Episode 2 – The Rise of Sony

Sony hasn’t always been the electronics powerhouse that it is today. In this episode, we discuss the founders of Sony, Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita, and how they started the company Sony with nothing but a few stolen tools and some ingenuity.

Some early Sony products:

Sony TR-55 radio:

Sony’s mascot, Sonny (Sony) Boy:

Sony TV8-301:

Philco Safari: