Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd. (三洋電機株式会社, San’yō Denki Kabushiki-gaisha) is a major Japanese electronics company and Fortune 500 company whose headquarters is located in Moriguchi, Osaka prefecture, Japan targeting the middle of the market, with over 324 offices and plants worldwide and about 100,000 employees.
Candies (キャンディーズ) was a famous Japanese idol group of the 1970s. Candies was composed of three girls: Ran Ito (伊藤蘭） called Ran, Yoshiko Tanaka （田中好子） called Sue and Miki Fujimura (藤村美樹） called Miki. Candies was formed in 1973, and starting with the song “あなたに夢中” (Anata ni muchu. crazy for you in English). They had overwhelming popularity with Japanese young people because of good harmonies.
Residential air conditioning is ubiquitous in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong, especially in the latter two due to most of the population living in small high-rise flats in warm climates. In this area, with soaring summer temperatures and a high standard of living, air conditioning is considered a necessity and not a luxury.
Sanyo was founded by Toshio Iue (井植 歳男 Iue Toshio, 1902 – 1969), the brother-in-law of Konosuke Matsushita and also a former Matsushita employee, in 1947 and was incorporated in 1950. The company’s name means three oceans in Japanese, referring to the founder’s ambition to sell their products worldwide, across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans.
Commonly, remote controls are used to issue commands from a distance to televisions or other consumer electronics such as stereo systems and DVD players. Remote controls for these devices are usually small wireless handheld objects with an array of buttons for adjusting various settings such as television channel, track number, and volume.
[Candies] had two mega-hit songs:”春一番”(Haruichiban, the spring-heralding gale.) and “年下の男の子”(toshishita_no_otokonoko,The younger boy). Candies was a representative idol group of Japan in the 1970s along with Pink Lady.