New to U.S. anglers, Hanta's AJ and Tai jigging rods come in conventional and spinning versions and in one length, 5 feet 4 inches. Tai rods are available in 30- to 50-pound classes, and AJs come in 50- to 80-pound classes. Blanks are made from 24-ton Mitsubishi carbon base overwrapped with 30- and 40-ton carbon. Hanta uses Fuji tip tops, guides with silicon-carbide inserts, and Fuji reel seats custom-painted by Matagi in Japan. Tais cost $429, and AJs cost $442.