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2021 Hobonichi Techo Day-Free // A5 Size

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Original price MYR 135.90
Original price MYR 135.90 - Original price MYR 135.90
Original price MYR 135.90
Current price MYR 122.35
MYR 122.35 - MYR 122.35
Current price MYR 122.35

The Day-Free Cousin Size is an A5 size monthly techo that was introduced in the 2020 edition lineup. It’s split into two main parts: monthly calendars and a graph-paper notebook. The book fits nicely into covers designed for the standard Hobonichi Techo Cousin.

Because the book is half the size of the full-year Cousin, it’s also light and portable.

The 2021 edition will contain entries for December 2020 through March 2022.

The blank graph paper notebook contains a total of 171 pages and is comprised of 3.7 mm squares.

You can fill in as much as you want at a time without feeling constricted to dates. Keep a journal, draw a picture or graph, paste in ticket stubs, scribble on the pages, and fill the pages with capricious whims or meticulous plans — it’s all up to you.

The Day-Free blank notebook section includes the Hobonichi Techo’s characteristic daily quotes in Japanese.

There is also a flipbook comic on the bottom right page of each spread. Each illustration in the flipbook is lovely in and of itself, so you can enjoy the art in each spread.

The Day-Free includes other sections from the standard daily techo book: the yearly calendar, the yearly index page, and the informational pages in the back of the book. (The A5-size Day-Free does not contain the weekly calendar like its Cousin counterpart)

Although you can use the book on its own, you can pair it with a cover of your choice from our large selection of convenient A5 size Hobonichi Techo covers.


A5 size
W: 148 x H: 210 x T: 8 mm / W: 5.8" x H: 8.3" x T: 0.3"
*Actual book size may vary slightly




224 pages (notebook section: 171 pages)



Paper Type

Thin, light Tomoe River paper resistant to bleeding and designed for planners.

Graph Paper Size

3.7 mm

Yearly Calendar

2020, 2021, 2022

Yearly Index

Jan. 2021 - Dec. 2021

Monthly Calendar

Dec. 2020 - Mar. 2022

Daily Quotes

Included (Japanese)

Weekly Calendar

Not included

Informational Pages

Time Table / Graph Paper / Favorites / My 100 / Finding New “Likes” / Basic Posture Techniques / Weather Terms for your Techo / Solar Terms / Emergency Preparedness / Gifts / Age Table / Conversion Chart / Getting the most of Hobonichi / Addresses (for 8 people) / Personal Notes

Listed Information

Day of the year / Week of the year (listed on monthly calendars) / Old lunar calendar / Solar terms / Japanese holidays / Moon phase 


Note: The Hobonichi Techo's Tomoe River paper is designed to prevent bleed-through, but some fountain pens and water-based ink pens are not compatible with this paper. When switching to a new pen, we recommend testing the pen somewhere in the book, such as the back memo pages, to see if the ink bleeds through or takes an especially long time to dry.

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