Hi, this Angela, born in Shanghai, raised in Canada and currently living in Japan!

If you are reading up on my article right now, I assume that you are looking for some good Made in Japan Diapers. Well, to be honest with you, I’ve never had a child myself so I can’t speak from my own experience. However, I’ve had a lot of friends ask me which Japanese Diaper Brands are good… so I spent some time to look it up and here, I am going to reveal the ranking taken from a survey by 129 mothers in Japan found in the article below.


There were several criteria that they compared the quality of the diapers. The first criteria was whether the Diapers resulted in a rash or not, and to determine whether the diaper will result in a rash or not, they first looked at whether the air can flow through the diaper or not. If the diaper is designed so that it allows air to flow through, it will keep the baby’s butt nice and dry, preventing rashes. The second criterion is whether the diaper is soft to the touch or not. If the diaper is soft to the touch, it means that it is less likely to injure the baby’s tender skin, keeping the baby’s skin nice and soft. The third criterion is the size of the diaper. We all know babies grow at different speed, so it is important to find the diaper that gives the growing baby the full coverage. And well, the last criterion if of course cost, since it is used every day.

Types of Diapers

  • Tape type diaper ⇒for newly born infants to babies weighing approximately 14kg
  • Pants type diaper⇒often for babies weighing from 4 kg to 30kg

For you all mothers out there, today I am going to introduce the Top 3 most popular Diapers in Japan!

Rank 3 Goon

Approximately 18.6% of respondents used Goon. Mothers rave about the cost performance of Goon. To a certain extent, it allows for air to flow through and is soft to the touch despite the low cost compared to other diapers. However, the size of Goon Diapers is a little on the large size, that is why it is highly recommended for babies with a larger butt.

Rank 2 Moony

Apparently 28 % of the respondents used Moony. In general, there were a lot of comments that Moony is soft to the touch. However, there were also a few comments about the leakage problem of Moony. Well, it is hard to find a diaper maker that provides full coverage. Given on the softness of Moony, it might be worth it to give it a try.


Rank 1 Pampers

The all-time favorite diaper brand in the world, and according to the survey, around 36% of mothers use pampers. In general, Pampers have reviews such as great absorption, great ventilation. However, there were also some comments that Pampers was a little hard on the skin. So I guess that if your main concern is rashes, you might want to give Pampers a try.

I hope you liked my article! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Well, enjoy your time in Japan!

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