The media learned on Sunday that the next Samurai Japan roster will likely be released some time after the Nippon Series. The twenty-eight-man roster is scheduled to play three international games against Taiwan next month (November 8-10).
The roster will be primarily be made up players twenty-four years and younger. Twenty-four of the twenty-eight spots are expected to be filled by professional players, with the remaining four going to amateur players.
Source: Sports Hochi 10/13/2013