Fender Japan revives some of the brand’s boldest-looking Stratocasters with the Limited International Color series

Fender Japan Limited International Color Stratocaster
(Image credit: Fender Japan)

After turning heads with Scandal’s stellar 15th anniversary signature guitars last month, Fender Japan has continued its red-hot form by unveiling the Limited International Color range of Stratocasters.

The limited-edition catalog is a reissue of a US-made series from the early ‘80s, and uses identical color samples and product drawings in a bid to revive the same eye-catching colorways and aesthetics that arrived with the original drop.

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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.