Badminton Speciality Store@SHUTTLE HOUSE
Introduction the customer from oveasea
*Introducing some of our customers from far and wide.
Overseas customers often come to SHUTTLE HOUSE. Our badminton community has expanded worldwide!
Mr. Eduard Halim
Eduard Halim, Herbert Dharmawan and Amelia Eng, from Sydney, Australia visiting our store on their trip to Japan.
2010, March 16th
Chinese singer Mao Ning
Famous Chinese singer Mao Ning is a friend of one of our regular Chinese customers based in Japan, and came to our shop while in Japan.
He explained he was buying some souvenirs to take back to his team in China, comprised only of famous stars!

Left: Mao Ning Right: Store manager Mr. Wada

Mao Ning's official site:
http://www.maoning.com.cn/
2007, October 23rd
Chu Sun TO, from Hong Kong
Chu Sun TO and his wife, from Hong Kong.
2008, February 14th
Mr. Lau, from Hong Kong
Mr. Lau and his wife, from Hong Kong.
2006, May 29th
Mr. Zhang, from Taiwan
Mr. Zhang, from Taiwan.
He came to our shop as soon as he got off the plane.
Thanks, Mr. Zhang!
2006, February 16th
Orchestral players from Korea
A group from the Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra came to shop between concerts.
DPO homepage: http://www.dpo.or.kr/
Customers from Hong Kong
A visitor from Hong Kong.
Customers from Vancouver, Canada and Japanese friend Mr. Matsuda
This customer had been travelling in Hong Kong, with his daughters, wife and Japanese friend Mr.matsuda.

Friends of Mr. Cheung, from Canada, they also come from Vancouver and are active badminton players.

Through Mr. Matsuda's interpretation, we got some great information on the badminton scene in Canada.

A real pleasure to have you at our store!
2003, August 19th
International friendship ladies' badminton meeting
The international friendship ladies' badminton meeting is held at the Osaka Prefecture Gymnasium close to our store in October every year.

The Japanese team from San Diego came to our store.

These ladies were from immigrant families to the USA, and didn't speak Japanese.


New graduates from Hong Kong
This group came to Japan for a graduation holiday, and even though they were only staying one night in Japan, used their precious time to come to our store.

Japanese goods have enjoyed high popularity in Hong Kong, not only sporting goods, but electronics etc. as well. If it's MADE IN JAPAN, it's a hit.

Tsang@Sin Chung, Chan@Kai@Man, Chung Mahn and our Manager.
2002, July 29th
Vincent Chu, from Hong Kong, in Japan for Sightseeing
Vincent asked us the address of our store by E-mail before he come to Japan, booked a hotel 10 minutes walk away in shinsaibashi, but he took an hour to find our store.
Sorry Vincent, we've updated our navigation information since then!

He come to our store because he want the goods which is written in"Made in JP", (although the MP-90 he bought is also sold in Hong Kong.)

On the right is our staff miss Ashida who is studying in Osaka Industrial University, who acted as translator.

Lingshi sports shop, Hong Kong President Wu and his wife
The president and his wife come to our store (two from left). In Hong Kong they have a sports shop which sells badminton gear mainly.

The Wus were also here for sightseeing,
but took time to join a practice session and we got to know each other well.
02/02/07
Miss Yanrong Li
Miss Li comes from Changsha, China and she came to Japan on a one year internship with a Japanese company.
She found our store on the Internet.
International friendship ladies' badminton meeting: American, Canadian, Korean and Taiwanese teams come to our store
The international friendship ladies' badminton meeting is held yearly at Osaka Prefecture Gymnasium close to our shop.
Many overseas teams came to the shop this year, and bought a lot!
Shop staff used English, Korean, Chinese and Japanese. A little confusing at times!


We wanted to take photographs of every team, but only the Canadian and American players came back for a photo the day after the meeting.
Apologies to Mr. Ikeda from the Japan III team that we didn't get to spend more time talking.
Mr.Mikael Rorth and his wife
Mr.Rorth came to Japan for work, from Copenhagen, Denmark.
His son Rasmus Rorth is the under-13 national champion of Denmark! All the best for his future.
Mr.Arne Volstrup-Petersen(centre)

He is working in Tokyo as an employee of the health insurance company of Denmark. He was acting as a guide for Mr. and Mrs.' Rorth', and can speak fluent Japanese.

He told us he had played against Japanese player Ippei Kojima (but sadly lost).
2001, April 25th
Mr.Wilson Cheung and his wife
Wilson Cheung, from Vancouver Canada in Osaka via a visit to his wife's home in Hong Kong.

They run a gift shop in Vancouver called GRAND MAPLE.

Their local badminton club has a hundred or more members, and they have 24 hour access to courts. We're jealous!
2000, December 29th
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