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Philosophy

Otsuka-people creating new products
for better health worldwide

These words embody our dedication to:

Creating unique and innovative products
Improving health and well-being
Contributing to the lives of people worldwide

As a total healthcare company, we at Otsuka Pharmaceutical are committed to continuing with the research, development, manufacture, and delivery of products that satisfy customer needs, based on our strengths of "jissho" - actualization - and "sozosei" - creativity.

Otsuka's DNA

Ryukan-godo
By sweat we recognize the way
The process of discovering the core substance of something through hard work and practice
Jissho
Actualization
Self-actualization through achievement, completion and the discovery of truth
Sozosei
Creativity
Resisting the urge to copy and pursuing that which only Otsuka is capable of delivering

Otsuka Stories

Otsuka Pharmaceutical has expanded worldwide by developing businesses driven by highly original products. But what does it take to develop a unique product without imitating others? And what difficulties and challenges must be overcome to develop and deliver that kind of special product to the market? Watch these hand-drawn animated videos to get a sense of the passion of Otsuka people and to hear the stories of their innovative activities.

Chapter 1The Big Venture Company

Otsuka Pharmaceutical is a big venture company full of energy, passion, and belief, embracing creativity and diversity. Through this animation, you can learn about Otsuka's history and our business outline.

Chapter 2Globalization

Otsuka's products now reach patients and consumers in more than 80 countries and regions. Learn how we naturally expanded to become a global company, maintaining respect for local markets and reaching more people whose health we could support and improve.