Seiji Hirao passed away three years ago on Sunday and Japan will aim to celebrate one of the country's most important rugby figures.
The row between Scottish Rugby and World Rugby rumbles on with the former querying misconduct charges brought by the latter.
The Scottish Rugby Union faces a hearing after comments made about the potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis at the Rugby World Cup.
While New Zealand have lost two of their previous three games against next opponents Ireland, Steve Hansen was happy to avoid Japan.
Wing Cheslin Kolbe and scrum-half Herschel Jantjies are 99 per cent ready to face Japan, Rassie Erasmus revealed on Monday.
With the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals coming up, we look back at an enthralling pool stage using Opta data.
Japan found motivation amid the terrible impact of Typhoon Hagibis as they reached the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for the first time.
Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw faces a big decision over his future after the team's painful exit from the Rugby World Cup against Japan.
Japan raised the spirits of the host nation on a weekend that will be remembered for such contrasting reasons.
Hosts Japan powered through to the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup for the first time, sending Scotland home after a Yokohama thriller