Why baseball is more popular than soccer in Japan

In most countries around the world, the most major sport enjoyed is soccer or football. Thus, it is natural to think that soccer or football would be the most popular sport in Japan. However, baseball is the most popular sport. Furthermore, soccer is not yet a major sport in Japan. Why is this? In this video, Taro and Kengo will explain why this is so. Let’s learn about the Japanese history and mentality of baseball.

-Taro and Kengo (T3F)

 

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24 thoughts on “Why baseball is more popular than soccer in Japan”

  1. Your English is easy to understand.
    I don’t have any knowledge about sports including baseball, but I can learn one aspect of history of baseball in Japan from your video.

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  2. Good English!
    The slides and pictures in the sketchbook are easy to understand! I am surprised that a baseball in Japan has a long history.

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  3. I understood why baseball is popular in Japan. Your pronunciation is great.

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  4. noooooooooo.
    Soccer is more popular in Japan!
    You have to change your topic to that “Why soccer is more popular than baseball in Japan”.
    Well, good English.

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  5. This video would be a little pity for fans of soccer. lol
    Well, the explanation is clear. The story about Samurai is very interesting!

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  6. Nice Slides! Thanks for the editing.

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  7. It’s interesting that you used pictures that you painted.
    However, the video is too explanatory. Therefore, you should insert more conversation and act emotionally.

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  8. I like the pronunciation! it’s the most comfortable one.
    (btw, i guess the guy on the left is reading a script.)
    I was wondering why Japanese people like baseball all the time.I think i can understand the reason thanks to this video.

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  9. It was a new view of thinking for me that the form of batting looks like samurai. Interesting.

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  10. It is an interesting view to connect baseball with samurai culture. I got a new perspective through the video.

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  11. I can understand why baseball is popular in Japan, and the reason is interesting. Your English is easy to understand.

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  12. The choice of topic is good, and your pronunciation is easy to hear. But the structure of video is a bit monotonous.

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  13. I think you are just reading your script. The history section should be cut.

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  14. The reason why soccer is less popular than baseball is fully understandable. Nice video.

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  15. You are just reading the script. Too many images and too little movies.

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  16. You shouldn’t read the script. But it is good to include some funny part.

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  17. On the assumption, I think, in Japan, soccer is more popular. Is there some evidences?

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  18. Your pronunciation is great.

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  19. Your pronunciation is good, but looking at script is not good.

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  20. I can learn the history of baseball and soccer. It is interesting.

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  21. The relation between baseball and samurai spirits are interesting viewpoint, I think. But the video could have been better if you didn’t watch the script.

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  22. I could understand the reason why baseball is more popular than soccer in Japan. The explanation was clear, but I think you should speak with emotion.

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  23. Topic is good but I personally want to see conversation between two.

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