How to make Japanese pancakes

So uh, this is a thing. Japanese pancakes. Which, at first glance, are probably just cakes. And they aren't even made in a pan. They're made in a rice cooker. So these should really just be called ricecookercakes. Not as catchy, but at least more logical than just slapping the word "Japanese" in front of it. It is weird though so I guess it fits.

Here's how to make them.