Tokyo Dome

Top choice baseball in Kōrakuen & Akihabara

Tokyo Dome (aka ‘Big Egg’) is home to the Yomiuri Giants. Love ’em or hate ’em, they're the most consistently successful team in Japanese baseball. If you’re looking to see the Giants in action, the baseball season runs from the end of March to the end of October. Tickets sell out in advance; get them early at

If you'd rather root for the underdog (whoever is playing the Giants), you can drown your sorrows in the beer served by the uriko, young women with kegs strapped to their backs, who work the aisles with tireless cheer.

Tokyo Dome is also used for pop concerts by major Japanese and visiting singers and groups.