Source: YouTube Mariners Pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma Does A No-hitter – Some Reactions From Japanese Twitter Users 2015-08-13 Thu 2015-08-13 Thu The news of Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma throwing a no-hitter against the Orioles on August 12, 2015 has been creating some excitement in his home country as well. Iwakuma became the second Japanese pitcher to do a no-hitter in the major league - the first was Hideo Nomo in September 1996 (he managed to do it again in April 2001). Here are some reactions we found on Twitter: 岩隈がノーヒットノーランって聞いて興奮した朝。家族でパーリモーニン！！— なベこぱん☆ (@nabecopan) 2015, 8月 12 I got excited this morning when I heard Iwakuma did a no-hitter. It's gonna be a party morning with my family! 岩隈から地平をかける獅子を見た— Ｄｅ鴨専@8月25ハマスタ (@IYOU1bjdoePUGul) 2015, 8月 12 I think I saw a mythical lion prancing from Iwakuma's throws. 岩隈のノーヒットノーランの瞬間を逃さなかった笑 pic.twitter.com/IErWRSnQ7L— Iwatter (@rooletty) 2015, 8月 12 lol I didn't miss the moment when Iwakuma did a no-hitter. メジャーでノーヒットノーラン達成した野茂と岩隈は近鉄出身 近鉄ファンとして誇りに思う pic.twitter.com/HIxrjzs3wx— あれにこれに高城れに＠横浜DeNA狂想曲 (@buffalobal52) 2015, 8月 12 Both Nomo and Iwakuma is from Kintetsu (Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, a team belonging to the Japanese Pacific League). As an avid Kintetsu fan I'm so proud of him. I think the fans who saw Iwakuma's feat with their own eyes were stunned: By - grape Japan editorial staff. Source:岩隈がノーヒットノーランを達成した時のアメリカ人の反応 球場＆茶の間 / @nabecopan / @IYOU1bjdoePUGul / @rooletty / @buffalobal52 Tags: Baseball / Hisashi / Iwakuma / Major League / Mariners / No-hitter / Seattle grape Japan Video Mariners Pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma Does A No-hitter – Some Reactions From Japanese Twitter Users Related Article Every Year Has A Character: Japan Chooses Its “Kanji of the Year” 2017 Creepy Evolving Japanese Baseball Mascot Hunted Down And Stripped By Other Mascots At All-Star Game Creepy Evolving Japanese Baseball Mascot Reveals Its Fifth and Final Form Japanese Horror Icon Sadako Throws Out First Pitch At Baseball Game, Happy To Hit 60mph Test your baseball pitching skills at the Hanshin Koshien Stadium this September This High School Baseball Player Does Moves Like Martial Arts In The Box… It’s A Must-See!