9 American Things Popular in Japan You Wouldn’t Guess  

Surprisingly, baseball has gained immense popularity in Japan and has become one of the most beloved sports.


Japanese people celebrate Christmas by ordering KFC, making it a unique and popular holiday tradition.

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)

The magical world of Disney, including Disneyland and Disney characters, has a huge following in Japan.


The flavors and culture of American BBQ, including smoked meats and sauces, have become a trendy culinary obsession in Japan.

American-style BBQ

The iconic American brand of motorcycles, Harley-Davidson, has a strong and dedicated fan base in Japan.

Harley-Davidson motorcycles

While not as popular as baseball or soccer, American football has gained a niche following in Japan.

American Football

The brand Levi's has become a symbol of American style and quality, making it a sought-after fashion item in Japan.

Levi's Jeans

The coffeehouse chain Starbucks has become a familiar and popular fixture in Japan, with numerous locations across the country.


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