Brazil secured a 10th win in their past 11 games with a 2-0 international friendly success over Zambia in China.
Substitute Oscar opened the scoring on 59 minutes before Dede followed with a second soon after to sew up the win.
Brazil's recent winning run - which included claiming the Confederations Cup in the summer - is only blotted by a 1-0 defeat to Switzerland in August.
Japan suffered a second defeat in a week as they lost 1-0 away to Belarus.
Yan Tigorev scored the only goal of the game on 44 minutes.
Japan have already qualified for next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil, but defeat in Belarus follows a 2-0 reverse in Serbia last Friday night.
South Korea recovered from conceding the opening goal against Mali to win 3-1 in Cheonan.
West Ham striker Modibo Maiga fired the African side ahead on 28 minutes only to see Koo Ja-cheol's penalty before half-time.
Lee Chung-yong set up Son Heung-min to put the hosts ahead a minute after the re-start and the Bolton winger was again provider for Kim Bo-kyung after 57 minutes.