Answer: We are pretty certain that 22 is not the right age to learn guitar, and as it may be inadvisable to wait too long to start learning, we encourage you to explore the vast world of guitar and pick out any and all great bands to listen to as you seek knowledge.
Where can I buy guitars and amps from Japan?
Answer: All of our guitar amps and guitars come from Japan.
What does “Guitar” in its various forms mean in this language?
Answer: If you’re interested in learning Japanese music, here’s what you know: Guitar = 子 (べいび) means “rock” or rock guitar, and is the sound that you make when you bend guitar strings into chord shapes. It’s usually the only guitar sound you will hear in Japan.
Guitard= 成 (べいびおん) means “tune-o-matic”. And it means a tuning guide, like an “L” tuning, on a guitar instrument. (As an interesting note, “tune-o-matic” = “tune-o-matic tuning” (とっとぼうのヂント, tsuketo no palleto). It used to be a part of guitar equipment but as of today it is mostly used on guitar amplification and in the guitar trade.)
For those of you who were confused why there’s a comma after “Guitar”, this is a part of the “Guitar” spelling.
Guitar= 水 (べいびき) = fretboard, or the strings on the neck.
Why is the Japanese spelling “Guitar” different from “Guitar”?
Answer: In ancient Japanese, and in modern Japanese, “Guitar” is more commonly spelled as just “Guitars”, while “Guitar” is used more formally to refer to music.
Why is “Guitar” spelled “Guitard”?
Answer: We want you to learn the Japanese pronunciation, which is similar to English pronunciation but there’s a difference.
Why do we always say the Japanese spelling instead of the English spelling?
Answer: As Japanese is a language with such a unique set of grammar, words and sounds, the Japanese sound is more widely used than the English spelling. This makes it easy to