Munich - Bundesliga clubs have been stepping up their preparations ahead of the new campaign this week, with champions FC Bayern München flying to the USA and Bayer 04 Leverkusen jetting off to South Korea for their respective pre-season tours.

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Alongside the two Shinjis, there have been plenty of Japanese players to have made a mark on the Bundesliga. Here's's top ten, courtesy of the official Bundesliga YouTube channel: