Mat Start Date Opposition Ground End Date Opposition Ground
13 27 Sep 1986 v Scotland XV Murrayfield 9 Oct 1991 v Ireland Lansdowne Road
11 13 Oct 2002 v Korea Ulsan 23 Apr 2005 v Argentina Buenos Aires
7 2 Aug 1975 v Australia Sydney 21 Oct 1976 v Italy Padova
7 16 May 1982 v NZ Unis Wellington 31 May 1986 v USA Torrance
7 3 Oct 1999 v Samoa Wrexham 11 Nov 2000 v Ireland Lansdowne Road
6 27 May 1995 v Wales Bloemfontein 13 Jul 1996 v Canada Vancouver
6 9 Jun 2007 v Australia A Townsville 25 Sep 2007 v Canada Bordeaux
5 6 Oct 1973 v Wales XV Cardiff 19 May 1974 v Junior ABs Auckland
5 13 Aug 2011 v Italy Cesena 27 Sep 2011 v Canada Napier
3 15 May 1993 v Argentina Tucuman 16 Oct 1993 v Wales Cardiff
3 3 May 1997 v Hong Kong Hong Kong 14 Jun 1997 v Canada Vancouver
3 24 Jul 2015 v USA Sacramento 3 Aug 2015 v Tonga Vancouver
2 4 Oct 1980 v Netherlands Hilversum 19 Oct 1980 v France XV Toulouse
2 18 Dec 1998 v Korea Bangkok 5 Jun 1999 v Fiji Lautoka
2 17 Jun 2006 v Samoa New Plymouth 24 Jun 2006 v Junior ABs Dunedin
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 1 Jun 2013 v Fiji Lautoka 9 Nov 2013 v Scotland Murrayfield
2 19 Nov 2016 v Wales Millennium Stadium 26 Nov 2016 v Fiji Vannes
2 25 Nov 2017 v France Paris 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]