ESP Company, Limited is a Japanese guitar manufacturer, originally concentrated on the making of electric guitars and basses. They are based in both Tokyo, Japan and Los Angeles, California, United States, with two different product lines for a various particular market. Their products order from Japanese-built custom shop instruments to lower end mass-production Korean, Indonesian and Chinese built instruments.
In 1975, Hisatake Shibuya started a shop named Electric Sound Products (ESP) in Tokyo, which presented custom replacement parts for guitars. At this time, ESP also started producing guitars supporting the ESP and Navigator brand in the Japanese market.
Since 1975, ESP has produced various iconic instruments for legendary players spanning every style of music. Our decades of expertise in the design and manufacture of guitars and basses has enabled us to present the very best choices for you as a player. Every guitar that supports the ESP name maintains a careful and accurate process of quality handle and craftsmanship that finishes in some of the excellent instruments on the planet.