Scotland are bracing themselves to face a fired-up Japan side in Saturday's second Test, with Emperor Akihito to attend his first rugby match to cheer on the hosts.
ACT Brumbies superstar David Pocock will reunite with former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans in Japan when he takes a sabbatical from Australian rugby at the end of the year.
The Brumbies are back at the top of the Australian conference after smashing the Japan Sunwolves at Canberra Stadium on Saturday.
Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has thrown his support behind Australia's mix of experience and untested talent as coach Michael Cheika challenges international rookies to step up against England in June.
Brumbies pay touching tribute to Lui Polimeni by wearing black armbands against Sunwolves.
Tevita Kuridrani says he's ready for a giant Test midfield battle for gold jerseys.
Joe Powell gets shock Wallabies call-up just weeks after being labelled 'Goldilocks' by New Zealand crowd.
The ACT Brumbies have cleared the way for Stephen Larkham to rejoin the Wallabies as an assistant coach as chairman Robert Kennedy ramps up negotiations to lock him into a new deal.
The Brumbies will use the memory of Japan's giant-killing World Cup campaign to ensure they don't slip against the Sunwolves.
The Brumbies will avoid the temptation of rushing back their injured stars to play the Japan Sunwolves next weekend in a historic Super Rugby match that can help propel the ACT side towards the finals.
Jordan Jackson-Hope still has to pinch himself when he walks into the Brumbies' change rooms.
Stephen Larkham backs Christian Lealiifano's off-season move to Japan.
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has been confirmed to take over the Japan job after making what he describes as the hardest call of his coaching career.
World Rugby chairman Bernard Lapasset has voiced his backing for Japan's inclusion in the Southern Hemisphere Rugby Championship competition alongside New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina.
After their 15-man team impressed at the Rugby World Cup, Japan's sevens players will hope to do the same at the Rio Olympics.
Former Wallabies mentor and now Japan coach Eddie Jones says he would listen to England officials if they sack Lancaster and express interest in his services.
Eddie Jones says a Japanese-born player will be picked ina future Wallabies squad.
Former ACT Brumbies coach Andy Friend is lapping up World Cup fever in Japan after their upset win over South Africa, describing it as the "self injection" the game needed.
The Rugby World Cup's official merchandise store on London's Oxford Street was forced to pull down its shutters early on Sunday, after it was besieged by Japanese fans.
The day after Japan upset the World Cup apple cart with their stunning victory over South Africa, winning coach Eddie Jones was still in disbelief.