Shinsuke YoshitakeA Perfect Day for Picnic BlanketsA6 Size (fits Planner and Original)

    This cover is customers’ favorite from the Hobonichi Techo 2018 edition.



    This techo cover features an illustration by Shinsuke Yoshitake with people relaxing on blankets on a lawn. The scene is so relaxing and inviting that the sight of it is sure to fill your heart with warmth when you’re having a hectic day.

    It’s also fun to look at each of the characters in the illustration and notice new things or wonder what the person is thinking about. Let this cover be the companion that spends a wonderful year together with you.

    About Shinsuke Yoshitake

    Born 1973 in Kanagawa Prefecture.
    Illustrator and children’s book author.
    Creates comics, children’s book illustrations, drawings, and illustrated essays about the little things in our daily lives.
    Won first place in the 6th Annual MOE Children’s Book Awards and won the Art Prize for the 61st Annual Children's Publishing Culture Awards with his debut book. It Might be an Apple.

    Other books translated in English include:

    Still Stuck

    What Happens Next?

    Can I Build Another Me?

    Staff List

    Photographer
    Styled Images: Kosuke Matsuki / Product Detail: Hiroyuki Oe
    Shinsuke YoshitakeA Perfect Day for Picnic BlanketsA6 Size (fits Planner and Original)
    JPY3,0245,292

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    Specifications

    Cover
    SizeA6 size
    W: 120 x H: 167 x T: 22 mm / W: 4.7" x H: 6.6" x T: 0.9"
    *Excluding pen holders
    *Specifications may vary slightly
    WeightApprox. 75 g
    Main materialPolyester
    Book (Planner / English / January Start)
    SizeA6 size
    W: 105 x H: 148 x T: 14 mm / W: 4.1" x H: 5.9" x T: 0.6"
    *Actual book size may vary slightly
    WeightApprox. 200 g
    LanguageEnglish
    Pages448 pages
    BindingStitch-binding
    Paper TypeThin, light Tomoe River paper resistant to bleeding and designed for planners.
    Graph Paper Size 4 mm
    Yearly Calendar 2019, 2020
    Yearly Index Dec. 2018 - Mar. 2020 (8 pages)
    Monthly CalendarDec. 2018 - Mar. 2020 (32 pages)
    Daily Pages Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2019 (377 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.
    *Every two-page daily page spread includes one daily quote.
    Daily Quotes One quote per two-page spread (English)
    Weekly Pages Not included
    Memo Pages 12 pages
    Informational PagesImportant Contacts / International Size Charts / Conversion Table /Highlights of the Calendar Year in Japan / Traditional Japanese Household Items / Junishi: The Japanese Zodiac / A World of Traditional Sweets / International Country Codes / Dialling Codes / National Holidays / Personal Notes
    Listed Information Day of the year / Week of the year (listed on monthly calendars and daily pages) / Moon phase (daily pages include every phase, monthly calendars only include full and new moon)
    Book (Original / Japanese / April Start)
    Size A6 size
    W: 105 x H: 148 x T: 14 mm / W: 4.1" x H: 5.9" x T: 0.6"
    *Actual book size may vary slightly
    WeightApprox. 208 g
    LanguageJapanese
    Pages464 pages
    BindingStitch-binding
    Paper Type Thin, light Tomoe River paper resistant to bleeding and designed for planners.
    Graph Paper Size 3.7 mm
    *Monthly pages are 3.45 mm
    Yearly Calendar 2018, 2019, 2020
    Yearly IndexFeb. 2019 - May. 2020 (8 pages)
    Monthly CalendarFeb. 2019 - May. 2020 (32 pages)
    Daily PagesApr. 1, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2020 (378 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.
    Daily Quotes One per day (Japanese)
    Weekly Pages Not included
    Memo Pages 11 pages
    Informational PagesTime Table / Graph Paper / Favorites / Words to Remember / Tips on Living Life in a Good Mood / Breakfast around the World / Introduction to Reading Classical Literature / Solar Terms / Emergency Preparedness / Conversion Chart / Useful Links / Gifts / Age Table / Addresses (for 6 people) / Personal Notes
    Listed InformationDay of the year / Week of the year (listed on monthly calendars) / Old lunar calendar / Rokuyo (traditional Japanese lunisolar calendar) (listed on monthly calendars) / Solar terms / Japanese holidays / Moon phase (daily pages include every phase, monthly calendars only include full and new moon)
    List of Japanese holidays and era names in the 2019 Japanese techo-Information listed in the book is current as of September 2018.
    -Era names are not listed.
    -The names of dates relating to the Japanese emperor and the accession of the new emperor, including April 30th, May 1st, May 2nd, and October 22nd, will not be listed in the calendars.
    Book (Original / Japanese / January Start)
    Size A6 size
    W: 105 x H: 148 x T: 14 mm / W: 4.1" x H: 5.9" x T: 0.6"
    *Actual book size may vary slightly
    WeightApprox. 208 g
    LanguageJapanese
    Pages464 pages
    BindingStitch-binding
    Paper Type Thin, light Tomoe River paper resistant to bleeding and designed for planners.
    Graph Paper Size 3.7 mm
    *Monthly pages are 3.45 mm
    Yearly Calendar 2018, 2019, 2020
    Yearly Index Dec. 2018 - Mar. 2020 (8 pages)
    Monthly Calendar Dec. 2018 - Mar. 2020 (32 pages)
    Daily PagesJan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2019 (377 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.
    Daily Quotes One per day (Japanese)
    Weekly Pages Not included
    Memo Pages 15 pages
    Informational PagesTime Table / Graph Paper / Favorites / Words to Remember / Tips on Living Life in a Good Mood / Breakfast around the World / Introduction to Reading Classical Literature / Solar Terms / Emergency Preparedness / Conversion Chart / Useful Links / Gifts / Age Table / Addresses (for 6 people) / Personal Notes
    Listed InformationDay of the year / Week of the year (listed on monthly calendars) / Old lunar calendar / Rokuyo (traditional Japanese lunisolar calendar) (listed on monthly calendars) / Solar terms / Japanese holidays / Moon phase (daily pages include every phase, monthly calendars only include full and new moon)
    List of Japanese holidays and era names in the 2019 Japanese techo-Information listed in the book is current as of February 2018.
    -Era names are not listed.
    -The names of dates relating to the Japanese emperor and the accession of the new emperor, including April 30th, May 1st, May 2nd, and October 22nd, will not be listed in the calendars.
    Book (Original Avec / Japanese / January Start / 2-Book Set)
    SizeA6 size x 2 books
    Each Book: W: 105 x H: 148 x T: 8 mm / W: 4.1" x H: 5.9" x T: 0.3"
    *Actual book size may vary slightly
    WeightEach Book: Approx. 117 g
    LanguageJapanese
    Pages Each Book: 240 pages
    BindingStitch-binding
    Paper Type Thin, light Tomoe River paper resistant to bleeding and designed for planners.
    Graph Paper Size 3.7 mm
    *Monthly pages are 3.45 mm
    Yearly Calendar2018, 2019, 2020
    Yearly IndexBook 1: Dec. 2018 - Mar. 2020 (8 pages)
    Book 2: June 2019 - May 2020 (6 pages)
    Monthly Calendar Book 1: Dec. 2018 - July 2019 (16 pages)
    Book 2: June 2019 - Jan. 2020 (16 pages)
    Daily Pages Book 1: Jan. 1 - June 30, 2019 (187 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 - Dec. 31, 2019 (190 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 Quotes One per day (Japanese)
    Weekly PagesNot included
    Memo PagesBook 1: 2 pages
    Book 2: None
    Informational PagesTime Table / Graph Paper / Favorites / Words to Remember / Tips on Living Life in a Good Mood / Breakfast around the World / Introduction to Reading Classical Literature / Solar Terms / Emergency Preparedness / Conversion Chart / Useful Links / Gifts / Age Table / Addresses (for 6 people) / Personal Notes
    Listed Information Day of the year / Week of the year (listed on monthly calendars) / Old lunar calendar / Rokuyo (traditional Japanese lunisolar calendar) (listed on monthly calendars) / Solar terms / Japanese holidays / Moon phase (daily pages include every phase, monthly calendars only include full and new moon)
    List of Japanese holidays and era names in the 2019 Japanese techo-Information listed in the book is current as of February 2018.
    -Era names are not listed.
    -The names of dates relating to the Japanese emperor and the accession of the new emperor, including April 30th, May 1st, May 2nd, and October 22nd, will not be listed in the calendars.

    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.

    Actual specifications may vary from listing

    Each item is individually assembled and sewn by hand by a factory worker. Best efforts are made to ensure consistent sizes and specifications, but there may be slight differences.

    Color and print may vary slightly

    This material is first printed or dyed and then later sewn onto the cover. While colors are designed to be consistent, there may be uneven coloring or slight shade variances between covers. This may also happen across a single cover, such as a pocket compared to the rest of the cover. In addition, on rare occasions, there may be small black or white dots visible on the print. This is an unavoidable aspect of the manufacturing process.

    Cover may contain variations in stitching or loose lining

    When this cover is open flat, exterior stitching areas may appear puckered and lining material may be loose.

    Outer pocket pattern may not align perfectly

    The outer pocket is designed to align with the pattern beneath it, but pattern alignments may be imperfect due to the manual production process.

    White spots around stitching

    Due to the characteristics of the print and product material, the sewing process may expose the white of the original material around the stitches.

    Pen holders are rigid at first

    The pen holders are rigid at first, making it difficult to insert pens. You can speed up the breaking-in process by rolling the pen holders in your hand.

    Pen holder fits pens up to 13.5 mm wide

    The pen holder is designed to perfectly fit the 12.2 mm (0.48”) diameter Jetstream pen offered as a free bonus gift with select Japanese-version Hobonichi Web Shop products. Pens with certain shapes and materials may be difficult to pull through the holder. The holder can fit pens up to 13.5 mm (0.53”) in diameter.

    Avoid storing in hot and humid places

    Please avoid storing your product in hot, humid places or placing it atop other objects for long periods of time as this may result in lower quality and color stains.