J League is highest football league in Japan and is founded in 1992 year, and also in one of the toughest football leagues in Asia. Contains 18 clubs which play 2 matches against each other - 1 as host and 1 as guest for a total of 34 matches per season. Clubs are ranked in table according to points they won. At the end of the season top 3 clubs receive the right to participate in AFC Champions League. The last two clubs are relegated to lower football league named J2 League, and their spots are taken by first two clubs from J2 League. The clubs finished on 16th place will play playoff against winner of J2 League play-off winner, and the winner from this match will take last free spot in J League for next season.