GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.18
A talk series with the violinist Chisako Takashima and the Ginza people. Ginza holds many personal and professional memories for Takashima. In this talk series, she thoroughly explores various aspects of the Ginza culture with her guests. Today’s guest is Keisuke Anzai, the 8th president of Ginza Daikokuya, a specialty handbag shop that has been around since the Edo period.
Violinist. Started playing the violin at age 6. After playing abroad, she moved her home base to Japan, and gives concerts all over the country. Although her current focus is on performing music, she also appears on TV and radio programs. Thanks to her much-loved personality, she is appearing in more and more venues.Chisako Takashima’s official website
President and CEO of Ginza Daikokuya, a specialty handbag shop along Chuo-dori.
The shop’s lineup includes bags from all over the world based on the concept of “good quality, good sense, and good versatility,” as well as original bags designed by Anzai himself.
His interests are mountain climbing and skiing.
Writer: Mizuho Takahashi Interview location: Daikokuya Gallery