Sony, Panasonic, JVC--these were the Japanese consumer electronics giants that made inroads into America in the 1970s and '80s, gaining household brand recognition.
A lesser-known brand was Sanyo, who like the others made everything--answering machines, portable cassette players, camcorders, VCRs--and probably hoped that you confused their name with "Sony." Here's a Sanyo TV spot from 1986:
Enter a caption (optional)
What I wouldn't give to see the pitch meeting or the "script" for this coke-fueled piece of 1980s marketing! And the song sounds like something you play, on repeat, to break a prisoner's spirit.