Japan Ice Hockey Federation
|Association name||Japan Ice Hockey Federation|
|IIHF membership||January 26, 1930|
|IIHF men's ranking||23rd|
|IIHF women's ranking||9th|
2018 Japan qualification
|Men||Div. IB||22–28 April 2018|
|Men U20||Div. IIA||10–16 December 2017|
|Men U18||Div. IB||14–20 April 2018|
|Women U18||Div. IA||8–14 January 2018|
- Olympic Winter Games
|Women||9–25 February 2018||6th|
Note: The 2018 IIHF Women's World Championship in the top division is not played during the Olympic seasons. The 2019 IIHF Women's World Championship will be played in Finland, city and dates to be announced.
2017 Japan participation
|Men||Div. IB||23–29 April 2017||Silver medal|
|Men U20||Div. IIA||11–17 December 2016||Silver medal|
|Men U18||Div. IB||15–21 April 2017||Bronze medal|
|Women||Div. IA||15–21 April 2017||Gold medal|
|Women U18||Top||7–14 January 2017||Relegated to Div. IA 2018|
- Watanabe, Tadashi. "Women's ice hockey team banking on Sochi". The Japan Times. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
- "::Metropolis Tokyo :: SPORTS - Japan Ice Hockey League". Archive.metropolis.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
- "With a former Canadian star helping out, Japan dreams big". The Globe and Mail. 2013-03-11. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
- "Mr. Kawabuchi died, 88 years old Tomakomai comes from the international hall of fame with ice hockey". 47news (in Japanese). 2014-01-20. Retrieved 2019-03-05.
- "Remembering Kataoka, Paul Loicq Award winner passes away". International Ice Hockey Federation. 2015-12-10. Retrieved 2019-06-14.
- Japan at IIHF.com