Ink Review: Sailor Manyo, Anniversary Set

Ink Review: Sailor Manyo, Anniversary Set

There’s a new release from Sailor Manyo inks – a 5th Anniversary limited edition! I find it hard to believe that nearly five years has passed since I reviewed the first round of Sailor Manyo inks. Since that time, Sailor has added to the Manyo lineup with a second full round and four dual shading…

Ink Review: Octopus Write & Draw Inks Part 1

Ink Review: Octopus Write & Draw Inks Part 1

Today’s review is a bit different – I am showing the first half of the inks in this line rather than a more in-depth look. Vanness Pen Shop recently added a new ink manufacturer by the name of Octopus. Octopus has various lines of ink, one being the Write & Draw line which consists of 25 pigment…

Ink Review: Kuretake Ink-Cafe Meiji no Iro Araishu and Shikon

Ink Review: Kuretake Ink-Cafe Meiji no Iro Araishu and Shikon

What? Another new ink line? Several new ink manufacturers seem to have appeared recently, although, like today’s example, most have been in business for many years. Kuretake isn’t new to the pen world or to ink, but their Ink-cafe line is new to the market. I chose to review two inks in the Ink-cafe line…