The former Japan international took his tally to a J1-leading 16 goals this term as Vissel, playing its game in hand, moved up to 44 points.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 14, 2023
Four relatives arrested for abandoning boy's body in Kobe
The four relatives are suspected of dumping the body in a suitcase in a grassy area about 800 meters from their home around June 19.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 13, 2023
Severed heads of wild boars found in Kobe schoolyard
The heads, which all appeared to be from juvenile boars, were found at Nagamine Junior High School in the city’s Nada Ward.
Japan Times
Jul 3, 2023
Andres Iniesta coy on future plans following Vissel Kobe departure
Former Spain and Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has given no indication about his next destination after an emotional departure from Vissel Kobe on Saturday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jul 2, 2023
Tearful Andres Iniesta shares love with fans in J. League sendoff
The former Spain and Barcelona great will remain a beloved figure in Kobe for leading Vissel to its first major silverware, the 2019 Emperor's Cup.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 26, 2023
Uncle of 6-year-old found dead in Kobe directed disposal of body
The grandmother of Nao Hosaka has told investigators that the boy's uncle instructed other family members to prepare the suitcase used to discard the boy's body.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 24, 2023
Suspect confesses to abandoning her 6-year-old son's body in Kobe
Saki Hosaka, recently arrested for allegedly confining her mother in Kobe, has confessed to abandoning the body of her son, Nao, with her brother and sisters.
Japan Times
Jun 12, 2023
Major Japanese steelmakers face high bar for decarbonization
Carbon dioxide emissions from the steel industry account for roughly 50% of the total from the domestic industry sector.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / From the Spot
Jun 7, 2023
Andres Iniesta's Japan journey approaches end with farcical farewell
Though he intends to continue playing, the Spanish midfielder was given a sendoff worthy of retirement as Vissel Kobe took on jet-lagged Barcelona in a rain-soaked friendly on Tuesday.


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