How/Where to watch official NPB games

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Last Updated: August 30, 2016

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3,980yen/month 950yen/month, 1,450yen/month, 600yen/game 500yen/month 500yen/month, 3,000 yen/month 540yen/month 1,750yen/month 933 yen/month 1,000yen/month, 1,500yen/month 600yen/month, 200yen/game 324yen/game 500 yen/month Starting at 1080yen/month Free Free
  950yen/month for subscribers that also belong to a Pacific League fan club.   500yen/month for Softbank cusomters       1,000 yen for G-Po member       Price depends on channel package    
Includes all games, including All-Star, Climax Series, and Nippon Series. All Pacific League home games, Yomiuri and Hanshin Inter-league home games, Seibu and Softbank farm games. Pacific League home games at Sapporo Dome, kobo Stadium, QVC Marine Field, Seibu Prince Dome, Kyocera Dome, Hotto Motto Field Kobe, YafuOku Dome. Does not include Yomiuri and Hiroshima home games and some Chunichi home games. Yakult home games are live only. Yokohama and Rakuten home games. Hanshin, Yokohama, and Softbank farm home games. Yokohama, Hiroshima

Yomiuri home games

Yomiuri home games, in addition to Yomiuri road games against Hanshin, Yokohama, and Inter-league Hanshin home games and some Hanshin road games Limited number of Hiroshima games Yokohama home games Seibu (Fuji Two), Yakult (Fuji One), some Chunichi and Yomiuri games (Fuji One, Two) Rakuten home games. Select games through Ustream
Includes other programming   Only works for limited mobile handsets Includes other sports Includes other content Includes other sports Includes other content         Includes other programming    

Comment on "How/Where to watch official NPB games"

  • Tetsu-Jack

    Hi, I just signed up here and on Hulu.jp to get Giants’ games but they are playing two games this weekend and Hulu has nothing on it’s sports schedule and as far as I can see no confirmation they will be streaming them at all. Does anyone know if they will be? Hope it’s okay that I’ve posted this here.

    • Gen Post Author

      Hello Tetsu-Jack,
      Very sorry for the late reply. Your post slipped past me and I just noticed it now.

      Exhibition games weren’t covered by Hulu. However, they will be carrying regular season home games at Tokyo Dome again this year.

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NPB Standings [Full]
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Hiroshima 49 29 19 1
Hanshin 46 27 19 0
Yomiuri 47 23 24 0
Yokohama 48 22 24 2
Yakult 47 20 27 0
Chunichi 49 19 27 3
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Rakuten 42 30 12 0
Softbank 49 30 19 0
Seibu 45 25 19 1
Nippon Ham 46 19 27 0
Orix 46 19 27 0
Lotte 48 14 33 1
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