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What is the difference between all these dish detergents? What are these other cleaning products for?

Find out in this section. You can see the most popular dish detergents in Japan complete with descriptions in English.

You can also find a variety of other cleaning products that are common in Japan.
Select a category from the left or scroll through to see the whole section.

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Dish Detergent



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Frosch

Standard dishwashing detergent that comes in (left to right) Aloe Vera, Pomegranate, Citrus, and Perfume Free (unscented, no colourants). Refills available.




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Frosch Extra Strength

Concentrated dishwashing detergent that cuts grease and removes tough stains. Comes in Soda (left) and Blood Orange scents (right).




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Joy Compact Dish Detergent

Concentrated, oil-cutting, high-foaming dish detergent. Comes in Orange, Mint, Raspberry, and Lychee scents (left to right). Refills available in 440ml, 770ml, and 1065ml.




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Joy Compact Antibacterial Dish Detergent

Antibacterial concentrated, oil-cutting, high-foaming dish detergent. Kills 99.9% of bacteria from sponges, cloths, and surfaces. Comes in Sparkling Lemon, Regular, and Green Tea scents (left to right). Refills available in 440ml, 770ml, and 1065ml.




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Joy Moist Care

Dishwashing detergent that is gentle on hands and contains a light moisturizer to help prevent your skin from becoming over dry or chapped from water. Comes in Rose Oasis (left) and Chamomile Oasis (right) scents. Refills come in 440ml.




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Kyukyuto

Dishwashing detergent that comes in (left to right) Lime Mint, Pink Grapefruit, Muscat, White Peach, and Orange scents. Refills come in 385ml and 770ml.




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Kyukyuto Antibacterial

Antibacterial dish detergent that kills bacteria on sponges, cloths, and surfaces. Comes in (left to right) Regular, Green Tea, and Lemon scents. Refills come in 385ml and 770ml.




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Kyukyuto Clear Foam Spray

Concentrated, high-foaming spray cleaner that washes hard-to clean places on your dishes without scrubbing (teapot spouts, etc.). Comes in Orange (left) and Grapefruit (right) scents. Refills come in 300ml.




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Kyukyuto Hand Mild

Dishwashing detergent that is gentle on hands and contains a light moisturizer to help prevent your skin from becoming over dry or chapped from water. Comes in Chamomile scent. Refills come in 370ml.




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Magica Antibacterial

Antibacterial, grease-cutting dishwashing detergent. Comes in (left to right) Splash Orange, Herbal Green, and Fresh Pink Berry scents. Also comes in Unscented (rightmost). Refills come in 600ml and 1000ml.




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Magica Antibacterial +

Extra strength antibacterial, grease-cutting dishwashing detergent. Kills 99.9% of bacteria in sponges and cloths, and on kitchen surfaces. Comes in Regular and Lemon Peel scent. Refills come in 570ml and 950ml.




Dishwasher Detergent



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Frosch

Concentrated powder dishwasher detergent with baking soda (bicarb soda) to remove tough stains and leave your dishes shiny without residue.




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Joy Gel Tab

Dishwasher tabs with 3 cleaning points. 1. Concentrated detergent removes even stuck-on food and cleans dishes thoroughly. 2. Cleans the inside of the dishwasher while it washes. 3. Kills bacteria on dishes and inside the dishwasher. Comes in Lime scent. Refills available in 23 ct., 42ct., and 60ct.




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Joy High Wash

Concentrated powder dishwasher detergent with Febreze to kill odours inside the washing machine while thoroughly washing dishes. Comes in Orange scent (left) and Antibacterial (right).Refills come in 490g.




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Kyukyuto One Push Clear Gel

Concentrated dishwashing gel that cuts grease and removes stuck-on food. Orange scent. Refills come in 420g and 840g.




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Kyukyuto Clear Antibacterial

Antibacterial powder dishwashing detergent that removes stains and thoroughly cleans dishes. Comes in Regular (left) and Orange (right) scent. Refills come in 550g.




Glass Cleaner



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Magiclean Glass

Cleaner that can be used on windows, mirrors, car windows, steel, vinyl, plastic, and enamel. Simply spray and wipe up with a dry cloth.




Kitchen Cleaner


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Magiclean Degreaser

Grease-cutting all-purpose kitchen spray. Can be used on your stove, countertops, broiler, and all around your kitchen to remove stains and oil. Mint scented.

To kill bacteria, spray on the soiled item and leave for 5 minutes.

After using this product, rinse with water what you cleaned.

Do not use on aluminum or tile (may cause discolouration). A patch test should be conducted on surfaces you are unsure about.




Floor Cleaner


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Magiclean Flooring

Cleaner for wood, wood-laminate, and vinyl flooring. Gentle enough to be used on waxed wooden floors. Simply spray and wipe up with a dry cloth or dry mop.

Do not use on unfinished wood (wood that has no coating and will absorb moisture) or furniture.

Do not use on uncoated cork flooring.

Do not use on lacquered or high-gloss finish wood, stone, or wood that is meant to be walked on with shoes.




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