Player Mat Start Date Team Opposition End Date Team Opposition
T Tsuchiya 12* 5 Oct 1952 Japan v Oxford Uni 4 Oct 1959 Japan v Ox & Camb
M Fujiwara 11 2 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 23 Sep 1978 Japan v France XV
T Horaguchi 11* 27 Nov 1982 Japan v Korea 30 May 1987 Japan v England
S Hasegawa 11 3 Oct 1999 Japan v Samoa 4 Jul 2001 Japan v Samoa
H Sato 10* 1 Oct 1952 Japan v Oxford Uni 23 Mar 1958 Japan v Junior ABs
K Miyai 10 4 Mar 1956 Japan v Aust Unis 4 Oct 1959 Japan v Ox & Camb
S Mori 10 2 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 21 Oct 1976 Japan v Italy
T Takada 10 2 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 21 Oct 1976 Japan v Italy
S Mori 10 27 Mar 1977 Japan v Oxford Uni 19 Oct 1980 Japan v France XV
T Hayashi 10 27 Nov 1982 Japan v Korea 31 May 1986 Japan v USA
S Hirao 10 27 Sep 1986 Japan v Scotland XV 19 Nov 1988 Japan v Korea
K Koizumi 10 7 Jun 1997 Japan v USA 4 Jul 2001 Japan v Samoa
T Kurihara 10* 17 May 2003 Japan v USA 27 Oct 2003 Japan v USA
Y Watanabe 10 3 Oct 1999 Japan v Samoa 16 May 2004 Japan v Korea
K Aruga 9 2 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 21 Oct 1976 Japan v Italy
I Kobayashi 9 2 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 21 Oct 1976 Japan v Italy
M Yoshida 9 2 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 21 Oct 1976 Japan v Italy
N Tanaka 9 17 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 19 Oct 1980 Japan v France XV
S Hirao 9 30 May 1982 Japan v NZ Unis 31 May 1986 Japan v USA
T Hayashi 9 27 Sep 1986 Japan v Scotland XV 1 Nov 1987 Japan v NZ XV
N Taumoefolau 9 27 Sep 1986 Japan v Scotland XV 19 Nov 1988 Japan v Korea
K Miyamoto 9* 27 Sep 1986 Japan v Scotland XV 9 Oct 1991 Japan v Ireland
NT Okubo 9* 17 May 2003 Japan v USA 26 Nov 2004 Japan v Wales
HATW Makiri 9 9 Jun 2007 Japan v Australia A 8 Jun 2008 Japan v Australia A
R Imazato 8* 2 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 21 Oct 1976 Japan v Italy
N Ueyama 8 2 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 21 Oct 1976 Japan v Italy
T Wada 8* 17 Aug 1975 Japan v Australia 30 Mar 1980 Japan v NZ Unis
J Ishiyama 8* 27 Nov 1982 Japan v Korea 26 Oct 1985 Japan v France XV
E Kutsuki 8 27 Sep 1986 Japan v Scotland XV 1 Nov 1987 Japan v NZ XV
D Murai 8* 26 May 1985 Japan v Ireland XV 1 Nov 1987 Japan v NZ XV
S Mukai 8* 11 Oct 1986 Japan v England XV 1 Oct 1988 Japan v Oxford Uni
M Aizawa 8* 27 Sep 1986 Japan v Scotland XV 19 Nov 1988 Japan v Korea
Y Sakuraba 8 27 Sep 1986 Japan v Scotland XV 19 Nov 1988 Japan v Korea
H Kiso 8 3 Jul 2003 Japan v England A 26 Nov 2004 Japan v Wales
R Yamamura 8* 9 Jun 2007 Japan v Australia A 25 Sep 2007 Japan v Canada
L Thompson 8 16 Jun 2007 Japan v Samoa 5 Jul 2008 Japan v Samoa

* indicates that the sequence is ongoing/unbroken

Records include the following current or recent matches:
Japan v South Africa at Tokyo, Rugby World Cup Quarter final, Oct 20, 2019 [3-26 FT]
Japan v Scotland at Yokohama, Rugby World Cup, Oct 13, 2019 [28-21 FT]
Japan v Samoa at Aichi, Rugby World Cup, Oct 5, 2019 [38-19 FT]