Here Are The Top 10 Best Japanese Rice Cookers 2018

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Our list of the newest Japanese rice cookers includes only rice cookers that obey to these rules:

  • For our Japanese rice cooker list, we included exclusively products from known Japanese manufacturers, which include rice cookers from Tiger Corporation, Panasonic and, of course, Zojirushi (whose name alone sounds quite Japanese, doesn't it?)
  • Expect more elarborate functions and rice type options than with non-japanese rice cookers, such as sticky rice presets and models with fuzzy logic


The List:


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Best Model 2018*
Alpha
Rank:
#1
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
* How do we know? Here is how we rank items...

Zojirushi NS-LGC05 Japanese Rice Cooker

6
-cup
Capacity
7
Presets
7.5
in
Height
9.125
in
Width

Based on this Japanese rice cooker's aggregated ranking of 92%, we believe that the Zojirushi NS-LGC05 is currently the best Japanese rice cooker 2018. Furthermore, we think that our sample of 229 reviews from our sources gives us a high confidence level (more on confidence levels) that pushes us to call it a "no-brainer best choice."

Average rating:
(92%) (229 reviews over 2 sources)   
Second Best
Alpha
Rank:
#2
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
High
Why is a higher score ranking under a lower score?

Tiger JAJ-A55U Rice Cooker (Japanese)

7
Presets
7.5
in
Height
8.7
in
Width
375
w
of power

Based on 4.5 stars averaged over 57 reviews, here is what we consider the second best Japanese rice cooker. * These choices are based on a full computation of hundreds of Japanese rice cooker reviews from around the web.

Average rating:
(94%) (57 reviews over 2 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#3
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great

Zojirushi NP-HCC18 Japanese Rice Cooker

9
Presets
9.5
in
Height
11
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(91%) (432 reviews over 2 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#4
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great

Zojirushi NP-HCC10 Rice Cooker (Japanese)

9
Presets
8
in
Height
10
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(91%) (432 reviews over 2 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#5
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
2.3
-cup
Capacity
4
Presets
7.5
in
Height
9.125
in
Width

Average rating:
(92%) (1999 reviews over 2 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#6
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
High
10
Presets
9.8
in
Height
11.3
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(90%) (74 reviews over 2 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#7
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
8
Presets
9.5
in
Height
11.125
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(92%) (1830 reviews over 2 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#8
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
4.2
-cup
Capacity
8
Presets
8.125
in
Height
10.125
in
Width

Average rating:
(92%) (1830 reviews over 2 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#9
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
11
Presets
10.125
in
Height
11.125
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(90%) (353 reviews over 2 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#10
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
11
Presets
8.625
in
Height
10.125
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(90%) (351 reviews over 2 sources)   

More Japanese rice cookers, sorted by the latest model first:

3
Presets
7.8125
in
Height
9.625
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(79%) (192 reviews over 3 sources)   
7
Presets
8.4
in
Height
10.2
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(88%) (95 reviews over 2 sources)   
6
Presets
7.5
in
Height
9.125
in
Width
700
w
of power

Average rating:
(87%) (316 reviews over 2 sources)   
6
Presets
8.5
in
Height
9.875
in
Width
610
w
of power

Average rating:
(88%) (276 reviews over 2 sources)   
10
Presets
8.4
in
Height
10.2
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(89%) (83 reviews over 3 sources)   
8
Presets
9.8
in
Height
11.1
in
Width
918
w
of power

Average rating:
(86%) (188 reviews over 2 sources)   
9
Presets
8.2
in
Height
10.1
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(86%) (188 reviews over 2 sources)   
6
-cup
Capacity
8.25
in
Height
9.63
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(86%) (607 reviews over 2 sources)   
10.125
in
Height
10.25
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty
485
w
of power

Average rating:
(78%) (242 reviews over 2 sources)   
10
-cup
Capacity
7
Presets
8.5
in
Height
10.125
in
Width

Average rating:
(88%) (1855 reviews over 3 sources)   
7.6
-cup
Capacity
7
Presets
9.825
in
Height
11.125
in
Width

Average rating:
(88%) (1837 reviews over 2 sources)   
20
-cup
Capacity
12.0
in
Height
11.2
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty

Average rating:
(83%) (199 reviews over 3 sources)   
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8.25
in
Height
6.1325
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty
200
w
of power

Average rating:
(84%) (264 reviews over 2 sources)   
10.3
in
Height
10.7
in
Width
1
-year
Warranty
505
w
of power

Average rating:
(86%) (794 reviews over 2 sources)   
8.8
in
Height
9.1
in
Width
305
w
of power

Average rating:
(86%) (761 reviews)   
2.3
-cup
Capacity
4
Presets
7.875
in
Height
8.75
in
Width

Average rating:
(90%) (524 reviews over 2 sources)   
2.5
-cup
Capacity
9.125
in
Height
7.5
in
Width
300
w
of power

Average rating:
(84%) (906 reviews over 2 sources)   
12
-cup
Capacity
10.125
in
Height
8.875
in
Width
500
w
of power

Average rating:
(84%) (907 reviews over 2 sources)   

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