The New HON Techo is a Hardcover Version of the Cousin with Attached Cover
New This Year! The Hobonichi Techo HON has a hardcover design already attached to the book. It’s designed to make you feel like you’re carrying around a favorite book, which you can pull out at any time to make notes no matter where you are. The book has A5 size pages with plenty of space to write and paste, and features a page per day, so the contents are the same as the Hobonichi Techo Cousin.
The botanical illustration of cherry blossoms drawn with precise lines to the last detail is the first illustration of “Yamazakura,” meaning “mountain cherry,” which is the opening illustration of the first volume of his “Flora Japonica” book published in 1900. Dr. Tomitaro Makino’s drawing of the Yamazakura cherry tree as a symbolic Japanese plant is characterized by its dazzlingly detailed line drawings.
The botanical illustrations, born from a keen eye for observation, knowledge, and experience, make this techo an ideal companion for your daily life.
The contents are the same as the Hobonichi Techo Cousin book. The HON A5 size includes weekly pages to track a week in each two-page spread for easy planning and contains a handy time schedule.
The bookbinding on the HON has thread-stitch binding similar to the Hobonichi Techo Cousin, so it opens 180 degrees onto the table. It stays flat even if you don’t hold it down.
A5 HON Techo DETAILS
- English language version
- A5 size Measures 6.0" x 8.4" | 152 mm x 214 mm
- 544 pages
- Rayon fabric cover
- Includes bonus pencil board with pen holder
- 2 ribbon bookmarks
- January - December 2024
- Lay-flat stitched binding
- Thin, light Tomoe River S paper, resistant to bleeding and designed for planners
- Graph paper size 3.55 mm
- Yearly Calendar 2023, 2024, and 2025
- Yearly Index Jan 2024 - Dec 2024 (4 pages)
- Monthly Calendar Dec 2023 - Mar 2025 (32 pages)
- Daily Pages Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2024 (378 pages)
- Weekly Calendar Jan 1, 2024 - Jan 5, 2025 (106 pages)
- Graph paper 5 pages
- Information pages include contacts, size charts, conversion table, My 100, and much more
The book uses thin and light yet durable Tomoe River S paper. The paper has supported the Hobonichi Techo for over 20 years with its special characteristics, but it has undergone an overhaul starting with the 2024 edition techos. The paper is more resistant to bleed through, lighter despite being almost the same thickness, and has a crisper surface by adjusting the fibers of the paper.
As a special exclusive only for the HON, the HON techo comes with a pencil board. The board has 5mm grid lines printed across it. There are measurements printed along one side in 1mm increments, which allow for use as a ruler. This is also a new type of pencil board, as it has a pen holder attached to it.
Add a cover and accessories for the full experience. Shop the entire collection here: Hobonichi Techo Lineup 2024