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Hobonichi Techo Day-Free

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Cover and
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 2023 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 2023

- The bottom right of the two-page spread in the 2023 edition Day-Free features a flip book comic called “One Pencil” by illustrator 100% ORANGE. The comic has a fun animation, but each individual illustration is also charming, so you’ll always like what you see when you open your page.

- Bonus pages have been updated.

Sections added in the 2023 edition

- My Favorite Things

- How to Better Enjoy Conversation

- Enjoy Learning at the Hobonichi School

Sections removed since 2022 edition

- Hobonichi Techo Usage Ideas
- Stretches for Deep Sleep and Waking Up
- Common Snacks around the World

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