The foreigners include nationals of China, South Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam have been confirmed missing from devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami, Japan Today cited Japan government's announcement on Monday.
Japan has also confirmed the deaths of 24 foreigners including nationals of China, Canada, South and North Korea, Pakistan, the Philippines and the US.
Japan Today quoted an official as saying police have asked families of those unaccounted for via diplomatic missions in Tokyo to submit DNA samples for identification of the bodies.
In the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake, which struck the western Japan city of Kobe and its vicinity, around 150 foreigners were confirmed dead among 6,434 victims.
As of May 15, the death toll from the March 11 twin disasters reached 15,057, with 9,121 people still unaccounted for.