Koetsu Cartridges was started by Yoshiaki Sugano and is named after a Japanese Artist named Honami Koetsu.
Sugano, a True Renaissance Man in his own right, used his passion for music to create a better phono cartridge. Form and function are of equal importance. Koetsu Cartridges are beautiful but they are also constructed using high purity, rare materials that result in exceptional sound reproduction. The company is currently run by Sugano's Son, Fumihiko, who apprenticed under his Father until he reach the level of Master Cartridge Maker. Koetsu Cartridges are distributed by Mofi, and I am proud to be a dealer for both