3 Japanese Erasers that are Worth a Try

Japanese stationery is known for its high-quality functions as well as being very handy. Despite that, the good news is that they are inexpensive.

Those characteristics probably come from the ingenuity and careful attention Japanese people are good at. Thanks to these traits, some stationery articles have been big hits in recent years.

For example, the total sales of Pilot’s Friction erasable pen series have reached over a billion units since it went on the market in 2006. 

3 Japanese Erasers to Try

Not only pens but some Japanese erasers are also remarkable and worth trying. They erase letters very well, and you can easily clean up the crumbs. The three products below meet these criteria and are selling well in Japan.

Sakura Arch Evolutional Foam Eraser

Sakura Arch Evolutional Foam Eraser

Sakura Arch Evolutional Foam Eraser can erase letters with a small force because it contains melamine foam.

Besides, it doesn’t break easily, thanks to the arch-shaped holder that prevents slippage when you hold the yellow arch grip. You can cut the holder along the perforations when the eraser becomes small.

Plus W AIR-IN Eraser

Plus W AIR-IN Eraser Green Plus W AIR-IN Eraser Pink
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The most striking feature of the Plus W AIR-IN Eraser is just it erases letters very well. This property is brought by two different types of air bubbles that are incorporated in the eraser.

Also, you can easily clean up the eraser dust, which comes together collectively. Thanks to the small stick shape, the eraser is convenient to carry around.



Sakura FOAM ERASER W is a long-selling, standard Japanese eraser featuring a double resin structure. It enables you to erase letters with a light force.

With high flexibility compared to others, this eraser is suitable for erasing small letters.


Hi, I'm Tomo, a Japanese blogger living in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. For the purpose of enriching your life, I would like to introduce things about Japan on this blog, especially unique Japanese products, cooking recipes, cultures, and facts and trivia.

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