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Japan's Rugby World Cup players remain in high spirits after their quarterfinal loss to South Africa on Oct. 20 in Tokyo. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)
Rugby World Cup

In pictures: Japan's Rugby World Cup dream comes to an end

Emotions remain high after loss, satisfied with first advance into knockout round

YUKI KOHARA, Nikkei Asian Review photo editor | Japan

TOKYO -- Japan's run in the Rugby World Cup came to an end on Sunday as the hosts suffered a 26-3 loss to South Africa in the quarterfinals.

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