The 12 teams involved in the tournament:
Mid Atlantic (Toms River National LL)
West (Waipio LL)
Southeast (Columbus Northern LL)
Great Lakes (West Side LL)
New England (Fairfield American LL)
Midwest (Plymouth / New Hope LL)
Southwest (Pearland White LL)
Northwest (Auburn LL)
Caribbean (Jose M Rodriguez LL)
Japan (Edogawa Minami LL)
Mexico (Oriente Little League)
Europe (KMC American LL)
MEA (Arabian American LL)
Latin America (Chitre LL)
Canada (Little Mountain LL)
Asia-Pacific (Fu-Hsing LL)
Game on the 20th:
Game on the 22nd:
Game on the 24th:
Japan finished with 3-0 record and will playing the Pool D winner in the International Championship game on the 28th.
The winner of that game will go on to play in the World Series Championship Game on the the 29th.
Japan will play Asia Pacific on the 28th at the International Championship game.
Game on the 28th:
Japan will now play the West at the World Series on August 29th.
Game on the 29th:
Japan wins the 2010 Little League World Series!
The team returned to Japan yesterday (8/31) and was greeted by about 70 people (families of the players) and banners congratulating them for their WS victory.