Tokyo Stadium

City: Tokyo Metropolitan

Address376-3 Nishimachi, Chofu, Tokyo 182-0032

Capacity: 49,970

Completed: October 2000

Match schedule:

Friday 20 September



Japan v Russia

Saturday 21 September



France v Argentina

Sunday 29 September



Australia v Wales

Saturday 05 October



England v Argentina

Sunday 06 October



New Zealand v Namibia

Saturday 19 October



QF2: W Pool B v RU Pool A

Sunday 20 October



QF4: W Pool A v RU Pool B

Friday 01 November



Bronze Final



Situated 40 minutes by train to the west of central Tokyo, Tokyo Stadium will host some of Rugby World Cup’s biggest matches, including the opening ceremony and the match that kicks it all off on 20 September when host nation Japan takes on Russia. Tokyo Stadium is a regular venue for Top League, Japan’s premier club rugby competition and will also play host to the Olympic Rugby Sevens at Tokyo 2020.


Summary of events:

Japan national football team matches

  • SAMURAI BLUE (Japan) v  Uzbekistan, March 3rd, 2015: 46,000 people

J League (Professional football league)

  • FC TOKYO v KAWASAKI FRONTALE, May 2nd, 2015: 42,604 people

Other big events; concert