Fender Japan does its best Gretsch impression with uber-sparkly, Filter’Tron-loaded limited-edition Telecaster

Fender Made In Japan Limited Sparkle Telecaster
(Image credit: Fender Japan)

After a stellar 12 months that has seen the arrival of some of 2023’s most alluring electric guitars, Fender Japan looks determined to maintain its momentum right up to the year’s end by unveiling another limited-edition instrument.

This time, the brain behind the likes of Souichiro Yamauchi’s hybrid Stratocaster Custom and the bold-looking Traditional '60s Competition Stripe collection has debuted the Limited Sparkle Telecaster.

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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.