The Best Japanese Rice Cookers To Buy Online For 2019

With rice being a staple of Japanese food, people in Japan are only going to consider top notch quality rice cookers.

Japanese rice cookers are rich in features and known to be the most technologically advanced on the market. Like other Japanese electronics you can also expect them to be very high quality, it is going to last for years.

Here are some features you should look for when considering the best rice cooker for you:

  1. The Bowl Material
    • Aluminum is often used in cheaper rice cookers while stainless steel in the more expensive ones.
    • Aluminum bowls often use a coiled electric heater while stainless steel ones will use induction heating
  2. Rice Cooker Size
    • Check the serving size options before you buy
    • If you have a big family, choose the bigger options
  3. Controls & Options
    • Scheduled or delayed cooking
    • Different cooking options for different kinds of rices
    • Automatic warming
  4. Brands
    • With big name brands you can expect higher quality
      • Zojirushi
      • Hitachi
      • Toshiba
      • Mitsubishi
      • Tiger

Without further ado here are our top 5 Japanese rice cookers!

1. Zojirushi NS-TSC10 Rice Cooker

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2. Tiger JBV-A10U-W 5.5-Cup Rice Cooker

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3. Zojirushi NS-ZCC10 5-1/2-Cup Rice Cooker

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4. Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup Rice Cooker

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5. Tiger JNP-S10U-HU 5.5-Cup Rice Cooker  

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