For all things stationery, head to the biggest festival in Japan: the Bungu Joshi Haku. Held over three days in the Tokyo Ryutsu Center, it will host over 120 companies with over 50,000 items to peruse. There will be all your regular favourites as well as smaller brands and limited edition items with plenty of new designs to discover. Whether you’re after new pens, organisers or washi tape—you’ll be spoiled for choice. Last year over 25,000 people attended so expect crowds and try to arrive earlier in the morning if you can.
Advance tickets are available from Lawson’s Loppi Museums.
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