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Aqua Bank Co. Ltd

Representative Director

Takashi Takehara

株式会社アクアバンク 竹原隆
Build a new lifestyle with "KENCOS"

Our aim is to fix the effect of continuously sucking hydrogen every day. By making the brain constantly stay in an activated state, we aim to create a brain that does not suffer from dementia. We aim to eradicate dementia while demonstrating the effect of hydro-gen. I think that this is the best mission given to our portable hydrogen inhaler "KEN-COS"

Year of Birth
1958
Name
Aqua Bank Co. Ltd
Headquarters
1-8-15, Bakuromachi, Chuo-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka
Founded
2011
Type of business
Research and development of hydrogen related products
url
https://www.aqua-bank.co.jp/english/
"Healthy lifespan" is the period during which a person can act healthily and vigorously with both mind and body. The boundary between health and unhealthy is blurry. If you can focus on that and extend the blurry part, it will lead to an increase in healthy life. We are a company that provides tools and mechanisms for that. In order to prolong the healthy life span, we think that there are approaches from various angles such as im-provement of eating habits and lifestyle, but we have focused on “hydrogen", which can activate functions controlled by the brain and also help refresh it. We aim to extend healthy life by efficiently incorporating it into the body. When proving how hydrogen is good for the body, I have always disliked "using our company's data". It is because it lacks objectivity and fairness.

Therefore, with regard to the efficacy of hydrogen aspiration, we collaborated with uni-versity research institutions and carried out various researches such as clinical tests from aspects of both psychological and scientific quantitative data, and branding based on the results. As a means to incorporate hydrogen into the body, "suction" is the most efficient and can allow you to take in hydrogen in large quantities. In addition, it can be absorbed from the mucous membranes of the oral cavity and lungs, and it quickly spreads to the whole body, and the effect appears in a short time. Recently, society is also highly conscious of health and there are trends to ingest good food and drinks for the body, but there is no culture of "sucking" good things for the body. Kencos is the product created from the idea of "sucking in hydrogen" for the sake of health as a new lifestyle.

Therefore, with regard to the efficacy of hydrogen aspiration, we collaborated with uni-versity research institutions and carried out various researches such as clinical tests from aspects of both psychological and scientific quantitative data, and branding based on the results. As a means to incorporate hydrogen into the body, "suction" is the most efficient and can allow you to take in hydrogen in large quantities. In addition, it can be absorbed from the mucous membranes of the oral cavity and lungs, and it quickly spreads to the whole body, and the effect appears in a short time.

Recently, society is also highly conscious of health and there are trends to ingest good food and drinks for the body, but there is no culture of "sucking" good things for the body. Kencos is the product created from the idea of "sucking in hydrogen" for the sake of health as a new lifestyle.Ingesting hydrogen for health has been a concept gaining attention from 3 years ago, and many research papers have been published by some universities. However, the "inhaling" at the time generally referred to sticking a tube up the nose. I thought it looked unappealing and made you look like a sick person, and that it would never become part of a lifestyle, and from that I got the idea of absorbing hy-drogen more casually and stylishly. I tried to downsize a machine so that you carry around a device to take in hydrogen, but the production faced difficulties from the begin-ning. In order to reap benefits from suction, it was necessary to generate enough hy-drogen comparable to that of a larger device, and its development was particularly diffi-cult.

In addition, another essence was needed to "normalize" the new culture of sucking in hydrogen. This is because people do not create habits unless it is interesting and they do not last long unless the effect appears quickly and significantly. Furthermore, hydro-gen is invisible, has no taste, does not smell, so it is hard telling if you are sucking it in or not. I reached the conclusion that it would be better to dock the flavor in order to allow for the sucking in of hydrogen to be fun. After struggling to come up with its structure, I released "kencos2", an aromatic hydrogen aspirator, in February last year. I was full of expectation that it would be chosen as a best hit product that will sell by the hundreds of thousands, and I was satisfied enough, but there was a gap with what the market need-ed. Therefore, I concluded that we needed a machine that was lighter, more compact, cheaper, and more stylish.

Soon after that I began to develop the next "KENCOS 3", and on July 30 this year, I fi-nally released it. Because I was intentionally creating the impression that there would be a third version coming out, there were many inquiries from domestic and foreign coun-tries even before the launch. It was first sold at home electronics mass retailers in Sep-tember and it spread at once, and is now selling well over our expectations, and we are currently short on supply. Beginning with the spread of the large hydrogen aspirator, "KENCOS 2" made us feel like the arrival of the small hydrogen aspirator era was com-ing, which led to its rapid standardization thanks to "KENCOS 3". Even at each universi-ty and research institute it is announced that the brain execution function will be activat-ed when sucking hydrogen, and I feel that expectation toward it is rising. I declared to make a new lifestyle, "inhaling hydrogen". For its standardization to begin in 2018, and for it to be Aqua Bank that started it, and have it proven 10 to 20 years later. I think that will mark our success. For that purpose, I would like to further spread "KENCOS" as a tool to extend people's healthy life.

株式会社アクアバンク 竹原隆
株式会社アクアバンク 竹原隆

*Information accurate as of time of publication.

Aqua Bank Co. Ltd

Representative Director
Takashi Takehara