Nagoya Grampus (formerly Nagoya Grampus Eight) is a Japanese football (soccer) club which is joining of the Japan Professional Football League (J.LEAGUE), and based in Nagoya.

Nagoya Grampus was formed with the following philosophy: To promote "football;" a sport that attracts widespread popularity across the globe, to as many citizens as possible and contribute to communication with people worldwide. Nagoya Grampus, also called the "NOBLE BARBARIAN" is committed to venture out into the sporting world with the keywords of "AGGRESSIVE," "CLEAN," "NEVER GIVE UP" and "VIVID" in their hearts.

Team Charter

We, the members of Nagoya Grampus, hereby pledge the following in our capacity as true professional sportsmen.

  1. We will strive to become the best team in Japan as well as develop our abilities to reach the level of world class professional football.
  2. We will always strive to play fair to serve as a model for all persons involved in sports.
  3. We will always attempt to achieve the highest level of ability to give the maximum excitement to our fans.
  4. We will always strive to be in top physical condition to allow us to demonstrate our capabilities to the fullest.
  5. We will endeavor to promote the dreams and hopes of the local community to serve as a bridge that connects those residents with the rest of the world.

Team & Company Profile

Team Name

NAGOYA GRAMPUS

Company Name

Nagoya Grampus Eight Inc.

Origin of Company Name

The company in Nagoya City named after the two symbols of Nagoya: "grampus," a killer whale, 2 of which decorate the roof of Nagoya Castle, and "eight," originating from the symbol of Nagoya City meaning increasing success.

President Shinichi Sasaki
Head Office 7th Floor, Hisaya YS Bldg., 5-1-32 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya city, Aichi prefecture, 460-0008, Japan
Tel / Fax / E-mail 052-242-9180 / 052-242-9194 / webmaster@nagoya-grampus-eight.co.jp
Club House Toyota Sports Center, 57-230 Inomukai, Homi-cho, Toyota city, Aichi prefecture, 470-0344, Japan
Foundation 17th July, 1991
Major Business Fields
  • -Organization and operation of professional football games
  • -Planning and administration of football classes and other promotional activities
  • -Production and sale of original Grampus merchandise
Capital 400 million yen
Organization Organization
Home Studium

Nagoya Mizuho Athletics Stadium (capacity: 20,000)
5-1 Yamashita-dori, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya city, Aichi prefecture, Japan

Toyota Studium (capacity: 40,000)
Toyota Stadium Corporation 7-2 Sengoku-cho, Toyota city, Aichi prefecture, Japan

Shareholdings Companies
  • TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
  • The Chunichi Shimbun Co., Ltd.
  • Central Japan Railway Company
  • Chubu Electric Power Company, Inc.
  • The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
  • TOHO GAS Co., LTD.
  • The Bank of Nagoya, Ltd.
  • Nagoya Railroad Co., Ltd.
  • NORITAKE Co., Ltd.
  • Matsuzakaya Co., Ltd.
  • AISIN SEIKI Co., LTD.
  • AICHI STEEL CORPORATION
  • DENSO CORPORATION
  • TOKAI RIKA CO., LTD.
  • Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd.
  • JTEKT Corporation
  • TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
  • TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
  • TOYOTA TSUSHO CORPORATION
  • TOYOTA BOSHOKU CORPORATION

Color

Team Color : Grampus Red

Representing the four ideals of enthusiasm, strength, aggressiveness and dynamism

Team Spirit Color

  1. Barbarian Red
    / Wild, Aggressive - "Fight"
  2. Noble Red
    / Intellectual, Passionate - "Love"
  3. Star Orange
    / Bright, Vivid - "Brilliance"

Emblem

The emblem, in the shape of a shield topped with a crown to represent a king, incorporates the design of the initial characters of Grampus Eight and Nagoya’s symbol, the “killer whale.”Barbarian red represents wildness and fighting spirit, noble red indicates intelligence and affection, star orange characterizes brightness and beauty in team spirit. This emblem was officially adopted in 1998.

Mascot

  • Grampus-kun (Main Character)
  • Grara
  • Grampus-kun Jr.
  • Grampako-chan

Root for Nagoya Grampus without fail and at any time! The Grampus-kun family will never forget the passionate spirit of our fans. They not only cheer for the team individually but also strive together with fellow supporters to increase cheering for the team. In this way, they have been widely spreading their enthusiasm for support. Their presence is loved by the players, supporters and people in the region.

Uniform

Field Player

  • HOME

  • AWAY

Goalkeeper

  • 1st

  • 2nd

  • 3rd