We are music stores located in mid-land area (Nagoya, Toyota, Kariya, Hamamatsu and Gifu) with amazing stock of mainly guitars/basses and also electric drums, keyboards and wind instrument, with highly knowledgeble & skilled & friendly people serving customers of any level for over 35 years.
Tax-free shopping is now available at any of our locations!

– Tax exemption applies only at our store front either to:Who can buy for tax-free? Am I eligible?Who can buy for tax-free? Am I eligible?

– Tax exemption applies only at our store front, either to:
A) Foreign customers with permission for stay within 6 months, such as Temporary Visitor’s Visa, Ground Clearance for Air/Ship crew, etc.
B) Japanese customers currently residing in foreign country on business, or staying for visit for more than 2 years

Purchase must be minimum of 5,000JPY w/o tax total per check outHow much and which item can I buy for tax-free? Only single pick or string?

While any items can be purchased together, total amount must be minimum of 5,000JPY w/o tax per check out
For credit card payment, credit cards issued to purchaser him/herself are acceptable.

What do I need? Anything to bring?

– Please don’t forget to bring your passport with you!
No tax exemption applicable if purchaser does not present him/her passport.
Resident’s ID, such as Ground Clearance for single/multiple Air/Ship crew(s), will be required if no Visitor’s Visa or Ground Clearance is attached to purchaser’s passport.

Credit Card

How does the process go?

1. Present your passport at cashier
2. Beside payment, sign on purchase proof (“Covenant of Purchaser of Consumption Tas-Exempt Commodities for Ultimate Export”)
3. Receive your passort with the purchase proof stamped and attached onto VISA page*
4. You’re all done!
* Never discard/lose this proof until Japan Customs confirms at your departure. You will be charged tax if this proof is discarded/lost.


As of November 26th 2019, CITES no longer restricts on musical instruments with rosewood (except Brazilian) and bubinga exporting from/importing to Japan.
This date only affects Japanese law. Prior to orders, please confirm with your local government that CITES restriction has also already ended in your country.
African padouk is newly listed in CITES restriction list (Appendix II) and not available for international orders.
Abalone, pearl, some species of mahogany and ebony are still restricted.
If purchasing at store front upon your visit, up to 4 CITES-related items per person / per visit will be allowed to export as your personal use. No merchandise or resale purpose, are allowed.
For international orders, we are not capable to ship brand-new CITES-related items directly to outside Japan. In some case we successfully obtain export permission for pre-owned items, however, you will also need to obtain import permission from your local government.

Please do not hesitate to ask if you’re not sure or have any questions.
We’re looking forward to seeing you at any of our stores!



Rockin Kariya

〒448-0026 4-40
Nakayama-cho, Kariya, Aichi
TEL 0566-23-0111 FAX 0566-23-0293
Open / 11:00-20:00
Closed Wednesday


Rockin Toyota

3-6-1, Maruyama-cho, Toyota, Aichi
TEL 0565-28-7676 FAX 0565-28-8811
Open / 11:00-20:00
Closed Wednesday


Rockin Nagoya Sakae

Becomesakae 10F, 3-32-6, Sakae, Naka-ku,
Nagoya, Aichi
TEL 052-243-0111 FAX 052-243-8881
Open / 11: 00-20: 00
Closed Wednesday


Rockin Hamamatsu

AEON MALL Hamaamtsu Shitoro 3F,
2-37-1, Shitoro, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
TEL 053-533-5111 FAX 053-522-9502
Open / 10:00〜21:00
Open all year round

Historic Guitars名古屋店舗写真

Historic Guitars Nagoya

In the Rockin Nagoya Sakae store
Open / 11: 00-20: 00
Closed Wednesday


Rockin Gifu

AEON MALL Kakamigahara Inter 2F , 3-8 ,
Nakakayaba-Cho , Kakamigahara , Gifu
TEL 058-372-3960 FAX 058-372-3961
Open / 9:00〜21:00
Open all year round


Rockin Repair Center

Rockin Repair Center
4-41-2 , Nakayama-Cho , Kariya , Aichi
Closed Wednesday