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Growing up in Taiwan in the 90s, Doraemon is among some of the most well-known series. Doraemon is a blue human-sized robotic cat manufactured in the future. He time-travels back to the the present time to meet with the main character of the series, the 10 year old Noby. The time traveling portal is the main drawer of Noby’s study desk, and one day, Doraemon time-travels from the future and emerges from the drawer. Noby is not the smartest kid at school, so Doraemon would help out using gadgets from the future, and they are all stored in his belly...

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Catch up with me and Soraya with a surprise guest... : ) In this video, we discuss what we’ve been up in February, and we went over our favorite new stationery added in last month, and go over some fun moments we’ve had together at Yoseka!

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We are very honored to see our names mentioned on two lists recently -- The Shopkeepers and Unsharpen. The Shopkeepers feature many shops around the world, and Unsharpen does amazing reviews in a wider range of different stationery. Check out their sites!  Best New Shops 2020  https://www.theshopkeepers.com/best-new-shops-2020/ Best Stationery Shops in New York City https://unsharpen.com/the-best-stationery-shops-in-new-york-city/ Check out this in depth Q&A we did with The Shopkeepers https://www.theshopkeepers.com/yoseka-stationery-shop-greenpoint-brooklyn/

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Not February 29th 😀 It’s been a crazy 12 months since we first closed in-store. A lot has changed, and we are all adjusting and learning in the store and beyond. Personally, we’ve been trying to convince or sign up vaccine appointments for our parents, and thanks to the recent change in PPP loan rules, we can finally apply! This past month, we’ve worked on two big videos. One is on Sailor line width comparison and the other one is a feature on MU print-on stickers. We’ve been working on updating many color guides as well, and as always, we...

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This week, we added a collection of stamps and stationery from Plain Stationery. On top of the cute cat stickers we all love, Plain Stationery makes notebooks and lots of stamps such as these Handy stamps, Today’s Stamp (for daily activities), and Ink Test Stamp (for documenting ink colors). Plain Stationery is a stationery shop/cafe in Taiwan, and the founder, Tiger, has been an inspiration for lots of stationery lovers like us. Before opening his shop, Tiger wrote about and reviewed various stationery on his blog. In our shop, among our stationery books for browsing, his is one of our...

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