List of Japanese football transfers winter 2015–16

This is a list of Japanese football transfers in the winter transfer window 2015-16 by club.

J1 League

Source:[1]

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

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No. Position Player
9 Nigeria FW Peter Utaka (from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)
27 South Korea MF Kim Byeom-yong (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
24 Japan MF Yoichi Naganuma (promoted from youth ranks)
29 Japan MF Tsukasa Morishima (from Yokkaichi Central Technical High School)
31 Japan FW Takumi Miyayoshi (from Japan Kyoto Sanga)
35 Japan DF Naoki Otani (loan return from Japan Roasso Kumamoto)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
South Korea DF Byeon Jun-Byum (loan to Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)
South Korea DF Park Hyung-jin (to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
South Korea MF Kim Jeong-Seok (released)
Japan MF Hironori Ishikawa (to Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
Japan MF Satoru Yamagishi (to Japan Oita Trinita)
Japan MF Kota Sameshima (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)
Brazil FW Douglas (to United Arab Emirates Al Ain FC)

Urawa Red Diamonds

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No. Position Player
6 Japan MF Wataru Endo (from Japan Shonan Bellmare)
18 Japan MF Yoshiaki Komai (from Japan Kyoto Sanga)
23 Japan GK Nao Iwadate (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)
26 Japan MF Ryotaro Ito (from Sakuyo High School)
28 Japan GK Haruki Fukushima (from Senshu University)
31 Slovenia DF Branko Ilić (from Kazakhstan Astana FC)
Japan MF Kazuki Nagasawa (from Germany 1. FC Köln)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Takuya Okamoto (loan to Japan Shonan Bellmare)
Japan DF Rikiya Motegi (loan to Japan Ehime FC)
Japan MF Shota Saito (loan to Japan Mito Hollyhock)
Japan MF Keita Suzuki (retired)
Japan MF Kazuki Nagasawa (loan to Japan JEF United Chiba)
Japan FW Toyofumi Sakano (loan to Japan Ehime FC)

Gamba Osaka

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No. Position Player
9 Brazil FW Ademilson (on loan from Brazil Sao Paulo)
17 Japan MF Kenya Okazaki (loan return from Japan Ehime FC)
23 Japan FW Hiroto Goya (from Kwansei Gakuin University Soccer Club)
24 Japan FW Naoki Ogawa (loan return from Japan Fujieda MYFC)
25 Japan MF Jungo Fujimoto (from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)
32 Japan DF Hiroki Noda (from Ozu High School Kumamoto)
33 Japan FW Kazunari Ichimi (from Ozu High School Kumamoto)
35 Japan DF Ryo Hatsuse (promoted from youth ranks)
37 Japan FW Akito Takagi (promoted from youth ranks)
38 Japan DF Ritsu Doan (promoted from youth ranks)
40 Japan MF Shōhei Ogura (loan return from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
Japan MF Mizuki Ichimaru (promoted from youth ranks)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Yuto Uchida (to Japan Tokushima Vortis)
Japan MF Tomokazu Myojin (to Japan Nagoya Grampus)
Brazil FW Lins (released)
Japan FW Shingo Akamine (on loan to Japan Fagiano Okayama)

FC Tokyo

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No. Position Player
14 South Korea MF Ha Dae-sung (from China Beijing Guoan)[2]
44 Japan FW Takuma Abe (from Japan Ventforet Kofu)
47 Japan GK Yota Akimoto (from Japan Shonan Bellmare)[3]
48 Japan MF Kota Mizunuma (from Japan Sagan Tosu)
50 Japan DF Yuichi Komano (from Japan Jubilo Iwata)
Japan DF Sei Muroya (from Meiji University Football Club)
Japan DF Takahiro Yanagi (promoted from youth ranks)[4]
South Korea MF Yu In-Soo (from Kwangwoon University)[5]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Shuichi Gonda (on loan to Austria SV Horn)
Serbia GK Vlada Avramov (released)
Japan DF Kosuke Ota (to Netherlands Vitesse Arnhem)
Japan DF Riku Matsuda (to Japan Cerezo Osaka)
Japan DF Tatsuki Nara (loan return to Japan Consadole Sapporo)
Japan MF Hirotaka Mita (on loan to Japan Vegalta Sendai)[6]

Kashima Antlers

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No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Masatoshi Kushibiki (on loan from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)
6 Japan MF Ryota Nagaki (from Japan Shonan Bellmare)
15 Japan FW Hiroyuki Takasaki (loan return from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
17 Brazil DF Daniel Bueno (from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)
20 Japan MF Kento Misao (from Japan Tokyo Verdy)
36 Japan MF Toshiya Tanaka (promoted from youth ranks)
38 Japan MF Taiki Hirato (promoted from youth ranks)
39 Japan DF Koki Machida (promoted from youth ranks)
Japan FW Yuki Kakita (promoted from youth ranks)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Akihiro Sato (to Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
Japan DF Kazuya Yamamura (to Japan Cerezo Osaka)
Japan DF Ryuga Suzuki (to Japan Ehime FC)
Japan MF Takahide Umebachi (on loan to Japan Montedio Yamagata)
Japan MF Mu Kanazaki (loan return to Portugal Portimonense S.C.)
Japan MF Masashi Motoyama (to Japan Giravanz Kitakyushu)
Japan FW Yuta Toyokawa (on loan to Japan Fagiano Okayama)
Brazil FW Davi (released)[7]

Kawasaki Frontale

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No. Position Player
1 South Korea GK Jung Sung-ryong (from South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings)
3 Japan DF Tatsuki Nara (from Japan Consadole Sapporo)
9 Japan FW Takayuki Morimoto (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
15 Japan MF Riki Harakawa (from Japan Kyoto Sanga)[8]
16 Japan FW Tatsuya Hasegawa (from Juntendo University)
21 Brazil DF Eduardo Neto (from Brazil Avaí FC)[9]
25 Japan MF Kenta Kano (from Japan Kashiwa Reysol)
27 Japan FW Shohei Otsuka (from Japan Giravanz Kitakyushu)[10]
29 Japan GK Shun Takagi (from Japan JEF United Chiba)[11]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Kenya Matsui (to Japan Omiya Ardija)
Japan GK Yohei Nishibe (to Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)[12]
Japan DF Yuki Saneto (to Japan Avispa Fukuoka)
Japan DF Kyotaro Yamakoshi (to Japan Tochigi SC)
Japan DF Makoto Kakuda (released)
Japan DF Sota Nakazawa (to Japan Cerezo Osaka, previously on loan)
Japan DF Shun Morishita (to Japan Jubilo Iwata, previously on loan)
Japan MF Masaki Yamamoto (to Japan JEF United Chiba)
Japan MF Masataka Kani (on loan to Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)[13]
Brazil MF Arthur Maia (loan return to Brazil Vitória)
Japan FW Yasuhito Morishima (to Japan Jubilo Iwata, previously on loan)
Japan FW Kenyu Sugimoto (to Japan Cerezo Osaka)[14]
Japan FW Takayuki Funayama (to Japan JEF United Chiba)[15]
North Korea FW An Byong-jun (on loan to Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)

Yokohama F. Marinos

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No. Position Player
2 South Korea DF Park Jong-su (promoted from youth ranks)[16]
15 Japan DF Ikki Arai (from Juntendo University)
18 Japan MF Keita Endo (promoted from youth ranks)[17]
24 Japan DF Takashi Kanai (from Japan JEF United Chiba)[18]
25 Japan MF Naoki Maeda (loan return from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
31 Japan GK Takuya Takahashi (from Japan YSCC)
37 Japan FW Cayman Togashi (from Kanto Gakuin University)
40 Japan FW Masashi Wada (promoted from youth ranks)[17]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Ryota Suzuki (on loan to Japan Tokyo Verdy)
Japan DF Fumitaka Kitatani (on loan to Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
Japan DF Takashi Amano (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)
Japan DF Yuta Narawa (to Japan Shonan Bellmare)[19]
Japan DF Yusuke Higa (to Japan JEF United Chiba)
Japan MF Andrew Kumagai (on loan to Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)
Japan MF Jungo Fujimoto (to Japan Gamba Osaka)
Japan MF Sho Matsumoto (released)
Japan MF Yūhei Satō (to Japan Montedio Yamagata)[20]
Japan FW Takuro Yajima (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)
Brazil FW Ademilson (loan return to Brazil Sao Paulo)
Japan FW Jin Hanato (to Japan Shonan Bellmare)

Shonan Bellmare

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No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Tomohiko Murayama (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)[21]
3 Japan DF Ryohei Okazaki (loan return from Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
5 Brazil MF Paulinho (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
13 Japan MF Miki Yamane (from Toin University of Yokohama)
17 Japan FW Jin Hanato (from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)
22 Japan MF Hokuto Shimoda (from Japan Ventforet Kofu)[22]
24 Japan DF Yuta Narawa (from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)[19]
25 Japan GK Tando Velaphi (from Australia Melbourne City FC)[23]
28 Japan MF Yuta Kamiya (from Aomori Yamada High School)
33 Japan MF Shota Tamura (loan return from Japan Fukushima United FC)
36 Japan DF Takuya Okamoto (loan from Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Yota Akimoto (to Japan FC Tokyo)[3]
South Korea GK Lee Ho-seung (to South Korea Jeonnam Dragons)
Japan DF Shota Kobayashi (to Japan Nagoya Grampus)
Japan DF Masashi Kamekawa (to Japan Avispa Fukuoka, previously on loan)
Japan DF Kenta Hirose (on loan to Japan Tochigi SC)
Japan MF Ryota Kajikawa (to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki, previously on loan)
South Korea MF Kim Jong-pil (on loan to Thailand Chonburi FC)
Japan MF Wataru Endo (to Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)
Japan MF Kosuke Shirai (to Japan Ehime FC, previously on loan)
Japan MF Akira Ando (on loan to Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)[24]
Japan MF Ken Iwao (to Japan Tokushima Vortis)
Japan MF Ryota Nagaki (to Japan Kashima Antlers)
Japan MF Atsushi Sawada (released)
Japan FW Tsuyoshi Miyaichi (on loan to Japan Gainare Tottori)
Brazil FW Alison (released)
Brazil FW Amorim (released)[25]

Nagoya Grampus

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No. Position Player
3 Sweden DF Ludvig Öhman (from Sweden Kalmar)[26]
6 Japan DF Shota Kobayashi (from Japan Shonan Bellmare)
9 Sweden FW Robin Simović (from Sweden Helsingborgs)[26]
15 Korea MF Lee Seung-hee (from Thailand Suphanburi)
16 Japan GK Yohei Takeda (from Japan Oita Trinita)
17 Japan MF Tomokazu Myojin (from Japan Gamba Osaka)
23 Japan MF Ryota Aoki (from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
28 Japan GK Kota Ogi (from Japan Ventforet Kofu)
33 Japan DF Michihiro Yasuda (from Japan Vissel Kobe)
38 Japan FW Riki Matsuda (loan return from Japan JEF United)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
3 Japan DF Yusuke Muta (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)[27]
4 Japan DF Tulio [28]
6 Japan DF Yuki Honda (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)[29]
8 Colombia MF Danilson Córdoba (to Japan Avispa Fukuoka)[30]
18 Slovenia FW Milivoje Novaković [30]
23 Japan MF Ryota Aoki
24 Japan DF Nikki Havenaar [30]
25 Japan MF Reo Mochizuki (on loan to Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
29 Japan DF Kazuki Sato [30]
30 Japan GK Masataka Nomura
33 Brazil MF Leandro Domingues [30]
35 Japan MF Teruki Tanaka [30]
50 Japan GK Yoshinari Takagi

Kashiwa Reysol

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No. Position Player
2 Japan DF Jiro Kamata (from Japan Vegalta Sendai)
9 Japan FW Junya Tanaka (on loan from Portugal Sporting CP)
11 Brazil FW Diego Oliveira (from Brazil Ponte Preta)[31]
14 Japan FW Junya Ito (from Japan Ventforet Kofu)
20 Brazil MF Juliano Mineiro (from Thailand Chonburi FC)
21 Japan DF Masato Yuzawa (from Ryutsu Keizai University FC)
23 Japan GK Kosuke Nakamura (loan return from Japan Avispa Fukuoka)
30 Japan MF Kohei Tezuka (promoted from youth ranks)[32]
32 Japan GK Haruhiko Takimoto (promoted from youth ranks)
33 Japan MF Kaito Anzai (promoted from youth ranks)[33]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Ryuki Miura (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)
Japan GK Takanori Sugeno (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)[34]
Japan DF Masato Fujita (to Japan Sagan Tosu)
Japan DF Daisuke Suzuki (released)
Japan DF Naoya Kondo (to Japan JEF United Chiba)
South Korea DF Kim Chang-soo (to South Korea Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC)
Japan MF Kenta Kano (to Japan Kawasaki Frontale)
Japan FW Masato Kudo (to Canada Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
Brazil FW Cristiano (loan return to Japan Ventforet Kofu)[35]

Sagan Tosu

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No. Position Player
2 Japan DF Hiromu Mitsumaru (from Tsukuba University)
8 Japan DF Masato Fujita (from Japan Kashiwa Reysol)
12 Japan GK Shingo Tsuji (from Japan JEF United Chiba)[36]
18 Japan FW Takamitsu Tomiyama (from Japan Omiya Ardija)
19 Japan MF Jumpei Kusukami (from Japan Cerezo Osaka)[37]
20 Japan MF Keiya Nakami (from Japan Tochigi SC)[38]
21 Japan GK Ayumi Niekawa (on loan from Japan Jubilo Iwata)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Tatsuro Okuda (to Japan Jubilo Iwata)[39]
Japan GK Eisuke Fujishima (on loan to Japan JEF United Chiba)[40]
Japan DF Shuhei Sasahara (released)
Japan MF Kota Mizunuma (to Japan FC Tokyo)
Japan MF Naoyuki Fujita (to Japan Vissel Kobe)
Japan FW Ryosuke Tamura (end of loan, return to Japan Kyoto Sanga)
Japan FW Ryogo Yamasaki (on loan to Japan Tokushima Vortis)
Japan FW Minoru Suganuma (released)

Vissel Kobe

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No. Position Player
2 Japan DF Yudai Tanaka (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)
14 Japan MF Naoyuki Fujita (from Japan Sagan Tosu)
18 South Korea GK Kim Seung-gyu (from South Korea Ulsan Hyundai)
25 Japan DF Junya Higashi (promoted from youth ranks)[41]
27 Japan MF Ryo Matsumura (loan return from Japan Tochigi SC)[42]
31 Japan MF Yuya Nakasaka (promoted from youth ranks)
33 Japan DF Taisuke Muramatsu (on loan from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)[43]
34 Japan DF So Fujitani (promoted from youth ranks)[41]
39 Japan DF Masahiko Inoha (from Japan Jubilo Iwata)[44]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Kenshin Yoshimaru (on loan to Japan Oita Trinita)
Japan DF Michihiro Yasuda (to Japan Nagoya Grampus)
South Korea DF Gang Yong-goo (released)
Japan DF Takahiro Masukawa (to Japan Consadole Sapporo)
South Korea MF Jung Woo-young (to China Chongqing Lifan)
Japan MF Ryo Okui (to Japan Omiya Ardija)
Japan MF Ryota Morioka (to Poland Śląsk Wrocław)
Japan MF Tomoki Wada (released)
Brazil FW Marquinhos (released)

Ventforet Kofu

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No. Position Player
5 Japan DF Ryo Shinzato (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)
6 Brazil DF Gilton Ribeiro (from Brazil Clube Atlético Metropolitano)
9 Brazil FW Nilson (on loan from Brazil Cianorte)[45]
10 Brazil FW Cristiano (loan return from Japan Kashiwa Reysol)[35]
13 Japan FW Akito Kawamoto (loan return from Japan Tochigi SC)[46]
14 Japan MF Yusuke Tanaka (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
15 Japan MF Takamitsu Yoshino (from Japan Cerezo Osaka)[47]
20 Japan MF Masato Kurogi (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
22 Japan GK Hiroki Oka (loan return from Japan JEF United Chiba)
24 Japan DF Naoya Shibamura (from Poland OKS Stomil Olsztyn)
25 Japan FW Akira Futoshi (from Japan Nagoya Grampus)[48]
27 Australia MF Billy Celeski (from Australia Newcastle Jetsl)[49]
29 Japan DF Masaki Watanabe (loan return from Japan FC Gifu)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Kota Ogi (to Japan Nagoya Grampus)
Japan DF Shohei Abe (to Japan JEF United Chiba)[50]
Brazil MF Marquinhos Paraná (released)
Japan MF Taisuke Akiyoshi (on loan to Japan Fagiano Okayama)
Japan MF Hokuto Shimoda (to Japan Shonan Bellmare)[22]
Japan MF Yuki Horigome (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)
Japan FW Takuma Abe (to Japan FC Tokyo)
Brazil FW Baré (released)
Japan FW Daiki Matsumoto (on loan to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
Japan FW Junya Ito (to Japan Kashiwa Reysol)
Brazil FW Maranhão (released)

Vegalta Sendai

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No. Position Player
13 Japan DF Yasuhiro Hiraoka (on loan from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)[51]
18 Japan MF Hirotaka Mita (on loan from Japan FC Tokyo)[6]
24 Japan MF Yuto Sashinami (from Meiji University)[52]
27 Japan DF Kazuki Oiwa (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
28 Japan MF Takumi Sasaki (promoted from youth ranks)[53]
29 Japan MF Koki Mizuno (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
31 Japan MF Shunsuke Motegi (from Japan Zweigen Kanazawa, previously on loan)
32 Japan DF Masaya Kojima (promoted from youth ranks)
33 Japan DF Masato Tokida (from Aomori Yamada High School)[54]
34 Japan MF Keiya Shiihashi (from Funabashi Municipal High School)[55]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Daniel Schmidt (on loan to Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)
Japan DF Jiro Kamata (to Japan Kashiwa Reysol)
Japan DF Atsuro Tatara (to Japan JEF United Chiba)
Japan DF Taikai Uemoto (to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
Japan DF Kazuhiro Murakami (retired)
Japan MF Takuya Takei (to Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)
Japan FW Hiroki Yamamoto (to Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)

Albirex Niigata

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No. Position Player
3 Japan DF Shigeto Masuda (loan return from Japan Machida Zelvia)
17 Japan MF Yuta Ito (from Japan Kyoto Sanga)
19 Japan FW Musashi Suzuki (loan return from Japan Mito Hollyhock)
23 Japan MF Noriyoshi Sakai (loan return from Japan Avispa Fukuoka)
24 Japan DF Ryoma Nishimura (loan return from Japan Azul Claro Numazu)[56]
29 Japan MF Kiwara Miyazaki (promoted from youth ranks)
41 Japan MF Kazuki Kozuka (loan return from Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
Peru MF Romero Frank (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Goson Sakai (on loan to Japan Fukushima United)
Japan DF Kentaro Oi (to Japan Jubilo Iwata)
Japan DF Naoki Kawaguchi (on loan to Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)
Japan MF Kosuke Yamamoto (loan return to Japan Jubilo Iwata)
Peru MF Romero Frank (on loan to Japan Mito Hollyhock)
Brazil FW Rafael Silva (loan return to Brazil Ponte Preta)

Omiya Ardija

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No. Position Player
5 Japan DF Keigo Numata (from Japan Kamatamare Sanuki)[57]
7 Japan MF Ataru Esaka (from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)[58]
9 Slovenia FW Nejc Pečnik (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
10 Japan MF Yuzo Iwakami (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)[59]
19 Japan MF Ryo Okui (from Japan Vissel Kobe)
27 Japan MF Atsushi Kurokawa (promoted from youth ranks)
29 Japan FW Kento Kawata (promoted from youth ranks)
30 Japan FW Takumu Fujinuma (promoted from youth ranks)
32 Japan GK Yuuki Kato (promoted from youth ranks)
50 Japan GK Kenya Matsui (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Shuhei Kawata (on loan to Japan Tochigi SC)[60]
Japan GK Keiki Shimizu (on loan to Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)[61]
Japan DF Yosuke Kataoka (to Japan Gainare Tottori)
Japan DF Yuta Fujii (to Japan Yokohama FC)
Japan DF Yuko Takase (on loan to Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
Brazil MF Carlinhos (to Japan Tokushima Vortis)
Japan MF Daigo Watanabe (to South Korea Busan IPark)
Japan FW Takamitsu Tomiyama (to Japan Sagan Tosu)

Jùbilo Iwata

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No. Position Player
2 Japan DF Taisuke Nakamura (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
3 Japan DF Kentaro Oi (from Japan Albirex Niigata)
14 Japan DF Kazumichi Takagi (from Japan FC Gifu)[62]
15 Brazil FW Adailton (from Brazil Paraná Clube, previously on loan)
16 Japan FW Kazuki Saito (from Japan Roasso Kumamoto)[63]
18 Japan FW Koki Ogawa (from Toko Gakuen High School)
20 Japan FW Yasuhito Morishima (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale, previously on loan)
23 Japan DF Kosuke Yamamoto (loan return from Japan Albirex Niigata)
25 Japan DF Takuma Ominami (from Kagoshima Jitsugyō High School)[64]
27 Japan MF Daigo Araki (from Aoyama Gakuin University)
35 Japan DF Shun Morishita (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale, previously on loan)
36 Japan GK Tatsuro Okuda (from Japan Sagan Tosu)[39]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Ayumi Niekawa (on loan to Japan Sagan Tosu)
Japan DF Masahiko Inoha (to Japan Vissel Kobe)[65]
Japan DF Yuichi Komano (to Japan FC Tokyo)
Japan DF Takaaki Kinoshita (to Japan Mito Hollyhock)
Japan DF Shusuke Tsubouchi (to Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
Japan MF Hiroto Tanaka (on loan to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
Japan MF Sena Inami (retired)
Japan GK Ayumi Niekawa (on loan to Japan Sagan Tosu)

Avispa Fukuoka

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No. Position Player
5 Japan DF Yuki Saneto (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)
6 Colombia MF Danilson Córdoba (from Japan Nagoya Grampus)
13 Japan FW Hirotaka Tameda (from Japan Oita Trinita)
18 Japan DF Masashi Kamekawa (from Japan Shonan Bellmare, previously on loan)
20 South Korea DF Kim Hyun-hun (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
23 South Korea GK Lee Bum-young (from South Korea Busan IPark)[66]
25 Japan GK Akishige Kaneda (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
29 Japan MF Kenta Furube (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)[67]
30 Japan DF Koki Shimokasa (from National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya)
32 Japan DF Takehiro Tomiyasu (promoted from youth ranks)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Kosuke Nakamura (loan return to Japan Kashiwa Reysol)
Japan GK Eita Kasagawa (to Singapore Albirex Niigata Singapore FC)[68]
Japan DF Yuya Mitsunaga (on loan to Japan Azul Claro Numazu)
Japan DF Masahiro Koga (retired)
South Korea DF Lee Kwang-seon (to South Korea Jeju United)
Japan MF Noriyoshi Sakai (loan return to Japan Albirex Niigata)
Brazil MF Moisés Ribeiro Santos (loan return to Brazil CA Linense)
Japan MF Taku Ushinohama (to Japan Grulla Morioka)

J2 League

Source:[69]

Matsumoto Yamaga

In: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Daniel Schmidt (on loan from Japan Vegalta Sendai)
7 Japan MF Takuya Takei (from Japan Vegalta Sendai)
15 Japan MF Masaki Miyasaka (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
18 Japan DF Takefumi Toma (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
19 Japan FW Hiroki Yamamoto (from Japan Vegalta Sendai)
26 South Korea FW Han Seung-hyeong (from Korea University)[70]
33 Japan DF Yu Yasukawa (from Japan Oita Trinita)[71]
38 Japan FW Daizen Maeda (from Yamanashi Gakuin University)[72]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Tomohiko Murayama (to Japan Shonan Bellmare)[21]
Japan DF Yuki Okubo (to Japan JEF United Chiba)[73]
Japan DF Kenshiro Tanioku (on loan to Japan Azul Claro Numazu)[74]
Japan DF Shunsuke Iwanuma (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)
Japan DF Shusaku Tokita (released)
Japan MF Yuzo Iwakami (to Japan Omiya Ardija)[75]
Japan MF Yuki Kitai (to Japan Kataller Toyama, previously on loan)
Japan MF Tatsuya Wada (to Japan Tochigi SC)
Brazil MF Eric Pereira (released)
South Korea MF Park Kwang-il (to Japan Mito Hollyhock, previously on loan)
Japan MF Ryota Iwabuchi (to Japan SC Sagamihara)[76]
Japan MF Shuho Miyashita (to Japan Tochigi UVA)[77]
South Korea MF Kim Bo-kyung (to South Korea Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC)
Japan FW Yuki Natsume (released)
Japan FW Ryota Nakamura (to Japan Azul Claro Numazu)
Japan FW Yoshiro Abe (retired)
Japan FW Tomoki Ikemoto (to Japan Giravanz Kitakyushu)[78]
Japan FW Shogo Shiozawa (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)[79]

Shimizu S-Pulse

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No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Yohei Nishibe (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)[12]
15 South Korea DF Byeon Jun-Byum (loan from Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
24 Japan DF Naoki Kawaguchi (on loan from Japan Albirex Niigata)
32 Japan MF Shin Mitsuzaki (from Tokai Gakuen)[80]
38 Japan DF Takayuki Fukumura (from Japan Kyoto Sanga, previously on loan)[81]
45 Japan DF Makoto Kakuda (loan return from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Masatoshi Kushibiki (on loan to Japan Kashima Antlers)
Japan DF Jumpei Takaki (to Japan Tokyo Verdy)
Netherlands DF Calvin Jong-a-Pin (released)[82]
Brazil DF Daniel Bueno (to Japan Kashima Antlers)
Japan DF Yasuhiro Hiraoka (on loan to Japan Vegalta Sendai)[83]
Japan DF Taisuke Muramatsu (on loan to Japan Vissel Kobe)[84]
Japan MF Kenta Uchida (to Japan Ehime FC, previously on loan)
Japan MF Ibuki Fujita (to Japan Ehime FC, previously on loan)
Japan MF Kota Miyamoto (on loan to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)[85]
Nigeria FW Peter Utaka (to Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
Japan FW Hiroki Higuchi (to Japan Fukushima United)

Montedio Yamagata

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No. Position Player
2 Japan DF Masakazu Tashiro (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
9 Brazil FW Diego Rosa (from Brazil Luverdense)
15 Japan DF Naoki Kuriyama (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
16 Japan MF Yūhei Satō (from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)[20]
17 Japan MF Yuto Suzuki (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)[86]
19 Japan MF Takahide Umebachi (on loan from Japan Kashima Antlers)
20 South Korea DF Han Ho-gang (from Korea University)[87]
22 South Korea DF Lee Je-seung (from Dongguk University)[88]
24 Japan DF Kenji Arabori (from Japan Tochigi SC)
31 Japan GK Daiki Tomii (from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)

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No. Position Player
Japan GK Akishige Kaneda (to Japan Avispa Fukuoka)
Japan DF Takefumi Toma (to Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)
Japan DF Hideyuki Nakamura (retired)
Japan DF Tetsuya Funatsu (to Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
Japan DF Shogo Nishikawa (to Japan Yokohama FC)
Japan MF Masaki Miyasaka (to Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)
Peru MF Romero Frank (to Japan Albirex Niigata)
Japan MF Keita Hidaka (to Japan Blaublitz Akita)
Japan MF Kenichi Tanimura (to Japan Grulla Morioka, previously on loan)
South Korea MF Kim Byeom-yong (to Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
Japan MF Shōhei Ogura (loan return to Japan Gamba Osaka)
Japan FW Hiroyuki Takasaki (loan return to Japan Kashima Antlers)
Japan FW Yuki Nakashima (to Japan Machida Zelvia)
Japan FW Masato Yamazaki (to Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)[89]
Japan FW Hiroki Bandai (to Japan Mito Hollyhock)

Cerezo Osaka

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No. Position Player
6 Brazil MF Souza (from Brazil Cruzeiro)
8 Japan FW Yoichiro Kakitani (from Switzerland FC Basel)
9 Japan FW Kenyu Sugimoto (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)[14]
10 Brazil FW Bruno Meneghel (from China Dalian Aerbin)[90]
11 Brazil FW Ricardo Santos (from China Beijing Renhe F.C.)[91]
13 Japan MF Mitsuru Maruoka (loan return from Germany Borussia Dortmund)[92]
15 Japan DF Riku Matsuda (from Japan FC Tokyo)
16 Japan DF Yuki Kotani (loan return from Japan SC Sagamihara)[93]
18 Japan MF Shohei Kiyohara (from Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)[94]
22 Japan DF Sota Nakazawa (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale, previously on loan)
24 Japan DF Kazuya Yamamura (from Japan Kashima Antlers)
28 Japan DF Hayato Nukui (loan return from Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
36 Japan FW Rei Yonezawa (loan return from Japan Blaublitz Akita)[95]
39 Japan DF Shoji Honoya (promoted from youth ranks)[96]
40 Japan FW Takeru Kishimoto (promoted from youth ranks)[97]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Yuta Someya (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)[98]
Japan MF Jumpei Kusukami (to Japan Sagan Tosu)[99]
Japan MF Takamitsu Yoshino (to Japan Ventforet Kofu)[100]
Japan MF Taiga Maekawa (on loan to Japan Tokushima Vortis)
Japan MF Takeru Okada (released)
Japan MF Hotaru Yamaguchi (to Germany Hannover 96)
Brazil MF Pablo (loan return to Brazil Clube Atlético Paranaense)
Brazil FW Edmílson (released)
Japan FW Ryo Nagai (to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
Brazil FW Magno Cruz (released)

Ehime FC

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No. Position Player
3 Japan DF Yuki Fukaya (from Japan FC Gifu)
5 Japan MF Ibuki Fujita (from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse, previously on loan)
9 Japan MF Kodai Yasuda (from Japan Tokyo Verdy, previously on loan)
27 Japan DF Rikiya Motegi (loan from Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)
37 Japan MF Kosuke Shirai (from Japan Shonan Bellmare, previously on loan)
39 Japan MF Kenta Uchida (from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse, previously on loan)
40 Japan DF Ryuga Suzuki (from Japan Kashima Antlers)
Japan FW Toyofumi Sakano (loan from Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Kenji Dai (loan return from Japan Renofa Yamaguchi, then sold to Japan Kataller Toyama)
Japan DF Yusuke Murakami (to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
Japan MF Kenya Okazaki (loan return to Japan Gamba Osaka)
Japan MF Keiji Nishimura (retired)
Japan MF Takumi Murakami (to Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
Japan MF Kanta Kondo (released)
Japan FW Ryota Watanabe (on loan to Japan Nagano Parceiro)

V-Varen Nagasaki

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No. Position Player
3 South Korea DF Cho Min-woo (from South Korea FC Seoul, previously on loan)
5 Japan DF Daichi Tagami (from Ryutsu Keizai University)
9 Japan FW Ryo Nagai (from Japan Cerezo Osaka)
10 Japan MF Yuji Yabu (from Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
13 South Korea MF Park Hyung-jin (from Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
14 Japan MF Teruki Tanaka (from Japan Nagoya Grampus)
16 Japan MF Hiroto Tanaka (on loan from Japan Jubilo Iwata)
17 Brazil FW Rodrigo Paraná (from South Korea Bucheon FC 1995)[101]
21 Japan GK Masaya Tomizawa (from Hosei University)[102]
22 Japan MF Kota Miyamoto (on loan from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)[103]
23 Japan MF Ryota Kajikawa (from Japan Shonan Bellmare, previously on loan)
24 Japan MF Tatsuya Onodera (from Japan Tochigi SC)
27 Japan DF Yusuke Murakami (from Japan Ehime FC)
29 Japan DF Taikai Uemoto (from Japan Vegalta Sendai)
30 Japan FW Daiki Matsumoto (on loan from Japan Ventforet Kofu)

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No. Position Player
Japan DF Kai Miki (loan return to Japan Machida Zelvia)
Japan DF Ryosuke Tone (to Japan Giravanz Kitakyushu)[104]
Japan DF Atsushi Shirota (released)
Japan MF Kenta Furube (to Japan Avispa Fukuoka)[67]
Japan MF Naoki Maeda (loan return to Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)
Japan MF Masato Kurogi (to Japan Ventforet Kofu)
Japan MF Naoya Ishigami (to Japan Giravanz Kitakyushu)
Japan MF Yudai Inoue (to Japan Machida Zelvia)
Japan MF Sho Hanai (to Japan Giravanz Kitakyushu)
Japan MF Teppei Usui (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)[105]
Japan MF Hiroshi Azuma (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)
Japan FW Masaki Fukai (to Japan SC Sagamihara)
Japan FW Yutaro Takahashi (retired)
Japan FW Yosuke Kamigata (on loan to Japan Tochigi SC)
Japan FW Atsushi Matsuo (released)
South Korea FW Lee Yong-jae (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)[106]

Giravanz Kitakyushu

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No. Position Player
2 Japan MF Naoya Ishigami (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
14 Japan FW Tomoki Ikemoto (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)[78]
20 Japan MF Sho Hanai (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
41 Japan DF Ryosuke Tone (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)[107]
43 Japan MF Masashi Motoyama (from Japan Kashima Antlers)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Toru Miyamoto (retired)[108]
Japan MF Yuki Yamanouchi (to Japan Oita Trinita)
Japan FW Daiki Watari (to Japan Tokushima Vortis)
Japan FW Shohei Otsuka (to Japan Kawasaki Frontale)[10]

Tokyo Verdy

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No. Position Player
5 Japan DF Tomohiro Taira (from Japan Machida Zelvia)[109]
9 Japan FW Alan Pinheiro (from Brazil Vitória, previously on loan)
13 Japan MF Yuji Funayama (from Thailand Air Force Central F.C.)[110]
17 Japan FW Douglas Vieira (from Brazil Clube Náutico)[111]
20 Japan MF Sion Inoue (promoted from youth ranks)[112]
26 Japan GK Gakuji Ota (from Japan FC Gifu)
27 Japan FW Hiromu Kori (promoted from youth ranks)[113]
28 Japan MF Keishi Kusumi (loan return from Japan Verspah Oita)[114]
29 Japan FW Kenzi Kitawaki (loan return from Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
31 Japan GK Ryota Suzuki (on loan from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)
40 Japan DF Jumpei Takaki (from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)
Japan MF Shogo Hayashi (promoted from youth ranks)[115]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Yuya Sato (to Japan JEF United Chiba)
Japan GK William Popp (on loan to Japan FC Gifu)
Japan DF Sinnosuke Hatanaka (on loan to Japan Machida Zelvia)[116]
South Korea DF Ko Kyung-joon (released)
Japan DF Ryoji Fukui (to Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
Japan DF Colin Killoran (released)
Japan MF Kodai Yasuda (to Japan Ehime FC, previously on loan)
Japan MF Kento Misao (to Japan Kashima Antlers)
Japan MF Ryo Shibuya (to Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
Brazil MF Bruno Coutinho (released)
Japan FW Hiroki Sugazima (on loan to Japan JEF United Chiba)

JEF United Chiba

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No. Position Player
3 Japan DF Naoya Kondo (from Japan Kashiwa Reysol)
5 Japan DF Atsuro Tatara (from Japan Vegalta Sendai)
6 Japan MF Masaki Yamamoto (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)
9 Brazil FW Élton (on loan from Brazil Vitória)
10 Japan MF Kazuki Nagasawa (loan from Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)
11 Japan FW Takayuki Funayama (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)[117]
13 Japan DF Yusuke Higa (from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)
16 Japan MF Junki Koike (from Japan Yokohama FC)
17 Japan DF Yuki Okubo (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)[118]
18 Japan FW Makito Yoshida (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)
20 Japan DF Masashi Wakasa (from Japan Oita Trinita)[119]
21 Japan GK Eisuke Fujishima (on loan from Japan Sagan Tosu)[120]
22 Paraguay MF Eduardo Aranda (from Paraguay Club Olimpia)[121]
23 Japan GK Yuya Sato (from Japan Tokyo Verdy)
24 South Korea DF Lee Joo-young (from Japan Tochigi SC)
27 Japan DF Shohei Abe (from Japan Ventforet Kofu)[122]
30 Japan DF Kyoga Nakamura (loan return from Japan YSCC)
32 Japan FW Hiroki Sugazima (on loan from Japan Tokyo Verdy)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Hiroki Oka (loan return to Japan Ventforet Kofu)
Japan GK Syugo Tsuji (to Japan Sagan Tosu)[36]
Japan GK Shun Takagi (to Japan Kawasaki Frontale)[11]
Japan DF Masakazu Tashiro (to Japan Montedio Yamagata)
Japan DF Naoki Kuriyama (to Japan Montedio Yamagata)
Japan DF Ryoichi Kawazu (to Japan Azul Claro Numazu)
Japan DF Takashi Kanai (to Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)[123]
Japan DF Taisuke Nakamura (to Japan Jubilo Iwata)
Japan DF Makito Ito (to Japan Mito Hollyhock)
Japan DF Kazuki Oiwa (to Japan Vegalta Sendai)
Japan DF Itsuki Urata (to Brazil PSTC)
South Korea DF Kim Hyun-hun (to Japan Avispa Fukuoka)
Brazil MF Paulinho (to Japan Shonan Bellmare)
Japan MF Koki Mizuno (to Japan Vegalta Sendai)
Japan MF Kentaro Sato (to Japan Kyoto Sanga)
Japan MF Tatsuya Yazawa (on loan to Japan Machida Zelvia)
Japan MF Sho Sato (to Japan Mito Hollyhock)
Japan MF Yusuke Tanaka (to Japan Ventforet Kofu)
Japan FW Masahiro Noto (released)
Japan FW Akira Toshima (to Japan Machida Zelvia, previously on loan)
Japan FW Riki Matsuda (loan return to Japan Nagoya Grampus)
Slovenia FW Nejc Pečnik (to Japan Omiya Ardija)
Japan FW Takayuki Suzuki (retired)
Japan FW Takayuki Morimoto (to Japan Kawasaki Frontale)

Consadole Sapporo

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No. Position Player
7 Brazil MF Julinho (from Brazil Operário)[124]
11 Brazil FW Jonathan Reis (free agent)[125]
23 Brazil DF Diego Macedo (from Brazil Bahia)[125]
36 Japan DF Takahiro Masukawa (from Japan Vissel Kobe)
Japan DF Tatsuki Nara (loan return from Japan FC Tokyo)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil DF Paulão (loan return to Brazil Roma Esporte Apucarana)[126]
Japan DF Tatsuki Nara (to Japan Kawasaki Frontale)
Japan DF Jun Sonoda (to Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
Japan DF Takaya Osanai (on loan to Japan Fukushima United)
Japan MF Takuro Kikuoka (to Japan SC Sagamihara)
Brazil MF Nildo (released)
Japan MF Makoto Sunakawa (loan return from Japan FC Gifu, retired)
Japan MF Hiroyuki Furuta (to Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)[127]
Colombia FW Cristian Nazarit (released)
Japan FW Shunsuke Maeda (to Japan Gainare Tottori)

Fagiano Okayama

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No. Position Player
9 Japan FW Hideya Okamoto (from Japan Oita Trinita, previously on loan)
18 Japan MF Taisuke Akiyoshi (on loan from Japan Ventforet Kofu)
20 Japan FW Yoshiki Fujimoto (from Meiji University)
24 Japan FW Shingo Akamine (on loan from Japan Gamba Osaka)
30 Japan FW Yuta Toyokawa (on loan from Japan Kashima Antlers)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Ryujiro Ueda (to Japan Roasso Kumamoto)[128]
Japan DF Kazuya Okazaki (to Soccer Representative Club)
Japan DF Ryo Tadokoro (to Japan Yokohama FC)[129]
Japan MF Ryo Iida (to Japan SC Sagamihara, previously on loan)
Japan MF Kazuki Someya (to Japan Oita Trinita)
Japan MF Ryusuke Senoo (retired)[130]
Japan MF Ren Sengoku (to Japan Nagano Parceiro, previously on loan)
Japan MF Takanori Chiaki (to Japan Oita Trinita)[131]
South Korea MF Hwang Jin-sung (to South Korea Seongnam FC)

Zweigen Kanazawa

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No. Position Player
4 Japan DF Tatsuhi Koyanagi (from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
6 Japan MF Akira Ando (on loan from Japan Shonan Bellmare)[24]
7 Japan MF Masataka Kani (on loan from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)[13]
9 North Korea FW An Byong-jun (on loan from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)
10 Japan MF Andrew Kumagai (on loan from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)
11 Japan MF Hiroyuki Furuta (from Japan Consadole Sapporo)[132]
17 Brazil FW Romarinho (from Brazil Vasco da Gama)
23 Japan DF Kazuaki Mawatari (from Japan Gainare Tottori)[133]
28 South Korea DF Kim Young-heon (from South Korea Byeollae United)[134]
29 South Korea MF Kim Tae-sung (from South Korea Sangju Sangmu FC U-18)[135]
30 Japan FW Masato Yamazaki (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)[89]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Haruki Yamauchi (to Japan Japan Soccer College)
Japan DF Masayuki Tokutake (to Japan Azul Claro Numazu)
Japan MF Shunsuke Motegi (to Japan Vegalta Sendai, previously on loan)
Japan MF Shohei Kiyohara (to Japan Cerezo Osaka)[136]
Japan MF Kazuhiro Sato (to Japan Mito Hollyhock)
South Korea MF Cha Young-hwan (released)
Japan MF Shogo Yoshikawa (on loan to Japan Vanraure Hachinohe)[137]
Japan MF Masaru Akiba (to Japan FC Gifu)
Japan MF Pauro Junichi Tanaka (to Japan FC Gifu)
Japan MF Kento Onodera (retired)[138]
Japan FW Asuki Oishi (retired)[139]
Japan FW Masao Tsuji (to Japan YSCC)
Brazil FW Jean Diego Moser (loan return to Austria UVB)
Japan FW Shogo Omachi (on loan to Japan Honda FC)

Roasso Kumamoto

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No. Position Player
5 Japan DF Ryujiro Ueda (from Japan Fagiano Okayama)[128]
6 Japan MF Takumi Murakami (from Japan Ehime FC)
19 Japan DF Taishin Morikawa (loan return from Japan Gainare Tottori)[140]
20 Japan MF Hayate Hachikubo (from Japan Hannan University)[141]
21 Japan GK Daiki Kanei (loan return from Japan Oita Trinita)
29 Japan FW Keita Saito (from Japan Fukushima United)
30 Japan GK Akihiro Sato (from Japan Kashima Antlers)
33 Japan DF Jun Sonoda (from Japan Consadole Sapporo)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Daniel Schmidt (loan return to Japan Vegalta Sendai)
Japan DF Naoki Otani (loan return to Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
Japan DF Ryohei Okazaki (loan return to Japan Shonan Bellmare)
Japan DF Dai Fujimoto (released)
South Korea DF Kweon Han-jin (to South Korea Jeju United)
Japan MF Yuji Yabu (to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
South Korea MF Kim Byeong-yeon (released)
Japan MF Hayato Nakama (to Japan Kamatamare Sanuki, previously on loan)
Japan FW Satoshi Tokiwa (to Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
Brazil FW Pablo (to Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
Japan FW Tatsuya Tanaka (on loan to Japan FC Gifu)
Japan FW Kazuki Saito (to Japan Jubilo Iwata)[63]

Tokushima Vortis

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No. Position Player
6 Brazil MF Carlinhos (from Japan Omiya Ardija)
8 Japan MF Ken Iwao (from Japan Shonan Bellmare)
15 Japan DF Rikuya Izutsu (from Japan Kwansei Gakuin University)
16 Japan FW Daiki Watari (from Japan Giravanz Kitakyushu)
17 Japan FW Ryogo Yamasaki (on loan from Japan Sagan Tosu)
19 Japan DF Yuto Uchida (from Japan Gamba Osaka)
23 Japan MF Taiga Maekawa (on loan from Japan Cerezo Osaka)
29 Japan GK Daichi Sugimoto (on loan from Japan Kyoto Sanga)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Yoshiaki Kinoshita (retired)
Japan MF Ryo Kubota (on loan to Japan Kataller Toyama)
Japan MF Yu Eto (to Japan Kataller Toyama)
Colombia MF Julián Estiven Vélez (retired)
Japan MF Daisuke Saito (to Japan Tochigi SC)[142]
Japan MF Tomoyasu Hirose (retired)[143]
South Korea FW Kim Jong-min (to South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings)
Japan FW Tomohiro Tsuda (to Japan Yokohama FC)

Yokohama FC

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No. Position Player
3 Japan DF Ryo Tadokoro (from Japan Fagiano Okayama)[144]
4 Slovenia DF Denis Halihovic (from Slovenia FC Koper)
5 Japan DF Shogo Nishikawa (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
9 Japan FW Tomohiro Tsuda (from Japan Tokushima Vortis)
13 Japan MF Yōsuke Nozaki (free agent, resigned)
24 Japan MF Leo Osaki (from United States Carolina RailHawks)[145]
28 Japan DF Yuta Fujii (from Japan Omiya Ardija)
30 Japan FW Kosuke Saito (promoted from youth ranks)
31 Japan MF Yuta Maejima (promoted from youth ranks)
32 Vietnam MF Nguyễn Tuấn Anh (on loan from Vietnam Hoàng Anh Gia Lai F.C.)[146]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Taiki Murai (retired)[147]
Japan DF Tsukasa Morimoto (on loan to Japan Nara Club)
Japan DF Takanori Nakajima (to Japan Gainare Tottori)
South Korea DF Park Tae-hong (to South Korea Daegu FC)
Japan MF Kazunori Iio (to Japan Okinawa SV)
Japan MF Takumi Watanabe (to Japan Fukushima United)
South Korea MF Bae Hu-min (on loan to South Korea Gyeongju Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power FC)
Japan MF Junki Koike (to Japan JEF United Chiba)
Japan MF Masaaki Hideguchi (to Vietnam Hoàng Anh Gia Lai F.C.)[148]
Japan FW Shota Aoki (to Japan Azul Claro Numazu)
Japan FW Masaru Kurotsu (to Japan Gainare Tottori)

Kamatamare Sanuki

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No. Position Player
4 Japan DF Kazuyi Sunamori (from Japan Honda FC)
11 Japan MF Kenji Baba (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)
17 Japan MF Tamaki Fumiya (from Japan Kansai University of International Studies)[149]
18 Brazil FW Miguel Bianconi (on loan from Brazil Palmeiras B)[150]
19 Japan MF Hayato Nakama (from Japan Roasso Kumamoto, previously on loan)
23 Japan DF Hironori Nishi (from Japan Oita Trinita)
27 Japan GK Daiki Shinagawa (from South Korea Jeonju University)[151]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Keigo Numata (to Japan Omiya Ardija)[57]
Japan DF Ryota Noguchi (to Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
Japan DF Shohei Moriyasu (released)
Japan DF Yuji Takahashi (loan return to Japan Kyoto Sanga)
Japan MF Ryoga Sekihara (retired)
France MF Andrea Bre De (released)
South Korea MF Jin-Ho Jeong (released)
Japan MF Toshihiro Horikawa (to Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
Japan FW Yutaka Takahashi (retired)

Kyoto Sanga

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No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Takanori Sugeno (from Japan Kashiwa Reysol)[34]
3 Japan DF Yuta Someya (from Japan Cerezo Osaka)[98]
4 Japan DF Yusuke Muta (from Japan Nagoya Grampus)[27]
5 Japan DF Shunsuke Iwanuma (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)
6 Japan DF Yuki Honda (from Japan Nagoya Grampus)[29]
7 Japan FW Ryosuke Tamura (loan return from Japan Sagan Tosu)
8 Brazil MF Andrei Girotto (on loan from Brazil América-MG)
11 Japan MF Yuki Horigome (from Japan Ventforet Kofu)
16 South Korea FW Lee Yong-jae (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)[152]
19 Japan FW Takuro Yajima (from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)
20 Japan DF Yuji Takahashi (loan return from Japan Kamatamare Sanuki)
22 Japan MF Kentaro Sato (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
25 Japan MF Ippei Kokuryo (loan return from Japan MIO Biwako Shiga)[153]
28 Japan DF Ryusei Saito (loan return from Japan FC Osaka)
29 Japan FW Daiki Numa (promoted from youth ranks)[154]
32 Japan MF Kota Ogino (promoted from youth ranks)[155]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Daichi Sugimoto (on loan to Japan Tokushima Vortis)
Japan GK Kohei Doi (loan return to Japan Grulla Morioka)
Japan DF Takayuki Fukumura (to Japan Shimizu S-Pulse, previously on loan)[81]
Japan DF Satoshi Yamaguchi (retired)
Croatia DF Miloš Bajalica (released)
Japan DF Yuki Onishi (on loan to Japan Nara Club)
Japan DF Go Iwase (on loan to Japan FC Gifu)
Japan DF Takayuki Fukumura (to Japan Shimizu S-Pulse, previously on loan)[81]
South Korea MF Hwang Te-song (retired)
Japan MF Hiroki Nakayama (retired)[156]
Japan MF Yoshiaki Komai (to Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)
South Korea MF Kim Nam-il (released)
Japan MF Hayato Sasaki (to Japan Tochigi SC)
Japan MF Daiki Tamori (to Japan FC Gifu)
Japan MF Yuta Ito (from Japan Albirex Niigata)
Japan MF Riki Harakawa (to Japan Kawasaki Frontale)[8]
Japan FW Takumi Miyayoshi (to Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
Brazil FW Felipe Félix (released)
Japan FW Kazuki Mine (to Singapore Albirex Niigata Singapore FC)

Thespakusatsu Gunma

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No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Keiki Shimizu (on loan from Japan Omiya Ardija)[157]
2 Japan DF Tetsuya Funatsu (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
4 Japan DF Shusuke Tsubouchi (from Japan Jubilo Iwata)
8 Brazil MF Thiago (from Brazil FC Primavera)
9 Brazil FW Boka (from Brazil Castanhal)
10 Brazil MF Matheus (from Brazil XV de Novembro)
13 Japan FW Shunta Takahashi (from Japan Nagano Parceiro)
14 South Korea MF Lim Jung-bin (from South Korea Incheon National University)[158]
17 Japan FW Satoshi Tokiwa (from Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
19 Japan DF Yugo Ichiyanagi (from Thailand Phichit F.C.)[159]
20 Japan MF Hironori Ishikawa (from Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
23 South Korea GK Park Seung-ri (from Japan FC Osaka)[160]
24 Japan DF Yuko Takase (on loan from Japan Omiya Ardija)
25 Japan MF Yuya Yamagishi (from Japan Ryutsu Keizai University)[161]
26 Japan MF Yusuke Segawa (from Japan Meiji University)
28 Japan MF Shunta Simura (promoted from youth ranks)[162]
32 Japan MF Shun Nakamura (from Japan Komazawa University)
33 Japan DF Daichi Hakkaku (from Japan Waseda University)
34 Japan DF Toshiki Nakamura (from Japan Kokushikan University)
38 South Korea FW Oh Han-bin (from South Korea ?)[163]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Kazuma Kita (released)
Japan GK Daiki Tomii (to Japan Montedio Yamagata)
Japan DF Tatsuhi Koyanagi (to Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)
Japan DF Ryo Kobayashi (retired)
Japan DF Shingo Arizono (to Japan Machida Zelvia)
Japan DF Ryosuke Tada (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)
Japan DF Makoto Kobayashi (to Japan Saurcos Fukui)
Japan DF Ryosuke Hisadomi (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)
South Korea MF Yoon Young-seung (released)
Japan MF Ryota Aoki (to Japan Nagoya Grampus)
Brazil MF Hugo (released)
North Korea MF Hwang Song-su (to Japan Oita Trinita)
Brazil MF Acleisson (released)
Japan MF Ataru Esaka (to Japan Omiya Ardija)[164]
Brazil MF Oliveira (released)
Japan MF Shohei Yokoyama (on loan to Japan Machida Zelvia)
Japan FW Keita Nozaki (retired)
Brazil FW Tanque (released)
Japan FW Yohei Sakai (released)
Brazil FW Kaique (loan return to Brazil Corinthians)
Japan FW Yosei Otsu (on loan to Japan Oita Trinita)

Mito Hollyhock

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No. Position Player
3 Japan DF Kazuki Sato (from Japan Nagoya Grampus)
4 Japan DF Takaaki Kinoshita (from Japan Jubilo Iwata)
7 Japan MF Akihiro Hyodo (from Japan Oita Trinita)
8 Peru MF Romero Frank (on loan from Japan Albirex Niigata)
9 Japan FW Hiroki Bandai (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
14 Japan MF Sho Sato (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
16 Vietnam MF Nguyễn Tuấn Anh (on loan from Vietnam Hoàng Anh Gia Lai F.C.)[165]
17 Japan MF Yosuke Yuzawa (from Japan Tochigi SC)[166]
26 Japan MF Kazuhiro Sato (from Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)
27 Japan MF Shota Saito (loan from Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)
28 Japan GK Ryo Ishii (from Japan Chukyo University)
Japan DF Makito Ito (from Japan JEF United Chiba)
South Korea MF Park Kwang-il (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga, previously on loan)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Nao Iwadate (to Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)
Japan GK Kengo Fukudome (released)
Japan GK Akihisa Okada (on loan to Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
Japan DF Yudai Tanaka (to Japan Vissel Kobe)
Japan DF Takamasa Yamazaki (to Japan Vanraure Hachinohe)[167]
North Korea DF Kim Song-gi (to Japan Machida Zelvia)
Japan DF Ryo Shinzato (to Japan Ventforet Kofu)
Japan MF Kenji Baba (to Japan Kamatamare Sanuki)
Japan MF Hayato Ikegaya (to Japan Gainare Tottori)[168]
Japan MF Kenji Koyano (to Japan Gainare Tottori)
Japan FW Makito Yoshida (to Japan JEF United Chiba)
Japan MF Yuto Suzuki (to Japan Montedio Yamagata)[86]
Japan FW Musashi Suzuki (loan return to Japan Albirex Niigata)

FC Gifu

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No. Position Player
3 East Timor DF Wellington Rocha (from Indonesia PSIR Rembang)
5 Japan MF Tsubasa Aoki (from Japan Juntendo University)[169]
7 Japan MF Pauro Junichi Tanaka (from Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)
8 Japan MF Masaru Akiba (from Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)
9 Brazil FW Evandro (from Japan Oita Trinita)
10 Brazil MF Leonardo (from Brazil América-MG)[170]
19 Japan MF Daiki Tamori (from Japan Kyoto Sanga)
21 Japan GK Yoshinari Takagi (from Japan Nagoya Grampus)
22 Japan GK William Popp (on loan from Japan Tokyo Verdy)
29 Japan FW Bruno Castanheira (from Singapore Geylang International FC)
30 Japan DF Masaya Tashiro (from Japan Hosei University)[171]
34 Japan FW Tatsuya Tanaka (on loan from Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
35 Japan DF Go Iwase (on loan from Japan Kyoto Sanga)
39 Japan MF Koya Kazama (from Japan Oita Trinita, previously on loan)
40 Japan DF Jun Suzuki (from Japan Chukyo University)[172]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Gakuji Ota (to Japan Tokyo Verdy)
Japan GK Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (to Japan SC Sagamihara)
Japan DF Yuki Fukaya (to Japan Ehime FC)
Japan DF Keigo Omi (to Japan Kataller Toyama)
Japan DF Hiroshi Sekita (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)
Japan DF Kazumichi Takagi (to Japan Jubilo Iwata)[62]
Japan DF Masaki Watanabe (loan return to Japan Ventforet Kofu)
South Korea MF Yun Chang-su (released)
Japan MF Masashi Miyazawa (retired)[173]
Brazil MF Henik (released)
Japan MF Takumi Kiyomoto (on loan to Japan Oita Trinita)
Japan MF Keisuke Ota (released)
Japan MF Ryoto Higa (on loan to Japan Blaublitz Akita)
Brazil FW Gilsinho (released)
Japan FW Tomohiro Takana (to Japan Blaublitz Akita)

Renofa Yamaguchi

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No. Position Player
13 Japan MF Naoto Ando (from Japan Gainare Tottori)
14 Japan DF Ryoji Fukui (from Japan Tokyo Verdy)
16 Japan GK Nobushige Tabata (from Japan Grulla Morioka)
17 Japan MF Taiki Kato (from Japan SP Kyoto FC)
19 Japan DF Yuji Hoshi (from Japan Fukushima United)
20 Japan DF Toshio Shimakawa (from Japan Blaublitz Akita)
22 South Korea DF Yoon Sin-young (from Japan Daejeon Citizen FC)
25 Japan MF Reo Mochizuki (on loan from Japan Nagoya Grampus)
32 Japan FW Masato Nakayama (from Japan Gainare Tottori)
33 Japan DF Fumitaka Kitatani (on loan from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)
34 Japan DF Masayuki Okuyama (from Japan Waseda University)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Koichiro Morita (released)
Japan DF Yuki Kukimoto (released)
Japan DF Kenji Dai (loan return to Japan Ehime FC)
Japan DF Wataru Iknaga (to Japan MIO Biwako Shiga)
Japan DF Hiroya Izumi (to Japan MIO Biwako Shiga)
Japan DF Kazuma Ikarino (retired)
Japan DF Keita Furusawa (on loan to Japan Tokyo Musashino City FC)
Japan DF Koichi Maeda (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)
Japan DF Takuma Kuroda (to Japan FC Kariya)
Japan DF Hiroshi Ura (released)
South Korea MF Choi Ju-yong (loan return to South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings)
Japan MF Kazuki Kozuka (loan return to Japan Albirex Niigata)
Japan MF Sho Matsumoto (loan return to Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)

Machida Zelvia

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No. Position Player
3 Japan DF Sinnosuke Hatanaka (on loan from Japan Tokyo Verdy)[116]
4 Japan DF Kai Miki (loan return from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
5 North Korea DF Kim Song-gi (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)
8 Japan MF Tatsuya Yazawa (on loan from Japan JEF United Chiba)
14 Japan FW Shohei Yokoyama (on loan from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
15 Japan MF Yudai Inoue (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
16 Japan DF Shingo Arizono (from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunmaa)
23 Japan FW Akira Toshima (from Japan JEF United Chiba, previously on loan)
30 Japan FW Yuki Nakashima (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
Japan DF Tomoya Fukuda (from Japan Kokushikan University)[174]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Sota Chiba (on loan to Japan Saurcos Fukui)
Japan DF Tomohiro Taira (to Japan Tokyo Verdy)[109]
South Korea DF Bae Dae-won (released)
Japan DF Shigeto Masuda (loan return to Japan Albirex Niigata)
Japan DF Masato Mochizuki (released)
Japan DF Takao Ishigawa (to Japan Azul Claro Numazu, previously on loan)
Japan DF Naoto Hiraishi (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)[175]
Japan MF Yuta Inagaki (on loan to Japan MIO Biwako Shiga)
Japan MF Takuya Kakine (on loan to Japan Grulla Morioka)[176]
Brazil FW Sabia (released)
Japan FW Kohei Nakashima (to Japan Verspah Oita)
Japan FW Shota Saito (on loan to Japan Tokyo 23 FC)
Japan FW Keisuke Endo (on loan to Japan Fujieda MYFC)[177]

J3 League

Source:[178]

Oita Trinita

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No. Position Player
8 North Korea MF Hwang Song-su (from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
14 Japan MF Takanori Chiaki (from Japan Fagiano Okayama)[179]
15 Japan MF Takumi Kiyomoto (on loan from Japan FC Gifu)
16 Japan MF Satoru Yamagishi (from Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
19 Japan FW Yosei Otsu (on loan from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
23 Japan MF Yuki Yamanouchi (from Japan Giravanz Kitakyushu)
26 Japan MF Kazuki Igashira (promoted from youth ranks)[180]
29 Japan MF Tomoki Iwata (promoted from youth ranks)[180]
30 Japan FW Tsubasa Yoshihira (promoted from youth ranks)[180]
31 Japan GK Kenshin Yoshimaru (on loan from Japan Vissel Kobe)
34 Japan MF Kazuki Someya (from Japan Fagiano Okayama)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Yohei Takeda (to Japan Nagoya Grampus)
Japan GK Daiki Kanei (loan return to Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
Japan DF Hironori Nishi (to Japan Kamatamare Sanuki)
Japan DF Akihiro Sakata (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)
Japan DF Masashi Wakasa (to Japan JEF United Chiba)[181]
Japan DF Yu Yasukawa (to Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)[182]
Japan MF Koya Kazama (to Japan FC Gifu, previously on loan)
Japan MF Akihiro Hyodo (to Japan Mito Hollyhock)
South Korea MF Kim Jeong-hyun (to South Korea Gwangju FC)
Brazil FW Evandro (to Japan FC Gifu)
Japan FW Hirotaka Tameda (to Japan Avispa Fukuoka)
Japan FW Hideya Okamoto (to Japan Fagiano Okayama, previously on loan)
Japan FW Tomoyuki Arata (to Japan Nagano Parceiro)

Tochigi SC

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No. Position Player
4 Japan DF Kenta Hirose (on loan from Japan Shonan Bellmare)
6 Japan MF Tatsuki Kohatsu (from Japan Ryutsu Keizai University)[183]
9 Japan FW Tsugutoshi Oishi (from Japan Fujieda MYFC)[184]
11 Brazil FW Jean Diego Moser (on loan from Austria UVB)
13 Japan FW Yosuke Kamigata (on loan from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
14 Japan MF Kazuki Nishiya (from Japan Ryutsu Keizai University)[185]
15 Japan DF Takuma Nagayoshi (loan return from Japan SC Sagamihara)
16 Japan MF Daisuke Saito (from Japan Tokushima Vortis)[186]
20 Japan MF Daiki Yamamoto (from Japan Gainare Tottori)
24 Japan MF Tatsuya Wada (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)
25 Japan DF Kyotaro Yamakoshi (from Japan Kawasaki Frontale)
35 Japan GK Shuhei Kawata (on loan from Japan Omiya Ardija)[187]
41 Japan MF Hayato Sasaki (from Japan Kyoto Sanga)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Shigeru Sakurai (released)
Japan DF Kenji Arabori (to Japan Montedio Yamagata)
Japan DF Hiroshi Nakano (retired)
South Korea DF Park Hyung-jin (loan return to Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
South Korea DF Lee Joo-young (to Japan JEF United Chiba)
South Korea DF Han Hee-hoon (to South Korea Bucheon FC 1995)
Japan MF Tatsuya Onodera (to Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
Brazil MF Jhonatan da Silva Pereira (released)
Japan MF Yosuke Yuzawa (to Japan Mito Hollyhock)[188]
Japan MF Keiya Nakami (to Japan Sagan Tosu)[38]
Japan MF Ryo Matsumura (loan return to Japan Vissel Kobe)[189]
Japan FW Toyofumi Sakano (loan return to Japan Urawa Red Diamonds)
Japan FW Akito Kawamoto (loan return to Japan Ventforet Kofu)[190]
Japan FW Yudai Nishikawa (to Japan Kataller Toyama)
Japan FW Shota Kaneko (loan return to Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)

Nagano Parceiro

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No. Position Player
3 Japan DF Akihiro Sakata (from Japan Oita Trinita)
5 Japan DF Hiroshi Sekita (from Japan FC Gifu)
6 Japan MF Ren Sengoku (from Japan Fagiano Okayama, previously on loan)
9 Japan FW Shogo Shiozawa (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)[191]
18 Japan FW Tomoyuki Arata (from Japan Oita Trinita)
19 Japan FW Ryota Watanabe (on loan from Japan Ehime FC)
22 Japan FW Masahide Hiraoka (loan return from Japan Azul Claro Numazu)
23 Japan MF Hiroshi Azuma (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
24 South Korea MF Ko Kyung-tae (loan return from Japan Grulla Morioka)
26 Japan DF Ryosuke Tada (from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
29 Japan MF Teppei Usui (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)[105]
31 Japan GK Ryuki Miura (from Japan Kashiwa Reysol)
35 Japan DF Takashi Amano (from Japan Yokohama F. Marinos)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Yudai Suwa (retired)
Japan DF Yuya Mitsunaga (loan return to Japan Avispa Fukuoka)
Japan DF Yoshitaka Ohashi (retired)
Japan MF Teruyoshi Ito (to Japan Blaublitz Akita)
Japan MF Shinichi Mukai (to Japan Nara Club)
Japan MF Kota Sameshima (loan return to Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
Japan FW Shunta Takahashi (to Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
Japan FW Ryota Doi (to Japan Grulla Morioka)
South Korea FW Kim Shin-young (released)

SC Sagamihara

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No. Position Player
4 Brazil DF Lucas Tavares (from Brazil Portuguesa)[192]
6 Japan DF Sunao Hozaki (from Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
9 Brazil FW Alexandre Balotelli (from Brazil Boa Esporte Clube)[193]
10 Japan MF Ryo Iida (from Japan Fagiano Okayama, previously on loan)
14 Japan MF Ryota Iwabuchi (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga)[194]
20 Japan MF Keita Makiuchi (from Japan Blaublitz Akita)
23 Japan GK Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (from Japan FC Gifu)
25 Japan MF Makoto Fukuin (from Japan Kanto Gakuin University)[195]
26 Japan DF Noriyuki Ishigaki (from Japan Gyosei International School)[196]
28 Japan MF Takuro Kikuoka (from Japan Consadole Sapporo)
36 Japan FW Masaki Fukai (from Japan V-Varen Nagasaki)
44 Japan DF Norihiro Kawakami (from Thailand Trat F.C.)
South Korea MF Kim Yong-hwang (from South Korea FC Uijeongbu)[197]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Takahiro Takagi (released)
Japan DF Yuki Kotani (loan return to Japan Cerezo Osaka)[198]
Japan DF Masataka Tamura (retired)
United States DF Mobi Fehr (released)
Japan DF Takuma Nagayoshi (loan return to Japan Tochigi SC)
Japan DF Yusuke Mori (released)
Japan DF Hiroki Omori (released)
Japan MF Yusuke Sudo (retired)
Brazil MF Toró (loan return to Brazil Anápolis)
Japan MF Kenta Suzuki (retired)
Japan FW Naohiro Takahara (to Japan Okinawa SV)
Brazil FW Leozinho (to Japan FC Maruyasu Okazaki, previously on loan)
Japan FW Hiroki Higuchi (loan return to Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)
Brazil FW Talles Cunha (to Moldova FC Zimbru Chișinău)

Kataller Toyama

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No. Position Player
2 Japan DF Kosei Wakimoto (from Japan Tokyo Gakugei University)
3 Japan DF Kenji Dai (from Japan Ehime FC)
7 Japan MF Yuki Kitai (from Japan Matsumoto Yamaga, previously on loan)
8 Japan MF Ryo Kubota (on loan from Japan Tokushima Vortis)
10 Japan MF Yu Eto (from Japan Tokushima Vortis)
19 Japan FW Yudai Nishikawa (from Japan Tochigi SC)
20 Japan FW Hiroki Nakada (loan return from Japan Amitie SC)
23 Japan FW Yusei Kayanuma (from Japan Kanto Gakuin University, previously on loan)[199]
24 Japan MF Ryuki Nishimuro (from Japan Hosei University Football Club)[200]
25 Japan MF Haruki Umemura (loan return from Japan FC Maruyasu Okazaki)
27 Japan DF Genki Ishisaka (from Japan Toyo University)[201]
28 Japan DF Keigo Omi (from Japan FC Gifu)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Yosuke Ikehata (to Japan Okinawa SV)
Japan DF Takuma Hidaka (retired)
Japan MF Hiroki Tanaka (on loan to Japan FC Maruyasu Okazaki)
Japan MF Yohei Onishi (retired)
Japan MF Taijiro Mori (released)[202]
Malaysia MF Tam Sheang Tsung (released)
Japan MF Daisuke Asahi (retired)
Japan MF Kenta Yoshikawa (retired)
Japan FW Tomoki Muramatsu (to Cambodia Cambodia Tiger FC)
Japan FW Yoshiki Yamamoto (released)
Japan FW Kenzo Nanbu (to Japan Briobecca Urayasu)

Gainare Tottori

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No. Position Player
6 Japan DF Takanori Nakajima (from Japan Yokohama FC)
8 Japan MF Kenji Koyano (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)
9 Japan FW Masaru Kurotsu (from Japan Yokohama FC)
16 Japan MF Hayato Ikagaya (from Japan Mito Hollyhock)[168]
18 Japan MF Shuto Kawai (from Japan Osaka Gakuin University)[203]
19 Japan DF Shu Kameshima (from Japan Ryutsu Keizai University)
20 Japan FW Tsuyoshi Miyaichi (on loan from Japan Shonan Bellmare)
25 Japan DF Daichi Soga (promoted from youth ranks)
26 Japan MF Taisei Isoe (promoted from youth ranks)
40 Japan DF Yosuke Kataoka (from Japan Omiya Ardija)
48 Japan FW Shunsuke Maeda (from Japan Consadole Sapporo)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Taishin Morikawa (loan return to Japan Roasso Kumamoto)[204]
Japan DF Kazuaki Mawatari (to Japan Zweigen Kanazawa)[205]
Japan DF Tetsuya Koishi (to Japan Vonds Ichihara)[206]
Japan MF Daiki Yamamoto (to Japan Tochigi SC)
Japan MF Ryosuke Kakigi (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)
Japan MF Naoki Hatada (to Japan Blaublitz Akita)
Japan MF Ryu Miyamoto (to Japan Arterivo Wakayama)
Japan MF Masaya Nozaki (to Japan YSCC)
Japan MF Masato Ishiwa (released)[207]
Japan MF Naoto Ando (to Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
Japan FW Yoshiyuki Okumura (to Japan ReinMeer Aomori)[208]
Japan FW Masato Nakayama (to Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
Japan FW Tomohiro Takana (loan return to Japan FC Gifu)

Fukushima United

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No. Position Player
5 Japan MF Takumi Watanabe (from Japan Yokohama FC)
17 Japan DF Goson Sakai (on loan from Japan Albirex Niigata)
22 Brazil FW Rodrigo Tiuí (from Japan FC Gifu, previously on loan)
23 Brazil DF Paulão (on loan from Brazil Roma Esporte Apucarana)
24 Japan MF Shota Hasunuma (from Japan Sendai University)
26 Japan DF Takaya Osanai (on loan from Japan Consadole Sapporo)
40 Japan FW Hiroki Higuchi (from Japan Shimizu S-Pulse)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan DF Yuji Hoshi (to Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
Japan DF Takahiro Ohara (released)
Japan MF Akira Ando (loan return to Japan Shonan Bellmare)
Japan FW Keita Saito (to Japan Roasso Kumamoto)
Japan FW Junya Kokono (released)
Japan FW Shota Tamura (loan return to Japan Shonan Bellmare)

Blaublitz Akita

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No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Masataka Nomura (on loan from Japan Nagoya Grampus)
4 Japan DF Shuhei Fukai (from Japan Hokuriku University)
5 Japan DF Shuhei Hotta (from Japan Tokyo 23 FC)
6 Japan MF Keita Hidaka (from Japan Montedio Yamagata)
9 South Korea FW Go Daimu (from Japan Fagiano Okayama)
10 Brazil FW Caio (from Brazil Inter de Bebedouro)[209]
11 Japan MF Ken Hisatomi (from Japan Fujieda MYFC)
15 Japan MF Yuki Hatanaka (from Japan Tokai Gakuen University)
16 Japan FW Masaya Yuma (from Japan Toyo University)[210]
17 Japan FW Toshiki Sakai (from Japan Sendai University)
18 Japan MF Naoki Hatada (from Japan Gainare Tottori)
20 Japan MF Tokuma Aoshima (from Japan Hosei University)[211]
23 Japan GK Fumiya Oishi (from Japan Meikai University)[212]
25 Japan MF Teruyoshi Ito (from Japan Nagano Parceiro)
29 Japan FW Tomohiro Takana (from Japan FC Gifu)
32 Japan DF Takahiro Urashima (from Japan FC Ryukyu)
36 Japan MF Ryoto Higa (on loan from Japan FC Gifu)

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Toshimitsu Arai (to Japan Nara Club)
Japan GK Takanori Miyake (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)
Japan DF Toshio Shimakawa (to Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
Japan DF Shinya Hatta (released)
Japan DF Colin Killoran (loan return to Japan Tokyo Verdy)
Japan DF Kazuhito Esaki (retired)
Japan MF Takeshi Handa (released)
Japan MF Keita Makiuchi (to Japan SC Sagamihara)
Japan MF Jumpei Saito (released)
Japan MF Hirochika Miyoshi (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)
Japan MF Hayato Mine (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)
Argentina MF Agustin Ortega (released)
Japan MF Sho Sato (loan return to Japan JEF United Chiba)
Japan MF Kenji Suzuki (to Japan Tochigi Uva FC)
Japan MF Shingo Kumabayashi (retired)
Japan FW Kenta Kakimoto (to Japan FC Suzuka Rampole)
Japan FW Rei Yonezawa (loan return to Japan Cerezo Osaka)[213]
Japan FW Shintaro Hirai (to Japan Tochigi Uva FC)
Brazil FW Leonardo Moreira (to Japan ReinMeer Aomori)

FC Ryukyu

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No. Position Player
1 South Korea GK Part Iru-gyu (from Japan Fujieda MYFC)
2 Japan DF Kosuke Masutani (from Japan Nippon Sport Science University)
3 Japan MF Kota Miyagi (from Japan Osaka Sangyo University)
4 Japan MF Yutaro Chinen (from Japan Ritsumeikan University)
5 Brazil MF Ruan (from GreeceA.O.T. Alimos F.C.)
9 Brazil FW Pabro (from BrazilAudax Rio)
13 Japan DF Katsuhiro Hamada (from Japan FC Ganju Iwate)[214]
15 Brazil FW Leonardo (from BrazilVitória)[214]
16 Japan FW Tatsuri Yamauchi (from Japan Osaka Sangyo University)
17 Japan GK Keisuke Tsumita (from Japan Komazawa University)
19 Japan FW Satoki Uejo (from Japan Yokatsu High School)
20 Japan FW Desheun Ryo Yamakawa (from Japan Maehara High School)
22 Japan DF Shuhei Takizawa (from Japan Toyo University)[214]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Japan GK Kenji Tanaka (to Japan Vanraure Hachinohe)
Japan GK Junichi Kono (to Japan FC Osaka)
Japan DF Takahiro Urashima (to Japan Blaublitz Akita)
Japan DF Tsubasa Nishida (released)
Japan DF Yuki Kawabe (to Japan Saurcos Fukui)
Japan DF Ryoya Ueda (to Japan Tokyo Musashino City FC)
Japan DF Daichi Okumiya (released)
Japan DF Taiki Kikuno (to Japan Tokyo Musashino City FC)
Japan DF Daiki Asada (to Japan Fujieda MYFC)
Japan MF Takashi Fujii (released)
Japan MF Christopher Tatsuki Kinjo (released)
Japan MF Jumpei Obata (to Japan ReinMeer Aomori)
Japan MF Kotaro Kawasato (released)
Japan MF Yuta Shimomura (released)
Japan FW Shogo Matsuo (retired)
Japan FW Satoshi Nakayama (retired)

Fujieda MYFC

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No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Takanori Miyake (from Japan Blaublitz Akita)
5 Japan DF Daiki Asada (from Japan FC Ryukyu)
9 Japan FW Keisuke Endo (on loan from Japan Machida Zelvia)[215]
10 Japan MF Nozomi Osako (from Japan Verspah Oita)
11 Japan MF Hayato Mine (from Japan Blaublitz Akita)
13 Japan MF Hirochika Miyoshi (from Japan Blaublitz Akita)
14 Japan MF Kento Nakanishi (from Japan Azul Claro Numazu)
16 Japan MF Kota Sameshima (from Japan Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
20 Japan MF Ryosuke Kakigi (from Japan Gainare Tottori)
22 Japan DF Ryosuke Hisadomi (from Japan Thespakusatsu Gunma)
23 Japan DF Yujiro Haraguchi (from Japan SP Kyoto FC)
24 Japan MF Hiroki Sasaki (from Japan Toin University of Yokohama)
26 Japan GK Syuhei Yamada (from Japan Aoyama Gakuin University)
27 Japan FW Hiroki Waki (from Japan Amitie SC)
30 Japan DF Koichi Maeda (from Japan Renofa Yamaguchi)
31 Japan MF Sho Aoki (from Japan Chukyo University)[216]
Japan DF Naoto Hiraishi (from Japan Machida Zelvia)[175]

Out: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
South Korea GK Part Iru-gyu (to Japan FC Ryukyu)
Japan GK Shota Tomiya (released)[217]
Japan DF Daijiro Okuda (retired)
Japan DF Masaya Sato (retired)
Poland DF Radosław Kamiński (released)
Japan DF Yuta Kutsukake (to Japan Azul Claro Numazu)
Japan DF Kazushi Uchida (retired)
Japan DF Shogo Nakatsuru (retired)
Japan MF Shunya Kamiya (to Japan FC Kariya)
Japan MF Kohei Yoshioka (retired)
Japan MF Ken Hisatomi (to Japan Blaublitz Akita)
Japan MF Koki Nakamura (released)
Japan MF Eiji Tomii (retired)
Japan MF Ryoji Mano (released)
Japan FW Tsugutoshi Oishi (to Japan Tochigi SC)[218]
Japan FW Takuya Sasagaki (retired)
Japan FW Naoki Ogawa (loan return to Japan Gamba Osaka)
Japan FW Takahiro Tonio (released)

Grulla Morioka

In: Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Kohei Doi (loan return from Japan Kyoto Sanga)
2 Japan DF Kaito Kubo (from Japan Kanto Gakuin University)
6 Japan MF Taku Ushinohama (from Japan Avispa Fukuoka)
7 Japan FW Ryota Doi (from Japan Nagano Parceiro)
10 Japan MF Kenichi Tanimura (from Japan Montedio Yamagata, previously on loan)
15 Japan DF Kenta Anraku (from Japan MIO Biwako Shiga)[219]
17 Japan MF Kazumi Umenai (from Japan YSCC)
19 Japan MF Takuya Kakine (on loan from Japan Machida Zelvia)[176]
22 Japan GK Hideto Doi (from Japan Tokyo Musashino City FC)
24 Japan DF Tatsuya Suzuki (from Japan Meiji University)
25 Japan MF Kento Dodate (from Japan Kanto Gakuin University)
26 Japan MF Takashi Saito (free agent, resigned)
27 Japan MF Yusaku Toyoshima (free agent, resigned)
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