What is Japonica Gakushu-cho ? | Commentary by Japanese webmaster | Common in Japan #16

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What is ‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’ ??

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  • To introduce ‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’ as product well known in Japan
  • To clear your question about it

I wrote this article to introduce ‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’, as popular Japanese product and to clear your question about it.

I would like to explain about the topic with mainly two parts.

  • Introduction of ‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’ in Japan
  • Deep Diving with Q & A style
    • History
    • Line-up
    • Price
    • Design, etc

In first part, you can get basic information about ‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’ in Japan.

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What is ‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’ ?

Quotation Sauce:Showa note webpage

‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’ is very famous study notebook in Japan.

It’s with green cover and large picture of flours, which is a trademark of this product. In back cover, there’s article of nature science.

Manufacturer is Showa Note in Japan. And ‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’ is one of main products of this company.

Introduction of Japonica Gakushu-cho
  • Very famous study notebook in Japan
  • Product of Showa note
  • Green colored cover
  • Large picture of flowers on the cover
  • Article of nature science in back cover

Deep Diving into Japonica Gakushu-cho in Japan

I would like to introduce more information about Japonica Gakushu-cho in Japan, in this paragraph with Q & A style, so that you can access information easily.

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Japonica Gakushu-cho has more than 50 years of history in Japan.

  • 1970 Started sales of Japaonica Gakushu-cho
  • 1978 Photo of nature is on cover of notebook
  • 2010’s No insects are on the cover
  • 2020 Total sales getting 14 billion notes

In 1970, producer, started sales of ‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’.

Since 1978, photo of nature are on cover. In the past, photos of insects were on the cover, however, nowadays no insects are on it, in changing of preference of consumers.

Reference : Showanote webpage

‘Japonica Gakushu-cho’ has various kinds of study notebooks.

There are products for each subject area Japanese Language, elementary mathematics, science, social studies, Kanji studies, and contact book, etc.

And Japonica Gakushu-cho are ready for each of grade.

  • Subject areas
    • Kokugo (Japanese language)
    • Sansu (elementary mathematics)
    • Rika (Science)
    • Shakai (Social studies)
    • Others (Kanji studies, contact book, etc)
  • For each grade of elementary school
    • 1 – 6 th school year in elementary school

The products are subdivided well.

Quotation Sauce:showanote webpage

Reference : Showanote webpage

Japonica Gakushu-cho are available in various places in Japan

  • Stationery stores
  • Book stores
  • Drugstores
  • Large size Supermarkets

Author’s research in Yokohama city

The price of Japonica Gakushu-cho is around JPY 120 – 160. Prices are slightly different in each products of subject area and number of pages.

Author’s research in Yokohama city

No, the design of Japonica Gakushu-cho is registered as three-dimensional trademark in Japan. The green colored framing design is only for Japonica Gakushu-cho, in Japan.

Quotation sauce:showanote webpage

Reference : showanote webpage


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