Basic information on professional sports teams in Shiga Prefecture

The sports teams in Shiga Prefecture include the following


Shiga Lakestars (B-League)

Shiga Lakestars are a member of the B1 of the B-League (Japan Professional Basketball League).
Location: Ohtsu City, Shiga
Team Name Origin: Shiga Prefecture is home to Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan. The name of the team means that we want to be like Lake Biwa and the stars twinkling in the wide night sky of Shiga, which is rich in nature.
Arena: Ukaruchan Arena
Year founded: 2008


Ocean Shiga Blacks (BC League)


Toray Arrows (V-League Women)


Ukaruchan Arena

Ukaruchan Arena is the home arena of the Shiga Lakestars of the B League. The arena is located near Lake Biwa, and access to it from Otsu Station is somewhat difficult on foot. It' …

Kusatsu City General Gymnasium

Kusatsu City General Gymnasium is an arena where the Shiga Lakes Stars of the B League sometimes play games. The gymnasium is located in Kusatsu City, and Kusatsu Green Stadium is …

Shiga Daihatsu Arena

Ojiyama Baseball Stadium

Ojiyama Baseball Stadium is located within the Ojiyama Sports Park in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture. The stadium hosts home games of the BC League's Ocean Shiga Blacks, and in the pa …

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