Japan Masters
Official website
Founded2023; 1 year ago (2023)
Editions1 (2023)
LocationKumamoto (2023)
VenueKumamoto Prefectural Gymnasium (2023)
Prize moneyUSD$420,000 (2023)
Draw32S / 32D
Current championsViktor Axelsen (singles)
He Jiting
Ren Xiangyu (doubles)
Most singles titles1
Viktor Axelsen
Most doubles titles1
He Jiting
Ren Xiangyu
Draw32S / 32D
Current championsGregoria Mariska Tunjung (singles)
Zhang Shuxian
Zheng Yu (doubles)
Most singles titles1
Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
Most doubles titles1
Zhang Shuxian
Zheng Yu
Mixed doubles
Current championsZheng Siwei
Huang Yaqiong
Most titles (male)1
Zheng Siwei
Most titles (female)1
Huang Yaqiong
Super 500
2023 Japan Masters

The Japan Masters is an annual badminton tournament held in Japan. It became part of the BWF World Tour tournaments in 2023. BWF categorised Japan Masters as one of the nine BWF World Tour Super 500 events in the BWF events structure since 2023.[1][2] On 18 April 2022, the city of Kumamoto was confirmed to be the host of this tournament for the 2023–2026 BWF World Tour cycle.[3]


Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
2023 Denmark Viktor Axelsen Indonesia Gregoria Mariska Tunjung China He Jiting
China Ren Xiangyu
China Zhang Shuxian
China Zheng Yu
China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong

Performances by nation

As of the 2023 edition
Pos. Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1  China 1 1 1 3
2  Denmark 1 1
 Indonesia 1 1
Total 1 1 1 1 1 5


  1. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ "熊本マスターズジャパン(バドミントン国際大会)開催!". city.kumamoto.jp. Retrieved 4 November 2023.