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Kansai is home to several amateur and professional sports teams. There are also plenty of places to play yourself.

Goldfish Scooping (Nara)

  Believe it or not, goldfish scooping (金魚すくい, 金魚掬い Kingyo-sukui) is a national sport in Japan. Although, while national, it should be noted that it’s mostly done in the prefecture of Nara, in which it is famous. Visit Yamatokoriyama City for events. Wikipedia (Goldfish Scooping) | Yamatokoriyama City Site | Wikipedia (Yamatokoriyama) Access   Practice Center …