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|Dates||9 March – 8 December 2019|
|Promoted|| Giravanz Kitakyushu |
|Goals scored||813 (2.66 per match)|
|Highest attendance||16,027 |
Roasso Kumamoto - Gamba Osaka U-23
|Lowest attendance||267 |
FC Tokyo U-23 - SC Sagamihara
The 2019 J3 League, referred to as the 2019 Meiji Yasuda J3 League (Japanese: 2019 明治安田生命J3リーグ, Hepburn: 2019 Meiji Yasuda Seimei J3 Rīgu) for sponsorship reasons, is the 6th season of J3 League under its current name.
2018 season saw two teams promoted to J2 League: FC Ryukyu won the championship by nine points over second-placed Kagoshima United FC, which confirmed their promotion to the 2019 J2 League season with still one game to play. From second division, there was a double automatic relegation for the first time: Kamatamare Sanuki are back to third tier after five seasons, but they were promoted in 2013 from Japan Football League, when J3 League was planned.The same goes for Roasso Kumamoto, who are back in the third level of Japanese football after more than a decade.
Also, Japan Football League saw the promotion of Vanraure Hachinohe, who came third in JFL and they booked their first professional season in their history.
|Azul Claro Numazu||Numazu||Ashitaka Stadium||10,000||J3（4th）|
|Blaublitz Akita||Akita||Soyu Stadium||20,125||J3（8th）|
|Fukushima United FC||Fukushima||Toho Stadium||21,000||J3（12th）|
|Gainare Tottori||Tottori||Torigin Bird Stadium||16,033||J3（3rd）|
|Giravanz Kitakyushu||Kitakyushu||Mikuni World Stadium Kitakyushu||15,066||J3（17th）|
|Iwate Grulla Morioka||Morioka||Iwagin Stadium||4,946||J3（13th）|
|Kamatamare Sanuki||Takamatsu, Kagawa||Pikara Stadium||30,099||Relegated from J2 J2（22nd）|
|Kataller Toyama||Toyama||Toyama Athletic Stadium||25,251||J3（11th）|
|Fujieda MYFC||Fujieda||Fujieda Soccer Field||13,000||J3（16th）|
|Nagano Parceiro||Nagano||Nagano U Stadium||15,491||J3（10th）|
|Roasso Kumamoto||Kumamoto, Kumamoto||Egao Kenko Stadium||32,000||Relegated from J2 J2（21st）|
|SC Sagamihara||Sagamihara||Gion Stadium||15,300||J3（9th）|
|Thespakusatsu Gunma||All cities/towns in Gunma||Shoda Shoyu Stadium Gunma||15,253||J3（5th）|
|FC Tokyo U-23||Tokyo||Ajinomoto Field Nishigaoka||7,137||J3（14th）|
|Vanraure Hachinohe||Eastern cities/towns in Aomori||Daihatsu Stadium||5,200||Promoted from JFL JFL（3rd）|
|YSCC Yokohama||Yokohama||Nippatsu Mitsuzawa Stadium||15,454||J3（15th）|
|Cerezo Osaka U-23||Osaka & Sakai, Osaka||Kincho Stadium||19,904||J3（7th）|
|Gamba Osaka U-23||North cities in Osaka||Panasonic Stadium Suita||39,694 |
|Azul Claro Numazu||Puma|
|Cerezo Osaka U-23||none||Puma|
|Gamba Osaka U-23||none||Umbro|
|Grulla Morioka||TBD||Under Armour|
|FC Tokyo U-23||none||Umbro|
|1||Giravanz Kitakyushu (C, P)||34||19||9||6||51||27||+24||66||Promotion to 2020 J2 League|
|2||Thespakusatsu Gunma (P)||34||18||9||7||59||34||+25||63|
|3||Fujieda MYFC||34||18||9||7||42||31||+11||63||Ineligible for promotion|
|6||Cerezo Osaka U-23||34||16||4||14||49||56||−7||52||Ineligible for promotion|
|11||Fukushima United||34||13||4||17||45||53||−8||43||Ineligible for promotion|
|12||Azul Claro Numazu||34||11||6||17||35||43||−8||39|
|15||SC Sagamihara||34||10||8||16||36||45||−9||38||Ineligible for promotion|
|16||FC Tokyo U-23||34||9||9||16||43||52||−9||36|
|17||Gamba Osaka U-23||34||9||8||17||54||55||−1||35|
|18||Iwate Grulla Morioka||34||7||5||22||36||63||−27||26|
|Leader and promotion to J2|
|Promotion to J2|
|FC Tokyo U-23|
|Fukushima United FC|
|Gamba Osaka U-23|
|Cerezo Osaka U-23|
|7||Azul Claro Numazu||41,992||5,315||932||2,470||−13.5%|
|13||Iwate Grulla Morioka||23,249||3,212||516||1,368||+12.5%|
|14||FC Tokyo U-23||21,684||2,072||267||1,276||−25.9%|
|15||Gamba Osaka U-23||21,472||2,662||700||1,263||−8.6%|
|17||Cerezo Osaka U-23||20,340||4,755||647||1,196||+7.6%|
Updated to games played on 8 December 2019
Source: J. League Data
† Relegated from J2。‡Promoted from JFL.
This page details J. League records.
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