2013 in Japan

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Events in the year 2013 in Japan.




  • January 1, 2013 – Japan Exchange Group (JPX), the resulting entity of the merger between the holding companies of the Tokyo and Osaka bourses, was launched.
  • January 4, 2013 – JPX was listed on the first section of the Tokyo bourse.

Popular culture[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

For an overview of anime, see 2013 in anime. For Japanese films first released this year, see the list of Japanese films of 2013. For an overview of manga, see 2013 in manga. For an overview of music, see 2013 in Japanese music. For an overview of television, see 2013 in Japanese television. For the Japanese television dramas that debuted this year, see 2013 Japanese television dramas


In athletics, the 2013 Tokyo Marathon was won by Dennis Kimetto (men) and Aberu Kebede (women).

For an overview of association football, see 2013 in Japanese football. For the national team, see Japan national football team in 2013.

In curling, Japan hosted the 2013 Pacific-Asia Junior Curling Championships, won by China (men) and Japan (women).

In figure skating, Japan hosted the 2013 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, won by Kevin Reynolds (men's singles), Mao Asada (ladies' singles), Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford (pair skating) and Meryl Davis and Charlie White (ice dancing). It will also host the 2013 ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating.

In motorsport, see 2013 All-Japan Formula Three season, 2013 Super Formula season and 2013 Super GT season.

In rugby union, the 2012–13 Top League was won by Suntory Sungoliath. In the 2013 Japan Sevens, South Africa won the Cup. See also the 49th Japan National University Rugby Championship

In tennis, the 2013 All Japan Indoor Tennis Championships was won by John Millman (singles) and Purav Raja and Divij Sharan (doubles).