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Japan's J1 League Winners List

Here are the champion team from each season in the top-level football league in Japan, the J1 League. From 1999–2014 the top league was called J.League Division 1, and called the J League from 1993. The Japan Soccer League was the top flight association football league in Japan between 1965 and 1992

Year Champion Team Runner Up
2022 Yokohama F. Marinos Kawasaki Frontale 
2021 Kawasaki Frontale  Yokohama F. Marinos
2020 Kawasaki Frontale  Gamba Osaka
2019 Yokohama F. Marinos  FC Tokyo
2018 Kawasaki Frontale  Sanfrecce Hiroshima
2017 Kawasaki Frontale Kashima Antlers
2016 Kashima Antlers  Urawa Red Diamonds
2015 Sanfrecce Hiroshima  Gamba Osaka
2014 Gamba Osaka  Urawa Red Diamonds
2013 Sanfrecce Hiroshima  Yokohama F. Marinos
2012 Sanfrecce Hiroshima  Vegalta Sendai
2011 Kashiwa Reysol  Nagoya Grampus
2010 Nagoya Grampus Gamba Osaka
2009 Kashima Antlers  Kawasaki Frontale
2008 Kashima Antlers  Kawasaki Frontale
2007 Kashima Antlers  Urawa Red Diamonds
2006 Urawa Red Diamonds  Kawasaki Frontale
2005 Gamba Osaka Urawa Red Diamonds
2004 Yokohama F. Marinos  Urawa Red Diamonds
2003 Yokohama F. Marinos  Júbilo Iwata
2002 Júbilo Iwata  Yokohama F. Marinos
2001 Kashima Antlers  Júbilo Iwata
2000 Kashima Antlers  Yokohama F. Marinos
1999 Júbilo Iwata  Shimizu S-Pulse
1998 Kashima Antlers  Júbilo Iwata
1997 Júbilo Iwata  Kashima Antlers
1996 Kashima Antlers Nagoya Grampus Eight
1995 Yokohama F. Marinos  Verdy Kawasaki
1994 Verdy Kawasaki  Sanfrecce Hiroshima
1993 Verdy Kawasaki  Kashima Antlers
1991–92 Yomiuri SC  Nissan Motors
1990–91 Yomiuri SC  Nissan Motors
1989–90 Nissan Motors Yomiuri SC
1988–89 Nissan Motors ANA SC
1987–88 Yamaha Motors NKK SC
1986–87 Yomiuri SC  NKK SC
1985–86 Furukawa Electric  NKK SC
1984 Yomiuri SC Nissan Motors
1983 Yomiuri SC Nissan Motors
1982 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries  Yanmar Diesel
1981 Fujita Industries  Yomiuri SC
1980 Yanmar Diesel  Fujita Industries
1979 Fujita Industries  Yomiuri SC
1978 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries  Yanmar Diesel
1977 Fujita Industries Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
1976 Furukawa Electric Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
1975 Yanmar Diesel  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
1974 Yanmar Diesel  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
1973 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries  Hitachi SC
1972 Hitachi SC Yanmar Diesel
1971 Yanmar Diesel Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
1970 Toyo Industries  Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
1969 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Toyo Industries
1968 Toyo Industries  Yanmar Diesel
1967 Toyo Industries  Furukawa Electric
1966 Toyo Industries Yawata Steel
1965+A2:D49 Toyo Industries Yawata Steel


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