J1 League Top scorers - Japan 2012

The winning top scorer in J1 League, Japan (or J.League Division 1 as the league was called back then) during the season 2012 was Hisato Sato with 22 goals scored.

This league has a break between two seasons right now.

J1 League best goal scorers 2012

Season:
# Player Team Age Nationality Goals
1. Hisato Sato Sanfrecce Hiroshima 30 Japan 22
2. Yohei Toyoda Sagan Tosu 27 Japan 19
3. Leandro Gamba Osaka 27 Brazil 14
  Shingo Akamine Vegalta Sendai 28 Japan 14
5. Genki Omae Shimizu S-Pulse 22 Japan 13
  Masato Kudo Kashiwa Reysol 22 Japan 13
  Ryoichi Maeda Júbilo Iwata 31 Japan 13
  Wilson Vegalta Sendai 27 Brazil 13
9. Akihiro Sato Gamba Osaka 26 Japan 11
  Shinzo Koroki Kashima Antlers 26 Brazil 11
  Yoichiro Kakitani Cerezo Osaka 22 Japan 11
12. Kensuke Nagai Nagoya Grampus 23 Japan 10
  Leandro Domingues Kashiwa Reysol 29 Brazil 10
  Lucas Severino FC Tokyo 33 Brazil 10
  Marquinhos Yokohama F. Marinos 36 Brazil 10
  Renatinho Kawasaki Frontale 24 Brazil 10
17. Hiroki Yamada Júbilo Iwata 23 Japan 9
  Keijiro Ogawa Vissel Kobe 20 Japan 9
  Marcio Richardes Urawa Red Diamonds 31 Brazil 9
  Marcus Tulio Tanaka Nagoya Grampus 31 Japan 9
  Toshiyuki Takagi Shimizu S-Pulse 21 Japan 9
  Yuya Osako Kashima Antlers 22 Japan 9
The age of the players is when the season ended at 1 December 2012

10 March 2012 was the starting date for the J1 League (J.League Division 1) season 2012, and the final games were played 1 December 2012. More information and the winning top scorers in J1 League between the seasons 2000-2022 here.

Scored hat-tricks in J1 League, season 2012

In total there were 10 scored hat-tricks during the season 2012 in J1 League, Japan. All players scoring these hat-tricks (or more than 3 goals), and the matches they scored it in, are listed here.

Player, Team Match Goals
Renatinho
Kawasaki Frontale
Kawasaki Frontale - Urawa Red Diamonds 4-2
Wed 7 november 2012
3
22', 28', 35'
Zlatan Ljubijankic
Omiya Ardija
Kashiwa Reysol - Omiya Ardija 1-4
Sat 27 october 2012
3
21', 47', 49'
Junior Dutra
Kashima Antlers
Kashima Antlers - FC Tokyo 5-1
Sat 6 october 2012
3
18', 71', 87'
Milivoje Novakovic
Omiya Ardija
Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo - Omiya Ardija 0-5
Sat 22 september 2012
3
51', 63', 77'
Leandro
Gamba Osaka
Gamba Osaka - Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo 7-2
Sat 25 august 2012
3
26', 45', 57'
Marcus Tulio Tanaka
Nagoya Grampus
Nagoya Grampus - Vissel Kobe 5-1
Sat 4 august 2012
4
2', 38', 50', 88'
Masato Kudo
Kashiwa Reysol
Kashiwa Reysol - Cerezo Osaka 4-1
Sat 28 july 2012
3
28', 41', 51'
Masakatsu Sawa
Kashiwa Reysol
Gamba Osaka - Kashiwa Reysol 2-6
Sat 30 june 2012
3
3', 7', 68'
Keijiro Ogawa
Vissel Kobe
Júbilo Iwata - Vissel Kobe 1-3
Sat 16 june 2012
3
6', 53', 62'
Kazuma Watanabe
FC Tokyo
FC Tokyo - Sagan Tosu 3-2
Sun 20 may 2012
3
75', 81', 88'