Suntory are in pole position for the Top League title after they beat Yamaha on Xmas Eve.
At the other end of the table it looks more like Honda Heat will finish in the automatic relegation spot.
Round 13 Results
Canon 27 Kubota 15
Ricoh 41 Toyota Shuttles 14
NEC 27 Coca-Cola 3
Panasonic 55 Sanix 14
NTT Comms 40 Honda 3
Suntory 41 Yamaha 24
Toshiba 32 Toyota Verblitz 31
Kobe Steel 38 Kintetsu 8
Here are the standings
Kyodo News was at the games in Iwata and Kobe. Here are their reports.
Meanwhile John Gunning from Inside Sport Japan was at Chichibunomiya to take some photos for Rugby News Japan.
Saturday also marked 1,000 days until the start of Rugby World Cup 2019.