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Anonymous asked in TravelAsia PacificJapan · 2 months ago

Which sports are Japan good at ? and which sports are popular in Japan ?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Their chicks Moan like they're in pain..LOL.

  • 2 months ago

    Baseball and soccer are the 2 most popular sports in Japan. And I think Japan is better at baseball than at soccer. And there are some sports which are originated from Japan like judo, sumo and karate, etc

  • 2 months ago

    Baseball is a major one .

    Sumo , karate ...golf ...

  • 2 months ago

    Baseball is the biggest, most popular game - even championship high school games are big.

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  • Quinn
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    2 months ago

    That would depend on your definition of "popular".  Do you popular in terms of spectators or popular in terms of participants. 

    The most popular spectator sports in Japan changes from time to time, but here are just some top ones.

    Baseball - this has consistently been #1 for more than 50 years.

    Sumo wrestling and soccer - these 2 sports have sort of gone back and forth as 2nd and 3rd place in popularity.  Not sure which is 2nd and 3rd these days.

    Depending on who you ask and which source you use 4th, 5th, etc. will differ. Sports such as tennis, golf, figure skating, and car racing are some examples that fall in this category.

    There are many sports in Japan that although may not have large number of spectators, they do have large numbers of participants or practitioners. Take for example Judo and Kendo. There are Judo and Kendo clubs in just about every school in Japan. Judo alone has at least 8 million practitioners in Japan and over 28 million around the world.

  • 2 months ago

    Athletes from Japan do well at the Olympics in gymnastics and ski jumping. Average teens in Japan enjoy baseball, basketball and soccer. 

  • 2 months ago

    Japan is good at the following sports:

    Baseball, football, golf, and Sumo wrestling

    Following are some of the popular sports in Japan:

    Sumo wrestling

    Judo

    Boxing

    Golf

    Tennis

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