Monthly Hanshin Tigers – December 2015


The latest issue to hit the stands features the two new managers (Masayuki Kakefu and Tomoaki Kanemoto) on the cover. It is the final edition of the 2015 year, and gives some good information about various players and coaches. Here is the table of contents for the new issue:

  • Opening Feature: “First Step to Reformation” – 2015 Fall Camp
  • Special Interview: The Return of #31 – Farm Manager Kakefu
  • 2015 Hanshin Tigers Draftees
  • Another Side View: Farm Manager Kakefu
  • Current Observations: Kickstarting the Kanemoto Tigers
  • Final Farewell to GM Katsuhiro Nakamura
  • Tigers Diary: Noriyoshi Sano
  • Player’s Note: Hiroaki Saiuchi
  • Introducing the Supporting Coaching Staff of the Kanemoto Tigers
  • Tora Link: Baseball Commentator Yutaka Fukumoto
  • Farm Report: The Return of #31, more
  • Ask Teammates AboutHiroya Shimamoto
  • Tigers’ History: Masaru Honma (final installment)
  • Coach’s Corner: Katsuo Hirata

As always, no promises that I will get around to translating any of this, but if you have requests, I am all ears! (I hope to have a Kickstarter campaign going next year in which all supporters will receive a free translated article every month.) Leave a comment here or send me an e-mail!

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