Yokohama F. Marinos is a Japanese soccer team currently campaigning in the J. League Division 1 – the top tier of the Japanese soccer pyramid. With three J-League titles and two second place finishers, the club is one of the more successful J-League clubs.
The team is based in Yokohama and were founded as the company team of Nissan Motors. Its current incarnation was formed by the merger of Yokohama Marinos and Yokohama Flügels in 1991. The current name is intended to reflect both Marinos and Flügels.
On Sunday Yokohama F. Marinos launched their adidas 2012 kit collection. They will see action during the team’s pre-season as it looks to improve on its 5th place 2011 J. League Division 1 finish.