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    Hobonichi Techo Cousin Avec Books
    (January Start)
    A5 Size (Monday-Start Week, 6-Month x2 Book Set)

    We first introduced the Avec in response to customers who struggled with bulging books after collecting a year's worth of pasted material in the daily pages. The Avec version splits the same book, design and all, into a 2-book set at six months each, with only slight variances in calendar spans and the number of extra pages in the back. This allows users to fill the pages to their hearts’ content.

    Avec book covers come in bright colors to encourage the option of using the book as-is. Book 1 (January-June) is a bright lime yellow and Book 2 (July-December) is a cool ice blue.

    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 pair of “Meal Decider Dice” and a ballpoint pen.

    The Hobonichi Techo book can be paired with our wide variety of cover designs, so take a look and pick out your favorite!

    PriceJPY4,190(incl. tax, excl. shipping)

    SizeA5 (148 mm x 210 mm / 5.8" x 8.3")
    DatesJanuary - June / July - December 2018 (2-book set)
    CalendarsStarting on Monday
    Shipping Date1-3 business days
    International ShippingAvailable
    Store Exclusives
    • Meal Decider Dice
      & 3-Color ballpoint pen


    Book (Cousin Avec / Japanese / January Start / 2-Book Set)
    SizeA5 size x 2 books

    Each Book: W: 148 x H: 210 x T: 10 mm / W: 5.8" x H: 8.3" x T: 0.4"

    *Actual book size may vary slightly
    WeightEach Book: Approx. 278 g
    PagesEach Book: 288 pages
    Paper TypeThin, light Tomoe River paper resistant to bleeding and designed for planners.
    Graph Paper Size3.7 mm
    Yearly Calendar2017, 2018, 2019
    Yearly IndexBook 1: Jan. 2018 - Dec. 2018 (4 pages)
    Book 2: July 2018 - June 2019 (4 pages)
    Monthly CalendarBook 1: Dec. 2017 - July 2018 (16 pages)
    Book 2: June 2018 - Jan. 2019 (16 pages)
    Daily PageBook 1: Jan. 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018 (189 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.
    *All daily pages include Daily Quotes.

    Book 2: July 1, 2018 - Dec. 31, 2018 (193 pages)
    *Three blank pages are 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.
    *All daily pages include Daily Quotes.
    Daily QuotesOne per day (Japanese)
    Weekly CalendarBook 1: Jan. 1, 2018 - July 1, 2018 (52 pages)
    Book 2: June 25, 2018 - Jan. 6, 2019 (56 pages)
    Memo PagesBook 1: 10 pages
    Book 2: 2 pages
    Informational PagesTime Table / Graph Paper / Favorites / My 100 / Favorite Local Japanese Foods / Hobonichi's TK Stretch / Chatting With People Around the World / Solar Terms / Emergency Preparedness / Gifts / Age Table / Conversion Table / Useful Links / Addresses (for 8 People) / Personal Notes
    Listed InformationDay of the year / Week of the year (listed on monthly and weekly calendars) / Old lunar calendar / Rokuyo (Traditional Japanese lunisolar calendar) (listed on monthly calendars) / Solar terms (Japanese) / Japanese holidays / Moon phase (daily pages include every phase, monthly calendars only include full and new moon)

    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.

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    PhotographerProduct Detail: Hiroyuki Oe
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