Kwansei Gakuin earns emphatic Koshien Bowl triumph

Football Dec 13, 2020

Kwansei Gakuin earns emphatic Koshien Bowl triumph

In a rematch of Japan's most infamous American football game, Kwansei Gakuin University defeated Nihon University 42-24 in Sunday's Koshien Bowl. The win extended Kwansei's Koshien Bowl record championship haul to 31. Kwansei quarterback Kosei Okuno, hospitalized after an unsportsmanlike tackle in a May 2018 ...

Koshien Bowl enjoys long, rich history

More Sports / Football Dec 11, 2013

Koshien Bowl enjoys long, rich history

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Located on the outskirts of Osaka with a unique ambience, Koshien Stadium is the symbolic sports icon in Japan. But it doesn't represent just baseball. It has a significant meaning here for American football and is considered the mecca of the sport, just like for ...

Reader Mail Aug 21, 2011

What more autopsies might tell

The Aug. 14 Media Mix article, "Media coverage often 'the last push' to suicide," contains the following paragraph: "Japan's suicide rate is considered high, officially more than 30,000 a year. In many Western countries, deaths in which the cause is not apparent are often judged ...