The stationery brand “MONO” of Tombow Pencil Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Kita-ku, Tokyo, President: Akihiro Ogawa) and the notebook brand “Campus” of KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, President: Hidekuni Kuroda) will release a limited number of school supplies with the trendy “Faded colors” for the new school semester of 2022. This is the first collaboration between the two companies.
The two companies agreed that they would like to provide students with motivational products that support learning in the new semester.
“Limited MONO x Campus Faded colors”; 5 types of MONO Faded colors Stationery will go on sale from January 14, 2022; the Campus Faded colors Notebooks in early December of this year.
Faded colors lavender
“Faded colors” is a popular color in magazines and SNS and a trendy color for clothing, fashion accessories, interiors, etc. 5 colors in the “MONO x Campus” collaboration: sheer pink, ice green, lavender, honey yellow, and coral red. Below: Stationery and notebooks single tone coordinated.
MONO expanded these colors into 5 product ranges: mechanical pencil “Mono graph”, holder eraser “Mono Stick”, correction tape “Mono Air Pen Type”, mechanical pencil “Monograph MG”, and eraser “Mono Eraser”.
Campus will expand these colors to the 2022 edition of “Limited Campus Notebook (pack of 5 books)” that uses dotted ruled lines.For details on KOKUYO products, please refer to the KOKUYO press release announced at the same time today.
[About Faded colors]
Focusing on students, Faded colors has been introduced in many fashion magazines, net news, SNS, etc. as a trendy color for clothing, fashion accessories, and interiors.It’s a color between pale and light grayish tones; a spring-like color that is gentler and brighter than the smoky color (light grayish tone) popular in 2020. Find your favorite from a wide range of colors, from pale colors like ice green to coral red with a slightly darker impression. Attractive in that it’s an easy to coordinate low-key color.
■ MONO is a top share brand of erasers and correction tapes; also writing instruments have been released with the brand and have been well received. Campus is the top share brand of student notebooks.
Limited MONO x Campus Faded colors product introduction
Mechanical pencil “Mono graph 0.5/0.3” <Faded colors> 5 colors released from January 14th, 2022
Suggested retail price 385 yen (350 yen excluding tax)
■ A mechanical pencil with drafting pencil specifications that allows you to write with a bright and precise tip. ■ Incorporates a shake knock mechanism that extends the lead when shaken. Or extend by pushing down on the clip. ■ Equipped with a rotating holder eraser with a diameter of 5.3 mm and a length of 26mm (useable length 16 mm). ■ Lead diameters of 0.5mm and 0.3mm. ■ Colors 0.5mm: Sheer pink, ice green, lavender, honey yellow, coral red. 0.3mm: Sheer pink, ice green, lavender.
Replacement lead “Monograph MG 0.5/0.3″ <Faded colors> 5 colors released from January 14th, 2022
Suggested retail price 220 yen (200 yen excluding tax)
■ Industry’s No. 1 for smoothness* high-performance lead. Writes smoothly and darkly. Hardness for both 0.5 mm and 0.3 mm leads HB *0.5 mm/HB lead writing resistance comparison/2016 Tombow pencil survey. ■ Case incorporates a double guide dispensing mechanism that allows you to choose “single” or “multiple” leads. ■ Shares stylish exterior design with mechanical pencil “Mono graph”. ■ Colors 0.5mm: Sheer pink, ice green, lavender, honey yellow, coral red. 0.3mm: Sheer pink, ice green, lavender.
Eraser “Mono Eraser PE-04” <Faded colors> 5 colors released from January 14th, 2022
Suggested retail price 110 yen (100 yen excluding tax)
■ Eraser performance is top level in Japan (according to Tombow Pencil research). ■ Colors: Sheer pink, ice green, lavender, honey yellow, coral red.
Holder eraser “Mono Stick” <Faded colors> 5 colors released from January 14th
Suggested retail price 220 yen (200 yen excluding tax)
■ Pen-type knock-type holder eraser; the familiar MONO plastic eraser in a stick shape. Eraser ability is equivalent to MONO eraser. ■ 6.7mm eraser diameter with a length of 100mm. Writing like erasing and is convenient to carry. ■ Knock button is used for extending the eraser; one knock extends about 1.5mm. Suitable for mark sheet type tests. ■ Color: Sheer pink, ice green, lavender, honey yellow, coral red.
Correction tape “Mono Air Pen Type” <Faded colors> 5 colors released from January 14th
Suggested retail price 275 yen (250 yen excluding tax)
■Incorporates Air Touch System* surprisingly light application effort from beginning to end. Smooth, easy correction *A unique internal mechanism that prevents tape slack without placing load on the tape. ■ Although it is a small pen type that is easy to carry, it is economical because it is refillable. ■ Tape width 5mm x 6m length. Refill tape 130 yen ■ Colors: Sheer pink, ice green, lavender, honey yellow, coral red.
“Limited Campus Notebook” <Faded colors> 5-color pack Released in early December
Suggested retail price: Open
・ Size/No.6 (semi-B5) ・ Number of lines/A ruled (7mm) 30 lines, B ruled (6mm) 35 lin
*For details on KOKUYO products, please refer to the KOKUYO press released announced at the same time today.
Limited MONO x Campus Faded colors display
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