|Number of teams||2|
|Current champions|| Kawasaki Frontale |
|Most successful club(s)|| Kashima Antlers |
|2021 Japanese Super Cup|
The Japanese Super Cup (Japanese: スーパーカップ、スーパー杯) or Fuji Xerox Super Cup (Japanese: 富士ゼロックススーパーカップ, Hepburn: Fuji zerokkusu sūpā kappu) is an annual one-match association football competition in Japan organised by J. League and the Japan Football Association (JFA). This competition serves as the season opener and is played between the reigning J1 League champions and the Emperor's Cup winners. Fuji Xerox have sponsored the competition since its inception in 1994. The match is usually played in February each year.
Under the normal circumstances, the following clubs participate:
However, if one club wins both the J1 League and the Emperor's Cup, the J1 League runners-up will participate. Up to 2009, the Emperor's Cup runners-up would take the honor.
|Year||J.League Division 1/J1 League champions||Score (PSO)||Emperor's Cup winners||Date||Venue|
|1994||Verdy Kawasaki||Yokohama Flügels||5 March 1994||National Stadium, Tokyo|
|Bellmare Hiratsuka||11 March 1995|
|1996||Yokohama Marinos||Nagoya Grampus Eight||9 March 1996|
|1997||Kashima Antlers||Verdy Kawasaki||5 March 1997|
|1998||Júbilo Iwata||Kashima Antlers||14 March 1998|
|1999||Kashima Antlers||Shimizu S-Pulse *||27 February 1999|
|Nagoya Grampus Eight||4 March 2000|
|2001||Kashima Antlers||Shimizu S-Pulse †||3 March 2001|
|Shimizu S-Pulse||23 February 2002|
|2003||Júbilo Iwata||Kyoto Purple Sanga||1 March 2003|
|2004||Yokohama F. Marinos|
|Júbilo Iwata||6 March 2004|
|2005||Yokohama F. Marinos|
|Tokyo Verdy 1969||26 February 2005||International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama|
|2006||Gamba Osaka||Urawa Red Diamonds||25 February 2006||National Stadium, Tokyo|
|2007||Urawa Red Diamonds||Gamba Osaka †||24 February 2007|
|Sanfrecce Hiroshima †||1 March 2008|
|2009||Kashima Antlers||Gamba Osaka||28 February 2009|
|Gamba Osaka||27 February 2010|
|Kashima Antlers||26 February 2011||International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama|
|2012||Kashiwa Reysol||FC Tokyo||3 March 2012||National Stadium, Tokyo|
|2013||Sanfrecce Hiroshima||Kashiwa Reysol||23 February 2013|
|2014||Sanfrecce Hiroshima||Yokohama F. Marinos||22 February 2014|
|2015||Gamba Osaka||Urawa Red Diamonds ‡||28 February 2015||International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama|
|2016||Sanfrecce Hiroshima||Gamba Osaka||20 February 2016|
|2017||Kashima Antlers||Urawa Red Diamonds ‡||18 February 2017|
|2018||Kawasaki Frontale||Cerezo Osaka||10 February 2018||Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama|
|2019||Kawasaki Frontale||Urawa Red Diamonds||16 February 2019|
|2020||Yokohama F. Marinos|
|Vissel Kobe||8 February 2020|
|2021||Kawasaki Frontale||Gamba Osaka ‡||20 February 2021|
* Since the 1998 Emperor's Cup winners Yokohama Flügels had been disbanded before the match, Shimizu S-Pulse as the runners-up qualified for the competition.
† The same club won both the J.League Division 1 and the Emperor's Cup; the cup's runners-up qualified for the competition.
‡ The same club won both the J1 League and the Emperor's Cup; the league's runners-up qualified for the competition.
The Japanese Super Cup was also played during the Japan Soccer League (JSL) era from 1977 to 1984. However, it was never established as an independent competition as the second competition in 1978 was already served as a mere opening league match of the JSL. This previous Super Cup competition was taken less seriously than the current competition and made dormant after 8 years. All matches were held in the National Stadium in Tokyo except for the 1978 and 1980 matches, both held in Osaka.
|Year||JSL Division 1 champions||Score (PSO)||Emperor's Cup winners||Date||Venue|
|1977||Furukawa Electric||Yanmar Diesel †||10 April 1977||National Stadium, Tokyo|
|1978||Fujita Industries||Yanmar Diesel †||2 April 1978||Nagai Stadium, Osaka|
|Toyo Industries †||8 April 1979||National Stadium, Tokyo|
|1980||Fujita Industries||Mitsubishi Motors †||6 April 1980||Nagai Stadium, Osaka|
|Mitsubishi Motors||5 April 1981||National Stadium, Tokyo|
|1982||Fujita Industries||Nippon Kokan||28 March 1982|
|1983||Mitsubishi Motors||Yamaha Motors||27 March 1983|
|1984||Yomiuri SC||Nissan Motors||25 March 1984|
† The same club had won both the JSL and the Emperor's Cup in the previous year; therefore, the runners-up of the Cup qualified for the competition.
Years in italic indicate Japan Soccer League seasons. Clubs in italic no longer exist.
|Club||Winners||Runners-up||Winning years||Runners-up years|
|Kashima Antlers||1997, 1998, 1999, 2009, 2010, 2017||2001, 2002, 2008, 2011|
|Urawa Red Diamonds||1979, 1980, 1983, 2006||1981, 2007, 2015, 2017, 2019|
|Tokyo Verdy||1984, 1994, 1995, 2005||1997|
|Sanfrecce Hiroshima||2008, 2013, 2014, 2016||1979|
|Júbilo Iwata||2000, 2003, 2004||1983, 1998|
|Gamba Osaka||2007, 2015||2006, 2009, 2010, 2016, 2021|
|Shonan Bellmare||1978, 1982||1980, 1995|
|Cerezo Osaka||1981, 2018||1977, 1978|
|Shimizu S-Pulse||2001, 2002||1999|
|Nagoya Grampus||1996, 2011||2000|
|Kawasaki Frontale||2019, 2021||2018|
|JEF United Chiba||1977|
|Yokohama F. Marinos||1984, 1996, 2004, 2005, 2014, 2020|
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