||Began operations as Yamagata Hakushinsha.
Manufactured wooden toys and traditional crafts.
||Began producing Official Kendama
||Received request from Japan Kendama Association Chairman Issei Fujiwara.
Became the officially designated Official Kendama factory.
||At the same time began production of the Official Kendama “Fuji”
||Began production of Trophy Model 28 and 38
||Presented the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Cup for Manufacturing
||Awarded the Japan Kendama Association Manufactures Cup
Nagai City Designated #1 4th Official Kendama production
||Built new production facility
||Established Hakushinsha Co., Ltd.
||Received new official designated Kendama factory certification from Yoshio
Kanai, chairman of the Japan Kendama Association.
The Japan Kendama Association held the 30th Anniversary of the Japan
Kendama Association in Nagai City.
We also held a 30th Anniversary of Kendama production even.
We hosted many related associations from all over Japan at our company.
||Changed our name from Yamagata Hakushinsha Co., Ltd. to
“Yamagata Koubou Co., Ltd.”
||Awarded the Japan Kendama Association Cup
||Began production of “Ozora”
||Began selling New colors of “Ozora” (Pink and Light Blue)
||Began selling large size Kendama “Taiyou”
||Began production of “Ozora Premium”.