History of Massage Chairs

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History of Massage Chairs

Half a century of making massage chairs FUJIIRYOKI is an all-round manufacturer for health and beauty

  • 1954 The first FUJIIRYOKI Massage Chair The world's first wooden massage chair. Our founder, Nobuo Fujimoto, commercialized the massage chair after creating numerous prototypes made from scraps and junk. It still works today when it is plugged in.
  • 1965 FUJIIRYOKI Automatic Massage Chair L-11 The chair uses a 4-ball knead ball system, providing an extensive massage. It became a hot-seller as a popular version of massage chairs. The height can be adjusted by the handles on the sides and the strength of the massage can be adjusted with a switch.
  • 1975 Massage Chair FM-52 Fujiiryoki's unique special clutch system made it possible to provide innovative fully automated ‘multiple massage functions’ such as kneading and pounding.
  • 1987 Roller Chair KIT-10DX The rolling massage chair used 8 rollers. It was a hot seller for its significantly improved features such as the remote control and spurred rollers.
  • 1995 Massage Chair CYBER-Relax AS-001 The industry's first massage chair with airbags. It was especially innovative for its massage functions for the lower body (thighs and legs), which were not available with conventional massage chairs.
  • 2000 Massage Chair Air Solution AS-777 The 'air bags' and 'massage balls' evolved in their own ways. It was a new idea to combine two types of massage. This chair was a concept model, which determined the trend of massage chairs in the 21stcentury.
  • 2001 Massage Chair CYBER-Relax AS-001 This model was equipped with the industry's first, many groundbreaking functions such as the 3D Point Navigation System, which senses the body shape and automatically choses the best massage program for the sitter.chairs.
  • 2002 Massage Chair CYBER-Relax AS-003 This model was created with organic and natural flow in mind, and was also highly regarded for its design. It was particularly well received for its air massage functions for the legs, including the ‘Leg Stretch’ and ‘Cross Press.’
  • 2004 Massage Chair CYBER-RELAX AS-800 The first massage chair to be equipped with functions for the shoulders and feet soles. It made it possible to provide an extensive massage from the nape of the neck right down to the feet soles.
  • 2008 Massage Chair CYBER-RELAX AS-830 The latest flagship model is filled with all the details Fujiiryoki cares about. The combination of mechanical and air massages makes it possible to provide 734 types of massage such as the 'whole body stretch.'
  • 2002 Massage Chair CYBER-Relax AS-003 This model was created with organic and natural flow in mind, and was also highly regarded for its design. It was particularly well received for its air massage functions for the legs, including the ‘Leg Stretch’ and ‘Cross Press.’
  • 2004 Massage Chair CYBER-RELAX AS-800 The first massage chair to be equipped with functions for the shoulders and feet soles. It made it possible to provide an extensive massage from the nape of the neck right down to the feet soles.
  • 2008 Massage Chair CYBER-RELAX AS-830 The latest flagship model is filled with all the details Fujiiryoki cares about. The combination of mechanical and air massages makes it possible to provide 734 types of massage such as the 'whole body stretch.'

*The above chairs, and their respective release dates and model numbers, are all applicable to domestic Japanese models.

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