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Kōrakuen Hall (後楽園ホール Kōrakuen Hōru) is an arena in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan, which has hosted many professional boxing and wrestling matches. Part of Tokyo Dome City, it is one of Tokyo's biggest attractions. It has a capacity of approximately 1,800 people. The ring inside is 20 sq. ft..[1]

Kōrakuen Hall is one of the most chosen venues for holding boxing matches for gyms in Japan. It has hosted events such as the East Japan Rookie King Tournament, All Japan Rookie King Tournament, Class A Tournament, and Champion Carnival, along with various JBC and OBPF title and ranked matches.

The venue hosts the weigh-ins and has a sauna called the "Sauna Tokyo Dome" (サウナ東京ドーム, Sauna Tōkyō Dōmu). The television boxing program "DYNAMIC GLOVE" broadcasts the events held at the venue.

Staff

  • Shimakawa - A referee that partakes in most of the matches in the story. He also keeps track of points, which are used to decide which boxer wins in a decision.
  • TV Announcer - The announcer that provides commentary in matches for the crowd in the hall and on live TV viewers and video tapes.
  • Ring Announcers - Inside the ring during title matches, they introduce boxers to the crowd.
  • Ana - A ringside interviewer who interviews the winning boxer after a match.
  • Judges Uchida and Morita[2] - Scoring judges that watch the match and keeps track of points. Their points are used to decide which boxer wins in a decision.

Title Matches Held

Gallery

Other Boxing Venues

Trivia

References

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