Life Japanese Stationery is a well-established brand in Japan, known for its high quality of paper and bindings. The company continues to make its notebooks by hand, resulting in a touch of old world quality. These notebooks are beautiful, something to stand apart from the standard black notebooks. The result is a collection of Japanese stationery notebooks that offer a beautiful writing experience, glue-bound or spiral-bound. Life Japanese paper is not only fountain pen friendly, it handles all sorts of ink and pen combinations with ease. Through decades of expanding popularity, Life's commitment to their handmade methods has remained as strong as ever to maintain the highest quality.