Find your pen-friendly paper: "Japanese notebooks are so pen friendly and there are so many types of great paper. How can I learn more about them? Where do I begin?" This product was born from such a conversation with a friend living abroad. "Paper tasting" is a collection of writing pads, expressly to let you try different kinds of papers and enjoy the pleasure of writing on them. Like wine tasting, you will be able to find your favorite pairing of pen and paper, or even pencil and paper. Each package comes with a short description of the included papers, along with a classification table that will show you how the papers fit into the broader landscape of Japanese paper categories. It is like having your very own paper sommelier!
Paper Tasting Blue vol. 2 comes with three notepads of unique blue papers for you to try. Each notepad comes with 25 sheets of paper.
B7 size: Fritter Soft Blue (suitable for fountain pens)
The naming of this paper comes from the fluffiness of a "fritter." Developed in 1991, a wide range of thickness is offered in the 70kg~440kg range. Five additional colors were added to the lineup in 2019, bringing the total count to 11 colors. It is used for business cards, shop cards, pamphlet covers, and packaging.
A6 size: Halftone Color 99 Aqua (suitable for fountain pens)
The protection of personal information is to be focused in recent years. And It has become increasing important the opacity of the envelope. Half Tone Color 99 has 99% opacity by using special filler.
B6: Raicho Color Jumpaku Asagi (suitable for fountain pens)
This paper was commonly used to wrap fruits, such as apples and pears, for shipment. In recent years, such use has been replaced by foam nettings. Enjoy the unique writing surface, color, and texture of this pure white roll paper.