Hobonichi Techo Weekly Book
The Hobonichi Techo dairy has been ranked the no.1 best seller at Loft for 15 consecutive years. The popularity is said to come from its simple yet playful patterns as well as its portability. The size is A5 and it has a page for each day of the year. Recommended for those with a busy daily schedule. Available in all Loft stores or online.
Cath Kidston 2020 Diary
This fashionable dairy is emblazoned with famous London sights and attractions such as Buckingham Palace, London Bridge, the London Eye, The Shard and more. The diary is size A6 with pages organized in weeks, and it comes with a special Cath Kidston ribbon bookmark. Recommended for fashionistas or London fans. Available in Cath Kidston stores or online.
Muji 2020 Diaries
¥890 - ¥1,190
Muji has released their new diaries for 2020 in four different sizes, A6, B6, A5, B5, and three different colors, white-grey, dark grey, red. The pages include three years’ worth of yearly, monthly and weekly schedule pages. Recommended for minimalists or anybody who's hoping to channel Marie Kondo next year. Available in all Muji stores or online.
kikki.K Leather Personal Zip Planner
This dairy is perfect for those always losing their loose notes. Due to the popular zip-up design, all your important memos and stickers stay within the dairy. Pages are divided into monthly and weekly schedules, and also include a to-do page. Plus it comes with stickers! If you want to make it extra personal you can add a monogram with two to four letters for an extra ¥500. Available in Ginza Loft, Ginza Itoya or online.
Midori Pocket Diary Ojisan Pattern
Midori is celebrating their “Ojisan” (old man) 25th anniversary by featuring their popular Ojisan character throughout the diary. As an anniversary present all purchases also come with a special Ojisan clip bookmarker. Pages are divided up with useful index cards into yearly, monthly and weekly schedules. Recommended for those who want to write a lot of notes, schedules, and memos. Available in all Midori stores or online.
Ladurée 2020 Diary
This sweet 2020 diary by Ladurée is covered in cute macarons on a hardback cover. The pages are divided into days with lots of writing space for each. The size of the diary is B6 and comes with stickers and a ribbon bookmark for more organization. Recommended for sweet tooths or those who write daily notes. Available in Ladurée Takashimaya, Mitsukoshi stores, and Sogo stores.
2020 Small House Diary
Here’s a dairy for those who like quirkier styles. Made with a handmade fabric cover and multiple options for the binding thread, bookmark and page layout, you’re able to create a one-of-a-kind diary. Pages are divided yearly and monthly. Perfect for fans of Japanese-style prints. Available in the Pinkoi online store.
Delfonics Rollbahn Note Diary 2020
¥495 - ¥638
The Australian-owned brand, Delfonics Rollbahn, has released this new dairy designed and made in Japan. The simple style comes in three colors, yellow, red and navy, and comes in four sizes, A6, B6, A5, B5. Featuring thoughtful designs, colorful covers, and fountain friendly paper, this diary is perfect for businessmen and women who are looking for a sturdy diary that’ll stay sharp all year. Available in all Tokyu Hands stores or online.
Moomin Siblings 2020 Diary
¥1,680 - ¥1,760
With the Moominvalley Park opening its doors in Saitama earlier this year, Moomin continues to capture hearts all over Japan. With monthly and weekly planners, this diary has plenty of space to write notes surrounded by Moomin and his friends. B6 size, it also comes with an address book and a train map. Recommended for Moomin fans. Available in all Loft stores or online.
Daiso 2020 Diary
Daiso dairies are a great choice for those on a budget who don’t particularly want to spend a lot on a diary. These diaries are so cute you wouldn’t believe they’re only ¥110! Coming in multiple designs including your favorite Disney characters, these A6 dairies are great for diary noobs. Available in all Daiso stores.