commit to realising a society that is healthy both physically
and mentally at its core to encourage life and living.

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Contributing to creating a mature, stress free society

Rapid economic growth combined with an increasingly aging society as experienced throughout Asia and Japan in particular, has contributed to an ever-rising interest in health and means of remaining healthy as a core social issue. Even from the perspective of a nation, both health and longevity have come to be regarded as very important factors that contribute to the wellbeing of the society at large. In recent times it is becoming more and more accepted that improvements in health is synonymous with extending average life expectancy, and it is in our vision to contribute to society through the solutions we bring to health. We are committed to bringing together the foremost ideas in health with the best of what technology has to offer, to create the next generation solutions to a healthy life.

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Using hydrogen as means of turning people healthy across the globee

Aquabank is committed to finding solutions that best match the needs of consumers by continuously pursuing deeper understanding on how water is treated and consumed. Evidence collected from various angles through sustained industry-university collaborations is disseminated openly to support well informed choices by a wide audience, while at the same time applied to advance and refine their core solution of bringing hydrogen as means to healthier life.

Unravelling the true potential of hydrogen

Numerous tests on the effectiveness of hydrogen inhalation have been conducted successfully under the supervision of Professor Yada of the University of Tsukuba, and the collaborative industry-university research continues to bringing together evidence from both the scientific quantitative and psychological qualitative sides.

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Features of KENCOS

Designed to be compact and easily portable 40 minutes of accumulated usage, per recharge(With flavor;18 minutes) Equivalent to 5 litres of hydrogen water (1.0 ppm) per five minutes of inhalation 3 different refreshing flavors to choose from

Safety design

When five minutes have passed after the power has been turned on, the unit shuts off automatically. When the main unit inclines 75 degrees or more, the hydrogen generation indicator light flashes and hydrogen generation will stop automatically.

KENCOS2-S

The world’s first portable hydrogen inhaler

Major innovation in the design of the device has brought together the full functionality of conventional installed type hydrogen devices to fit into a compact and portable device, allowing for convenient and efficient in-take of quality hydrogen throughout the day.

consumables

Product name Replacement guide
Electrolyte tank 3 to 4 months
Electrolyte solution (30 mL) About 800 minutes in total
Aroma liquid (10 mL)
Three kinds of flavors
(Menthol, lemon, honey throat drop)
About 30 days
coil Although it depends on the frequency of use, the coil should generally be replaced with a new one about once a month.
running cost 1 month/2,500yen
1day/84yen(Hydrogen only mode)

Product Info

Name of product KENCOS2-S
Power Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Battery capacity 7.4Wh(3.2V 2Ah)
Charging power 5V/1A(USB)
Charging terminal micro USB
Charging time About 3 hours
Electric power Max. 18 W (hydrogen generation: max. 8 W; flavor generation: max. 10 W)
Hydrogen generation system Electrolysis
Electrolyte solution micro USB
Charging time Special purpose electrolyzed water (sodium citrate)
Hydrogen generation volume Max. 8 ml/min. (67% hydrogen, 33% oxygen, max. 12 mL/min. mixed gas)
E-cigarette system Liquid heating
Casing material Glass, aluminum, ABS, PC
Range of operating temperatures 5℃~35℃
External dimensions Width/length/height: 22×50×162 mm
Weight 165 g (with the inhalation mouthpiece attached, not including electrolyte solution or aroma liquid)

KENCOS2-S Starter kit

  • Upper box
  • Aroma liquid
  • Electrolyte solution
  • Nozzle disinfecting spray
  • Cautions
  • Content description
  • Lower box
  • Top cap, electrolyte tank, atomizer, coil, and screw cap attached
  • Carrying case
  • Screw cap
  • Screw cap case
  • Trial silicon nozzle cap
  • Use when sharing with other people
  • Replacement coil
  • Dummy coil
  • Inhalation mouthpiece (with nozzle cap)
  • USB charging cable
  • Instruction manual (this document)
  • Handling precautions
  • Information about product user registration

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KENCOS3

More compact and lightweight New models debut

A dvanced portable hydrogen gas inhaler
Now even smaller so that everyone can add hydrogen inhalation to their routine. The KENCOS3 comes in an even more stylish design.

consumables

Product name Replacement guide
Electrode layer Replacement estimate: About 6 months
Electrolyte solution (30 mL) Estimated use: About 30 days when used for 30 min. a day
Flavor cartridge Estimated use: About 600 inhalations
*Inhalation time: once/1.5 sec
running cost 1 month/2,375yen
1day/79yen(Hydrogen only mode)

Product Info

Name of product KENCOS3
Power Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Battery specification 3.7V 1000mAh
Charging power 5V/1A(USB)
Charging terminal micro USB
Charging time About 2 hours
Amount of power Flavor generation: Max. 10 W Hydrogen generation: Max. 25 W
Hydrogen generation system Electrolysis
Hydrogen generation volume Max. 8 mL/min. *For electrolysis at 1 A current
Charging time Special purpose electrolyzed water (sodium citrate)
Hydrogen generation volume Max. 8 ml/min. (67% hydrogen, 33% oxygen, max. 12 mL/min. mixed gas)
Flavor generation system Changeable cartridges
Casing material Polycarbonate
Range of operating temperatures 5℃~35℃
External dimensions 55(W)x130.5(H)x24(D) mm
Weight 110 g (without electrolyte solution or a cartridge)

Contents of the KENCOS 3

  • Main unit of the KENCOS 3 (with mixing chamber, electrolyte tank,and dummy cartridge) x 1
  • USB charging cable x 1
  • Instruction manual (this document) x 1
  • Warranty x 1
  • Information about product user registration x 1

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The strength of shaping ideas into reality

To endure bringing about significant contribution, it is important to have a "warehouse of ideas" as well as the "technology to make it a reality". Aquabank continue its quest for new ideas, while dedicating itself to making ideas a reality.

Aqua Bank Co. Ltd

Company profile

Company name Aqua Bank Co. Ltd
Headquarters 1-8-15 Bakuromachi Chuo-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka 541-0059
TEL 06-6265-1034
FAX 06-6265-1035
Tokyo branch 6F, Sakane Yaesu Bldg. 1-3-9 Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0032
TEL 03-3553-3722
FAX 03-3553-3723
Distribution center 3-22-17 Chishima, Taisho-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
TEL 06-4394-5855
FAX 06-4394-5856
Representative Representative Director : Takashi Takehara
Director : Toshiki Miyai
Outside Director : Akira Tsuda
  A former senior managing director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  and a former executive deputy president of JAFCO Co., Ltd.
Outside Director : Shigetaka Takeuchi
Outside Director : Takashi Kojima
The strategic advisor:Koki Takahashi
  A former economist of International Monetary Fund ( IMF ).
  The strategic advisor:Yukihiro Akimoto
  A former CEO of Nike Japan
The strategic advisor:Mitsuhiro Ohashi
  A former CEO of Saikyo Bank and a former chairman &
  president of the privatized Hanshin Expressway Co., Ltd.
The strategic advisor:Shinji Ushijima
  A former corporate officer of Rakuten, Inc.
Capital 262.5 million yen(Including capital reserve of 120 million yen)
Established June, 2011
Areas of business ・Manufacture and rental of "Aqua Bank", a mineral hydrogen water dispenser.
・Manufacture and sale of "KENCOS", a portable hydrogen aspirator.
・Manufacture and sale of "SuicCho", a high function-low Gl hydrogen chocolate.
・Manufacture and sale of "PoiPoi", a hydrogen health good.
・Manufacture and sale of "SUISOL", a hydrogen water stick.
・Manufacture and sale of customized cartridges.
・Manufacture and sale of purified water and hydrogen generation system for overseas.
website https://www.aqua-bank.co.jp

Our Values

Customer Driven

We win when our customers win. Our long-term strategic relationships provide unique insights and the ability to deliver exceptional customer experiences and solutions.

Purpose Led

We believe in doing well by doing good and hold ourselves accountable to make the world a better place through the solutions we provide, our engagement in society, the way we do business, and our commitment to protect people and the environment.

Future Focused

Our culture of innovation and continuous improvement drives us to solve today’s challenges while constantly asking ‘what’s next.'

One Team

We are one team, dedicated to working collaboratively together to create the purposeful solutions that propel the world forward.

Corporate vision

Contributing to creating a mature, stress free society

Mission

Aquabank’s sincere approach to health and wellbeing

1 . Prolonging healthy life
2 . Improving QOL (Quality of Life)
3 . Providing evidence-based solutions
4 . Contributing to the creation of stress free society

Brief history

June Establishes Aqua Bank Inc.
with 5 million yen in Capital.
August Approaches agents for starting up a rental business.
Registers trademark, device and model application.
September Acquires certificates (dissolved hydrogen concentration, bacteria test, water quality test etc.). Starts shipment and installation.
October Expands to 20 agents. Apllies for paten for My Water multistage cartridge with a look to the future.
May Expands to 40 agents.
Test trial of Yodogawa River drinking water, obtains data of passing grade.
June First phase sales are at 80 million yen.
Trial of removal of radioactive contaminated water in Fukushima, achieves test results of undetectable levels.
November Expands to 60 agents. Orders received exceed 2,000.
Exhibits at Hong Kong Beauty Show.
April Begins developing a new idea of a neutral hydrogen generation device.
Applies for patent application for hydrogen generation device.
May 2nd term revenue reaches 180 million yen.
June Receives order of 4,000 units.
Establishes a new distribution center,storage ⇒ shipment and maintenance work are integrated.
July Patent application of film type hydrogen generation method, design registration, trademark registration of SUISOL.
Certified as a target manufacturer for which the subidy is to be provided.
October Receives 5,000 orders from customers.
Capital increased to 22.5 million yen.
May Receives 6,500 orders.
Publishes website for overseas.
Promotes DNA-testing with My Water.
June 3rd term revenue reaches 310 million yen.
Tokyu Hands starts sales of SUISOL.
July Orders received of Personal Water with DNA-testing.
Planning of SUISOL collaboration begins.
"Hanshin Tigers, J-League officially promote the product.
November Capital increases to 62.5 million yen (Including a capital reserve 20 million yen), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry certifies the company for angel tax exemption.
April Installed units reach 10,000.
May 4th term revenue reaches 510 million yen.
Monthly unit orders rates at 650.
Signs agency agreement with AEON
Group's Sports Authority.
July Applies for patent for Water dispenser's LED sterilization system.
September With business expanding, implements third-party allotment of new shares.
Headquarters moved to Osaka's Chuo-ku.
Capital increases to 165 million yen.
December Second capital increase. Capital (including reserves) reaches 262.5 million yen.
March Registers Japanese patent No. 5895272 for "Method for measuring concentration of dissolved hydrogen"
April Installed rental units reach 20,000.
May 5th term revenue reaches 756 million yen.
June Applies for patent for portable hydrogen aspiration device, also applies for international patent.
September Big Sight Diet & Beauty Show exhibition.
Introduces the portable hydrogen aspiration device KENCOS.
October Accumulated total reaches 25,000 rental units.
Registers Japanese patent No. 6014896 for "Hydrogen injection device".
December Clinical trial data of physiological efficacy of hydrogen gas aspiration tested by the Ethics Committee.
January A former senior managing director and representative director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., Akira Tsuda joined the company as an outside director to improve the company organization in preparation for IPO.
The company started sales of the portable hydrogen aspiration device KENCOS2 which is the world's first electrolytic type inhaler for generating the gas.
The CEO of the company, Takashi Takehara addressed an audience for a special occasion of the women's sports study session at Asahi University in Gifu City.
February The company started sales of the sophisticated low-GI chocolate SuicCho.
Our website was revamped and the EC site was provided.
The company displayed our products in ' Health EXPO 2017 '.
March The company presented an article titled ' the anticipated effects of inhalation of hydrogen gas into body on psychological & physiologic functions ' at the annual conference of Japan Health Support Academy.
The company supported ' the world's junior figure skating competition 2017 '.
May The company started sales of the portable hydrogen inhaler KENCOS 2-S.
The company conducted clinic trials on the aged under the rules of the Ethics Committee for verification to the effects of continuous inhalation of hydrogen gas into body on execution functions of the brain.
The company conducted fMRI tests for verification to the effects of inhalation of hydrogen gas into body on the activity level of a prefrontal area of the brain.
The total sales of the company in FY 2017 were 1.3 billion yen.
June The CEO of the company, Takashi Takehara was chosen ' Next-Era Leader in Asia ' by Japan Times.
The company newly established Nishi-Osaka Branch to accompany the business expansion.
Bic Camera & Yodobashi Camera, electronics retail stores, started sales of KENCOS 2-s.
The company's advanced technology ' my water multistage cartridge ' was entered in the Register of Patents. ( the number of the patent : 6159970 )
July The company displayed our products in ' SPORTEC 2017 '.
The company conducted clinic trials on U-18 professional football players of Kashima Antlers for verification to the effects of inhalation of hydrogen gas on execution functions of the brain.
August The company held ' KAMAMOTO SUMMER SOCCER FESTIVAL 2017 - the Aqua Bank Cup '.
The company supported ' 2017 International Adult Figure Skating Competition in Vancouver '.
Nojima, an electronics retail store, started sales of KENCOS 2-S.
September The company supported ' Japan - Brazil Friendship Cup - the Zico Cup '.
SuicCho, 15,000 boxes, was sold out.
November The company supported ' Vertical World Circuit - the official tournament " Harukas Sky Run " '.
Tokyu Department Store, Shibuya Main Store, started sales of KENCOS 2-S.
December The company issued the first corporate bond arranged by Shiga Bank, followed by the commemorative ceremony of the related CSR activity at Osaka Seikei University.
The company supported ' International Curling Championship in Karuizawa 2017.
The company supported ' Russia Figure Skating Competition 2018 '.
The company started a series of Aqua Bank TV commercials for our water server ' Aqua Bank '.
January The company displayed our products in ' Health EXPO 2018 ' and announced some information publicly on a new line of KENCOS 3.
February The CEO of the company, Takashi Takehara, wrote a book titled ' To inhale hydrogen to change the brain - the memory, the concentration, and the judgment ' .
The book was published by Tohgensha.
The company diaplayed the products for the first time in ' The 85th Conference of Tokyo International Gift Show, Spring 2018 '.
March Ph.D. Yukihiro Yada, professor of University of Tsukuba, gave special lectures titled ' the anticipated effects of inhalation of hydrogen gas into body and a future prospect ' in 4 cities of Japan.
The company presented an article titled ' the anticipated effects of inhalation of hydrogen gas into the aged's body on psychological & physiologic functions ' at the 19th annual conference of Japan Health Support Academy.
April The company supported ' La Festa Primavera 2018 '.
May The company supported ' Anti-aging Fair in Osaka ' conducted by Japan Anti-Aging Foundation & Kansai Telecasting Corporation and displayed the products in the fair.
Our online brochure was revamped.
June The company arranged and started a clinical research in Nishino-omote city of Kagoshima prefecture by close collaborati on of industry ( Aqua Bank ), government ( Nishino-omote city ) and academia ( University of Tsukuba ) .
July The company arranged and started a clinical research in Kamakura city of Kanagawa prefecture by close collaboration of industry ( Aqua Bank ), government ( Kamakura city ) and academia ( University of Tsukuba ) .
The company displayed the products for the first time in ' The 5th Conference of International Health & Beauty Goods EXPO Summer '.

Main clients

We have nearly 400 distributors in Japan including specialized sales agencies, department stores, household appliance merchandising stores, and so on.

Invitation for our partners

The comoany prepares Aqua Bank Partners Program to invite potential partners companies to join our business alliance in the capacity of distributors or agents.
We are pleased to collaborate closely with our business partners. to expand customers and sales by providing our products.

Contact

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