Rakuten Global Market
Rakuten started in 1997 in Japan as an online shopping mall called Rakuten Ichiba.
The Japanese word RAKUTEN means optimism. The goal of Rakuten Ichiba was to empower local businesses by connecting them to customers all over Japan through the internet.
Today, Rakuten Ichiba is Japan’s #1 internet shopping mall, and Rakuten has expanded into numerous other online businesses and services.
Rakuten Global Market is one such service. Find Japanese merchants to sell abroad to customers all over the world.
This means that you, as the customer, have access to millions of unique products direct from Japan.
You can learn more about the company here.
Membership & registration
Shop millions of unique products from Japan
Participate in exclusive membership deals and promotions.
Become a part of Rakuten Super Points Member’s Rewards Program. Earn 1% back in Rakuten Super Points with every purchase!
Rakuten Super Points
You earn approximately 1% of the purchase price as points on every purchase which can be used after a 20 day holding period
How to order
Search and Browse
Start by using our search bar or navigate the category list located on the Top Page.
While payment options vary from store to store, the majority of our shops accept major credit cards, Paypal, Alipay, and bank transfers. Major credit card companies include Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, and more.
Shipping & Delivery
Rakuten provides both direct and indirect shipping options to our customers. Most of our shops ship directly abroad. Postal carriers vary from shop to shop, the most common being International Express Mail Service (EMS). For carrier and delivery preferences, please contact the shop.
Cancellation & Returns
In some instances, it is possible to cancel your order from your Purchase History. From the page, select the order you would like to cancel by clicking the “Display Detailed History” link. If a “Change Order” button is displayed, click to cancel