condition terms

(Vinyl, CD and sleeves's grade)

We have 7grade for disc condition as bellow.

S(sealed): covered in a lap/never played

M(mint): not covered/dead stock

NM(near mint): looks like new

EX(excellent): in good shape/fine condition for used Vinyls & CD's

EX-(excellent-): often listened before/sometime including small noises / standard condition for used Vinyls& CD's

VG(very good): listened many times before /some noises and scratches on it

VG-(very good-); many noises and scratches on it / playing not a hindrance / *for customer to request quality goods, we don't reccomend this

About "Takechas"

Thank you very much for your visiting 'Takechas records website'.
We are a CD/Vinyl online store situated at Sapporo city Hokkaido,Japan.

Our select are Groovy music from all of the world,
espcially for 60's or 70's Domestic, American, Europian vinyls.

We are trying to keep quality cover Jazz, Soul, Funk, Bossa, Sound Track, Library...
and all kind of Groovy Music including recent Dance music like hip-hop, breakbeats to good Re-issues in Vinyls & CDs.
The category is based on our own original choices.

We purchase them from Domestic, American and European countries's dealers.
You can order these from overseas.
Please read carefully following the manuals before you order to us.

Thank you for being interested in our shop!!

Before place an order

We are very sorry that our website is only controled by Japanese Language.
You CAN'T use our shopping cart to order, because the exchange rate is not reflected in our system.
Please accept our apologize for this inconvinience matters.

You can listen for trial some music.
In case of listening, you need REAL PLAYER on your PC.
Please click the mark of 'headphone'.

Please notece the price of our web site is displayed in Japanese YEN.

How to order

We are accepted orders from all over the world.
But, you can't use our shopping cart systems as we explained it before.

If you'd like to order records to us, please use and send the 'Contact Form'.
On this case, we need following information as below.

  • Name of Artist and Title of stuff
  • Ref Model Number (ex.LP-025350)
  • Price (in Japanese Yen)
  • Qty
  • Your information

Your Name:

Your zip code:

Your correct shipping address:

(Street:City:State or Province:)

Zip code or Postal code:


Phone number:


PAYPAL account ID:

  • Shipping method you prefer(EMS or AIR SMALL PACKET)


First we'll check the our stock, we'll let you know shipping cost, and our PAYPAL Address.

Please remit it to PAYPAL within 5DAYS.
When it is past 5days in case of not confirm the remittance, automatically it's CANCELED.

As soon as we confirm you receipt your money of PAYPAL, we'll send it by your choice method.

After we send your article,
we send you final sending completion e-mail.

We are accepting payment by paypal for custmers overseas.
*You need to pay extra 4% surcharge to pay us by PAYPAL*
All prices are in Japanese Yen.
Please refer the rate at (

You can choose 'EMS' or 'Air Small Packet' for International Shipping method.

Fastest & Safetst, with tracking No. and Insurance(under 20,000jpy) is included.
Usually takes 5 ~ 10days to almost all countries in Europe, US, Asia.

---Air Small Packet
Cheper, but without Insurance, no tracking No.
Usually takes 2weeks - 3 months to receive.

Caution! → I don't bear all responsibility with the loss of the article.
Shop information

'Takechas records'

3-67, Kitanosawa 3chome,
Minamiku, Sapporo city, Hokkkaido
Zip 005-0832

phone/fax 81(0)11 303 5699