5 Japanese Mechanical Pencils that Many People Say Best
Japanese stationery is popular in the world because of its high-quality multi functions and handiness. In Japan, new office supplies and writing materials are coming out one after another. Above all, there are a wide variety of mechanical pencils, each of which has its own unique, useful functions and mechanisms.
The 5 Best Japanese mechanical pencils
There are 5 Japanese mechanical pencils that are very popular in Japan, about which many Japanese say on the internet “Out of all the mechanical pencils I have ever used, this is the best.” Today I will introduce the 5 best Japanese mechanical pencils.
1. Uni Kuru Toga
|Uni Mechanical Pencil, Kuru Toga 0.5mm|
Uni Kuru Toga is a very popular Japanese mechanical pencil from Uni Mitsubishi Pencil. It is said that you won’t be able to use other mechanical pencils if you use Kuru Toga once.
This mechanical pencil is characterized by its lead rotating function called “Kuru Toga Engine”. The function makes the lead rotate little by little during writing, which sharpens the lead, and by which you can keep writing letters in a fixed thinness and depth of color.
The grip doesn’t slip and the center of the gravity of Kuru Toga is low, so this mechanical pencil is really easy to write. Many Japanese say on the internet that Uni Kuru Toga is the best mechanical pencil ever.
2. Pentel Graph Gear 1000
|Pentel Graph Gear 1000,0.5mm|
Pentel Graph Gear 1000 is one of the Japan’s best-selling mechanical pencils. This pen is characterized by its high-quality double-knock mechanism and dual grip.
Considering these features, the price is really reasonable. Besides, this Japanese mechanical pencil has a retractable pen tip function, which prevents clothes from being damaged.
This Japanese mechanical pencil is a successor model of Pentel Graph 1000 for Pro that is known as a long-seller item chosen by professional designers around the world.
3. Zebra Delguard
|Zebra Delguard 0.5mm lead Mechanical Pencil|
Zebra Delgard is characterized by its lead breakage protection function called “Delguard System”, which guards the lead against the strong writing pressure from all directions and protects it from easy breakage. The function also solves the clogging of the lead.
This Japanese mechanical pencil is light in weight. It weighs only 10g, so even if you use this mechanical pencil for a long time, you will be hardly tired from writing. Many Japanese say on the internet that Zebra Delgard is one of the best lead breakage prevention mechanical pencils.
4. Pentel Smash Q1005-1
|Pentel Smash Q1005-1, 0.5mm lead Mechanical Pencil|
Pentel Smash Q1005-1 is a very popular Japanese mechanical pencil with high performance for drafting. In fact, this mechanical pencil adopts the good points of Pentel Graph 1000.
The pen head has a proper weight so you can feel yourself clicking it. Since the center of its gravity is located near its pen point, this mechanical pencil gives you an excellent writing feeling. It is also light in weight (13g) so you will be hardly tired from writing.
5. Uni Alpha Gel
|Uni Alpha Gel, Shaker Mechanical Pencil 0.5mm Hard Grip|
Uni Alpha Gel is a long-selling Japanese mechanical pencil with an easy-to-hold gel grip, which has been loved by many Japanese for over a decade. You will have no pain in the hand thanks to its comfortable gel grip, even if you use this mechanical pencil for a long time.
The lead advances automatically without pushing the pen top when you shake this mechanical pencil. You can also prevent the lead from advancing without control when the pencil is unintentionally shaked.