The NPB announced dates for the Nippon Series and All-Star Game on Wednesday.
Nippon Series - To start on 10/30 with home advantage belonging to the Central League team
All-Star Game - Game 1 will take place on 7/23 @ Yahoo Dome; Game 2 on 7/24 at Hard-Off Eco Stadium Niigata
Fresh All-Star Game - 7/22 at Nagasaki Big N Stadium
A team of NPB players will also take on the All-Japan College team after the two All-Star games.