When Todoroki Stadium was designed in the early-60's, there was no contingency in the plans for the various demands associated with hosting an increasingly popular 21st century J-League football team.
It's now come to the attention of the powers-that-be that not only is Todoroki struggling to contain the growing number of supporters coming to watch Frontale play, it's also becoming something of a safety hazard.
So the time has come to say goodbye to the old lady of Kawasaki and say hello to her younger, prettier sister (who also happens to have far greater capacity, better facilities and safer, easier access).
A new site has launched - http://love-todoroki.net - to build support amongst the local Kawasaki community for the new project (in the form of a signed petition). However, I believe they're also accepting signatures from supporters elsewhere.
If you want to lend your support, you can download a form here. (Just click on the PDF link and print out the form.)
It's all in Japanese, but from what I can make out you need to put your address in the first box, your name in the second and your seal (or signature) in the last box. (If this is incorrect, or if there's anything else that should be added or amended, please let me know).
Once you've filled in your details, just pop it in the post to the address below and then pat yourself on the back knowing you've done your bit to help Frontale take the next step towards footballing greatness!
Or, if you prefer:
Association to promote the full regeneration of Todoroki Stadium
Kawasaki-shi, Nakahara-ku, Kosugimachi 1-526-23-104
(Executive Office of the Kawasaki Football Association)