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We would like to gather as many links as we can related to the sanshin, Okinawa, musicians,
Japanese culture and anything that sounds fun. If you have a website of interest, or know of one,
please email us at: and we will add it to the list. Hopefully we can make
a great resource for sanshin players around the world.

If you would like to link to us, we would love it. You're also very welcome to use any of our Asoviva
logos when doing so:


Simple Sanshin Source
Tuning your sanshin article - courtesy of Karakui website



The Power of Okinawa



The Music of Okinawa
Collection of kunkunshi from Simple Sanshin
Online kunkunshi editor



Okinawa Story: a great resource for Okinawan information
Wonder Okinawa: a multimedia archive for Okinawa
Okinawaology blog
Karakui: Okinawan Pop Culture blog
Okinawn Hai: a blog about getting the most out of life in Okinawa
Ryukyu Cultural archives
Okinawa Association of America
Okinawa Kai of Washington D.C.
Hawaii United Okinawa Association
Ryukyu-Okinawa History and Culture Website
Saltwater Fishing Okinawa



Japantics - a podcast about life in Japan from a Western perspective
Japan's official travel website
Tae Kim's guide to learning Japanese



Rimi Natsukawa (in Japanese)
Stereo Sanshin - Wataru Kousaka
HappyFunSmile - a New York band with some Okinawan musical roots
Jack Johnson: official website
Jason Mraz: official website
Okinawan band 'Begin' (in Japanese)


Instruments from around the world

African Treasures: source for authentic imports from Africa and the World
Experimental Music Instruments: resources for unusual instruments and instrument making
Unfretted: a site dedicated to the fretless guitar
Oddmusic: home to odd, ethnic, unusual musical instruments and resources
Ukelele Underground

shoppin guide


International shipments use the following Japan Post services:
Express Mail Service. EMS mail is handled with the highest priority of any international service (estimated delivery time 2-4 days).
Economy Air (SAL) - normally 1-3 weeks.
Surface Mail - normally 1-3 months.

Once your order has shipped we will email your tracking number.

Refund/Return/Exchange Policy
In the following cases, we will exchange the item or give customer a full refund within 7days of the receipt of the items.
*In either case, customer is responsible for return shipping cost.

- When customer receive incorrect items.
- When items are badly damaged.
- When customer is not completely satisfied with the quality of the item.

When customer wants to return the item for any other reasons, customer must contact Asoviva within 3 days of the receipt of the items and sent the item back to Asoviva Items must be unused and in original packaging. Please note that after 7 days of receipt of the items, we may not be able to accept any return or offer refund.

About Delivery

Your order will be shipped to you within three business days of the date of purchase.

If there is a shortage of stock affecting your order, we will notify you immediately.


ASOVIVA accepts all major credit cards, and PayPal transactions.

All credit card payments are processed securely through the PayPal website.

How to order

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