Tokyo Inklings
Tokyo Inklings
CY and Jacob
Two Tokyoites’ insider views on the Japanese fountain pen world!
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CY, Jacob, Khuê, and Alesa look back at the major events in 2020 and also try to make a few predictions. Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Jan 3
59 min
A Shiny Croissant
CY and Jacob discuss an unusual auction find, CY's latest haul, Maruzen's pen fair lineup, a bunch of new Sailor releases (again), and a new Pilot LE from Fukushima. Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Dec 20, 2020
1 hr 12 min
Platinum and the Four Butts
CY and Jacob sit down for a discussion on Sailors, Pilot's new sub-brand, the new Platinum Procyon.... and four butts? Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Dec 6, 2020
59 min
Not Enough Glitter
CY, Jacob, Khuê, and Alesa talk about TIPS, glass pen drama, new Sailor releases, Mercari finds, and disappointing eyedroppers. Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Nov 22, 2020
1 hr 4 min
Tokyo International Pen Show: Now in Color
CY and Jacob report live from the 2020 Tokyo International Pen Show. Video recording. Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Nov 8, 2020
47 min
Run of the mill Japanese?
CY and special guest Akane talk about growing up with stationery in Japan, differences across borders, and what it's like to be a stationery fan as a run of the mill Japanese (?). Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Oct 25, 2020
1 hr 11 min
The Sailor’s New Clothes
CY and Jacob talk about whimsical roll stoppers, fat Japanese nibs, disclosure reports, non-angular typography, the future of stationery events in Japan, and a sparkly Kyoto Opal pen. Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Oct 11, 2020
1 hr 16 min
Streets for Men
CY and Jacob talk about Bokumondoh beauties, notebooks, chubby vintage pens, pen and ink news, and streets for men. Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Sep 27, 2020
1 hr 25 min
I, Toos, am Ink Numa
CY, Jacob, Khuê, and Alesa talk about observations and haul from Japan's biggest ink show.(This episode was recorded at a nearby cafe with a single microphone, so please kindly forgive the audio quality.) Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Sep 13, 2020
1 hr 2 min
We bought all the Moonmen
CY, Jacob, and Khuê talk about paper, planners, nib engraving, Chinese pens, and metal powder. Show notes with links and feedback form.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Aug 30, 2020
1 hr 23 min
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