The status of pain clinic in Japan was presented. There are 98 pain clinics in Japan. The activity in the clinical field or research field is are very apparent. They are expanding the indications for pain clinics and trying to seek new therapeutic remedies for patients in dain, but there are also some problems in running pain clinic, for example, the shortage of man power, inade quote facilities and the uneven effects of drugs. Some information about pain clinics was presented.