Kyocera and Osaka City Dome announced today that they their naming rights contract for Kyocera Dome Osaka was extended another 3 years. Kyocera signed a 3-year naming rights deal with Osaka City Dome back on July 2006 and the contract was set to expire in March.
In other Orix and stadium related news:
Kobe city announced that today that they are looking for a new sponsor to purchase the naming rights to Kobe Sogo Sports Park Stadium (formerly Skymark Stadium). The city is looking for a deal that is at least 4 years long and worth over 300M yen a year. They will also require that the word Kobe be included in the final name. The city will be accepting offers between 1/14 and 1/24; the new name would then go into effect on 2/14.