Ventforet Kofu on Tuesday announced the arrival of Brazilian striker Dudu on a full transfer from Figueirense.
The 26-year-old previously played for Kashiwa Reysol in 2014, scoring five goals from 14 appearances during his half-season loan.
“I’m happy to be able to return to Japan,” Dudu commented. “I’ve been told that Ventforet Kofu is loved and supported by the local fans.
“I want to work hard to help the club improve and earn good results with my team-mates.”