Anime News: Seibu Railway's Romantic Short About Chichibu Now Streaming

ANIME NEWS: Seibu Railway's romantic short about Chichibu now streaming

"Chichibu de Buchichi," an original animated short offered by Seibu Railway Co., is now streaming on the company's official website.

Set in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, and featuring voice actress and Chichibu native Tomoyo Kurosawa, the anime is aimed at promoting the charms of the city and its surrounding areas.

Baseball: Norimoto Lights Up Scoreboard With 11ks Whitewash Of Seibu

Baseball: Norimoto lights up scoreboard with 11Ks whitewash of SeibuTakahiro Norimoto struck out 11, using his forkball effectively over seven shutout innings as the Rakuten Eagles blanked the Seibu Lions 3-0 on Monday night.
Zealous Wheeler hit a two-run homer with two outs in the fourth inning to put Rakuten in the lead at Kobo Stadium Miyagi. Ryo Hijirisawa added a sacrifice fly for insurance in the eighth.

Baseball: Otani Gets 1st Career Shutout As Nippon Ham Blanks Seibu

Baseball: Otani gets 1st career shutout as Nippon Ham blanks SeibuSecond-year right-hander Shohei Otani threw the first shutout of his professional career on Tuesday as the Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Seibu Lions 3-0.
Making his sixth start of the season, the 19-year-old Otani (4-1) gave up six hits while striking out nine and walking three in a 126-pitch outing at Ocean Stadium.

Baseball: Kikuchi Cages Tigers At Seibu Dome

Baseball: Kikuchi cages Tigers at Seibu DomeLeft-hander Yusei Kikuchi was nearly untouchable with his heater over eight strong innings as the Seibu Lions defeated the Hanshin Tigers 5-1 in an interleague matchup on Monday.

The Lions roared in a five-run fourth to send Hanshin starter Jason Standridge to an early shower, and Pacific League ERA leader Kikuchi had another impressive outing to help his team snap a three-game losing streak.

Baseball: Seibu's Ishii Tosses Shutout Gem To Tame Tigers Update

Baseball: Seibu's Ishii tosses shutout gem to tame TigersFormer major leaguer Kazuhisa Ishii was atypically businesslike and purposeful on the mound on Wednesday and the Hanshin Tigers suffered for it.

Ishii (6-2) threw his second shutout of the season and Takeya Nakamura continued his home run rampage as the Seibu Lions beat the Hanshin Tigers 2-0 to win for the sixth time in seven games. Seibu moved three games clear of Orix in the Pacific League basement.

Baseball: Yamauchi Solid, Hirata Homers Chunichi's Win Over Seibu

Baseball: Yamauchi solid, Hirata homers Chunichi's win over SeibuSoma Yamauchi pitched seven scoreless innings and Ryosuke Hirata homered as the Chunichi Dragons held off the Seibu Lions 3-2 in interleague action at Nagoya Dome on Saturday.

Hirata hit a two-out, solo drive in the second inning and Masahiro Araki's suicide squeeze followed Yohei Oshima's one-out triple for the second run in the third. Catcher Motonobu Tanishige doubled down the right-field line to plate the decisive run in the seventh.

Baseball: Rakuten Gets To Kishi Early, Hammers Seibu

Baseball: Rakuten gets to Kishi early, hammers SeibuThe Rakuten Eagles chased Takayuki Kishi with six runs in the first two innings, pounding out a season-high 19 hits en route to a 12-2 rout of the Seibu Lions on Wednesday night.

Kazuo Matsui homered and drove in three runs against his former team, and Jose Fernandez also had three RBIs for the fourth-place Eagles, who have won three straight.

Ryo Hijirisawa and Yosuke Takasu hit back-to-back singles leading off the first to put runners on the corners.