CY, Jacob, and special guest Alesa argue about a new, colorful Pilot pen, and talk about stacked nibs, composite materials, and robotics news.

 

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More Episodes

Don’t Go Running in the Dark

February 15, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about broken arms, cracked caps, bankruptcies, news, and quintessentially Japanese pens.

 

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CY Reacts to Things

February 1, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about welded nib experiments, Nagahara's opinions on zoom nibs, and the latest batch of Sailor releases. 

 

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It’s a Cat Show!

January 18, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about Onoto and Maruzen, junk bin finds, cat shows, wooden pens, and stationery events during Tokyo's second state of emergency.

 

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Review; Preview

January 4, 2021

CY, Jacob, Khuê, and Alesa look back at the major events in 2020 and also try to make a few predictions.

 

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A Shiny Croissant

December 21, 2020

CY and Jacob discuss an unusual auction find, CY's latest haul, Maruzen's pen fair lineup, a bunch of new Sailor releases (again), and a new Pilot LE from Fukushima.

 

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Platinum and the Four Butts

December 7, 2020

CY and Jacob sit down for a discussion on Sailors, Pilot's new sub-brand, the new Platinum Procyon.... and four butts?

 

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Not Enough Glitter

November 22, 2020

CY, Jacob, Khuê, and Alesa talk about TIPS, glass pen drama, new Sailor releases, Mercari finds, and disappointing eyedroppers.

 

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Tokyo International Pen Show: Now in Color

November 9, 2020

CY and Jacob report live from the 2020 Tokyo International Pen Show.

 

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Run of the mill Japanese?

October 25, 2020

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 (?).

 

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