Little League Baseball in Japan is divided into twelve districts. The Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu regions each comprise a distinct district, while the Kanto and Chubu regions are divided into a total of six Little League districts due to the large population base and the number of leagues chartered in the regions. There are four districts in Kanto: Higashikanto (Eastern Kanto), Kitakanto (Northern Kanto), Tokyo, and Kanagawa. Chibu is divided into two districts, Shinetsu and Tokai.
Japanese leagues are organized as follows:
|Tohoku||Aomori, Akita, Iwate, Yamagata, Miyagi, Fukushima||Sendai|
|Shinetsu||Niigata, Nagano, Yamanashi||Niigata, Nagano|
|Higashikanto||Ibaraki, Chiba||Chiba, Funabashi, Ichikawa|
|Kitakanto||Gunma, Tochigi, Saitama||Kawaguchi|
|Tokai||Shizuoka, Toyama, Gifu, Aichi, Ishikawa, Fukui||Nagoya, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka|
|Kansai||Shiga, Mie, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Wakayama, Hyogo||Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Nara|
|Chugoku||Tottori, Okayama, Shimane, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi||Hiroshima, Okayama|
|Shikoku||Kagawa, Tokushima, Ehime, Kochi||Matsuyama|
|Kyushu||Nagasaki, Saga, Fukuoka, Oita, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Okinawa||Fukuoka|
The four districts with the most chartered leagues each send two representatives to the All-Japan tournament. In other areas, only the champion advances.
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