A rare specimen: a Japanese pencil WITH an eraser! This pencil is designated as being for "Academic Writing," and we agree. It's a terrific quality HB/#2, and would definitely suit academic writing or any task you need a reliable, efficient, dark pencil for. As with Japanese pencils in general, it runs a little bit soft.
Kitaboshi is a small family-owned pencil company in Tokyo that is renowned for their quality pencils, and also for recycling the byproducts of pencil-making for other innovative products. Their commitment to sustainability and education is a hallmark of this very special little business.
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