This is a record of my fountain pen journey. / 万年筆の世界の旅の記録です。


Chronology/年表

  • April 29, 2014 - Second visit to Bungbox. Tried about a variety of ink, ordered Pilot Iroshizuku Amairo and bought a bottle of Bungbox's L'Amant. 
  • March 21, 2014 - First visit to Bungbox in Hamamatsu. Met and chatted with Kaoru-tencho, who is awesome and understands my desire to match pens with inks. Bought a bottle of Mikkabi Fresh Mikan and fell in love with it.
  • March 19, 2014 - Gave in and bought the rest of the Kakuno white colors.
  • March 6, 2014 - Purchased a Kakuno white Soft Blue with an F nib and fell in love with it. Used up the first cartridge in a week.

Fountain Pens/万年筆

Listed in order of purchase: Company Pen Name - Model/Color - Nib size (date purchased)

  • Platinum Preppy - 03 / プラチナ - プレッピー - 03 (2013)
  • Pilot kakuno - Soft Blue - F nib / パイロット カクノ - ソフトブルー - Fニブ (March 2014)
  • Pilot kakuno - Soft Pink - F nib / パイロット カクノ - ソフトピンク - Fニブ (March 2014)
  • Pilot kakuno - Soft Violet - M nib / パイロット カクノ - ソフトバイオレット - Mニブ (March 2014)
  • Pilot kakuno - Soft Yellow - M nib / パイロット カクノ - ソフトイエロー - Mニブ (March 2014)

Inks/インク

Listed in order of purchase: Company - Color name (date purchased)

  • BUNGBOX - Mikkabi Fresh Mikan / ブングボックス- 三ケ日フレッシュみかん (March 21, 2014)
  • BUNGBOX - L'Amant / ブングボックス - ラマン (April 29, 2014)