Honda is excited about the quality of Japan's squad.
"Firstly, we can 100 percent get through our group," he told Nikkan Sports Daily.
"After that anything can happen at a World Cup. We're good enough now to reach the quarter-finals.
"Obviously we all need to stay fit but if we do the basics right 100 percent, no mistakes, we can get to the quarter-finals. From there we can make miracles happen.
"Do you believe in miracles or do you make them happen. If we only believe in miracles and that basis disappears, it will be difficult to get through our group."
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