The Club was founded in 1987 by Tamami Nakayama.
The Club celebrated their 10th anniversary in 1997 at the "10-Gong Festival" in a central Tokyo hotel. Members of "The Arthur Ransome Society" were in attendance and a presentation of the newly published book Arthur Ransome and the Japanese connection was made to each ARC member.
ARC publishes a yearly journal 1929.
- Arthur Ransome Club (of Japan) website in English.