Tokyo Inklings
Tokyo Inklings
CY and Jacob
Two Tokyoites’ insider views on the Japanese fountain pen world!
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
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
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
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
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
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
1 hr 23 min
Sailor Minus
In this second 'emergency' episode, CY and Jacob talk about new announcements from Sailor.Show notes with links.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Aug 22
25 min
Annual Nib Check-up
CY, Jacob, and Khuê talk about new LE Sailors, Nakaya, glass nibs, a big ink show, and answer listener questions. Show notes with links.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Aug 16
1 hr 29 min
The Hashtag Ruined It
CY and Jacob talk about a golden Bokumondoh pen, ink mixing, nib plating, Nagahara nib grinds, a creepy mermaid (again), and some ink news. Show notes with links.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Aug 2
1 hr 6 min
Harajuku Horoyoi
CY and Jacob talk about a Sailor pen with healing vibrations, ink blending with Sailor's Ishimaru, exciting Bungubox news, Tomoe River, and answer listener questions.Show notes with links.Jingle by Audionautix.com (CC Attribution).
Jul 19
1 hr 24 min
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