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The '''Japanese National Quidditch Team''' is the team that represents [[Japan]] for international [[Quidditch]] tournaments. Japan competed in the four-hundred and twenty-second [[Quidditch World Cup]], in [[1994]]. <ref>See [[:File:World Cup Participants.jpg|this image]]</ref>The entire team rode Nimbus 2000s.
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The '''Japanese National Quidditch Team''' is the team that represents [[Japan]] for international [[Quidditch]] tournaments. Japan competed in the four-hundred and twenty-second [[Quidditch World Cup]], in [[1994]] (riding Nimbus 2000's) and in the the [[2014 Quidditch World Cup]].<ref>See [[:File:World Cup Participants.jpg|this image]]</ref>
   
 
It is possible that the team consists of students from [[Mahoutokoro]] wizarding school.
 
It is possible that the team consists of students from [[Mahoutokoro]] wizarding school.
   
===Team Special Move===
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==Team Special Move==
 
Their Team Special Move is known as ''The Tsunami'' (20 points), and involves a lot of spinning, seemingly inspired by [[Wikipedia:Martial Arts|martial arts]]. First, [[Chaser]] [[Noriyuki Sato]] has the Quaffle flanked by the Japanese [[Beater]]s. Sato then does a spinning trick to avoid the opposing players, then passes to Chaser [[Ryotaro Tanaka]], who passes to [[Yoshihiro Suzuki]]. Suzuki the punchs one of the beaters and throws It so Sato who kicks it through the middle hoop. Then Tanaka, who is waiting behind the hoop, kicks it to the left hoop where Suzuki kicks it into the hoop.
 
Their Team Special Move is known as ''The Tsunami'' (20 points), and involves a lot of spinning, seemingly inspired by [[Wikipedia:Martial Arts|martial arts]]. First, [[Chaser]] [[Noriyuki Sato]] has the Quaffle flanked by the Japanese [[Beater]]s. Sato then does a spinning trick to avoid the opposing players, then passes to Chaser [[Ryotaro Tanaka]], who passes to [[Yoshihiro Suzuki]]. Suzuki the punchs one of the beaters and throws It so Sato who kicks it through the middle hoop. Then Tanaka, who is waiting behind the hoop, kicks it to the left hoop where Suzuki kicks it into the hoop.
   
 
[[File:Quidditch_World_Cup_-_Japanese_Quidditch_Stadium_01.jpg|thumb|left|Japanese Stadium]]
 
[[File:Quidditch_World_Cup_-_Japanese_Quidditch_Stadium_01.jpg|thumb|left|Japanese Stadium]]
===Stadium===
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==Stadium==
The Japanese Stadium is built in the shadow of an immense Sengoku-era castle, and is surrounded by pink cherry-blossom (''sakura'') trees, magically kept blooming year-round. It has several huge pagoda-style towers above the regular stands in which spectators can get a spectacular arial view. Instead of a normal qudditch pitch, the matches are held over an immense koi pond, which is bisected by an elegently carved wooden bridge. The goals themselves are made in the style of shrine gates.
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The Japanese Stadium is built in the shadow of an immense Sengoku-era castle, and is surrounded by pink cherry-blossom (''sakura'' (桜)) trees, magically kept blooming year-round. It has several huge pagoda-style towers above the regular stands in which spectators can get a spectacular arial view. Instead of a normal qudditch pitch, the matches are held over an immense koi pond, which is bisected by an elegently carved wooden bridge. The goals themselves are made in the style of shrine gates (tori-i (鳥居)).
   
===Emblem===
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==Emblem==
 
The team's emblem is a white circle with a green outer rim containing a red [[Dragon|dragon]] with it's claw upon a [[Quaffle]].
 
The team's emblem is a white circle with a green outer rim containing a red [[Dragon|dragon]] with it's claw upon a [[Quaffle]].
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==History==
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===[[1994 Quidditch World Cup]]===
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Japan qualified for the [[1994 Quidditch World Cup]] but did not make it to the final. The entire team rode Nimbus 2000s.<ref>''[[Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup]]]]''</ref>
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===[[2014 Quidditch World Cup]]===
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Japan qualified for the tournament beginning in April in [[Argentina]].<ref name="PM2">''[[Pottermore]]'' - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book4/chapter8/moment1/quidditch-world-cup-1990-2014 New from J.K. Rowling: "''Quidditch World Cup (1990-2014)''"]</ref>
   
 
==Squads==
 
==Squads==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)]]'' {{mentioned on a poster}}
 
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*''[[Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup]] ''{{1st}}
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[[Category:National Quidditch teams]]
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==

Latest revision as of 04:35, April 16, 2014

Japanese National Quidditch team
Japanese National Quidditch team
Quidditch Team information
Hometown

Japan

Robes

Green, white and red

Known Players
Behind the scenes
First appearance

Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup

The Japanese National Quidditch Team is the team that represents Japan for international Quidditch tournaments. Japan competed in the four-hundred and twenty-second Quidditch World Cup, in 1994 (riding Nimbus 2000's) and in the the 2014 Quidditch World Cup.[1]

It is possible that the team consists of students from Mahoutokoro wizarding school.

Team Special MoveEdit

Their Team Special Move is known as The Tsunami (20 points), and involves a lot of spinning, seemingly inspired by martial arts. First, Chaser Noriyuki Sato has the Quaffle flanked by the Japanese Beaters. Sato then does a spinning trick to avoid the opposing players, then passes to Chaser Ryotaro Tanaka, who passes to Yoshihiro Suzuki. Suzuki the punchs one of the beaters and throws It so Sato who kicks it through the middle hoop. Then Tanaka, who is waiting behind the hoop, kicks it to the left hoop where Suzuki kicks it into the hoop.

Quidditch World Cup - Japanese Quidditch Stadium 01
Japanese Stadium
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StadiumEdit

The Japanese Stadium is built in the shadow of an immense Sengoku-era castle, and is surrounded by pink cherry-blossom (sakura (桜)) trees, magically kept blooming year-round. It has several huge pagoda-style towers above the regular stands in which spectators can get a spectacular arial view. Instead of a normal qudditch pitch, the matches are held over an immense koi pond, which is bisected by an elegently carved wooden bridge. The goals themselves are made in the style of shrine gates (tori-i (鳥居)).

EmblemEdit

The team's emblem is a white circle with a green outer rim containing a red dragon with it's claw upon a Quaffle.

HistoryEdit

1994 Quidditch World CupEdit

Japan qualified for the 1994 Quidditch World Cup but did not make it to the final. The entire team rode Nimbus 2000s.[2]

2014 Quidditch World CupEdit

Japan qualified for the tournament beginning in April in Argentina.[3]

SquadsEdit

Japanese National Team
1994
Chasers
Noriyuki Sato Yoshihiro Suzuki Ryotaro Tanaka
Beaters
  Minaka Takahashi Keiko Takahashi  
Keeper Seeker
Tamotsu Iwamoto Shizuka Watanabe

AppearancesEdit

JapanQuidditchConceptArt
Concept art by Ross Dearsley.
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Notes and referencesEdit



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