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Basic Features

Two sizes available (A6 / A5)

The Day-Free comes in Original Size or Cousin Size. Each book can be used with the Day-Free cover BS LIte, or the same covers as their standard counterparts.

[Day-Free Specifications]

Day-Free Original Size

Cover size: A6: 105 mm x 148 mm (4.1” x 5.8”)

Pages: 240 (notebook section: 171 pages)

Thickness: 8 mm (0.3”)

Weight: About 117 g (4.1 oz)

Day-Free Cousin Size

Cover size: A5: 148 mm x 210 mm (5.8” x 8.25”)

Pages: 224 (notebook section: 171 pages)

Thickness: 8 mm (0.3”)

Weight: About 230 g (8.1 oz)

Half the thickness and weight

The full-year A6 Original techo has 464 total pages, while the A6 Day-Free has 240. The full-year A5 Cousin techo has 544 total pages, while the A5 Day-Free has 224.This makes the Day-Free books basically half the thickness and weight of the standard full-year counterparts.

Bright blue cover

The Day-Free comes with a blue cover reminiscent of a lovely clear sky. The words Day-Free and Hobonichi Techo 2022 are printed in ivory.

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. The color is the same white as the standard Original and Cousin books.

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 2022

- The flip-comic on the bottom right of the page spread has been replaced with illustrations by Shinsuke Yoshitake. There are a total of 85 random one-panel comics about daily life.

- Informational pages have been updated. (Titles fonts have also changed.)

Sections added in the 2022 edition

- Hobonichi Techo Usage Ideas

- Stretches for Deep Sleep and Waking Up

- Common Snacks around the World

Sections removed since 2021 edition

- Weather Terms for your Techo

- Basic Posture Techniques

- Finding New "Likes"

- National holidays are subject to change due to law revisions.