Sankei Co. Ltd was established in 1970 with head office and production factory located on the island of Kyushu Japan, a region well known for the home of many strong Kendo players. Sankei Co. Ltd primary production are Kendo products from Shinai, Bugo, Keiko Gi, Hakama, Tenugui, Tsuba, and more. Sankei Co. Ltd has about 300 wholesale stores in Japan and provides Shinai for a lot of the well known stores throughout Japan. In the beginning of 2004, the shinai demand in Japan was close to 1 million units, and during that very year, Sankei sold 340,000 units covering one third of the total Shinai market in Japan. This proves that the quality of Sankei's Shinai are not only excellent quality but stable, and well known. In 2006, Sankei Australia was established, and the website www.zen-sankei.com.au was created to collect orders from Australian Kendoka eager to purchase Sankei products. With the increase in popularity, in 2008, Sankei International was established to cover international sales in the region of U.K, Europe, Asia, South Africa, Oceania (Sankei Australia), America, and Latin America, and our new website www.zen-sankei.com was established. All products purchases from our online store will notify our HQ in Japan for preparation and delivery. Keeping the warehouse in Japan allows Sankei International to delivery high quality Kendo products because Japan has the best storage environment and facility.
Sankei International and Sankei Australia
"Sankei International" and "Sankei Australia" are trading names of Solidus Services Pty Ltd (ABN 69 780 486 246). When you purchase from our e-commerce website www.zen-sankei.com you are placing and order with Solidus Services Pty Ltd which then give instructions to Sankei Co. Ltd and shipping services, third party companies, to dispatch your order. Solidus Services Pty Ltd and Sankei Co. Ltd have an agreement to work together to distribute ZEN brand products through the online website www.zen-sankei.com
The equipment supplier of www.zen-sankei.com is Sankei Co. Ltd located at address 1-1 Ogawa-Machi, Isahaya, Nagasaki, Japan 854-0053.
Internationally and in Australia we are known by our trading name Sankei International and Sankei Australia respectively, and we are the channel distributor of Sankei Co. Ltd which are the manufacturer of ZEN Kendo products in Japan. Our company is also the market drivers behind the sales and marketing of ZEN products online, and the producer of the YouTube Kendo Videos.
Solidus Services Pty Ltd trading under Sankei International and Sankei Australia was founded by Cain Lee, who has been training Kendo for over 10 years and has dedicated the success of the distribution to sponsor major Kendo events around the world and promoting the character building of each individual through the way of the sword. All international and Australian orders can be placed from our online shop (www.zen-sankei.com). When an order is placed online it is dispatched directly from Sankei Co. Ltd.