Hobonichi 2023 Techo Planner Book A6

£39.99

What is the Hobonichi Techo Planner?

It's the original A6-size, one-page-per-day planner. It's printed in English and has been refined and simplified to make it easy to use in all countries and languages. The pages are printed in charcoal gray and red, and offer plenty of space to fill with writing and clippings. The book is designed to be paired with a cover of your choice (or you can use it as is, if you prefer a minimal paired down look). 

The daily pages span from January to December 2024 with a Monday start. Lined with 4mm squares. 

Specifics of the A6 Hobonichi Techo Planner

  1. The cover
    In addition to the Arts&Science logo, the Japanese characters for 'techo' (which means “planner”) are stamped in gold on the chic, textured cover. The Hobonichi logo and the year appear on the spine for easy reference when storing the planner in a bookshelf. 

  2. A6 Size
    Convenient and portable, the planner measures 105 x 148 mm (roughly 4"x 6") making it easy to carry around and pull out to use when at a cafe, out and about. The Planner book is the same size as the Original book, so the books can share the same covers.


  3. Perfect planner paper
    The thin, light paper, called Tomoe River paper, is strong, resistant to bleeding, and allows ink to dispense smoothly across the paper — an ideal choice for a planner.

  4. Binding
    Special stitch-binding allows the planner to lay completely flat without having to hold it down. 

  5. Rounded corners
    The page corners are rounded to minimise creasing and damage to the edges when carried around or stored in a bag.

  6. Serial number
    Serial numbers on the inside back cover give each planner a unique identity and make your planner your very own special book.

  7. Bonus pages
    New sections added in the 2024 Edition include 'Express Yourself in Japanese' and 'Anko — the Secret of Japanese Sweets'. 

The inside of the planner

Monthly calendar Dec. 2022 - Mar. 2024 (32 pages)
The graph paper design is lightly printed to make it easier to write in your plans and take notes in an even line. The calendar is printed in charcoal gray and a striking red for a refreshing design.

Monthly data

Each header includes the year, numerical month, and the English name of the month.

Daily boxes 

Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2023 (377 pages)
*A blank two-page spread is featured at the very beginning of the book to provide a free area when starting out the book.
*A page is included at the beginning of each month to help in planning ahead.
*Every two-page daily page spread includes one daily quote.

Each box is lightly printed with a graph design to make it easy to fill in a full day’s worth of plans. You can also take full advantage of the graph design by drawing out sections to allocate plans or entries visually

Free Space

The calendars include free space below and to the left for taking notes, making plans or decorating the calendars with stickers and washi tape.

Moon Phase 

The calendars include icons depicting new moons (●) and full moons (○). (While the moon phase is the same across the world, the exact dates the moon phases land on are listed in Japan time.)

Week Number 

The monthly calendars include the number of the week. The formula we use begins counting with the first week in January that includes a Thursday

Labelling 2024

The monthly pages for 2024 have the year in large numbers in the background (transparent) to easily differentiate them from the 2023 pages.

What is the Hobonichi Techo Planner?

It's the original A6-size, one-page-per-day planner. It's printed in English and has been refined and simplified to make it easy to use in all countries and languages. The pages are printed in charcoal gray and red, and offer plenty of space to fill with writing and clippings. The book is designed to be paired with a cover of your choice (or you can use it as is, if you prefer a minimal paired down look). 

The daily pages span from January to December 2024 with a Monday start. Lined with 4mm squares. 

Specifics of the A6 Hobonichi Techo Planner

  1. The cover
    In addition to the Arts&Science logo, the Japanese characters for 'techo' (which means “planner”) are stamped in gold on the chic, textured cover. The Hobonichi logo and the year appear on the spine for easy reference when storing the planner in a bookshelf. 

  2. A6 Size
    Convenient and portable, the planner measures 105 x 148 mm (roughly 4"x 6") making it easy to carry around and pull out to use when at a cafe, out and about. The Planner book is the same size as the Original book, so the books can share the same covers.


  3. Perfect planner paper
    The thin, light paper, called Tomoe River paper, is strong, resistant to bleeding, and allows ink to dispense smoothly across the paper — an ideal choice for a planner.

  4. Binding
    Special stitch-binding allows the planner to lay completely flat without having to hold it down. 

  5. Rounded corners
    The page corners are rounded to minimise creasing and damage to the edges when carried around or stored in a bag.

  6. Serial number
    Serial numbers on the inside back cover give each planner a unique identity and make your planner your very own special book.

  7. Bonus pages
    New sections added in the 2024 Edition include 'Express Yourself in Japanese' and 'Anko — the Secret of Japanese Sweets'. 

The inside of the planner

Monthly calendar Dec. 2022 - Mar. 2024 (32 pages)
The graph paper design is lightly printed to make it easier to write in your plans and take notes in an even line. The calendar is printed in charcoal gray and a striking red for a refreshing design.

Monthly data

Each header includes the year, numerical month, and the English name of the month.

Daily boxes 

Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2023 (377 pages)
*A blank two-page spread is featured at the very beginning of the book to provide a free area when starting out the book.
*A page is included at the beginning of each month to help in planning ahead.
*Every two-page daily page spread includes one daily quote.

Each box is lightly printed with a graph design to make it easy to fill in a full day’s worth of plans. You can also take full advantage of the graph design by drawing out sections to allocate plans or entries visually

Free Space

The calendars include free space below and to the left for taking notes, making plans or decorating the calendars with stickers and washi tape.

Moon Phase 

The calendars include icons depicting new moons (●) and full moons (○). (While the moon phase is the same across the world, the exact dates the moon phases land on are listed in Japan time.)

Week Number 

The monthly calendars include the number of the week. The formula we use begins counting with the first week in January that includes a Thursday

Labelling 2024

The monthly pages for 2024 have the year in large numbers in the background (transparent) to easily differentiate them from the 2023 pages.
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