HOBONICHI TECHO 2017

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    Hobonichi Techo Original Book (January Start)A6 Size (Monday-Start Week / Sunday-Start Week)

    The book’s compact A6 size and page-per-day format provide a place to generously fill an entire year’s worth of spur-of-the-moment thoughts while still staying comfortably portable. After years of testing, the graph paper has been set to 3.7 mm for optimal writing comfort. The graph paper design has also been printed in light colors so users can either customize it to their own layout or ignore it completely. The various calendars and pages are great not only for writing down your plans for the day, but for doodling, pasting event tickets, and filling in pages with any whims that come to mind.

    The Hobonichi Techo includes quotes specially chosen from its parent site, the Japanese web magazine Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shimbun. Each daily page has a quote in Japanese.

    The planner is easy to use, fun to write in, and great to have on hand at all times. Feel free to match your book with any one of our colorful covers.

    In the Hobonichi Techo Original book, you can choose between a Monday-start week (gray label) or Sunday-start week (red label) for the monthly calendar.

    Monday-start week (gray label)

    Monday-start week (gray label) / Sunday-start week (red label)

    See here for detailed, illustrated information.

    When you purchase the planner in the online Hobonichi Store, the book comes with two free Hobonichi Store exclusives: a ballpoint pen and a mini butter toast plate.

    バタートーストのお皿と、おまけのボールペン

    You can see a comparison chart of all the book types here.

    Hobonichi Techo Original Book (January Start)A6 Size (Monday-Start Week / Sunday-Start Week)
    JPY2,160JPY2,160(incl. tax, excl. shipping)

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    LanguageJapaneseJapanese
    SizeA6 (105 mm x 150 mm / 4.1" x 5.9")A6 (105 mm x 150 mm / 4.1" x 5.9")
    DatesJanuary - December 2017January - December 2017
    CalendarsStarting on MondayStarting on Sunday
    Shipping Date1-3 business days1-3 business days

    Hobonichi Store Exclusives

    Mini butter toast plate
    Mini butter toast plate
    3-Color ballpoint pen
    3-Color ballpoint pen
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    Specifications

    Book Only (Hobonichi Techo Original / Japanese / January Start / Monday Start)
    SizeA6 (105 mm x 149 mm x 15 mm / 4.1" x 5.9" x 0.6")
    (Specifications may vary slightly)
    WeightApprox. 208 g
    Total pages464 pages
    Binding TypeStitch-binding
    Paper TypeTomoe River paper (planner-specific type)
    Grid size3.7 mm *Monthly pages: 3.45 mm
    Yearly Calendar2016 - 2018
    Yearly IndexDec. 2016 - Mar. 2018 (8 pages)
    Monthly CalendarDec. 2016 - Mar. 2018 (32 pages)
    Daily PagesJan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017 (379 pages)
    *A blank two-page spread is featured at the very beginning of the book to provide a free area when starting out the book.
    *A page is included at the beginning of each month to help in planning ahead.
    QuotesOne per day (Japanese)
    Weekly CalendarNot included
    Memo Page15 pages
    Informational PagesTime Table / Graph Paper / Favorites / My 100 / Favorite Local Japanese Sweets / Interacting with Cats and Dogs / Solar Terms / Emergency Preparedness / Useful First Aid Tips / Conversion Table / Age Table / Gifts / Addresses (for 6 People) / Useful Links / Personal Notes
    Listed informationDay of the year / Week of the year (listed on monthly calendar) / Rokuyo (Traditional Japanese lunisolar calendar) (listed on monthly calendar) / Solar terms (Japanese) / Japanese holidays / Moon phase (daily pages include every phase, monthly calendars only include full and new moon)
    Book Only (Hobonichi Techo Original / Japanese / January Start / Sunday Start)
    SizeA6 (105 mm x 149 mm x 15 mm / 4.1" x 5.9" x 0.6")
    (Specifications may vary slightly)
    WeightApprox. 208 g
    Total pages464 pages
    Binding TypeStitch-binding
    Paper TypeTomoe River paper (planner-specific type)
    Grid size3.7 mm *Monthly pages: 3.45 mm
    Yearly Calendar2016 - 2018
    Yearly IndexDec. 2016 - Mar. 2018 (8 pages)
    Monthly CalendarDec. 2016 - Mar. 2018 (32 pages)
    Daily PagesJan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017 (379 pages)
    *A blank two-page spread is featured at the very beginning of the book to provide a free area when starting out the book.
    *A page is included at the beginning of each month to help in planning ahead.
    QuotesOne per day (Japanese)
    Weekly CalendarNot included
    Memo Page15 pages
    Informational PagesTime Table / Graph Paper / Favorites / My 100 / Favorite Local Japanese Sweets / Interacting with Cats and Dogs / Solar Terms / Emergency Preparedness / Useful First Aid Tips / Conversion Table / Age Table / Gifts / Addresses (for 6 People) / Useful Links / Personal Notes
    Listed informationDay of the year / Week of the year (listed on monthly calendar) / Rokuyo (Traditional Japanese lunisolar calendar) (listed on monthly calendar) / Solar terms (Japanese) / Japanese holidays / Moon phase (daily pages include every phase, monthly calendars only include full and new moon)
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    Please Read Before You Buy

    In order to provide you with the most satisfaction for your product, we've compiled a list of warnings, potential issues, and tips to keep in mind for this particular product.
    Please be sure to read this information carefully before placing your order.

    Test fountain pens before regular use

    The Hobonichi Techo's Tomoe River paper is designed to prevent bleed-through, but some fountain pens and water-based ink pens are not compatible with this paper. When switching to a new pen, we recommend testing the pen somewhere in the book, such as the back memo pages, to see if the ink bleeds through or takes an especially long time to dry.

    Correction and Apology for Typographical Error in Solar Terms section

    One of the Japanese characters in the Solar Terms explanation is incorrect, as listed below.

    白露 (White Dew)
    Incorrect: 昔の人は、草木に降りた霜が (Long ago, people saw the frost on the plants...)
    Correct: 昔の人は、草木に降りた露が (Long ago, people saw the dew on the plants...)

    We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.