The Nib Section

17 - Buy Now, Regret Later (Tokyo Edition)

April 13, 2018

Taking over the microphone this episode are Sharyn and Leo, both freshly back from vacation and here to provide you with the Definitive (!!!) Pen-Lover’s Travel Guide to Japan. 

 

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The hosts were Sharyn (@sharynzha) and Leo (@inquisitivequill).

 

FORMAT

 

01:14—Japan Pen Fairs 2018 

 

Leo Travels: Tokyo Pen Extravaganza (2017)

Maruzen Nihonbashi World of Fountain Pen (7-13 March)

Mitsukoshi Fountain Pens of the World Festival (14-19 March)

Tokyo Pen Shop Quill 

09:07—Special Japan Edition Pens and Inks

 

Mitsukoshi Decimo Pink & Blue

Nagasawa Emerald Green Decimo

Sankodo Zodiac Decimo

Kyo-iro Stone Road of Gion 

21:56—Places to Visit 

 

Shinjuku

 

Ginza

 

Yodobashi Camera

 

Shibuya

 

Nihonbashi

 

Kansai

 

Ameyoko Markets 

49:27—What We Are Writing With 

 

Sharyn: Mitsukoshi Platinum 3776 2018 “Kanzemizu” Limited Edition (Medium nib)

Leo: Aurora Sun Moon Lake silver trim Optima Limited Edition (BB, almost italic) (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

51:03—Recommendations 

 

Leo: BUY ALL THE THINGS IN JAPAN

Sharyn: MinaLima 

Thanks and Credits 

 

Producers: Sharyn Zha, Diana Dai, Patrick Antolovich, Denise Tang.

Recording and editing: Leo Fok, Denise Tang.

Music: Michael Pearce.

Logo: Will H. Smith.

Logo artwork: Melissa Graf.