Established in 1905, MASUNAGA OPTICAL is the oldest eyewear manufacturer in Japan. The spirit and passion of the founder Gozaemon Masunaga is still evident at MASUNAGA's factory.
The company’s mission statement since the establishment is “We manufacture excellent eyeglasses. We want to make a profit if we can, but we don’t hesitate to take a loss. It is always in our thoughts to manufacture excellent eyeglasses.” These words are still the basis of the conduct code of employees even now 114 years after its establishment.
n 2000, MASUNAGA won Silmo d’Or as the first Japanese company, and since then MASUNAGA has won two Silmo d’Or in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
One of Japanese most celebrated fashion designer, Kenzo Takada collaborates with MASUNAGA, a leading Japanese eyewear manufacturer.
MASUNAGA x Kenzo Takada collection combine vintage inspired elements with fashion forward contemporary design.