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Journeys in Japan, Sydney Pen Show

Description[edit | edit source]

Chux and Chrissy chat with special guest hosts Mark and Sophia about their recent pen-related adventures in Japan, and their plans to hold a pen and stationery show in Sydney. [1]

Show Notes & Links[edit | edit source]

00:32—Panel intro

01:04—What We Are Writing With

  • Mark, Lamy AL-Star with custom 14kt gold nib
  • Sophia, Pilot Fermo Green with medium nib
  • Chrissy, TWSBI Eco White with 1.1mm stub
  • Chux, Pilot 823 Amber with broad architect nib


Resources on nib tipping sizes:

  • Goulet Nib Comparison Tool
  • Nib Tipping Sizes Chart

05:44—Mark and Sophia’s pen adventures in Japan

  • Shibuya, Tokyo - Bungubox.
  • Kobe - Nagasawa Stationery and Pen and Message.
  • Nagoya - Sankodo.
  • Shout out to Daisuke from Pilot, who showed Mark and Sophia around Itoya and Maruzen.
  • Pilot and Namiki factory tour.

Top Sailor Store Exclusive Inks:

  • Sankodo Forest Green
  • Bungubox Imperial Purple
  • Bungubox Sweet Potato Yellow
  • Kobe 41 Suma Rikyu Rose
  • Pen and Message Cigar

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18:40—Quick tip

20:30—Sydney Pen Show

Get in touch with the organisers:


  • Organics Studio Elements Nitrogen Royal Blue
  • Pensive Pens
  • Classic Pens NZ
  • The next Sydney FPO Meet-up will be at Dove & Olive, 1pm on 19 August 2017


  • Food Wars
  • Beelzebub
  • Fargo the TV Series
  • Beastmaster
  • A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole


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References and Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Description taken from the official Nib Section Podcast page