Japan national football team statistics and records: top scorers

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Top Japan goal scorers

Japan's top scorers and their total goal tallies.

Totals are updated after each game.

Player Goals First Latest
Kazuyoshi Miura
56 26 Aug 1992 16 Feb 2000
Kunishige Kamamoto
40 03 Mar 1964 20 Aug 1976
Shinji Okazaki
35 20 Jan 2009 28 Mar 2017
Takuya Takagi
27 24 Aug 1992 08 Nov 1997
Shunsuke Nakamura
25 09 Dec 1998 18 Nov 2009
Keisuke Honda
25 27 May 2009 24 Jun 2018
Naohiro Takahara
23 16 Feb 2000 21 Jul 2007
Hiromi Hara
23 13 Dec 1978 27 May 1987
Masashi Nakayama
20 29 Aug 1992 15 Aug 2001
Shinji Kagawa
20 04 Feb 2009 19 Jun 2018
Yuji Nakazawa
17 13 Feb 2000 08 Oct 2009
Atsushi Yanagisawa
17 18 Jun 2000 07 Sep 2005
Kunishige Kamamato
15 12 Jul 1972 14 Sep 1972
Keiji Tamada
15 25 Apr 2004 11 Feb 2010
Teruki Miyamoto
14 02 Aug 1961 14 Dec 1970
Kazushi Kimura
14 22 Dec 1980 20 Sep 1986
Hidetoshi Nakata
13 22 Jun 1997 28 Feb 2006
Yasuhito Endo
12 20 Aug 2003 12 Jan 2015
Hiroaki Morishima
12 29 May 1996 14 Jun 2002
Hiroyuki Usui
11 23 May 1978 06 Mar 1984
Tatsuhiko Kubo
11 04 Dec 2003 22 Feb 2006
Tetsuji Hashiratani
10 27 Jan 1988 19 Feb 1995
Shigeo Yaegashi
10 02 Aug 1961 03 Mar 1964
Akinori Nishizawa
10 22 Jun 1997 29 Apr 2002
Hiroshi Nanami
10 06 Aug 1995 24 Oct 2000
Masahiro Fukuda
10 24 Aug 1992 09 Aug 1995
Tadashi Watanabe
9 04 Jan 1959 16 Dec 1966
Takayuki Suzuki
9 02 Jun 2001 02 Feb 2005
Ryuichi Sugiyama
9 08 Aug 1963 13 Aug 1971
Yasuhiko Okudera
8 18 Jul 1972 20 Aug 1976
Shoji Jo
8 01 Aug 1995 06 Jun 2000
Maya Yoshida
8 02 Sep 2011 28 Mar 2017
Yoshikaza Nagai
8 23 Jul 1974 13 Jul 1979
Seiichiro Maki
8 10 Feb 2006 06 Feb 2008
Hiroshi Ninomiya
8 04 Jan 1959 03 Sep 1959
Marcus Tulio Tanaka
8 15 Nov 2006 30 May 2010
Hisashi Kurosaki
8 11 Jun 1989 16 Feb 1997
Junichi Inamoto
7 01 Dec 1998 09 Sep 2009
Hideki Maeda
7 07 Aug 1975 28 Dec 1980
Saburoh Kawabuchi
7 04 Jan 1959 15 Sep 1962
Mitsuo Ogasawara
7 07 Feb 2004 18 Feb 2006
Hiroshi Ochiai
7 21 Jun 1975 31 May 1979
Tadahiko Ueda
7 10 Aug 1970 18 Dec 1970
Yuya Osako
7 16 Nov 2013 16 Oct 2018
Taizoh Kawamoto
6 13 May 1934 09 Jun 1940
Takashi Fukunishi
6 09 Jun 2004 22 Feb 2006
Takashi Inui
6 14 Nov 2014 02 Jul 2018
Kengo Nakamura
6 11 Oct 2006 11 Oct 2011
Shinji Ono
6 01 Dec 1998 22 Feb 2006
Alessandro Santos Alex
6 02 May 2002 09 Aug 2006
Masami Ihara
6 05 May 1993 08 Nov 1997
Masafumi Yokoyama
6 19 Jun 1981 03 Sep 1981
Ryoichi Maeda
6 17 Oct 2007 11 Sep 2012
Wagner Lopes
6 11 Oct 1997 05 Jul 1999
Genki Haraguchi
6 29 Mar 2016 02 Jul 2018
Masakiyo Maezono
5 25 Aug 1996 09 Dec 1996
Nobuo Fujishima
5 04 Aug 1975 15 Jul 1978
Tatsuya Tanaka
5 28 Sep 2002 20 Jan 2009
Satoshi Nakayama
5 01 Oct 2002 13 Oct 2002
Masashi Oguro
5 09 Feb 2005 17 Aug 2005
Atsuhiro Miura
5 29 Jun 1999 06 Jun 2000
Osamu Maeda
5 20 Jan 1989 11 Jun 1989
Takashi Mizunuma
4 30 Sep 1984 11 Aug 1985
Hiroshi Kiyotake
4 24 Mar 2016 15 Nov 2016
Kenta Hasegawa
4 11 Jun 1989 15 Feb 1995
Minoru Kaneda
4 15 Jun 1977 06 Mar 1984
Yoshito Okubo
4 17 Oct 2007 02 Jun 2008
Motohiro Yamaguchi
4 26 Feb 1995 28 Sep 1997
Norio Omura
4 19 Feb 1996 27 Mar 1997
Takeo Wakabayashi
4 25 May 1930 25 May 1930
Mitsuo Watanabe
4 03 Sep 1974 14 Aug 1975
Yoshinori Mutō
4 09 Sep 2014 13 Oct 2015
Takeo Kimura
4 19 Dec 1966 17 Dec 1970
Yasayuki Kuwahara
4 17 Dec 1966 12 Oct 1969
Hisato Sato
4 22 Feb 2006 18 Nov 2009
Takashi Hirano
4 08 Jun 1997 16 Feb 2000
Koji Yamase
4 22 Aug 2007 20 Feb 2008
Takumi Minamino
4 11 Sep 2018 16 Oct 2018
Kozoh Arai
4 18 Jul 1972 23 Jun 1975
Naoki Soma
4 29 May 1996 31 May 1998
Yutaka Akita
4 28 Oct 1995 08 Jun 2003
Yuki Abe
3 16 Aug 2006 27 May 2009
Tetsuya Totsuka
3 02 Jun 1982 23 Nov 1982
Masayuki Okano
3 25 Aug 1996 16 Nov 1997
Takuma Asano
3 03 Jun 2016 31 Aug 2017
Haruhisa Hasegawa
3 09 Jun 1980 28 Dec 1980
Kazuo Ozaki
3 08 Sep 1981 02 Jun 1982
Kazu Naoki
3 07 Jun 1940 09 Jun 1940
Shozoh Tsugutani
3 10 Aug 1963 12 Aug 1963
Tokutatsu Ojiro
3 17 Dec 1966 03 Aug 1972
Tomoaki Makino
3 24 Feb 2012 27 Mar 2018
Shiroh Tejima
3 25 May 1930 29 May 1930
Yoh-ichi Ninomiya
3 07 Jun 1940 08 Mar 1951
Yasuyuki Konno
3 18 Nov 2014 07 Jun 2017
Tsuyoshi Kitazawa
3 06 Nov 1992 06 Aug 1995
Daijiroh Yoshimura
3 05 Sep 1974 11 Aug 1975
Masaaki Sawanobori
3 07 May 1993 16 Feb 2000
Yoshika Matsubara
3 04 Feb 1994 01 Aug 1995
Kenji Fukuda
3 01 Dec 1998 03 Dec 1998
Toshiya Fujita
3 23 Feb 1995 31 Mar 2004