Rokko Oroshi

Rokko Oroshi

FREiPOD

Share Podcast:
"Rokko Oroshi" is the official "fight song" of the Hanshin Tigers baseball team. The song was written a long time ago, but only recently in the past twenty-five years or so has it become traditional to be sung at ballgames. During the seventh-inning stretch, fans at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya (between Osaka and Kobe) stand up to sing this song. At the end of the song, fans release thousands of slender "condomu fusen," or condom-shaped balloon...
Read More
"Rokko Oroshi" is the official "fight song" of the Hanshin Tigers baseball team. The song was written a long time ago, but only recently in the past twenty-five years or so has it become traditional to be sung at ballgames. During the seventh-inning stretch, fans at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya (between Osaka and Kobe) stand up to sing this song. At the end of the song, fans release thousands of slender "condomu fusen," or condom-shaped balloon...
Read More