"Tokyu Hands" has a wide range of items such as daily used items, household goods, stationery, interior goods, craft supplies, cosmetics, etc. There are stores all over the country from the north in Hokkaido to the south in Okinawa and it is one of the popular shopping spots for foreign travelers. Among the various products that are stocked, the lineup of stationery is one of the most outstanding; the different varieties of pens are well sort after by locals and foreigners. Fountain pens, ballpoint pens, highlight-pens, etc. are found throughout the store, everything is easily accessible and labeled for travellers to understand. Today, we are going to introduce you to the "fountain pen" and "ballpoint pen.”

A wide range of people from children to adults can use a typical fountain pen. "Fountain Pen Kakuno" 1,080 yen (tax included)

This fountain pen was designed with many features. First feature is the body shape of the pen, the “hexagonal shape” of the body makes it easy to be hold and hard to roll down. Next is the hollow part of the cap. A small hollow dent in the cap allows you to open it without applying any force. The grip is a triangle shape that fits three fingers, which makes it easy to hold and is also a popular feature for the user. It is suitable for modern people who have a strong writing pressure and the solid shaft is made of stainless steel and has a transparent axis that let you know the remaining ink volume.

In addition, please pay attention to the pen point. The pen point is made so you can easily know which one is the toughing the main writing surface. When we mention a fountain pen, some of you may think that the usability is bad, but this item is very easy to use. All you need to do is just open the cap and insert the cartridge. If the ink is clogged or dried, you just have to wash the pen tip in water. In addition to the transparent, white color and black color photograph pattern, there are few types of grip color available which are orange, pink, etc. Please choose the one you like!

Write, erase and write again! "Pilot friction knock 05 LFBK23EFR" 248 yen (tax included)

When friction ball pen just released in Japan, it became a hot topic. The feature is that you can erase by rubbing the written object with a special rubber. A frictional heat is generated and the color of the ink will becomes colorless and transparent. Moreover, even after you rubbed and erased it, there is almost no dirt left, and it is okay for you to write on the erased spot again. You can rewrite it as many times as you wish.

This item is the "knock type" of the friction ball. It is so easy since knock type is using the clip to erase. It can be used easily and quickly when you taking notes on a notebook and material. Another recommended feature is the "ON" status; with this feature color will appear from a small window on the pen. There is an optional product of refill-core, which you can buy separately and replace when the ink is finish. Total of 10 colors are available which are black, red, blue, green, etc. The pen tip is ultra-fine of 0.5 mm!

With a total of 95 colors! Professional graphic marker! "Tonbo water marker AB-T" 324 yen (tax included)

It is an aqueous style pen, which is supported by professional designers. With the lineup of a total of 95 colors, it is a twin type graphic marker with “0.8 mm polyester core", which can even write neat and thin lines, and it’s the "Flexible Fiber Pencil core" that makes it like a brush. There are total of 12 tones for the monotone, and is flexible for the gradation. It is also an incredibly popular item in the United States.

Of course it is nice to be used for normal purposes also. If you pressed the brush tip against the paper you can draw a "tear drop" shape, and if you connect two "tear drops", you can easily draw a heart. You can draw a plump heart easily by just pushing the tip of the pen tightly against the paper. It is such an ideal piece of stationery for you to decorate on a notebook or a letter.

■Store name

Tokyu Hands Shibuya branch

■ Address
12-18 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0042

■Business hours
10:00 ~ 21:00

No fixed holiday

8 minutes’ walk from JR "Shibuya station", Hachiko entrance