How to say volleyball in Japanese

The Japanese word for volleyball.
The Japanese word for volleyball.

The Japanese word for volleyball is barēbōru and beach volleyball is bīchibarē. See more related words in the below section. – The Fastest Way to Learn Japanese Guaranteed

Beach volleyball
Volleyball team
Barēbōru chīmuNone
Women’s volleyball
Joshi barēbōru女子バレーボール

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Interesting facts about volleyball in Japan

Volleyball is extremely popular in Japan and is played in junior and senior high school, and as well as at a national level. As a matter of fact, the sport is so popular, local and international games are televised and local games are even televised during prime time on TBS – one of Japan’s largest broadcasters.

And if you’re a volleyball fan yourself, you might be pleased to know that there’s an anime and manga called ‘Haikyu!!’ that is about a high school volleyball team. It is an extremely popular series that has reached worldwide fame.

Read more about Haikyu!! here.

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