Continuing the design series of the Techo cover lineup, this year features new patterns and materials in a range of cover styles.
New this year, Tokyo in Bloom is a collaborative cover with the clothing brand PYT. The clothing brand BYT began by making one-of-a-kind clothes by hand, and has since created PYT, a prêt-à-porter (ready-to-wear) high quality clothing line. Different from the standard covers, Tokyo in Bloom zips shut all the way around. The design features flowers and rabbits in a textile style, with black line and dot accents. The zipper and inside cover are tan with a pink accented zipper pocket on the inside.
This original form of the Hobonichi Techo has been loved by many users since its introduction in 2002. Its daily pages offer plenty of space to fill despite the book’s compact A6 size. The graph paper offers an open layout for you to neatly lay out writings, clippings, and drawings.
The graph paper in the English version is slightly enlarged to 4 mm to allow users to write comfortably in any language. Timelines are simplified to a single 12 to denote noon so users can completely customize it to their own schedule (or ignore it completely), and each day is also labeled with the number of the consecutive week that year, from 1 to 52.
The Hobonichi Techo includes quotes specially chosen from its parent site, the Japanese web magazine Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun. Each daily page has a quote in English.
The book contains several sections that are great for schedule management, such as a yearly calendar, monthly calendar, and yearly index page. The back of the book includes useful and informational pages, such as blank memo pages, an address book, a page for drawing out a custom graph, a list of useful links in Japanese, and more.
- Size: A6
- Language: English
- Cover + Book
- January Start
- Monday Start
- Book only version available
- Hobonichi Accessories available