|2012 Little League World Series|
|Dates||August 16–August 26|
|Champion||Tokyo Kitasuna Little League|
|Runner-up||Goodlettsville Baseball Little League|
The 2012 Little League World Series started in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on August 16 and ended on August 26. Eight teams from the United States and eight from throughout the world competed in the 66th edition of this tournament. Tokyo Kitasuna Little League of Tokyo, Japan, defeated Goodlettsville Baseball Little League of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 12–2 in the World Championship game. For the country of Japan, it was the eighth LLWS championship overall, and the second in three years. This was the last World Series to feature players born in the 1900s.
- Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, due to complicated relations with People's Republic of China, is recognized by the name Chinese Taipei by majority of international organizations including Little League Baseball (LLB). For more information, please see Cross-Strait relations.
The drawing to determine the opening round pairings, as well as the unveiling of the schedule, took place on June 14, 2012.
United States bracket
|August 16 – Game 2|
|August 19 – Game 15|
|August 16 – Game 4|
|August 22 – Game 24|
|August 17 – Game 6|
|August 19 – Game 14|
|August 17 – Game 8|
|August 25 – U.S. championship (F/7)|
|August 18 – Game 10|
|August 20 – Game 18 (F/8)|
|August 21 – Game 22|
|August 18 – Game 12 (F/5)|
|August 20 – Game 20|
|August 24 – Game 26 (F/5)|
|August 16 – Game 1|
|August 19 – Game 16 (F/9)|
|August 16 – Game 3 (F/4)|
|August 22 – Game 23|
|August 17 – Game 5|
|August 19 – Game 13|
|August 17 – Game 7|
|August 25 – International championship|
|August 18 – Game 9 (F/4)|
|August 20 – Game 17|
|August 21 – Game 21|
|August 18 – Game 11 (F/4)|
|August 20 – Game 19|
|August 23 – Game 25|
Teams that lose their first two games get to play a crossover game against a team from the other side of the bracket that also lost its first two games. These games are labeled Game A and Game B.
|August 20 – Lamade Stadium (F/4)|
|August 21 – Lamade Stadium|
The consolation game is played between the loser of the United States championship and the loser of the International championship.
|August 26 – Lamade Stadium|
|Little League World Championship|
|August 26 – Lamade Stadium (F/5)|
The Tokyo Kitasuna LL reached the LLWS by winning all 8 of their Tokyo and national tournament games. In total, they went undefeated with a 13–0 record.
|Winner's Bracket Round||Tokyo Jōhoku LL||11–0|
|Winner's Bracket Quarterfinals||Chōfu LL||10–5|
|Winner's Bracket Semifinals||Koganei LL||10–1|
|Winner's Bracket Final||Musashi Fuchū LL||7–2|
|Opening Round||Ueda Miyami LL||8–2|
|Quarterfinals||Iwakitaira LL||10–0 (4 inn.)|
|Semifinals||Funabashi LL||14–4 (4 inn.)|
|Japan Championship||Matsusaka LL||11–0 (4 inn.)|
- Communications Division (June 14, 2012). "66th Little League Baseball World Series Schedule Announced". Little League. Archived from the original on 2012-06-18. Retrieved June 16, 2012.
- "Japan Tournament Results". Unpage.com. Retrieved July 9, 2013.