Yamamoto Fountain Pen Friendly Paper Collection

The Fountain Pen Friendly Paper collection from Yamamoto is a sample book that generously includes 18 kinds of Japanese papers recommended for the fountain pen.

Specialists in paper, Yamamoto Paper spent a long time searching for very fountain pen friendly papers and crafting this collection. They used a variety of nibs, fountain pens and inks in their testing. 


There are 5 sheets per each type of paper for a total of 90 sheets. Each type of paper is introduced with a thoughtful info page outlining a brief history and paper characteristics. The 18 kinds of paper are very unique and include:

  • Kokuyo Thin Paper (52 gsm)
  • Tomoe River (52 gsm)
  • Tomoe River Cream (52 gsm)
  • New Chiffon Cream (75 gsm)
  • Cosmo Air Light (75 gsm)
  • 35NFC (35 gsm)
  • Glassine (30.5 gsm)
  • Halftone Color 99 White (81.4 gsm)
  • Kin Kaku Den
  • Bank Paper (48.2 gsm)
  • Spica Bond (49 gsm)
  • Champion Copy (35 gsm)
  • Typewriter Paper (27.9 gsm)
  • Air Mail Bond White (61.7 gsm)
  • Passepied Cream (66.3 gsm)
  • Eastory COC (64 gsm)
  • OK Fools (81.4 gsm)

Papers are standard A4 size and measure:  11.7" x 8.3"