1870 Sep 23 Kobe Regatta and Athletic Club (KR&AC) 1912 Nippon Kokan FC [NKK; disbanded 1994] 1922 Kyoto Sanga FC [founded as Kyoto Shiko Club] 1927 Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharmaceutical SC [founded as Tanabe Gohee Shoten SC] 1935 FC Tokyo [founded as Tokyo Gas SC] Hokkaido Consodole Sapporo [founded as Toshiba Horikawa-cho Sakka-bu) 1938 Sanfrecce Hiroshima FC 1939 Nagoya Grampus Eight [founded as Toyota Motors SC] 1940 Kashiwa Reysol [founded as Hitachi Ltd. Soccer Club] 1946 JEF United Ichihara Chiba [founded as Furukawa Electric SC] 1947 Kashima Antlers [founded as Sumitomo Metals FC] Giravanz Kitakyushu 1950 Urawa Red Diamonds [founded as Mitsubishi Heavy Industries FC] Nippon Steel Yawata SC [founded as Yawata Steel SC] 1953 Tochigi FC [founded as Tochigi Kyoin Sakka-bu] 1955 Albirex Niigata [founded as Niigata Eleven SC] Kawasaki Frontale [founded as Fujitsu SC] Tokushima Vortis [founded as Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. SC] 1957 Cerezo Osaka [founded as Yanmar Diesel] 1964 Yokohama Flügels [founded as Naka-ku Boy's SC; merged 1999 with Yokohama Marinos to Yokohama F Marinos] Omiya Ardija Saitama [founded as NBTT Saitama Soccer Selection] 1965 Ventforet Kofu [founded as Kofu SC] Matsumoto Yamaga FC [founded as Yamaga SC] 1966 Vissel Kobe [founded as Kawasaki Steel Soccer Club] 1968 Shonan Bellmare Hiratsuka [founded as Towa Real Estate SC] 1969 Tokyo Verdy [founded as Yomiuri FC] 1970 Ehime FC [founded as Matsuyama FC] Roasso Kumamoto [founded as NTT Kumamoto Soccer Club] 1971 Honda FC [founded as Honda Motor FC] 1972 J˙bilo Iwata [founded as Yamaha FC] Yokohama Marinos [founded as Nissan FC; merged 1999 with Yokohama Flügels to Yokohama F Marinos] Eidai Sangyo SC Osaka [disbanded 1977] 1980 Gamba Osaka [founded as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.] 1982 Avispa Fukuoka [founded as Chuo Bohan SC Fujieda] 1984 Montedio Yamagata Tendo [founded as NEC Yamagata SC] 1987 Sagan Tosu 1988 Vegalta Sendai [founded as Tohoku Electric Power FC] 1991 May 1 Shimizu S-Pulse FC Mito HollyHock [founded as Prima Aseno FC] 1994 Oita FC Trinita [founded as Oita FC] 1995 Thespa Kusatsu 1998 Yokohama FC 1999 Yokohama F Marinos [merger of Yokohama Flügels and Yokohama Marinos] 2001 FC Gifu 2004 Fagiano Okayama 2005 V-Varen Nagasaki [founded as Ariake FC] 2007 Kataller Toyama Women Club Foundation Dates 1972 Nissan FC Ladies (Yokohama) [disbanded 1994] 1976 Iga FC Konoichi (Taito) Speranza FC Osaka-Takatsuki (Takatsuki) Shimizudaihachi Pleiades (Shimizu) 1981 NTV Beleza (Inagi) 1982 Tokyo Shidax LSC [disbanded 1996] 1985 Nippon Sport Science University Fields (Yokohama) 1986 Fukuoka J. Anclas (Fukuoka) 1990 Bunny's Kyoto SC (Kyoto) Fujita SC Mercury (Hiratsuka) [disbanded 1990] Nikko Securities Dream Ladies (Tokyo) [disbanded 1998] 1991 AS Elfen (Saitama) Diosa Izumu FC (Izumo) 1992 JEF United Ichihara Chiba Ladies (Ichihara) Je Vrille (Kagoshima) 1993 Tsukuba FC Ladies (Tsukuba) Mashiki Renaissance Kumamoto FC (Kumamoto) 1997 Tokyo Denryoku Ladies SC (Tokyo) [disbanded 2011] 1998 Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies (Saitama) Yamato Sylphid (Yamato) NGU Nagoya FC Ladies (Nagoya) 2000 FC Kibi International University Charme (Takahashi) AC Nagano Parceiro Ladies (Nagano) 2001 INAC Kobe Leonessa (Kobe) Okayama Yunogo Belle (Mimasaka) Sfida Setagaya FC (Setagaya) 2002 Albirex Niigata Ladies (Niigata) 2004 Norddea Hokkaido (Sapporo) Hoyo Sukarabu FC Oita) 2005 Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies (Osaka) 2006 Yokohama FC Seagulls (Yokohama) 2008 Shizuoka Sangyo University Iwata Bonita (Iwata) 2011 Ehime FC Ladies (Ehime) 2012 Vegalta Sendai Ladies (Sendai) Nojima Stella Kanagawa (Sagamihara) AS Harima Albion (Himeji) Angeviolet (Hiroshima) Niigata University of Health and Welfare LSC (Niigata)
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