The Japan national rugby union team, often known as the Cherry Blossoms, Sakura, and more recently The Brave Blossoms is traditionally the strongest rugby union power in Asia and has enjoyed and endured mixed results against non-Asian teams over the years.
Union: Japan Rugby Football Union
Captain: Michael Leitch
Head coach: Jamie Joseph
Best result: Quarter-finals, 2019
Coaches: Jamie Joseph (Head coach), John Plumtree (Assistant Coach)