Jacob and CY talk about Kubo's monster nibs, Ohashido's unusual deal with Sailor, Mori's Wagner pen plans, Tohma, Capless news, and a bunch of new releases from Sailor.

 

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More Episodes

Live from TIPS 2021

November 14, 2021

CY and Jacob bring you once again live coverage from the Tokyo International Pen Show 2021! Watching the video version in the show notes is highly recommended to see the products as the hosts talk about them.

 

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New New Tomoe River

October 28, 2021

In this third "emergency" episode, Jacob and CY talk about a major announcement regarding Tomoe River.

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The First Time in History

October 25, 2021

Jacob, CY, and guests Alesa and Khuê talk about Pilot's unexpected Iroshizuku announcement, 2022 planner choices, the big pen show next month, Ancora's Sailor event, and Shosaikan's new pen.

 

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Mushroom Sailors

October 10, 2021

Jacob and CY talk about custom acrylics, CY's trip to HK, vintage celluloid Montblanc pens, Itoya's system techo event, and Sailor's latest urushi pens.

 

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Don‘t Give Up on Tomoe River

September 26, 2021

CY and Jacob discuss exciting paper news from Sakae TP, the annual Inku-numa show, Maruzen's autumn event, Moonman's revenge pen, and new product announcements from Sailor.

 

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Speculative Pro Gear Bubble

September 13, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about Plotter and other system techo planners, Maruzen's upcoming events and pens, calligraphy nibs, Wagner news, and the history of Nakaya.

 

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Inappropriate Nib Engraving

August 30, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about melon soda, Sailor's flooded factory, a colorful new Platinum pen, and Jacob's descent into the glass pen swamp.

 

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The Lamborghini of Fountain Pens

August 15, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about new acquisitions, discuss pros and cons of glass pens vs Drillog, more Chinese calligraphy nibs, paper and ink news, and also drool over the Lamborghini of fountain pens.

 

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They Overstepped Their Boundaries

August 2, 2021

CY and Jacob dissect a statement from Kaweco, and also talk about Sailor's latest earnings, nib stacking, EDC, current fountain pen trends, and what sets Pilot apart from other pen makers.

 

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