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2961 Kobuchisawa, Hokuto, Yamanashi Prefecture 408-8522, JAPAN

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Website: *Online Store (available in the US only)




100,000,000 JPY


9,800,000,000 JPY


“We create genuine wellbeing and happiness in harmony with people and nature.”

At ARSOA, we adapted this statement as our corporate philosophy because we believe that by harmonizing with nature, people can derive their innate natural powers and achieve wellness and beauty.

Introduction of your company & business:

The history of ARSOA dates back to 1972, when the founder, Kazue Takamura, developed Queen Silver soap. During the period of high economic growth, many women suffered from skin problems caused by poor-quality raw materials and the application of layers of make-up. Kazue wanted Japanese women to regain their healty skin, so she focused on the importance of washing. Simple skincare was created, centered on ARSOA Queen Silver, which cleanses and maintains the natural strength of skin.

ARSOA advocate Sanken-no-Seishin (the spirit of three kinds of health), which states that the mind, body, and skin affect each other and true beauty and wellness are created when all three are healthy, and it continues to convey the importance of being in harmony with nature. The company also started the current sales method, which is based on its belief that by selling its products to people who love them it could support women to become independent and shine. Since then, based on the concept fo “from person to person, from the heart to the heart” we have been selling our products by providing conseling to our customers and supporting our activities with vatious training programs and a wide range of lifelong learning programs.

Key Products or Services:

ARSOA Queen Silver (soap),

Research, development, and manufacturing of cosmetics, health food products, and water purifiers;

manufacturing, processing, and sale of foods and other related products; production and sales of agricultural products; the restaurant industry; and the hotel industry; etc..

Factory Equipment:

In search of the ideal environment for manufacturing products, ARSOA opened the ARSOA Saku Factory in Saku city, Nagano Prefecture.

It is a development-oriented factory, when each and every employee is responsible for a part of the manufacturing process and free ideas are realized in corporateion with the research laboratory.

We have put the highest priority on skin, body and environmental friendliness by reduction additives as much as possible, practicing thorough hygiene and zero emissions, aiming for zero waste, and taking strict measures for dust control, cleanliness, safety and environmental protection.

Technology / R&D activities:

The ARSOA R&D Center is the comapany’s in-house laboratory, which conducts product development as well as basic and applied research on skin, wellbeing and the functionality of raw materials.

Applying our corporate philosophy of harmony with people and nature we are engaged in the research and development of products with excellent safety, functionality, and expertise, based on the themes of water, plants, minerarls, and fermentation, etc.

In a lush, green environment and with a spirit of inquiry and respect for nature, we continue to pursue each raw materials from various angles in order to learn from nature and utilize its power.

International Operations:

Taiwan, China, Malaysia, and USA


Good Design Award (Head office in Yamanashi, Cochamama product, and the Goddess of the Forest buildings)