Hoshino (USA) began operations in the United States in 1972 as a subsidiary of Hoshino Gakki Co. Ltd., which was founded in 1908 in Nagoya, Japan. Ibanez, Tama and other Hoshino products have been key to some of the most popular and important musical movements in recent history and have helped both aspiring and established professional musicians alike realize their dreams. This has made Hoshino (USA) Inc. one of the top-rated companies in the industry and by musicians around the world.
Hoshino USA’s principal role is the distribution and promotion of Ibanez Guitars and TAMA Drums in the U.S. and Canada. The company also handles distribution for several international partner brands such as Bergerault Percussion, Alhambra Guitars, 2BOX Electronic Drums, and HARDCASE.