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4 July 2018
Japan's Honda, Hasebe announce retirement
Japan stalwarts Keisuke Honda and Makoto Hasebe have retired from international football after Japan's World Cup exit.
26 June 2018
Japan v Poland: Hasebe wants win to seal last-16 spot in style
A point against Poland will send Japan into the World Cup knockouts but Makoto Hasebe does not plan on settling for a draw.
1 June 2016
Hasebe: Japan will not take Euro rejects lightly
Japan take on Bulgaria in Kirin Cup Soccer, with Bosnia-Herzegovina taking on Denmark in the other semi-final.
20 May 2015
Why Asia's best and brightest flock to the Bundesliga
With a Bundesliga stacked with Asian talent, Uli Hesse tells the story of how Germany became the promised land for Asia's best players...
5 November 2014
Hasebe, Endo, Konno recalled by Japan
Japan coach Javier Aguirre recalled veterans Makoto Hasebe, Yasuhito Endo and Yasuyuki Konno to his squad on Wednesday.
26 June 2014
Japan captain Hasebe says sorry to supporters
Japan captain Makoto Hasebe has apologised to the nation's supporters after the side bowed out of the FIFA World Cup.
World Cup 2014
23 June 2014
The FourFourTwo Preview: Japan vs Colombia
World Cup Group C | Cuiaba | Tue 24 Jun | 9pm
12 June 2014
Hasebe available for Ivory Coast battle
Japan captain Makoto Hasebe has declared himself fit for their FIFA World Cup opener against Ivory Coast in Recife on Saturday.
2 June 2014
Frankfurt swoop for Nuremberg's Hasebe
Eintracht Frankfurt have completed the signing of Nuremberg midfielder Makoto Hasebe on a two-year deal.
28 April 2014
Japan's Hasebe unsure over World Cup return
Japan captain Makoto Hasebe is unsure when he will recover from a knee injury with the FIFA World Cup on the horizon.