J. League Worldwide #5

There’s nothing more legendary that seeing something becoming worldwide, property of everyone, global. J. League is trying to achieve that, but to do so, you need a global fanbase. And it’s there, although its numbers can certainly rise. In this series of pieces – which will all fall under the label “J. League Worldwide”, we’re […]

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J.League Worldwide #4

In the latest in our series looking at fans of the J.League across the globe, we check in with Gabriele Anello (@nellosplendor), who gives us a view from Italy.   1.Hi Gabriele! Where are you from, and how did you first become interested in the J.League? I’m from Rome, Italy. I actually have a cousin […]

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J.League Worldwide #3

In the latest installment of this site’s look at the supporters of Japanese football across the globe, Ben from Germany – more commonly known to us on the internet as fervent Avispa Fukuoka supporter @NavyBlueWasp – tells us what it is like being a supporter of a team/league that is on the other side of […]

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J.League Worldwide #2

The second in our installment looking at the fans of the J.League across the globe takes us to Australia, and to Urawa Reds supporter Ryan Steele. Take it away, Ryan…. How did you first become interested in Japanese football? My connection with Japan in general began at a very young age, being taught Japanese in […]

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J.League Worldwide

I’m interested in the lengths people go to to watch & keep up with the J.League, especially those people who live very far away from Japan. In this new feature, I’ll find out from these “fans from afar” why they like the J.League and what motivates them to continue to stay in touch with it. […]

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