Music Shops Leap onto K-ON! Bandwagon

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As we saw, K-ON! fans are currently buying up the guitars featured in the show in a perverse display of consumeristic onanism, and naturally the sales opportunity this present is not lost on instrument sellers either.

Music shops nationwide are rubbing their hands with glee at the K-ON! boom (as well as Fender by the sounds of it), and as you can see here, some are being exceedingly direct in their marketing, positively brazen in fact…

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Yui on this Edwards guitar: “I recommend this one!”

There are plenty of cheaper instruments than those featured in show marketed thus, for the otaku on a budget. Not even being of the same make, the effectiveness is questionable, and store employees apparently report not much success with the opportunism…

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