12 January 2017
The Japanese Handball Association have unveiled the list of 16 players for the 2017 IHF Men’s Handball World Championship.
Japan’s official roster for France 2017:
Goalkeepers: Masatake Kimura (Osaki Electric), Takayuki Shimuzu (Wakunaga Pharmaceutical)
Players: Goki Koshio (Toyoda Gosei), Remi Feutrier/Anri Doi (Chambery), Hiroki Shida (Osaki Electric), Kohei Narita (Wakunaga Pharmaceutical), Kento Uegaki (Osaki Electric), Yuto Agarie (Daido Steel), Atsushi Mekaru (Angel Ximenez, ESP), Kairi Kochi (Toyota Auto Body), Shinnosuke Tokuda (University of Tsukuba), Jin Watanabe (Toyota Auto Body), Hiroki Motoki (Osaki Electric), Takashi Kato (Daido Steel), Daichi Komuro (Osaki Electric), Hiroyasu Tamakawa (Kokushikan University)