Hobonichi Techo WeeksInformational Pages
Shorthand Note-Taking (Japanese)
At the top of each notebook page is a list of abbreviations often used for shorthand note-taking.
The latter half of Weeks is filled with 74 pages of 3.55 millimeter graph paper designed with a subtle vertical line that makes it easy to draw out your schedule or take notes. Page numbers are listed on each page.
*The Weeks Mega (only available in January-start) contains 212 pages of blank graph paper in the back.
This generalized section lets you list up 100 items for any theme you want, such as things you want to do this year, books you’ve read, movies you saw, snacks you ate, shops you want to visit, and more.
Solar Terms (Japanese)
This section explains the names and origins of solar terms that make up the 24 points in traditional East Asian lunisolar calendars. These include well-known days such as the start of spring and the winter solstice.
Favorite Local Japanese Foods (Japanese)
The results of the Favorite Local Japanese Foods poll we conducted in Japanese in December 2016 are outlined in this section as a list of the top 6 favorite foods for each prefecture across Japan.
Hobonichi’s TK Stretch
This illustrated guide outlines 8 simple stretches as taught by MMA fighter Tsuyoshi “TK” Kosaka. These stretches are easy to keep up with on a daily basis, and doing them regularly can prevent body stiffness.
Chatting with People Around the World
Use this 6-language phrase book to interact with people when meeting international visitors or traveling overseas.
Emergency Preparedness (Japanese)
This page contains a checklist of items to have ready in case of an emergency. There is also a space to list nearby evacuation zones (common in Japan), emergency contact information and topics discussed between family and friends.
This table lists the year people were born, and their age in 2018 at a quick glance. The number to the left of the year is the corresponding year based on the traditional Japanese Imperial Era calendar, and to the right of their age is the character for the Chinese Zodiac.
Conversion Table (Japanese)
This chart features conversions between units of measurement for easy reference and calculation.
Useful Links (Japanese)
Useful sites for daily life. Also contains a link to a list of Japanese articles the quotes are selected from.
The address book allows you to write in the contact information for up to 6 people – especially useful if you ever forget your cell phone.