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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This is a Jacob Pen

July 19, 2021

CY and Jacob talk about affordable naginata grinds, Pikachu-themed boardroom pens, rebottled Sailor inks, Kickstarter funding goals, red polar bears, and creepy sushi mascots.

 

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Rube Goldberg Filling System

July 5, 2021

CY and Jacob try out a trendy new paper and discuss Drillog, the annual Pen Trading in Tokyo, and their thoughts on Platinum’s Kinshu and Sailor’s 110th-anniversary pen after trying both at Maruzen this week.

 

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Broadway Cats

June 21, 2021

CY, Jacob, and guests Akane, Alesa, and Khuê talk about glass pens, paper testing, tax-deductible dip pens, and cat influencers.

 

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I Need an Airy Goat

June 7, 2021

CY and Jacob debunk the latest Tomoe River rumors and talk about paper options, chubby pens, the latest Sailor products, and gray importers.

 

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