Mat Start Date Opposition Ground End Date Opposition Ground
33 24 Sep 1930 v British Col Vancouver 24 Sep 1971 v England XV Osaka
27 31 Oct 1998 v Hong Kong Singapore 16 Jun 2002 v Korea Tokyo
24 27 May 1995 v Wales Bloemfontein 24 Oct 1998 v Korea Singapore
22 7 Jun 1986 v Canada Burnaby Lake 11 May 1991 v Canada Vancouver
21 25 May 2013 v Tonga Kanagawa 18 Apr 2015 v Korea Incheon
15 3 Jul 2003 v England A Tokyo 23 Apr 2005 v Argentina Buenos Aires
12* 3 Nov 2018 v New Zealand Tokyo 20 Oct 2019 v South Africa Tokyo
11 30 Mar 1975 v Camb Uni Tokyo 21 Oct 1976 v Italy Padova
11 27 Mar 1977 v Oxford Uni Tokyo 19 Oct 1980 v France XV Toulouse
11 26 May 2007 v Fiji Lautoka 26 Apr 2008 v Korea Incheon
10 25 Sep 1983 v Ox & Camb Tokyo 26 Oct 1985 v France XV Nantes
10 21 May 2011 v Sri Lanka Colombo 27 Sep 2011 v Canada Napier
9 15 May 1993 v Argentina Tucuman 19 Feb 1995 v Tonga Tokyo
9 18 May 2008 v Hong Kong Niigata 25 Apr 2009 v Kazakhstan Osaka
8 1 May 2010 v Korea Daegu 30 Oct 2010 v Samoa Tokyo
7 23 Apr 2006 v Korea Tokyo 1 Jul 2006 v Fiji Osaka
7 5 Nov 2016 v Argentina Tokyo 6 May 2017 v Hong Kong Tokyo
6 6 Oct 1973 v Wales XV Cardiff 26 May 1974 v NZ Unis Wellington
6 15 May 2005 v Korea Kangwon 5 Nov 2005 v Spain Tokyo
5 13 Oct 2002 v Korea Ulsan 8 Jun 2003 v Australia A Tokyo
5 18 Jun 2009 v Samoa Sigatoka 15 Nov 2009 v Canada Miyagi
5 5 Jun 2012 v Fiji Nagoya 17 Nov 2012 v Georgia Tbilisi
5 5 Sep 2015 v Georgia Gloucester 11 Oct 2015 v USA Gloucester
4 16 May 1982 v NZ Unis Wellington 26 Sep 1982 v NZ Unis Tokyo
4 24 Jul 2015 v USA Sacramento 22 Aug 2015 v Uruguay Fukuoka
4 10 Jun 2017 v Romania Kumamoto 4 Nov 2017 v Australia Yokohama
3 5 Oct 1991 v Scotland Murrayfield 14 Oct 1991 v Zimbabwe Belfast
3 28 May 2016 v Hong Kong Tokyo 18 Jun 2016 v Scotland Aichi
3 25 Nov 2017 v France Paris 16 Jun 2018 v Italy Kobe
2 2 Apr 1972 v E Wallabies Osaka 8 Apr 1972 v E Wallabies Tokyo

* 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]