I like my IH flat top stove but was really disappointed last year when I couldn’t use my donabe (clay pot for hotpot). Really. Disappointed. I didn’t look to see if they made special clay pots for IH stoves last year so I couldn’t tell you how long they have been available. I bought a cheapie at Nitori this year and am in love. Some of the differences are: the bottom is completely flat and it comes with two plates that must be used in the bottom.
I have been using it for everything that doesn’t require frying or is gloopy. I would make oatmeal or barley in it but I cringe at the thought of cleaning oatmeal out of the holes in the plate. I bought the 1-2 person size and wish I had gotten a size bigger (they were out of that size) because the plates take up valuable real estate. The boxes are clearly marked as using a regular clay pot can have disastrous results on a flat top stove. New flat tops have sensors to avoid problems – mine won’t even turn on unless it senses the right kind of pot. Look for IH対応土鍋 (IH たいおうどなべ IH taiou donabe) on the box. Many non IH-friendly donabe boxes will have IH with an x over it.