In today’s world, the digitization of writing tools has advanced greatly and there has been less general interest in analog tools. However, Japanese-made stationery tools have a unique quality that still makes them worth checking out for writing enthusiasts! Their famously light-hearted and cute designs have made them many fans overseas. The ‘Japan Stationery Awards’, which are held every year, are a source of announcements for many must buy products with exciting new styles that never fail to surprise! Below is a gathering of great products from this wide world of Japanese stationery goods for you to consider.
The Annual Japanese Stationery Awards are Full of Fun Ideas!
The Japan Stationery Awards give awards to the top stationery goods of the year that excel in either of the two categories of function or design. For active stationery companies, it is a great opportunity to promote their products, and for buyers, it is a chance to be exposed to the year’s best recommendations for new stationery products. These interesting qualities have helped this awards show to expand its appeal outside of the industry in recent years. Here are 3 products from the top award-winning stationery goods of the 2020 awards season!
Kanogu Fragrant Paints
This is a special product for crafts and stationery that combines the qualities of essential oils and paint. Creating new scents by mixing the various colors is an easy task that anyone can enjoy!
HARIO Glass Pen and Ink Pot
This special glass ink pot can be used for just holding the amount of ink that you wish to use for a given day, which helps to prevent ink deterioration. The glass pen is balanced and refreshingly easy to hold, with a compact size that makes it easy to store and carry. The set’s overall design is a cute creation made to look like miniature science experiment tools.
PLOTTER Blank Mini Globe
A compact, durable paper globe that you can write on. You can use this blank globe as a base for many ideas, such as writing down the places you want to go to right where they exist on the map, or recording your travel history. With its built-in weight function, it can be placed on a desk without a pedestal and be used as a great piece of minimalist interior decoration.
4 Other Cute Japanese Stationery Products!
For those of you looking for new writing or stationery materials for kids preparing for their next semester, these following four products might be just what you were hoping for! Currently popular with Japanese high school students, the fun design of these goods will appeal greatly to younger creatives!
EMOTT Mitsubisi Pens
This series of pens is popular for its minimalist design, square shape and ease of use for drawing or writing. It is a round square shaped water-based felt-tip pen that will not roll off your desk easily if it is dropped and has an easy grip. The pen tip is strong and versatile, allowing for stress-free writing from any angle.
A cute stapler series with a silicon cover. The animals’ lazy expressions are enjoyable to look at while placed on a table, and help many Japanese high school students to relax while they study or work.
Animal Butt Notepads
This popular notepad series has a uniquely Japanese mix of strangeness and cuteness, with a variety of cute animals looking back and smiling as they show their backside to the writer. You can enjoy writing on the animals’ butts as you complete your important writing.
D-Clips Paper Clips
A series of paper clips shaped like animals or vehicles, or other designs. There are 10 types in total, including dogs, cats, rabbits, penguins, fish, hearts, stars, airplanes, etc. You can use them to gather together papers from school and use their cute energy to improve your motivation. They can also be a fun bonus present when giving prints or notes to friends.
Please use the cute Japanese stationery introduced in this article to help you or a friend to enjoy your writing and drawing even more!