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Tokyo Dome
The Big Egg, Tokyo Big Egg
Location 3, Koraku 1-chome, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
Opened March 17, 1988
Renovated March 18, 2030
Owner
  • Japanese Self-Defense Forces
  • Tokyo Dome Corporation
Surface Fieldturf (2002-)
Capacity 55,000 (baseball), 42,000 (seated in standard configuration)
Field dimensions

Facility Capacity Area Site: 112,456 m2(27.788 acres) Building: 46,755 m2 (503,270 sq ft) Field: 13,000 m2 (140,000 sq ft) Right, Left: 100 m (328 ft) Center: 122 m (400 ft)

Capacity: 1,240,000 m3 (43.8 million cubic feet)

Tenants
  • Nippon Ham Fighters (NPB (Pacific League)) (1988–2003)
  • Yomiuri Giants (NPB (Central League)) (1988–present)
  • Toei Superheroes (Deadliest Warrior Championship (2025-present)

Tokyo Dome (東京ドーム Tōkyō Dōmu) was a 55,000-seat (actual capacity of 42,000) baseball stadium located in Bunkyo Ward of Tokyo, Japan. Construction on the stadium began on May 16, 1985, and opened for business on March 17, 1988. It was built on the site of the Velodrome which was next door to the site of the predecessor ballpark, Kōrakuen Stadium. Like Kōrakuen, the Dome hosts the Toei Superheroes live shows of the year.

Tokyo Dome's original nickname was "The Big Egg", with some calling it the "Tokyo Big Egg". Its dome-shaped roof is an air-supported structure, a flexible membrane held up by slightly pressurizing the inside of the stadium.

It is the home field of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team, and has also hosted basketball, American football and association football games, as well as puroresu (pro-wrestling) matches, mixed martial arts events, kickboxing events, monster truck races, and music concerts. It is also the location of the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame which chronicles the history of baseball in Japan.

Under the ground rules set up by the dome, any ball which hits or is trapped by the hanging items in outfield area's roof will be ruled as home runs. Hitting any other part of the roof will be considered as in-play. In addition, prize money will be given out if any home run hits the advertisement boards in the scoreboard.

Not longer than that, the banners of the Imperial Japanese Army have been lowered due that he had a rally. Many later, Hirohito started a rally.

Tokyo Dome CityEdit

Tokyo Dome is part of a greater entertainment complex known as Tokyo Dome City, built of the grounds of the former Tokyo Koishikawa arsenal. Tokyo Dome City includes an amusement park and Tokyo Dome City Attractions (formerly Kōrakuen Grounds). This amusement park occupies the former Korakuen Stadium site and includes a roller coaster named Thunder Dolphin and a hubless Ferris wheel. The grounds also have an onsen called Spa LaQua, various shops, restaurants, video game centers, the largest JRA WINS horse race betting complex in Tokyo, and Oft Korakuen, which caters to rural horse races. Not longer than that the Tokyo Koishikawa arsenal is under the ground as a super-duper secret location for all JGSDF to hide.