Taiyo Oil held a "SOLATO Thanks Day" event on September 30, on the occasion of an official match between JEF United Chiba and Ehime FC, for which Taiyo Oil is an official uniform sponsor. The SOLATO brand character "SOLATO-kun" showed up on the day of the event, causing much excitement amongst the crowd.
September 30, 2012 (Sunday)
Ninjinia Stadium (located in Matsuyama City in Ehime Prefecture)
J-League (J2) "Ehime FC vs. JEF United Chiba" (2,792 visitors)
Campaign posters and banners were displayed and leaflets were distributed within the stadium.
Tissue boxes were distributed to visitors and original knapsacks designed with a uniform motif were presented to children entering the stadium.
A ceremony was held for pre-registered parents and children before kickoff.
A quiz on Ehime FC was held, with prizes presented to the winners.
An award of 100 liters of gasoline was presented to Koki Arita, who was selected as the match's MVP.
Vouchers for a stay at a hot spring resort (good for two people) and prepaid gasoline cards worth 3,000 yen were presented to four winners.