Every city hosting the Olympic Games tries to put its own stamp on the merchandise it produces for the event. Accordingly, Tokyo has conjured up an impressive lineup of characteristically Japanese items. Perhaps the most interesting ones are those related to traditional arts and crafts. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Bamboo Brush Pen is no exception in this regard: it combines bamboo craftsmanship and classic Japanese penmanship, which is culturally very important in Japan because its written language intermixes multiple scripts.
Coming in an attractive paulownia wood box, the standard choice for storing traditional objects, and with its fine bamboo craftsmanship, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Bamboo Brush Pen is suitable even for calligraphy. But this is a "fude-pen," a pen-shaped brush with ink cartridges, making it practical and convenient for everyday writing, too. Far from being yet another piece of Olympic Games merchandise, this is a great way to practice your written Japanese or to add a special touch to your letters or art projects.
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