Watching Guide : Basketball - Osaka Evessa
ABOUT THE TEAM
Osaka Evessa is a professional basketball team based in Osaka.
They play in the Japan men's basketball league, B.League.
In fact, Evessa is famous as the original B.League champions.
Every year from October to May, you can watch basketball games across the country, as well as must-see collaboration shows with the teamLab ultratechnologists at Ookini Arena Maishima.
DID YOU KNOW?
The name EVESSA comes from the Japanese god of business and good luck, Ebisu-san.
EVESSA's cheerleading squat BT is known as the "Fukumusume" or "good-luck-girls" because, like Ebisu-san, they bring so much energy and good luck to the games when they pump up the crowd.
HOW TO ENJOY
Pre- and Post-game performances!
Before and after games at Ookini Arena Maishima, there are collaborative performances with teamLab! Projection mapping is used to introduce players, put on light shows, and create the all-new teamLaBall experience!
Make sure to not forget your original merchandise!
Around the entrances and exits, you can find stands selling towels and uniforms. There are also large cut-outs of the players: line up next to them and grab a selfie!
Enjoy some food with the game!
Around the entrances and exits of the arena, there are many stands selling delicious snacks and finger foods, so you can grab a bite while watching the game. Discover all the famous food options around the stadium! Put your uniform on, grab some grub, and wait for the game to start!
Activities and meet-ups with the players!
Fans from the bleachers are randomly chosen to participate in activities and games on the court! If you are lucky, you just might win something, too! Lucky fans get a meet and greet with the players, with high fives all around! ※During the winter season, meet and greet events are infrequent.
COSTS & ACCESS
- Food and Beverages
- You'll be able to find fried chicken, French fries, and more inside the stadium.
Soft drinks and alcohol are also available for purchase.
- Door tickets for unreserved seats:
First floor: Adults 3200 yen Elementary/Middle/High School Students 2200 yen
Second floor: Adult 2700 yen Elementary/Middle/High School Students 1000 yen
- OOKINI ARENA MAISHIMA
Free shuttle buses to Sakurajima Station and Osaka Metros Cosmo Square station are available after the game.
OFFICIAL SITE：Osaka Evessa
- ※All listed prices based off of 2018's prices. Prices as of 2019 are currently undecided.
※Listed information is for seasons during 2018 and 2019. ome content is subject to change by season.