Takamine Guitars

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About Takamine Guitars

Takamine are a major guitar manufacturer based in Japan. One of the most revered acoustic brands of all time, Takamine acoustic guitars have been used by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Bruno Mars

Takamine produce a wide range of instruments to fit various styles and budgets. From travel guitars to jumbo guitars and everything in between, the brand offers attractive and well made products with live performance in mind. Indeed, the company has been an innovative frontrunner in the development of piezo technology. This turns acoustic guitars into stage-ready performance instruments.

guitarguitar is a major authorised Takamine dealer. We keep a large and diverse selection of their instruments in stock across each of our UK store locations.

Frequently Asked Questions about Takamine Guitars

Not exactly, no. Their non- G Series guitars are made in both Japan and Taiwan. G series models are made in both Korea and China.
Yes they do! Have a look at the 3/4 sized Takamine GX11ME-NS. It sports a downsized NEX body shape and is fantastic.
Yes, both the FXC asnd NEX bodies are unique to the brand. They are both loosely based on the grand auditorium model. Reconsidered curves and new sizes make the guitars easier and more comfortable to play. In fact, even the more traditional designs such as the dreadnoughts and the parlours have their own special flair. Takamine know how to make a good looking guitar!
'Takamine' is actually a mountain in the Gifu Prefecture on Honshu, Japan's biggest island. Mount Takamine overlooked the store where the small family-run business that would later become Takamine guitars was located back in 1959. General consensus dictates that Takamine is pronounced 'tack-ah-meeny' rather than 'tack-ah-mine'.