9 American Things That the Japanese Can t Get Enough Of


Japanese people love cheesecake more than any other Western treat. There are different kinds of cheesecake, but rich, baked American-style cheesecakes are very famous. The United States


Digital Marketing for Asia says that a rise in specialty coffee culture has recently put Japan's long-standing love affair with tea at risk. The market is mostly made up of American-style coffee chains.

Blue Jeans

In Japan, people have liked the famous American denim brand Levi Strauss & Co. since the early 1900s. Japanese customers like American denim because it is well-made and lasts a long time.


Baseball is one of the most popular and well-known games in the United States. It may not seem like a natural export, but Japanese fans have loved it since it was brought there in the late 1800s.

American-Style BBQ

Traditional Japanese yakitori is grilled meats on skewers, but many Japanese people now prefer American BBQ because they like the slow-cooked, spicy tastes and big amounts.

Streaming Services

American streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon Prime have become increasingly popular entertainment choices in Japanese homes. A 2023 Statista report shows that Amazon holds the top spot for video streaming

Halloween Costumes

No one does Halloween like America, but the exaggerated costumes, gruesome home décor, and traditional trick-or-treating activities have not gone unnoticed in Japan. While not a national holiday


Disney opened its Tokyo park in 1983, and many Japanese people regard it as the happiest place on earth. Attracting over 17 million visitors in 2019, it s the most popular theme park in all of Asia.

Converse Sneakers

Instead of Chuck Taylors are a famous brand of American sneakers. They are usually made of cotton and have a thick rubber bottom and toe. People in Japan really like them, especially young people.