|Full name||Blaublitz Akita|
Blaublitz Akita (ブラウブリッツ秋田 Burauburittsu Akita) (formerly TDK S.C.) are a Japanese association football team based in Akita, Akita. In 2014 they entered the J3 League after previously playing in the Japan Football League, the third tier of the Japanese association football league system. Due to the club's former ownership by TDK, most of players are the employees of TDK's Akita factory.
The club was founded in 1965. They were promoted to the Tohoku Regional League in 1982. They played in the Japan Soccer League Division 2 in 1985 and 1986.
In 2006, they won the Tohoku Regional League championship for the fifth straight year. They are automatically promoted to the Japan Football League after they won the National Regional League Playoffs.
The team has announced that it would separate from its parent company and join the J. League if the club's final yearly standing should ever allow promotion.
In May, 2009, TDK announced that the football club will become independent for the 2010 season and be based around Akita. Later in 2010 the club's name was changed to "Blaublitz Akita". Blau and Blitz mean blue and lightning in German respectively.
The club entered the J3 League for the 2014 season. The club finished 8th in each of its first two years in the professional competition. On the 2017 season, their fourth, they won the title, however due to their lacking a license to play upper-tier football, they were not promoted, becoming the first professional third-tier champion not to be promoted.
As of 1 February 2018.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- J3 League:
- Regional Promotion Series:
- Champions: 2006
- Third place: 1984
- Tohoku Soccer League:
- Champions: 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988, 1989, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 (shared with Grulla Morioka), 2006
- Tms. = Number of teams
- Pos. = Position in league
- Attendance/G = Average league attendance
|George Yonashiro||Brazil Japan||2013-2014|
|Koichi Sugiyama (footballer)||Japan||2017-July 2018|
|Shuichi Mase||Japan||July 2018-|
Stadium and facilities
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