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STORE CLOSING: To prepare for the release of our 2015 edition Hobonichi Planner and all-new cover lineup, the current Hobonichi Store will be CLOSING on August 19th, 11 AM Japan time (2 AM GMT, August 18 at 7 PM PDT) and sales of current 2014 products will end. Our announcement to reveal the new planners and covers will take place at the end of August. The 2015 Hobonichi Store will go online on September 1st, 11 AM Japan time (2 AM GMT, August 31 at 7 PM PDT).

Colors Colors Black

This black cover is the most standard design in our ample lineup. Not only is this a handsome color for business purposes, it’s versatile enough for any use. Match it with an upscale fountain pen for the formal look, or go casual with a vibrant, multicolored pen. The simplicity of the cover and lack of patterns make it a perfect match for a Cover on Cover, customized with pictures and postcards.

(*This cover includes a free Cover on Cover when ordered online in the Hobonichi Store.)

Cover Only Important information
1,543 yen(incl. tax, excl. shipping)
  • Cover
  • Cover on Cover
Will ship in 1-3 business days
Hobonichi Planner Important information
2,571 yen(incl. tax, excl. shipping)
  • Hobonichi Planner book
Will ship in 1-3 business days

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Size (Cover + Book Set)Width: 115mm (excluding butterfly clasp) x Height: 165mm x Thickness: 22mm
WeightAbout 100g
ProcessedLight water-repellant

Hobonichi Planner

Size A6 (Japanese paperback)(Width: 105mm x Height: 149mm x Thickness: 14mm)
Weight 210g
Pages Yearly calendar (2014-2015) / Yearly index (Dec. 2013 - Mar.2015) / Monthly calendar (Dec. 2013 - Mar. 2015) / Daily pages (Dec.1, 2013 - Dec. 31, 2014) / Memo sheets / Informational pages

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Important information

Colors on the screen may differ from actual product
Actual products are featured in all posted photographs, but please note that colors may vary slightly from how it appears on your computer monitor.
All covers are hand-made and may contain slight variances
Each and every cover is individually sewn by a factory worker hand-operating a sewing machine. Best efforts are made to ensure consistent sizes and specifications, but as these
products are hand-made, covers are not made as exact copies.
Water-resistant surfaces of covers
Covers have undergone processing for water resistance to reduce smudges and water stains, but this effect gradually wears off over time.
Bookmark threads may be white
The two bookmarks were originally white and have been dyed,so stitching may expose an inner white portion where the dye did not reach.
Cleaning a dirty cover
If you feel the surface of your cover has become dirty,
we recommend dabbing the cover with a clean cloth dampened with diluted neutral detergent. Please do not use any kind of dryer on the material, as it may shrink, and
air-dry it indoors or in the shade.
Using Cover on Cover
The PVC plastic of the Cover on Cover may lose elasticity and become difficult to put on when left in cold temperatures.
If this happens, we recommend letting the product sit in a warm area before applying to your cover.
Please be careful when handling your Cover on Cover in cold temperatures,as it becomes more susceptible to damages if dropped or handled roughly.
New covers are slightly rigid before use
Depending on the material of your cover, it may be slightly rigid upon arrival. You may have a slightly difficult time inserting your planner or closing the cover, but when you use the cover as usual, it will naturally break in and grow comfortable over time.
Inserting your planner into your cover
When inserting your planner book into your cover, it will be easier to begin by sliding the left side of the book into the left pocket, and then inserting the right side.
Pen holder (“butterfly clasp”)
Hobonichi Techo covers come with pen holders that keep the pages shut. This holder may be rigid upon initial use, making pen insertion slightly difficult, but kneading the pen holder open will make it easier to use.
Depending on the material of the cover, pens with rubber grips may be difficult to slide into the holder.
Using fountain pens
Writing on the planner’s Tomoe River paper with a fountain pen may result in ink bleeds or transfers from wet ink.
When using water-based inks, we recommend testing the pen on an inconspicuous place in the book before using.

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