Welcome to Kobaien inkstick online store

We, ICHI Inc. Japan🇯🇵, are the authorized Japanese agency and distributor of Kobaien inksticks for the international market since 2015.

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Artworks by customers

Kenny Wong

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from USA

Yasa

Cherry Blossom

from Malta

Kobaien item category

01Koukaboku inksticks ( 紅花墨 )

Koukaboku inksticks

Color inksticks, inkpads, papers 

Bluish black inksticks

Brownish black inksticks 

Other various color inksticks

Superb quality inksticks

Liquid inks

Inksticks for large works 

Pine soot inkstick

Rare glue inksticks

Inksticks for beginner practice

Kobaien's year selection

Antique inksticks 

Gold leaf inksticks

Unique shape inksticks

Antique inkstones

Commemorative inksticks

Inkstones and brushes

Other Kobaien related goods

All items


Review

"An Artisan Well Versed in the Tradition of Japanese Brush Making", The New York Times Style Magazine, 2021

Chiyomi Tanak's Brush category

Horse, horse blend and weasel brushes

Wool and wool blend brushes 

Rare and unique brushes 

Only one brush in stock

All brushes by Chiyomi Tanaka


News

We will have summer vacation from August 9 to 16.
We will have summer vacation from August 9 to 16.
July 25, 2023

We will have summer vacation from August 9 to 16.

Kobaien inksticks at the 1888 Barcelona and 1889 Paris World's Expo
Kobaien inksticks at the 1888 Barcelona and 1889 Paris World's Expo
July 21, 2023

Kobaien inksticks at the 1888 Barcelona and 1889 Paris World's Expo

We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Poland and India!
We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Poland and India!
May 13, 2023

We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Poland and India!

We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Lithuania!
We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Lithuania!
April 23, 2023

We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Lithuania!

We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Israel!
We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Israel!
March 10, 2023

We can deliver Kobaien inksticks to Israel!

"Why Japanese Calligraphy Ink Is So Expensive" Kobaien inkstick production was featured on Insider Business YouTube channel
"Why Japanese Calligraphy Ink Is So Expensive" Kobaien inkstick production was featured on Insider Business YouTube channel
February 28, 2023

"Why Japanese Calligraphy Ink Is So Expensive" Kobaien inkstick production was featured on Insider Business YouTube channel