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Atmasphere has a Tri Planar. You might ask what he uses.
The Japanese comment is way off. You are forgetting about Grado, Clearaudio, Soundsmith, Ortofon, Van den Hul, Goldring and others. The Japanese have not developed anything. Joe Grado invented the MC cartridge.
Clearaudio and some Ortofon cartridges as well as all Lyra cartridges are a great match for the Tri Planar as are Dynavector cartridges. The Ortofon Windfeld Ti is the real overachiever in your price range. Any medium compliance Soundsmith would be great. You can use a low compliance cartridge. You will just have to add some mass. Lighter systems have less distortion than heavy ones.
The Madake has an old school cantilever with a pressed in stylus leaving unnecessary mass at the most inappropriate place, the very end of the cantilever. In comparison to a Soundsmith ruby cantilever that thing is a baseball bat. I don't care what it sounds like. It can not possibly track as well as a more modern design. For me it is a total non starter. I am also not a huge Shabata fan. I think the GygerS, Replicant 100 and Soundsmith OCL styli track more quietly. Not sure why, but that is my experience. AT's ML stylus is also excellent.
You should learn a bit about new Cross-Ring Coil Design which is a Miyajima patent.
Bamboo cantilever is another exclussive.
The OP got his Shilabi, there are at least 2 steps up (Kansui and Madake). They are all assembled in hardwood body, different type of wood for different models.
It’s a modern cartridge, but what a cartridge! I got Kansui and all reviewers are crazy about this model, Madake is next.