Welcome to Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten
Founded in 1861, Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten Co.,Ltd. has been consistent in both maintaining high standards of tradition as well as cultivating improvements in production of musical instruments and festival equipment. The fruits of these efforts have been acknowledged not only in Japan but throughout the world.
Corporate Idea gShigeyoshih
In every Mikoshi we have ever manufactured bears the brand of gShigeyoshih. It is a brand name that represents our corporate motto. It derived from the old notion that one should value the trust and sincerity prior to profit. The word gShigeyoshihembodies a spirit that values what is just and a commitment to do what is right - put ourselves in customersf place, never give in to easy solutions, and seek for the highest quality in products and services. Shigeyoshi is our ideal, the goal we strive to reach.
Chronology of Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten Co., Ltd.
|1861||The founder, Seisuke, establishes taiko shop in Tsuchiura, names it Yamashiroya.|
|1893||The fourth, Unosuke, establishes a store in Shoten-cho, Asakusa.|
|1926||Provided the set of musical instruments for the funeral ceremony of Emperor Taisho,
has been granted the imperial warrant ever since.
|1928||Provided the set of musical instruments for the enthronement ceremonies of Emperor Showa.|
|1948||Opened the current Nishiasakusa Store in Tajima-cho, Asakusa.|
|1950||Provided mikoshi for the Asakusa Shrine gIchinomiyah and gNinomiyah|
|1953||Provided mikoshi for the Asakusa Shrine gSannomiyah|
|1963||Became official supplier for the Kabuki-za.|
|1964||Provided large Kaen-taiko for the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.|
|1966||Became official supplier for the National Theater|
|1968||Provided large Kaen-taiko for the showa shinguden palace.|
|1986||Became official supplier for the National Noh Theater|
|1988||Established Drum Museum, the worldfs first museum dedicated to drums.|
|1993||Established Miyamoto Studio.|
|1996||Major restoration of Asakusa Shrinefs mikoshi.|
|2003||Yoshihiro Miyamoto succeeded to Unosuke's name.|
|2010||The seventh Unosuke Miyamoto became the chair of the company.
Yoshihiko Miyamoto became the president.
|The seventh Unosuke Miyamoto received the Commissioners’ award from the Agency for the Cultural Affairs.|