Giveaway: Hobonichi Techo x 3

I got whipped up in the frenzy of the launch of the 2018 Hobonichi Techo products this year so I bought one of everything before they sold out without knowing for sure which one I would actually use. FOMO is a terrible thing. Then the Jibun Techo was released a couple weeks later and I got  caught up in the frenzy of that. So, I have more planners than I have plans. I went overboard. So, you win! Or you can. I’m giving away the excess. Here are your options:

 Set #1:

The Hobonichi Techo Original A6 Avec (Two 6-month books plus the 2018 Weekly calendar book) with Melon cloth cover and clear protective plastic cover.

Set #2:

The Weeks with forest green cover and Circling Stars plastic cover plus the Weeks Corner marker.

Set #3:

Hobonichi Techo A5 Cousin with Water Blue cloth cover and Hana Nomad Plastic Cover.

All three sets are brand new, never used. Some were removed for photography purposes only but have never been written in or opened for more than a peek.


All you have to do is tell me in the comments which set you want. I’ll pick three winners in this giveaway, one for each set. Let’s do this!

FINE PRINT: All entries must be submitted by 10pm CST on Friday, December 29, 2017. All entries must be submitted at, not Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook, okay? Winner will be announced on Saturday. Winner will be selected by random number generator from entries that played by the rules (see above). Please include your email address in the comment form so that I can contact you if you win. I will not save email addresses or sell them to anyone — pinky swear. If winner does not respond within 7 days, I will draw a new giveaway winner. Shipping via USPS first class is covered. Additional shipping options or insurance will have to be paid by the winner. We are generous but we’re not made of money. US and APO/AFO only, sorry.

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  1. As always Ana, thanks for your generosity. I would like set #3 if chosen. Thanks again. Happy New Year!

  2. I would like the #3 set please. Thanks Ana, hope your 2018 planning goes well. Happy New Year!

  3. Wow, thanks for this opportunity!! It’s a tough decision but I think the beautiful blue cover in Set 3 would be amazing to have.

  4. Happy New Year, Ana! I would love to try set 3 as a work planner. I have a DIY version that works passably well, but would love to retire that for the beautiful Hobonichi!

  5. I’d love to try a Weeks! Set #2, if I’m chosen, please!
    I almost fell into a similar planner pit, but instead of getting a bunch to try, I froze—and got nothing, and now it’s almost 2018 and I still don’t have a planner. Meep!

  6. Oooh — I’d love to try set #2 Hobonichi Techo Weeks! It’s a perfect color and cover combo, too.

  7. Very kind of you to give these away. I like set 2. I’d either keep it or give it to a family member

  8. Ohh! Set two please! Or one?

    I’ve been so torn and couldn’t decide. Now January is coming up and I’ve got a few more weeks in my fill-in-the-gap TN vertical week insert left. This wasn’t good planning, was it?

  9. I would love to sample set #3 as I’ve read much about these planners but have yet to have one in hand.

  10. Set #1 please! I just got an A6 zipper cover that it would look great in. Thank you so much for the great information and your generosity!

  11. Hiya! Thanks for hosting the giveaway (I’ve totes been there re: panic, er, enthusiastic purchases. I’d love to win the Avec Hobo set. Thanks again & happy new year!

  12. I would be happy with any of them, since I’ve never had one from this brand. Am always hearing how everyone loves them.

    Happy New Year – thank you for always having great giveaways

  13. Set 1 looks super cool. I know what you mean about getting caught up in getting them before they are gone, this is nice of you to do as a giveaway! I managed to resist but wondered if I made the right choice. So this will decide it and I will just let the thought go after.

  14. Set #3 please!
    I have never had a hobonichi before. I have only ever heard people talk about them or read reviews.

    Happy New Year to everybody no matter who wins and enjoy!

  15. I would love any of them, but especially set #1, The Hobonichi Techo Original A6 Avec (Two 6-month books plus the 2018 Weekly calendar book) with Melon cloth cover and clear protective plastic cover. Thanks for the chance!

  16. Thanks for the giveaway- I would love set #3 if my number is chosen; I think it would be great for work. Happy New Year!

  17. I would love #2. I was still trying to decide between the Hobonichi and the Jibun Techo. Thanks for the chance to win.

  18. Thank you so much for this giveaway! If my number comes up, set #2 with the Weeks would be great for me.

  19. If I were so lucky as to win, I’d pick set #2… my cursor had hovered over those very things as well.

  20. Thank you for the giveaway! I would love to win Set 3. So excited for all the great things in store for 2018. 🙂

  21. Set #3 how generous! Thank you!

    I’d love to give the cousin a try again, it’s such a lovely spacious planner!!

    Again, thank you for your generosity!

  22. They all look great, but if I have to pick one it would be the Hobonichi Techo A5 Cousin with Water Blue cloth cover and Hana Nomad Plastic Cover.

  23. I would love to try Set #2. I think it would be more streamlined for me.

    Thank you for this generous offer.

    I hope you enjoy using your planner for 2018!

  24. Hi! Happy holidays! Thanks so much again. I would love to win set #3 if I get drawn, would be awesome for work. Thanks again!

  25. I have been eyeing the Hobonichi Weeks for MONTHS now and haven’t pulled the trigger. Now all the greens are gone. :'(

  26. Gosh, how to decide? I think #2-the Weeks. Thanks for all the ways you keep us updated on all the things.

  27. I’m so intrigued by the Hobonichi, but I just can’t pull the trigger! Set 3, set 3 is the one that calls to me.

  28. Would love #2! And will now fall into the rabbithole that is beautifully laid out planners I didn’t know i NEEED!

  29. Wow…how generous. Giveaway #2 would be a nice addition to my new year. I hope you have a fantastic new year. Thank you for the work you put into your site. It has given me much pleasure.

  30. I’d love to win set #1 if I was the lucky one to do so! Thank you for doing such a generous giveaway and happy holidays to you!

  31. That’s a tough one. Each one has some distinct advantages, but I think I like the format more of set #2. Thanks for the giveaway!

  32. Golly, any of them would be amazing, but if I have to choose, I’d ask for set #1. Thank you for this giveaway!

  33. I’d love set #3 – so much space for daily writing (I’m more of a journaler than a planner, but this would cover both)! Thank you for doing this!

  34. Set 1! The Avecs with the weekly are a combo I haven’t tried. Looks wonderful and your cover/cover on cover choice is top notch, I think.

  35. #3!
    Need to get the Cousin for school next semester but Amazon is sold out. If worse goes to worst I will order from Japan but it will take too long to arrive, methinks.

  36. #1 would be awesome! I’ve just been thinking of adding an A6 to my planner sets for writing. Plus it gives me an excuse to buy a Nock Seed case…

  37. I don’t need to be entered in the drawing as I use the weeks and got the hedgehog one for 2018, but I’m curious, out of everything you purchased, what did you decide to use this year? And how do you like the Jibun? I’m curious about how it compares to Hobonichi?

  38. I would love #2!

    The weeks looks perfect for daily appointments and tracking. Also, Forest Green is such a beautiful color.

  39. I would like #3 because I’ve never seen a cousin in person. It’s a big investment for me, so I’d like to try it before I buy it. I think the extra space would really come in handy.

  40. I could see why you had to pick them all up – they are so cute!

    I am especially fond of Set #1 – how can you resist the page markers??

  41. Thank you for this opportunity…you are so kind to offer this. Set 2 would be perfect!

  42. I don’t do well sticking things in pockets or my butt pack so deal 3. I am an a5 kind of guy. Blessings thom

  43. I have always wanted to try the set #1. I have been a planner since the eighties, but too comfortable to change. (And too frugal) I am, like most, a creature of habit. I enjoy looking, but never stepping into a new plan.

  44. I would be delighted with set number 1, or any of them, really, as I’ve been eager to get my hands on one. It’s all about the paper for me, really.

  45. Heyo! I’m in for the Cousin (Set 3) please 🙂 thanks for linking to my articles, I really appreciate it – and happy writing in the new year too!

  46. I would like to try the size of set #3 or set #1. I currently use a TN and wanting to try something a little larger.

  47. I would love the A6 size Hobonichi (set #1). I have found I don’t use it as a planner, but I love the paper and I use these notebooks for daily ink testing, and currently inked lists. I turns out to be a really lovely way to keep track of pen and ink pairings. Thanks for all your contributions to the community, and have a lovely holiday season. Happy 2018!

  48. I would love to try the larger A5 in set 3. I’ve been using the A6 for a few years now and love the ease of carrying and completing the small pages, but do often wonder about having more space for daily entries…

  49. So hard to choose! I have a Weeks already (love it!), so I’d most like to choose #1, as a different format for planning/journaling that is also compact. Thanks for this great give-away!

  50. Set #1!

    I’ve always wanted to try out Hobonichi planners. Needing a planner for next year XD Ahh I’m so behind!

  51. Thank you for this rad giveaway. I’ve been tempted to do the same thing you did. I’d love a shot at set #2 if possible (:

  52. Thanks for the giveaway! I’ve always wanted to try the hobonichi. I’d love to have set 3 (-:

  53. Set #3! I would love a Hobonichi Cousin. Let’s see if the random number generator birthday gods are working in my favor (tomorrow’s my bday)…

  54. Set #3 would be amazing! I am so interested in this brand but have not been brave enough to take the plunge yet! Happy, happy New Year!!

  55. Set 2 looks great. I’m interested in the Weeks but afraid to order it in case it’s too small.

  56. I’d like set #3 and I have to request it by number because it’s creepy to say “send me your Cousin!”

  57. Hard choice but I’d have to go with set 3. Never tried Hobonichi before, but you can’t go wrong with an A5 notebook! Thanks for this awesome giveaway!

  58. I would love set #3! (or more accurately, I think my mom ought to try out a Hobonichi and that’s probably what she would like.)

  59. Set #1! I’m starting work on my Master’s thesis this year (on top of coursework, TAing, and the occasional beer break) and I will need all the help I can get.

  60. Hi, Ana! You are amazingly generous! I’d like the chance to win set #3, the Cousin, please! And many thanks for the opportunity!
    Happy New Year, and God bless you!

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