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Ajinomoto Stadium

[Sport] [Soccer]

[Event] J. League Soccer Games
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TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to watch a soccer game of FC Tokyo
2: to watch a soccer game of Tokyo Verdy

Home Stadium of FC Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy, J-League Soccer Teams

If you visit Ajinomoto Stadium, you can watch soccer games of FC Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy on game days.

Its official name is Tokyo Stadium. It is a dual layer multi-purpose stadium with upper and lower stands covered by a large roof without pillars in seat areas.

It is a home stadium of FC Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy.

FC Tokyo is a professional soccer team that belongs to J-League Division 1 in 2015 season. Originally, it was established as Tokyo Gas Football Club in 1935. Its team colors are blue and red. It was ninth out of 18 teams in J-League Division 1 in 2014 season.

As manager, Mr. Massimo Ficcadenti (1967-Present) has conducted this team since 2014, and successfully shows attractive football performance with good balance between offence and defence. Star players include Mr. Yoshinori Muto (1992-Present), Mr. Ryoichi Maeda (1981-Present), Mr. Hideto Takahashi (1987-Present), and Mr. Masato Morishige (1987-Present). Mr. Yuto Nagatomo (1986-Present), who belongs to International in Milano, Italy, used to play for this team.

FC Tokyo supporters create a hearty and passionate atmosphere at this stadium. They sing "You Will Never Walk Alone" before its soccer games. In particular, the soccer game in J-League between FC Tokyo and Kawasaki Frontale is called "Tamagawa Classico."

Also, Tokyo Verdy is a professional soccer team that belongs to J-League Division 2 in 2015 season. Originally, it was established as Yomiuri Soccer Club in 1969. Its team color is green. It was the 20th out of 22 teams in J-League Division 2 in 2014 season. While it has a hard time recently, it has a glorious history in early years of J-League including the first-year champion of J-League Division 1 in 1993. Star players such as Mr. Rui Ramos (1957-Present), Mr. Kazuyoshi Miura (1967-Present), Mr. Nobuhiro Takeda (1967-Present), Mr. Tsuyoshi Kitazawa (1968-Present), and Mr. Satoshi Tsunami (1961-Present) consisted of dream team in those days. Also, Hulk (1986-Present) who played for Brazil National Team at FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil in 2014 used to play for this team.

In 2015 season, Mr. Koichi Togashi (1971-Present) is Manager. Mr. Kazuki Hiramoto (1981-Present) and Mr. Bruno Coutinho (1986-Present) play for this team.

Tokyo Verdy supporters create a passionate atmosphere at this stadium. They sing supporting songs including "Ore-no Verdy."

Other soccer games including the Emperor's Cup and the J-League Play-Off are held at this stadium.

Also, pop music concerts such as "a-nation stadium fes." and flea market are held.

In the area of Ajinomoto Stadium, there is Amino Vital Stadium, too. As Chofu Airport is close to this stadium, airplaines are sometimes seen.

It is a large public multi-purpose stadium that has 49,970 seats owned by Tokyo Metropolis. It opened in 2001. It is located in Nishi-Machi, Chofu City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Tobitakyu Station.

Event Information

"Tokyo Rugby Fan Zone 2017"
June 24, 2017 (Saturday)

"LipovitanD Challenge Cup 2017: Japan VS Irland"
June 24, 2017 (Saturday)

Finished Event Information

"The 15th Anniversary Event: The 9th Ajinomoto Stadium Thanks Day"
June 11, 2016 (Saturday)

"Rugby Festival 2016 & TOKYO"
June 25, 2016 (Saturday)

"LipovitanD Challenge Cup 2016: Japan VS Scotland"
June 25, 2016 (Saturday)

"Rugby World Cup 2019™ Event: Light up"
September 20, 2016 (Tuesday)

"Keio Ekiden Festival 2016"
November 20, 2016 (Sunday)

"The Emperor's Cup"
December 24, 2016 (Saturday): "The Emperor's Cup Quarterfinals: FC Tokyo VS Kawasaki Frontale"

"Rugby World Cup 2019™ Event: Light up"
from May 8, 2017 (Monday) to May 9, 2017 (Tuesday)

"The 10th Ajinomoto Stadium Thanks Day"
June 3, 2017 (Saturday)

"KIRIN CHALLENGE CUP 2017: Japan National Team VS Syria National Team"
June 7, 2017 (Wednesday)

Necessary Time
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Opening Hour
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Closed Day
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Admissions Fee
It is different from event to event.

Access
It takes about 5 minutes from Tobitakyu Station to Ajinomoto Stadium on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Tobitakyu Station (Keio: Keio Line)
○ Nishi-Chofu Station (Keio: Keio Line)
△ Tama Station (Seibu: Tamagawa Line)
△ Musashinodai Station (Keio: Keio Line)
△ Shiraitodai Station (Seibu: Tamagawa Line)

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Name in English
Ajinomoto Stadium

Name in Roman Letters
Ajinomoto Sutajiamu

Name in Japanese
味の素スタジアム
あじのもとすたじあむ

Address
376-3 Nishi-Machi, Chofu City, Tokyo, 182-0032, Japan

Telephone Number
042-440-0555

URL
http://www.ajinomotostadium.com/english/

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