Today, I want to share my list of the top 10 MLM Companies in Japan, as I see it.
In my opinion, these network marketing companies are the best of the best in Japan. If you live in Japan and are thinking about getting involved with network marketing, you definitely want to research each of these companies.
This list is just my opinion. We don’t need to agree. I have done research, talked with other network marketers, and looked at the market share, product line and prices, compensation plan, company leadership team, and the company reputation when compiling this list. If your opinion is different than mine, leave a comment at the end of this article and tell me what you think.
Top 10 MLM Companies in Japan
Let’s start with # 10 and work our way down to # 1.
# 10: Amway
What list would be complete without Amway? Founded in 1959, Amway is the big dog in the MLM Industry, doing more than 8 BILLION per year in sales. They have a strong presence in Japan with many top leaders.
Our vision is quite simple. We work each and every day to help people live better lives. We achieve our vision by helping people everywhere discover their potential and achieve their goals by offering better brands and opportunities for the future, and by sharing generously with the global community.
# 9: ARIIX
ARIIX has been gaining momentum in the network marketing industry during the past few years, mostly because of sound company management and a great distributor force. They do more than 0 million in sales each year and they specialize in health, wellness, personal care, and weight loss products. ARIIX has global offices in several different countries, including Japan.
What is most exciting for me has always been helping people realize that they can achieve their dreams of a successful future in network marketing, with only the sky serving as a limit. Seeing the positive changes that come when they realize their own power and potential—that’s what I call fun.
# 8: Forever Living
Forever Living takes the # 8 spot on this list. Tracing their roots back more than 40-years now, Forever Living Products is one of the most respected companies in the network marketing industry. They offer a large variety of aloe vera based products and have a very generous compensation plan.
Forever Living Product’s Mission Statement:
We will create a profitable environment where individuals can, with dignity, be what they want to be: where integrity, empathy and fun are our guides. We will create and cherish a passion for, and belief in, our company, our products and our industry. We will seek knowledge and balance and above all, we will be courageous as we lead our company and Forever Business Owners.
Source: Forever Living
# 7: Nikken
Known for their unique, high end magnetic products, I had to include Nikken on this list. They are now 30+years old. Isamu Masuda created Nikken to help people live a healthy lifestyle. Their headquarters are in California.
The Nikken mission is both simple and inspirational—to help people discover Active Wellness.
# 6: USANA
Great products, a great compensation plan, and a solid reputation, I had to include USANA on this list of the top MLM Companies in Japan. They’ve been around more than 20-years now. They are a stable company with many reps in Japan.
Our mission is to develop and provide science-based health products of the highest quality, distributed internationally through direct sales, creating a rewarding opportunity for our Independent Associates, shareholders, and employees.
# 5: Shaklee
Ever heard of Shaklee before? Yeah, I bet you have. They are one of the oldest MLM Companies still in business. Best known for their high quality health and wellness products at fair prices, Shaklee has a strong presence in Japan.
Twelve years ago I was skeptical about how any supplement could benefit me as I thought I had tried them all and felt no difference. So after hearing so many great reports from others and seeing the scientific evidence in the land mark study I decided to give them a try. Why not. 100% money back guarantee. Boy was I surprised after just six days. No longer do I see these as a luxury but instead as a necessity. I feel better now that I did way back when. 65 this year and on zero medications . This is my plan on preventing so many old age ailments. Staying healthy as long as I can
~ Lesley A H (Vitalizer Gold)
# 4: Oriflame
Founded in 1967 by two Swedish brothers, Oriflame is another powerhouse in Japan. They specialize in beauty, cosmetics, and skin care products. They have great products at fair prices and do business in many different countries around the world.
We are a community of people, passionate about beauty and fulfilling dreams. Helping people around the world to fulfill their dreams is our mission and purpose. We do it by offering a comprehensive range of beauty products to our customers, with a focus on skin care and wellness, created in Sweden. We also offer a unique business opportunity for people to build their own business as an independent Oriflame Beauty Consultant, selling our products and recruiting more people to sell.
# 3: Morinda
Founded in 1996, Morinda is a highly respected network marketing company specializing in Tahitian Noni Juice. Their offices are located in Utah, but they do business internationally in many countries, including Japan.
I am 71 years young. I have my own business and work 8-10 hours every day except Saturday and Sunday. I only work 5 – 8 hours on Saturdays and Sundays. I am like the energizer bunny; I just keep going and going. I have been drinking TNJ for about 8 years and it gives me amazing energy. I think I have found the fountain of youth!!
# 2: Nu Skin
Founded in the early 1980s, Nu Skin is a multi-billion dollar network marketing company. They have some of the most amazing skin care products in the world. They have a lot of successful distributors in Japan.
Our mission is to be a force for good throughout the world by empowering people to improve lives with rewarding business opportunities, innovative products, and an enriching, uplifting culture.
Source: Nu Skin
# 1: Atomy
Atomy is taking the network marketing industry by storm. Founded in 2004, and growing by leaps and bounds each year, Atomy manufactures health and wellness products. Their products are made from 100% natural herbal ingredients, and their prices are great.
Cherish the Spirit. Create the Vision.
Follow the Faith. Serve in Humility.
Just to keep this article interesting, here are a few quick facts about Japan.
- Estimated 2017 population is 126 million people.
- The currency is the Japanese yen.
- Tokyo is the largest city and capital.
- Shinto and Buddhism are the two most popular religions.
- Their current Constitution was ratified in 1947.
One More Thing
If you have the opportunity to expand your MLM Business into Japan, do it. The Japanese people are absolutely amazing. They are hard working, business minded, and entrepreneurial. They look out for each other. And most importantly, they are quite perhaps the best network marketers in the world. Mad respect!
In conclusion, these are the top 10 MLM Companies in Japan, as I see it. Whether you live in Japan, or are looking to expand your team in Japan, I would explore these ten companies. I think you will like what you find.
What are your thoughts? Do you agree or disagree with my rankings? Who do you think are the top MLM Companies in Japan? Leave a comment below to let me know what you think. I look forward to hearing from you.
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67 thoughts on “Top 10 MLM Companies in Japan”
Japan has done very well economically for its modest population of only 126 million people. They deserve a lot of respect as a country.
I have a ton of respect for Japan and the Japanese people. They are tremendous entrepreneurs and business people. Plus, their work ethic is second to none.
I have heard so much about Oriflame before. Unfortunately it’s not present in my country.
Oriflame is another one of the billion dollar + MLM Companies. They have great products at great prices. I’ve used some of their skin care and personal care products before and really enjoyed them.
Thank you for also sharing the interesting facts about Japan. I enjoyed those a lot.
You’re welcome. Japan is a very neat country. It’s one of the few places I have not been before, but would love to.
All of these ten companies are very good MLMs in their own right. Japan is lucky to have such a solid MLM line up.
Yes, there is a good selection of reputable MLM Companies in Japan. This is great for the consumer and potential business partners.
The list may be subjective but it’s still very good. It has my stamp of approval.
Thanks for your kind words.
Wow, Nu Skin has been in operation since the 1980s! They definitely deserve the number 2 spot.
Almost 40 years in business, doing more than one BILLION in revenue each year. They are one of the major players in the industry.
I am so happy to see Atomy at number 1. It’s also very popular in the US.
Yes, Atomy is growing in popularity in the USA, but it’s still not a household name yet. Most people have not heard of it before.
These are the best of the best when it comes to MLMs in Japan. I agree with your list.
Thank you. These are all great companies. Most have been in business many years now.
You should have done a longer list. So many Japanese MLMs are missing.
I thought about doing a top 20 or top 30 list. I may at some point. Like you said, there are many great MLM Companies in Japan. It was difficult putting this list together.
USANA does have an incredible compensation plan. One of the best even I might add.
Yes, USANA was one of the first companies to use a binary compensation plan. I’m a big fan of it myself.
I love your wide scope of expertise for MLM companies around the world. The company visions and distribution tactics in Japan are outstanding.
Thank. MLM in Japan is alive and well. It continues to grow and I believe it will continue that trend for many years to come.
I hope you get to do lists for even more countries. These are always fun to read.
I’ve done lists for at least 50 different countries, and maybe closer to 100.
MLMs must be very prominent in Asia. You have a lot of compilation lists for Asian countries.
Yes, network marketing is very popular in Asia, and in many other countries worldwide. It is thriving in Japan.
You compiled this list quite a while back. Is there any chance that the list might have changed by now?
I will have to go and review each company on the list. I’ll make that a project to do next month.
Researching all these companies to make a comprehensive list can’t be easy. I appreciate the work you did on this.
Anyone in Japan and looking to join an MLM would find this article super helpful. I will share it with a few of my friends.
Thank you for doing that.
I wonder how big MLMs are in Japan. The country just doesn’t strike me as very big on MLMs.
Japan has one of the biggest markets in our industry in the entire world, right up there with the USA and Brazil.
I think Amway should be further up in the list. I could be wrong though.
Amway has been in Japan a very long time. When I update this list, I might move them slightly higher.
This is the most comprehensive Japan MLM list I have come across. Many thanks for making this available.
I haven’t heard of some of the MLMs in your list. They must only be present in Japan save for some.
I like how you do extensive research when creating your lists. It makes the list very credible.
I don’t know much about MLMs in Japan. I am happy to see Amway on the list though.
I recognized some of those MLM company names, those are big companies trusted by many people in many countries. I think I’d like to try the products produced by Atomy and Shaklee.
Hey, Karl. Yes, Shaklee and Atomy both offer some amazing products you should definitely check out.
Great list! Can’t really go wrong with Amway. They are like the grandfather of MLM companies.
Amway is definitely the big dog in our industry. And love them or hate them, everyone in our industry should be thankful for what they did to help legitimize the industry.
If you looking for MLM companies with profits and standards, then you have reached the right place. This is a lovely compiled article. I love it man.
Any of these top MLM Companies in Japan are worth pursuing. I encourage anyone living in Japan to research each of these companies and find the one that resonates with them the most.
I like ,Amway as a great mlm company in Japan. they seem like the big dog in the MLM Industry, doing more than 8 BILLION per year in sales. They have a strong presence in Japan too.
Yes, Amway has a very strong presence in Japan. They have for decades.
This information is very valuable for everyone because you always want to work with the oldest company in the market, the one that offers the best benefits for people, number one.
Established, older, proven companies are good, even if they are saturated in the marketplace. I am personally a fan of younger MLM Companies, the ones that are at least three to five years old, but they are much riskier than established MLM Companies.
I thougth USANA is only popular in Philippines and US. It never occured to me that it’s also popular in Japan too.
USANA is popular in many countries. They are a BIG company.
Wow, I dont even know most of this companies. Nice list and I love how you said these are your opinion. Thanks for sharing
It just goes to show how big the MLM Industry really is. There are literally thousands of companies in our industry, most that people have never even heard of before.
I had no idea about those marketing companies but I can see why they are famous. I’ve considered living in Japan and is good to know about these companies and what they do.
Yes, there are a lot of network marketing companies in Japan. The Japanese market is very favorable towards our industry. Other than the USA, it might be the one country with the most amount of MLM Reps.
I never thought that USANA will be part of these group in JAPAN. I am proud to be a USANA dealer.
USANA is a great company and they should definitely be on this list.
Japan is a huge nation with immense opportunities. It is a country which has varied scopes.
Yes, Japan is a big country. I love the Japanese people. They are the hardest working people I have ever met. Many MLM Companies have ventured there and grown big.
This is not surprising since everything is digital to be honest. Marketing regardless of area is the same. MLM though is relatively a new digital concept. Regardless it is here so may as well use it.
MLM is a relationship business. It can be done online, but to have a lasting, long-term business, you need to focus on relationships. You can’t do that online. This is why we are an event driven business. Attend every event yourself and promote events to your team. The more people you have attending events, the stronger your business will be.
I am a direct selling Agent in South India, have joined recently a month back in Atomy, and am sponsored and introduced by Mr. Baleshwar Yadav. Hoping that it’s a good company.
Awesome, I wish you huge success in your new business venture.
I’ve used Atomy products, and I can say they’re of really good quality. I’m not even aware that they are an MLM company until now. Quite surprising news really.
Yes, Atomy has some great products (from what I have been told). And their prices are some of the best prices in our industry.
My DIL is moving to Japan with my Marine son for the next two years and is looking for a way to make money in a country she is not familiar. Do you have any suggestions? She currently is a Pure Romance Consultant so she understands how MLMs work.
Does Pure Romance do business in Japan? If not, I would find a company with a local headquarters in Japan that does business internationally.
Japan is a big country with lots of MLM Opportunities. If you go with a Japanese based MLM Company, make sure it does business worldwide. Otherwise, when your daughter in law moves back to the USA, she will no longer have a business.