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Basic Features

Book cover

The front of the planner book is made of strong card stock with a soft ivory hue, and features the label “HOBONICHI TECHO 2020 original” printed in gray letters if the book’s weekly calendars start on Monday and red if they start on Sunday. The April-start version includes the label “spring.”

Convenient, portable A6 size

The 105 x 148 mm (roughly 4”x 6”) A6 size is light and portable, making it easy to carry around and pull out anytime.

Perfect planner paper

The thin, light paper, called Tomoe River paper, is strong, resistant to bleeding, and allows ink to dispense smoothly across the paper — an ideal choice for a planner.

180-degree lay-flat binding

Special stitch-binding allows the planner to lay completely flat without having to hold it down.

Rounded corners

The page corners are rounded to minimize creasing and damage to the edges when carried around or stored in a bag.

Serial number

Serial numbers on the inside back cover give each planner a unique identity and make your planner your very own special book.

New in 2020

We’ve made the following changes in the 2020 edition:


-My 100
-Enjoy Your Techo with Letter Art (Japanese)

-Change Your Daily Perspective (Japanese)

-World History in the Scale of a Single Year (Japanese)


-Words to Remember

-Tips on Living Life in a Good Mood (Japanese)

-Breakfast around the World (Japanese)

-Introduction to Reading Classical Literature

*The name of the new Japanese era Reiwa was announced after production of the books, so era names are not listed in the techo.