It’s finally here and if you are wandering the streets on December 18 deciding where to watch the last match of a riveting World Cup, look no further.
Below are a number of paid and free options for the match — remember the kick-off is at midnight in Japan, so it starts at the 0:00 change from December 18 to December 19.
Cheapo tip: Abema will be streaming all the world cup games for free (no sign-up required). So, you could always just stay at home. Full how-to here.
Pubs and bars
Your local Hub or bar will definitely be playing the games, so check out their schedule to find the one you want to catch. Also, check out the Mash Bros restaurant and bar. They are keen to show every match — even the ones at 4 a.m. Just reserve by messaging them on Facebook or Instagram.
You will be able to see all 64 games live from Nov. 20 to Dec. 18 in Joysound Karaoke stores across Tokyo. The streaming will be free, all you need to do is pay for the room. Details here.
Join local football lovers on Meetup.com and drop into a watch party.Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.