Hobonichi Techo Weeks 2023 Juzo Itami: mon oncle features illustrations by Juzo Itami. The illustrations include a bird-shaped lemon press, a phonograph, and a collection of boots. All precious belongings of Itami. They all appeared as illustrations in his 1965 essay “Diary of Boredom in Europe.”
The number ’23 foil-pressed on the cover and book spine were both written by Itami. The material of the cover is off-white and the texture of a paint canvas. The back of the cover has an illustration from Itami’s essay “The Proper Way to Eat Spaghetti.”
Do you want to know more about Hobonichi Weeks?
The weekly edition Hobonichi Techo is a compact book that's easy to carry everywhere. The planner inside consists of a weekly calendar on left page and a graph paper page on right. It starts on January 2023 and ends in December 2023.
Although slim, thanks to the exclusive and high-quality Tomoe River paper, every Hobonichi Techo Weeks contains 69 graph paper pages for note-taking at the end of the book.
Starting from this year, you are able to choose your favorite language between Japanese and English. You also find an image to see the differences.