Visitors check out radio-cassette players at an exhibition in the Seibu department store in Tokyo's Shibuya district in August. Along with vinyl's resurgence, the boom box is experiencing a revival. Photo: Kyodo

Boom box the latest retro musical fad in Japan as millennials embrace 1970s portable players

Portable transistor radio-cassette players are making a comeback in digital music age thanks to nostalgic older generations and curious millennials

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Visitors check out radio-cassette players at an exhibition in the Seibu department store in Tokyo's Shibuya district in August. Along with vinyl's resurgence, the boom box is experiencing a revival. Photo: Kyodo
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