SeaHorses Mikawa

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Seahorses Mikawa
Seahorses Mikawa logo
Leagues B.League
Founded 1947
History Aisin Seiki
Aisin Seiki Aisin SeaHoeses
Aisin SeaHorses
Aisin SeaHorses Mikawa
SeaHorses Mikawa
Arena Wing Arena Kariya
Capacity 2,376
Location Kariya
Head coach Kimikazu Suzuki
Kit body basketball Sea Horse MIKAWA 17-18 third.png
Third jersey
Kit shorts Sea Horse MIKAWA 17-18 third.png
Team colours

Seahorses Mikawa is a Japanese professional basketball team located in Kariya and sponsored by Aisin. The team was founded in 1947. The team currently plays in the National Basketball League. In July 2015 it was announced that the team will compete in the first division of the new Japan Professional Basketball League, which commenced in October 2016.[1]


Throughout the past decade, the team has been led by head coach Kimikazu Suzuki and naturalized big man J.R. Sakuragi, who led the SeaHorses to decades of success,[2] including numerous titles in Japan's prime basketball league.


2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2013
  • Challenge Cup: 1
  • Emperor's Cup: 2
2009, 2013

Current Roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Seahorses Mikawa roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name
G 0 Japan Ryoma Hashimoto
PG 4 Japan Masaya Karimata
C 5 United States Isaac Butts
G 6 Japan Makoto Hiejima
G 9 Japan Masaaki Morikawa
SF 12 Japan Takayuki Nishikawa
G/F 14 Japan Kosuke Kanamaru
SG 16 Japan Keijuro Matsui
G/F 24 Japan Kato Toshikazu
C 32 Japan J.R. Sakuragi
F 44 United States Courtney Sims
PG 46 Japan Shusuke Ikuhara
Head coach

Japan Suzuki Kimikazu

Assistant coach(es)

Aiki Okubo
Junki Nakahori

  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 2018

Notable players[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either:

- Set a club record or won an individual award as a professional player.
- Played at least one official international match for his senior national team at any time.


Practice facilities[edit]


  1. ^ "JPBLの「1部~3部階層分け発表記者会見」について" [Regarding the JPBL's "Division 1-3 Assignment Press Conference"] (in Japanese). Nishinomiya Storks. 30 July 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Veteran J.R. Sakuragi sets tone for Mikawa in victory over Chiba, Ed Odeven (The Japan Times), 8 April 2018. Retrieved 2 May 2018.

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