What is Aron-alpha ? | Commentary by Japanese webmaster | Common in Japan #50

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Hello World !

This is SHINTA+, Japanese writer.


What is ‘Aron-alpha’ ??

I want to know it !

This page is
  • To introduce ‘Aron-alpha’ well known in Japan
  • To clear your question about it

I wrote this article to introduce ‘Aron-alpha’, as popular Japanese donut restaurant and to clear your question about it.

I would like to explain about the topic with mainly two parts.

  • Introduction of ‘Aron-alpha’ in Japan
  • Deep Diving with Q & A style
    • History
    • Line-up
    • Guinness records
    • Origin of name, etc

In first part, you can get basic information about ‘Aron-alpha’ in Japan.

And next, I would like to introduce more details, with style of answering questions. You can get information with cherry pick style, in stead of reading long article.

I hope you will have proper information about Aron-alpha in Japan, after reading this page.

What is ‘Aron-alpha’ ?

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‘Aron-alpha’ is very famous adhesive in Japan.

‘Aron-alpha’ is well known as with very strong power to stick various items together quickly. It became almost common noun in Japan.

Manufacturer is Toa Gosei as Japanese maker of chemical industry. And ‘Aron-alpha’ is one of main products in their consumer business.

Introduction of Aron-alpha
  • Very famous adhesive in Japan
  • Very strong power to stick together
  • Almost as common noun
  • Products of Toa Gosei

Deep Diving into Aron-alpha in Japan

I would like to introduce more information about Aron-alpha in Japan, in this paragraph with Q & A style, so that you can access information easily.

Please kindly open items what you want to know.


I hope you can clear your question in this part.

Aron-alpha has more than 50 years of history in Japan.

Manufacturer, Toa Gosei started sales of ‘Aron-alpha’ in 1963. Initially, it was industrial purposes. In 1971, ‘Aron-alpha’ for home use was released.

In 1980’s, impressive TV commercial was broadcasted and performance of Aron-alpha was well known in Japan. ‘Aron-alpha’ got high popularity in Japan.

  • 1963 Aron-alpha for industrial purposes released
  • 1965 Aron-alpha for medical use released
  • 1971 Aron-alpha for home use released
  • 1980’s impressive TV commercial broadcasted

Reference : aronalpha webpage

There are various kinds of ‘Aron-alpha’ in Japanese market.

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We can stick various materials together, with ‘Aron-alpha’. And there are many kinds of ‘Aron-alpha’ in the market, size, volume, level of stickiness, etc.

  • Materials
    • For wood
    • For plastic
    • For steel
    • For rubber
    • For clothes
    • For leather
  • Volume
    • Mini size
  • Stickiness, etc
    • Jelly type
    • Colored adhesive
    • Impact resistance

We can select best Aron-alpha based on the purpose, material, expected consumption volume, etc.

Reference : aronalpha webpage

‘Aron-alpha’ is available in various places in Japan

  • Convenience stores
  • Drugstores
  • Supermarkets
  • Stationery stores
  • DIY stores

Author’s research in Yokohama city

‘Aron-alpha has Guinness world record of ’Longest- selling consumer super glue brand. This fact is appealed in the package of ‘Aron-alpha.

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Name of ‘Aron-alpha’ is coming from 3 words

  • Arrow
    • Trademark of predecessor company
  • Nylon, Teflon
    • ‘Lon’ in these words
  • Alpha in alpha-cyanoacrylate
    • Material of the products

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I Hope this article help you to clear your question about Aron-alpha in Japan.


I hope you have clear understanding of Aron-alpha !

Thank you for your reading !