Mat Start Date Opposition Ground End Date Opposition Ground
10 8 Jul 2001 v Canada Tokyo 25 May 2003 v Russia Tokyo
7 3 Jul 2009 v Fiji Suva 22 May 2010 v Hong Kong Tokyo
6 15 Nov 2013 v Russia Colwyn Bay 25 May 2014 v Hong Kong Tokyo
5 21 Jun 1998 v Canada Vancouver 31 Oct 1998 v Hong Kong Singapore
5 22 Nov 2008 v USA Tokyo 23 May 2009 v Singapore Singapore
5 6 Nov 2010 v Russia Tokyo 21 May 2011 v Sri Lanka Colombo
4 3 Jun 1968 v Junior ABs Wellington 18 Jan 1970 v Thailand Bangkok
4 12 May 1974 v NZ Unis Dunedin 23 Nov 1974 v Sri Lanka Colombo
4 5 Nov 2005 v Spain Tokyo 14 May 2006 v Georgia Osaka
4 18 Nov 2006 v Hong Kong Hong Kong 29 Apr 2007 v Hong Kong Tokyo
4 26 Apr 2008 v Korea Incheon 18 May 2008 v Hong Kong Niigata
4 28 Apr 2012 v Kazakhstan Almaty 19 May 2012 v Hong Kong Tokyo
4 20 Apr 2013 v Philippines Fukuoka 10 May 2013 v UAE Dubai
4 30 Apr 2016 v Korea Kanagawa 28 May 2016 v Hong Kong Tokyo
4 24 Nov 2018 v Russia Gloucester 10 Aug 2019 v USA Suva
3 23 Apr 2005 v Argentina Buenos Aires 15 May 2005 v Korea Kangwon
3 18 Apr 2015 v Korea Incheon 9 May 2015 v Korea Fukuoka
3 22 Apr 2017 v Korea Incheon 6 May 2017 v Hong Kong Tokyo
2 4 Oct 1959 v Ox & Camb Tokyo 13 Apr 1963 v British Col Vancouver
2 11 May 1991 v Canada Vancouver 7 Sep 1991 v Hong Kong Tokyo
2 14 Oct 1991 v Zimbabwe Belfast 26 Sep 1992 v Hong Kong Seoul
2 13 Jul 1996 v Canada Vancouver 9 Nov 1996 v Korea Taipei
2 10 May 1998 v USA Tokyo 23 May 1998 v Hong Kong Hong Kong
2 9 Jul 2011 v Tonga Suva 13 Jul 2011 v Fiji Lautoka
2 5 Oct 2019 v Samoa Aichi 13 Oct 2019 v Scotland Yokohama

* 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]