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Kakimori

4-20-12 Kuramae Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan
http://www.kakimori.com/
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A stationery store in the old-fashioned district of Kuramae, Kakimori's aim is to inspire its customers to take a step back from technology that surrounds us today. While owner Takuma Hirose agrees that a lot of work can be more easily handled through the use of electronic devices, the act of writing with a pen and paper is a much more enriching experience.

Stocking a selection of fountain and ballpoint pens, paper, and other stationery, each item has been researched and can be described in great detail by the staff in order to help you decide if it suits your needs.

One of the main draws to the store are custom notebooks, which are hand-assembled on premises. Pricing will vary depending on the materials that you select (paper, cover, binding) and process requires about 10 minutes or so. These notebooks are a great way to try out that new pen you've just purchased and also make for great gifts.
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