About Christmas Bowl

The annual Japanese high-school American football championship game is known as the Christmas Bowl and it same where similar to the Super Bowl where the top two teams from all over Japan get together in Tokyo Stadium to play against each other for the championship.

Christmas Bowl

The league setup is split into two regions Kantō and Kansai and the champions of each region play in the Christmas Bowl. It takes place on even years in Kansai and on odd years in Kantō.

Since 2001, the Kantō match takes place in Ajino-moto Stadium. The Christmas Bowl in the manga and anime series Eye – shield 21 is based on this competition.