- Japan Volleyball Association
- Birth Date
- Birth Place
- 186 cm
- 79 kg
- Favorite Athlete
- Basketball / Yu Koshikawa
Masahiro Yanagida (24) = Suntory
A powerful jumping serve delivered from smoothly and beautiful form, a back attack with a break. A sweet mask also joined, becoming one of Japan's leading players. He will sign a professional contract from in June to challenge overseas.
"The environment has changed at a faster speed than I imagined." At the 2015 World Cup he became one of the leading player on Japan's sixth place which was the largest leap to forward. He mentions initially I was puzzled, but now I'm getting used to it and I've been able to calmly think that I have to step up.
On the other hand, He notices himself also started to grow for the future. at the Tokyo Olympics He will be the age of 28, "I must not forget regret (at the qualification of the Rio Olympic qualification), I have to go for it as an experienced person and act as a key person of the team"