Mat Start Date Opposition Ground End Date Opposition Ground
10 2 Aug 1975 v Australia Sydney 21 Oct 1976 v Italy Padova
7 20 May 2000 v Fiji Tokyo 11 Nov 2000 v Ireland Lansdowne Road
6 1 Oct 1952 v Oxford Uni Osaka 21 Mar 1956 v Aust Unis Tokyo
6 6 Oct 1973 v Wales XV Cardiff 26 May 1974 v NZ Unis Wellington
6 3 Jul 2003 v England A Tokyo 27 Oct 2003 v USA Gosford
5 13 Oct 2002 v Korea Ulsan 8 Jun 2003 v Australia A Tokyo
5 4 Jun 2006 v Tonga Fukuoka 1 Jul 2006 v Fiji Osaka
5 24 Jun 2007 v Junior ABs Tokyo 20 Sep 2007 v Wales Millennium Stadium
4 2 Mar 1958 v Junior ABs Fukuoka 15 Mar 1959 v British Col Osaka
4 26 May 1985 v Ireland XV Osaka 26 Oct 1985 v France XV Nantes
4 27 May 1995 v Wales Bloemfontein 11 May 1996 v Hong Kong Tokyo
4 6 Jul 1996 v USA San Francisco 3 May 1997 v Hong Kong Hong Kong
3 18 Sep 1977 v Scotland XV Tokyo 23 Sep 1978 v France XV Tokyo
3 16 May 1982 v NZ Unis Wellington 19 Sep 1982 v England Stud Osaka
3 22 Oct 1983 v Wales XV Cardiff 7 Oct 1984 v France XV Tokyo
3 15 May 1993 v Argentina Tucuman 16 Oct 1993 v Wales Cardiff
3 7 Jun 1997 v USA San Francisco 29 Jun 1997 v Hong Kong Tokyo
3 10 Jun 2001 v Wales Osaka 4 Jul 2001 v Samoa Tokyo
3 26 Nov 2004 v Wales Millennium Stadium 23 Apr 2005 v Argentina Buenos Aires
3 17 Jun 2017 v Ireland Shizuoka 4 Nov 2017 v Australia Yokohama
2 27 Sep 1959 v Ox & Camb Osaka 4 Oct 1959 v Ox & Camb Tokyo
2 8 Mar 1970 v NZ Unis Tokyo 15 Mar 1970 v NZ Unis Osaka
2 29 Mar 1970 v NZ Unis Tokyo 24 Sep 1971 v England XV Osaka
2 27 Sep 1986 v Scotland XV Murrayfield 11 Oct 1986 v England XV Twickenham
2 30 May 1987 v England Sydney 3 Jun 1987 v Australia Sydney
2 25 Oct 1987 v NZ XV Osaka 1 Nov 1987 v NZ XV Tokyo
2 4 May 1991 v USA Chicago 11 May 1991 v Canada Vancouver
2 5 Oct 1991 v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Oct 1991 v Ireland Lansdowne Road
2 21 Jun 1998 v Canada Vancouver 15 Sep 1998 v Argentina Tokyo
2 3 Oct 1999 v Samoa Wrexham 9 Oct 1999 v Wales Millennium Stadium
2 26 May 2002 v Tonga Kumagaya 16 Jun 2002 v Korea Tokyo
2 4 Jul 2004 v Italy Tokyo 13 Nov 2004 v Scotland Perth
2 12 Jun 2005 v Ireland Osaka 19 Jun 2005 v Ireland Tokyo
2 28 Jun 2008 v NZ Maori Napier 5 Jul 2008 v Samoa Apia
2 18 Jun 2009 v Samoa Sigatoka 23 Jun 2009 v Junior ABs Lautoka
2 10 Sep 2011 v France North Shore City 16 Sep 2011 v New Zealand Hamilton
2 25 May 2013 v Tonga Kanagawa 1 Jun 2013 v Fiji Lautoka
2 2 Nov 2013 v New Zealand Tokyo 9 Nov 2013 v Scotland Murrayfield
2 19 Sep 2015 v South Africa Brighton 23 Sep 2015 v Scotland Gloucester
2 26 Nov 2016 v Fiji Vannes 22 Apr 2017 v Korea Incheon
2 3 Nov 2018 v New Zealand Tokyo 17 Nov 2018 v England Twickenham

* indicates that the sequence is ongoing

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]