|Dates||25 May 2019 – 1 January 2020|
|Champions||Vissel Kobe (1st title)|
|AFC Champions League||Vissel Kobe|
|Goals scored||272 (3.13 per match)|
The 2019 Emperor's Cup (Emperor's Cup JFA 99th Japan Football Championship (Japanese: 天皇杯 JFA 第99回全日本サッカー選手権大会)) was the 99th edition of the annual Japanese national football cup tournament. The tournament began on 25 May and ended with the final on 1 January 2020. The final was the first event held at the National Stadium after its rebuilding.
The defending champions were Urawa Red Diamonds, but they lost to Honda FC in the Round of 16.
Vissel Kobe won their first trophy after winning the final. As the winners, they automatically qualified to the group stage of the 2020 AFC Champions League.
|Round||Date||Matches||Clubs||New entries this round|
|First Round||25–26 May||24||47+1 → 24|
|Second Round||3–10 July||32||24+40 → 32|
|Third Round||14 August||16||32 → 16|
|Fourth Round||18–25 September||8||16 → 8|
|Quarter-finals||23 October||4||8 → 4|
|Semi-finals||21 December||2||4 → 2|
|Final||1 January 2020||1||2 → 1|
The draw for the first three rounds was held on 4 April 2019.
|26 May 2019||Hokkaido University of Education, Iwamizawa Campus||0–2||Ryutsu Keizai University FC|
|26 May 2019||SRC Hiroshima||1–2||National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya|
|3 July 2019||Kawasaki Frontale||1–0||Meiji University||Todoroki Athletics Stadium, Kawasaki|
|3 July 2019||Matsumoto Yamaga||2–3 (a.e.t.)||Vanraure Hachinohe||Matsumoto Stadium, Matsumoto|
|3 July 2019||V-Varen Nagasaki||2–1 (a.e.t.)||Kochi United||Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya|
|3 July 2019||Urawa Red Diamonds||2–1||Ryutsu Keizai University FC||Urawa Komaba Stadium, Saitama|
|3 July 2019||Yokohama F. Marinos||2–1||Ritsumeikan University||NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium, Yokohama|
|10 July 2019||Yokohama FC||2–1||Sendai University||NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium, Yokohama|
|3 July 2019||Sanfrecce Hiroshima||4–0||Okinawa SV||Fukuyama Takegahana Park Stadium, Fukuyama|
|3 July 2019||Zweigen Kanazawa||1–0||Albirex Niigata||Ishikawa West Green Park Stadium, Kanazawa|
|3 July 2019||Nagoya Grampus||0–3||National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya||Paloma Mizuho Stadium, Nagoya|
|3 July 2019||Sagan Tosu||1–1 (a.e.t.)|
|Roasso Kumamoto||Ekimae Real Estate Stadium, Tosu|
|3 July 2019||Kashiwa Reysol||4–0||Iwate Grulla Morioka||Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium, Kashiwa|
|3 July 2019||Ventforet Kofu||2–2 (a.e.t.)|
|FC Gifu||Yamanashi Chuo Bank Stadium, Kofu|
|14 August 2019||Kawasaki Frontale||2–1 (a.e.t.)||Fagiano Okayama||City Light Stadium, Okayama|
|14 August 2019||Veertien Mie||2–2 (a.e.t.)|
|V-Varen Nagasaki||Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya|
|14 August 2019||Yokohama F. Marinos||2–1||Yokohama FC||NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium, Yokohama|
|14 August 2019||Sanfrecce Hiroshima||2–1||Zweigen Kanazawa||Edion Stadium Hiroshima, Hiroshima|
|14 August 2019||National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya||1–2 (a.e.t.)||Oita Trinita||Oita Bank Dome, Oita|
|14 August 2019||Sagan Tosu||1–0 (a.e.t.)||Kashiwa Reysol||Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium, Kashiwa|
The draw for the Fourth Round to the final was held on 16 August 2019.There was no seeding in the draw, however, the draw took into consideration the teams whose home or away in the round of 16 were predetermined:
The round of 16 matches were played on 18 September 2019, except for the matches involving Kashima Antlers and Urawa Red Diamonds, which were delayed as they were playing in the second leg of the 2019 AFC Champions League quarter-finals.
|18 September 2019||Vissel Kobe||3–2||Kawasaki Frontale||Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe|
|18 September 2019||Sanfrecce Hiroshima||1–1 (a.e.t.)|
|Oita Trinita||Edion Stadium Hiroshima, Hiroshima|
|18 September 2019||Júbilo Iwata||1–1 (a.e.t.)|
|Shimizu S-Pulse||Yamaha Stadium, Iwata|
|25 September 2019||Kashima Antlers||4−1||Yokohama F. Marinos||Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima|
|18 September 2019||V-Varen Nagasaki||2–1||Vegalta Sendai||Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya|
|23 October 2019||Vissel Kobe||1–0||Oita Trinita||Noevir Stadium Kobe, Kobe|
|19:00||Report||Referee: Yuichi Nishimura|
|21 December 2019||Vissel Kobe||3–1||Shimizu S-Pulse||Noevir Stadium Kobe, Kobe|
Referee: H. Kimura
The final was played on 1 January 2020 at the newly rebuilt National Stadium in Tokyo.
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