The Softbank Hawks unveiled their Taka-no Saiten 2016 uniforms on March 23. Tsuyoshi Wada and Yuya Hasegawa modeled the uniforms for the press. The team will wear the uniform during fourteen home games between June 27 and August 18 (including eight Taka-no Saiten games).
The official name for the design is Champion Blue 2016. The colors are based on the 2015 Nippon Series Champions pennant and represents the team's desire to win a third straight championship.
Taka-no Saiten 2016:
June 27 at Tokyo Dome
July 18-19 at YafuOku Dome
July 20 at Kitakyushu
July 22-24 at YafuOku Dome
August 18 at Kyocera Dome
Replica uniforms will be given away to fans that attend Taka-no Saiten games (does not include visiting team cheer seat ticket holders).
The Fighters unveiled an alternate uniform inspired by the Hokkaido Shinkansen earlier today. The team will wear the uniform during their We Love Hokkaido Series this year in May. They will also wear the uniform on March 26 as part of a promotional campaign -- the new line officially begins operations on the same day.
March 26 against Lotte at QVC Marine
May 3-5 against Softbank at Sapporo Dome
May 6-8 against Seibu at Seibu Prince Dome
May 10-11 against Orix at Tokyo Dome
May 13-15 against Seibu at Sapporo Dome
May 17-19 against Softbank at Kitakyushu Stadium/YafuOku Dome
May 21-22 against Rakuten at Sapporo Dome
May 24, 26 against Lotte at Sapporo Dome/Hakodate Chiyodai Stadium
The Swallows unveiled the 2016 Tokyo EMPower Uniform they will be wearing for the Tokyo Series, Tokyo ENProject, and Tokyo ENNichi events this year. The uniform was designed by Masashi Larry Oiwa. Tetsuto Yamada, Shingo Kawabata, and Kazuhiro Hatakeyama modeled the uniforms for the press on February 17.
The Hanshin Tigers unveiled special retro uniforms for their first round of the Classic Series against the Yomiuri Giants (April 26-28). The uniforms are based on the popular Kiryu Line uniforms from the mid to late 1970s. The uniforms were modeled by Hiroki Uemoto and Ryota Imanari.
The Hanshin Tigers unveiled their 2015 road uniforms earlier today. Kosuke Fukudome and Atsushi Nomi modeled the new look for the press.
The grey is taken from the uniforms used between 2002 and 2005. The black raglan sleeves provide a sharp and powerful look. The Tigers will begin taking orders for pro collection uniforms at their online shop on February 1. Replica uniforms, caps, and other items will become available in early April.
The Chunichi Dragons unveiled their 2016 Alternate and Summer uniforms on January 30.
The Alternate uniforms (blue) will be worn during ShoRyu Day at Nagoya Dome:
vs Yakult Swallows on April 22 (Friday)
vs Yomiuri Giants on May 20 (Friday)
vs Hanshin Tigers on July 3 (Sunday)
vs Yakult Swallows on August 11 (Thursday)
The color of the uniform is based on what was used in 1974. The gold used in the trim and letters represents the burning desire to win and has ties to this year's slogan, RyuKonNenSho (竜魂燃勝). Replica uniforms will be given away to fans with tickets to the game.
The Summer uniforms (white) will be worn during summer home games at Nagoya Dome:
The Orix Buffaloes unveiled new alternate uniforms for Bs Ori Hime Day 2016, Bs Ori Tachi Day 2016, and Bs Ori Hime & Ori Tachi Day 2016. The new uniforms were modeled by Takahiro Okada during a talk event in Osaka earlier today.
Bs Ori Hime Day 2016
April 29 (Fri) vs Rakuten at Kyocera Dome Osaka
June 12 (Sun) vs Yokohama at Kyocera Dome Osaka
Bs Ori Tachi Day 2016
April 30 (Sat) vs Rakuten at Kyocera Dome Osaka
June 11 (Sat) vs Yokohama at Kyocera Dome Osaka
Bs Ori Hime 6 Ori Tachi Day 2016
August 19-21 (Fri-Sun) vs Rakuten at Kyocera Dome Osaka (Ori Hime uniforms on August 19 and 21, Ori Tachi uniforms on August 20)