Japan Microwave Oven Market Overview, 2028

The Japan Microwave Oven market is projected to reach a market size of more than USD 560 Million by 2028.

Japan is known for its technological innovation, and this is reflected in its microwave oven market. Japanese manufacturers such as Panasonic, Sharp, and Toshiba have been pioneers in introducing advanced microwave oven features, including inverter technology for precise cooking control, sensor cooking, and smart microwave ovens with app connectivity. Due to Japan's limited living space, compact microwave ovens are highly popular. These space-saving appliances are designed to fit small kitchens, making them a common choice for urban households and apartments. Japanese cuisine often requires precise cooking methods, and microwave ovens with advanced technology, like inverter control, have been embraced for their ability to provide precise and consistent results. This aligns with the culture of precision in Japanese cooking. Similar to global trends, health consciousness is growing in Japan. Microwave ovens with features like steam cooking and low-power settings are favoured by consumers seeking healthier cooking options. Japan places a strong emphasis on energy efficiency and sustainability. Energy-efficient microwave ovens are popular due to their reduced environmental impact and cost savings for consumers. Rice is a staple in Japanese cuisine, and microwave ovens often feature dedicated settings for rice cooking. This functionality is highly appreciated by Japanese households. Microwave ovens in Japan are used for both traditional cooking methods, such as steaming and reheating, as well as modern cooking techniques. This versatility makes them a versatile kitchen appliance. Japan has an aging population, and microwave ovens with user-friendly controls and safety features are preferred by older consumers. Additionally, single-person households, which are increasingly common in Japan, often opt for smaller microwave ovens. According to the research report "Japan Microwave Oven Market Overview, 2028," published by Bonafide Research, the Japan Microwave Oven market is projected to reach a market size of more than USD 560 Million by 2028. Many microwave ovens in Japan have dedicated settings for cooking rice. Given the importance of rice in Japanese cuisine, this feature is highly valued and commonly used. Due to the limited living space in Japanese homes and apartments, compact microwave ovens are prevalent. These smaller, space-efficient models are designed to fit into tight kitchen spaces. In Japan, convenience stores (known as "konbini") play a significant role in daily life. Microwave ovens are available in many Konbini stores, allowing customers to heat up ready-to-eat meals and snacks on the spot. Given Japan's commitment to environmental sustainability, there is a demand for energy-efficient appliances. Many microwave ovens in Japan are designed to be eco-friendly, consuming less energy and reducing their carbon footprint. Microwave ovens have become culturally important in Japanese households, simplifying meal preparation and preserving the freshness of food items. The rise of single-person households in Japan has led to the popularity of smaller microwave ovens, which are well-suited for individuals with limited kitchen space. Microwave ovens in Japan often come with safety locks to prevent accidental operation, especially in homes with children. Japanese consumers are known for their willingness to adopt new technologies, leading to the rapid adoption of the latest microwave oven models and features.

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Based on the oven type, which includes solo, grill, and convection, convection is leading the market. Japan is known for its compact living spaces, especially in urban areas like Tokyo. Convection microwave ovens are a versatile solution for Japanese consumers because they combine microwave cooking with convection baking and grilling functions. This multifunctionality allows residents to save space by having one appliance that serves multiple purposes. Convection microwave ovens often come in smaller sizes compared to traditional ovens and can easily fit on kitchen countertops or be installed in compact kitchens. They are well-suited for apartments, small houses, and other limited-space environments in Japan. Japanese consumers tend to favour compact and space-saving kitchen appliances. Convection microwave ovens meet this demand by offering multiple cooking functions in a single, compact device. Japanese appliance manufacturers have a reputation for producing high-quality and technologically advanced products. Convection microwave ovens from Japanese brands often feature cutting-edge technology, including sensor cooking and user-friendly controls. According to the report, production is segmented into household and commercial; among them, commercial will grow at the highest rate. Japan has a thriving foodservice industry, which includes restaurants, cafes, convenience stores, and other dining establishments. These businesses rely on commercial-grade microwave ovens for quick and efficient food preparation, heating, and reheating. Convenience stores are an integral part of Japanese culture and are known for offering a wide range of freshly prepared and reheatable food items. Commercial microwave ovens are essential for heating and maintaining the quality of these products, leading to a high demand for these appliances in convenience stores. The presence of international fast-food chains and domestic fast-food establishments in Japan has contributed to the demand for commercial microwave ovens. These restaurants use microwaves for rapid heating and cooking processes. Based on the structure types included and the counter top among them, the counter top is a leading market. Japan is known for its compact living spaces, especially in urban areas like Tokyo. Countertop microwave ovens are space-efficient and do not require installation, making them suitable for small kitchens where space is at a premium. Countertop microwave ovens are versatile appliances that can perform a wide range of cooking tasks, from reheating and defrosting to cooking and baking. This versatility appeals to consumers looking for a single appliance that can handle multiple cooking needs. Countertop microwave ovens are portable and can be easily moved from one location to another. This portability is advantageous for users who may relocate or want the flexibility to place the appliance wherever they need it in the kitchen. While traditional Japanese cuisine often involves stovetop and small appliance cooking methods, the culture is adapting to incorporate the convenience of microwave cooking for various dishes, including rice, vegetables, and soups.

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Manmayi Raval

Manmayi Raval

Research Consultant

Distribution channels are segmented into offline and online channels, among them. Online shopping will grow in the future with the highest growth rate. Japan has seen significant growth in its e-commerce sector in recent years, with more consumers turning to online shopping for convenience. This trend is expected to continue as online retailers expand their product offerings and enhance their digital platforms. Online shopping offers convenience, allowing consumers to browse and purchase products from the comfort of their homes or on the go. This convenience appeals to busy individuals and families, contributing to the growth of online sales. Online platforms make it easy for consumers to compare prices, read product reviews, and research different microwave oven brands and models. This transparency helps consumers make informed purchasing decisions. Considered in this report: • Geography: Japan • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report: • Japan Microwave Oven market with its value and forecast along with its segments • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation

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By Type: • Convection • Grill • Solo By production: • Household • Commercial By structure: • Built in • Counter top By Distribution: • Offline • Online The approach of the report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary as well as secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and list out the companies that are present in the market. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, and annual reports of companies, analyzing the government-generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources primary research was conducted by making telephonic interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting consumers into regional aspects, tier aspects, age groups, and gender. Once we have primary data with us we started verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience: This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations & organizations related to the Microwave Oven industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

Table of Contents

  • Table of Contents
  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Market Structure
  • 2.1. Market Considerate
  • 2.2. Assumptions
  • 2.3. Limitations
  • 2.4. Abbreviations
  • 2.5. Sources
  • 2.6. Definitions
  • 2.7. Geography
  • 3. Research Methodology
  • 3.1. Secondary Research
  • 3.2. Primary Data Collection
  • 3.3. Market Formation & Validation
  • 3.4. Report Writing, Quality Check & Delivery
  • 4. Japan Macro Economic Indicators
  • 5. Market Dynamics
  • 5.1. Key Findings
  • 5.2. Key Developments - 2021
  • 5.3. Market Drivers & Opportunities
  • 5.4. Market Restraints & Challenges
  • 5.5. Market Trends
  • 5.6. Covid-19 Effect
  • 5.7. Supply chain Analysis
  • 5.8. Policy & Regulatory Framework
  • 5.9. Industry Experts Views
  • 6. Japan Microwave Oven Market Overview
  • 6.1. Market Size By Value
  • 6.2. Market Size and Forecast By Type
  • 6.3. Market Size and Forecast By End User
  • 6.4. Market Size and Forecast By Structure
  • 6.5. Market Size and Forecast By Distribution Channel
  • 7. Japan Microwave Oven Market Segmentations
  • 7.1. Japan Microwave Oven Market, By Type
  • 7.1.1. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Convection, 2017-2028
  • 7.1.2. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Grill, 2017-2028
  • 7.1.3. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Solo, 2017-2028
  • 7.2. Japan Microwave Oven Market, By End User
  • 7.2.1. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Household, 2017-2028
  • 7.2.2. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Commercial, 2017-2028
  • 7.3. Japan Microwave Oven Market, By Structure
  • 7.3.1. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Built in, 2017-2028
  • 7.3.2. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Counter top, 2017-2028
  • 7.4. Japan Microwave Oven Market, By Distribution Channel
  • 7.4.1. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Offline, 2017-2028
  • 7.4.2. Japan Microwave Oven Market Size, By Online, 2017-2028
  • 8. Japan Microwave Oven Market Opportunity Assessment
  • 8.1. By Type, 2023 to 2028
  • 8.2. By End User, 2023 to 2028
  • 8.3. By Structure, 2023 to 2028
  • 8.4. By Distribution Channel, 2023 to 2028
  • 9. Competitive Landscape
  • 9.1. Porter's Five Forces
  • 9.2. Company Profile
  • 9.2.1. Company 1
  • 9.2.2. Company 2
  • 9.2.3. Company 3
  • 9.2.4. Company 4
  • 9.2.5. Company 5
  • 9.2.6. Company 6
  • 9.2.7. Company 7
  • 9.2.8. Company 8
  • 10. Strategic Recommendations
  • 11. Disclaimer

List of Table
Table 1 : Influencing Factors for Global Microwave Oven Market, 2022
Table 2: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size and Forecast By Type (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 3: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size and Forecast By End User (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 4: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size and Forecast By Structure (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 5: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size and Forecast By Distribution Channel (2017, 2022 & 2028F)
Table 6: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Convection (2017 to 2028) in USD Million
Table 7: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Grill (2017 to 2028) in USD Million
Table 8: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Solo (2017 to 2028) in USD Million
Table 9: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Household (2017 to 2028) in USD Million
Table 10: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Commercial (2017 to 2028) in USD Million
Table 11: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Built in (2017 to 2028) in USD Million
Table 12: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Counter top (2017 to 2028) in USD Million
Table 13: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Offline (2017 to 2028) in USD Million
Table 14: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size of Online (2017 to 2028) in USD Million

List of Figures
Figure 1: Japan Microwave Oven Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Million)
Figure 2: Market Attractiveness Index, By Type
Figure 3: Market Attractiveness Index, By End User
Figure 4: Market Attractiveness Index, By Structure
Figure 5: Market Attractiveness Index, By Distribution Channel
Figure 6: Porter's Five Forces of Japan Microwave Oven Market

Japan Microwave Oven Market Overview, 2028

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