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Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Meaning Behind Japanese Brands

Above, a large Canon sign next to the Fujiya Building in the Ginza district, Tokyo. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

Sony. Canon. Seiko. Those are familiar Japanese brand names. But where did those names come from and what do they mean?

Tsunagu Japan has the answers for these and other Japanese brand names in an article just posted today.

They wrote:
Japan has made many famous brands that seem to be part of everyone’s life. For example, when talks about cameras, usually people will think of Canon or Sony. While all of these names are familiar to us, have you ever wondered what the name means?
Above, the Seiko brand name is now below the clock of the
Wako Building at Ginza Crossing. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

To find out, go here.

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