Candy one of the most fashionable fashion boutiques in Tokyo

Between a street crowded with cafes and the Loft building is a hidden passageway in the heart of Shibuya. It’s dark and scary, but halfway down, you’ll notice a neon sign with the word “Candy” scrawled on it. No, it doesn’t pander to Tokyo’s famous sweet tooth, but it is one of the city’s most …

Niseko Japan’s Best Ski Resort

Niseko United, one of Japan’s most well-known resorts, is the most popular ski resort among international tourists and skiers. Niseko United, which consists of five resorts on a single mountain, is arguably Japan’s largest ski resort. This is reflected in the fact that it has been named Japan’s Best Ski Resort for the past two …

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

The Naha Churaumi Aquarium is probably the best aquarium in Okinawa. This was the main attraction of Ocean Expo Park, built on the former site of the International Ocean Exposition in 1975 in North Okinawa. The aquarium was renovated in 2002. The highlight of the visit to the Churaumi Aquarium is the huge Kuroshio Reservoir, …

Azuchi Castle – One Of The Most Famous Castles

The castles of Japan are distinguished by their special architecture. In the city of Azuchi, north of Omi Hachiman (Shiga Prefecture), on the shores of Lake Biwa, there is one of the main castles of Oda Nobunaga, a military leader and the most prominent samurai of Japan, who devoted his life to the unification of …

Sansui G-33000 山水電気株式会社

The company was founded in Tokyo in 1947 by Kosaku Kikuchi, who had worked for a radio parts distributor in Tokyo before and during World War II. Due to the poor quality of radio parts Kikuchi had to deal with, he decided to start his private radio part manufacturer facility in December 1944 in Yoyogi, …

Kokedera – The Temple of Moss

The Moss Temple of Kokedera, as it is also called, is the result of an amazing interaction between nature and human creativity, located in the western part of the city of Kyoto – the ancient capital of Japan at the foot of Mount Koinzan. This place is famous for its exceptionally beautiful natural places, tranquility …

Vestax – Mixers and QFO Players

The Vestax Corporation was a Japanese musical instrument, turntable, and audio equipment, founded by Hidezato Shiino in 1977. The company began with the development and production of electronic guitars. In the 1980s, Vestax made multitrack recorders and later moved on to DJ mixers, professional turntables, CD players, and signal processors. Debt problems led to the …

The Oldest Wooden Building in the World – Horyuji Temple

The Horyuji Temple was founded in 607 by Prince Shotoku, who is described in the early popularization of Buddhism in Japan. Horyuji is one of the oldest temples in the country and contains the oldest valued wooden structures in the world. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1993. Horyuji’s temple areas are simply …

Technics SL-1200GR

Technics 1200GR is a standard model, inheriting the technology of the leading SL-1200G, which was developed as a reference model turntable with direct drive of a new generation.   Merging Technics’ traditional analog technologies with leading digital technologies The SL-1200GR used modified SL-1200G components, such as the iron-core direct drive electric motor, the high-precision electric …

Akai GX-635D

Launched a year before Akai’s last open-reel development (the GX-625, 1979), the GX-635 and GX-635D were the base for the few later high-end open-reel recorders. The GX-636, GX-646 and GX-747 all drew on the same design, the same GX heads, the same SCM-200 and XO-24TD motors and the same features. And all were very successful …