Download City

Welcome to Download City! Here you can find handy materials to print out and tape into your Hobonichi Techo. If you’re looking to customize your pages, check out our newest offerings in Happy New Beach. If you’d like to change up your techo cover, the Cover on Cover Museum is full of printable designs you can use as an insert. Download City never sleeps. It’s open 24 hours a day for you to cruise around!

Illustration: JUN OSON

From the Mayor

Welcome to Download City 2022! We’ve got all kinds of pages you can add to your techo for free, including some that you can fill in however you’d like and others you can just read for fun. Customize your techo by picking out your favorite pages to add to the book.

How to Read City Signs

Original / Planner : Original / Planner - fits A6 books
Cousin : Cousin - fits A5 books
Weeks : Weeks - fits Weeks books

*Please set your printer settings to 100% scale and A4 size paper. Japanese A4 size paper is slightly bigger than western printer paper (8.5” x 11”), but you can use 8.5” x 11” paper.


The latest new Bonus Pages wash up on the beach, including existing pages that have new sizes available or have undergone minor edits.


This is Download City’s main street. Omake Page is Japanese for Bonus Page. A variety of helpful and fun Bonus Pages are available to include in your book, and you can see more details for each page by clicking on the image.


These photographs and illustrations are beautiful ways to give your cover a new look—just print them and store them in your Cover on Cover. View more details by clicking on the image.

*When printing a Cover on Cover design for the Cousin, please select A3 as the paper size in the printer settings and use A3 or 11” x 17” Ledger size paper. Ledger paper will have some outer margin cut off, but this will not affect the main section you’ll be cutting out.

*Warning for Cover on Cover printouts:
The inside of the Cover on Cover material is designed to resist ink stains, but please follow these guidelines to get the best results:

1. Please allow your print to dry completely before inserting it into your Cover on Cover.
2. Do not store your Cover on Cover in hot/humid places or in direct sunlight, as this can warp or decolor it.
3. Please avoid photographs with vinyl coating when choosing what to insert into your Cover on Cover.

City Request Box

If you have a page or Cover on Cover image you’d like to see, feel free to contact us below.

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