Fender Japan harks back to summer with breezy, ultra-limited Art Canvas Esquire models

Fender Japan Art Canvas Esquire
(Image credit: Fender Japan)

Another day, another eye-catching release from Fender Japan, which has stayed true to its show-stopping six-string form by teaming up with renowned City Pop artist Hiroshi Nagai for a pair of ultra-limited Art Canvas Esquires.

Both Telecaster-derived models feature almost identical core spec sheets, though fluctuate heavily in the aesthetic department, which is headed up by summer-inspired landscapes strapped to the body of each Esquire.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.