Topend Sports Logo

Most Popular Searched Sports in Japan

There are regional differences in the popularity of sports. Here is a discussion and list of the most popular searched sports in japan, using online searches as the measure of popularity. See more on japan's most popular sport.

Popular Sports Search Terms in Japan

Here are the most searched for sports names in Japan, useful to gage the relative popularity of particular sports. The data is collected over a four year period to account for the effect of annual events and other major events that may occur every four years. For this list only the search popularity of sports names or words describing a group of sports (e.g. football) is included.

Rank Sport Search Volume Japanese Translation
1 ゴルフ 100 Golf
2 野球 65 Baseball
3 サッカー 50 Soccer
4 スキー 30 Ski
5 テニス 25 Tennis
6 f1 10 Formula 1
7 ラグビー 5 Rugby
8 フットサル 5 Futsal (indoor soccer)


Related Pages

send us a comment Any comments, suggestions, or corrections? Please let us know.

Lists Extra

Football/Soccer is clearly the world's most popular sport, and has the most popular athletes, but which sport has the fittest players (but not necessarily the greatest athlete). These players do not always earn the most. The best of the best have made it to our 7 Sporting Wonders Lists.

 → How to Cite