The pencil features a red stained barrel, gold imprint and unique five-sided "Gōkaku pencil" shape. Translated literally from Japanese, Gōkaku means "passed," as in a problem or exam. It is also a near-homophone for the Japanese word “Gokakukei," meaning pentagon.
Gōkaku pencils are given to every student who graduates from the Miyamoto Mathematics class, he's the guy who invented the KenKen puzzle.
// Designed in collaboration with Miyamoto Sensei
// Five-sided pencil shape (known as Gokaku in Japan)
// Red stained "adzuki" wood finish
// Gold imprint with kanji numerals
// Gold ferrule, black eraser, firm graphite
// Replaceable eraser
Sold online only as a box of 12. To purchase individual pencils, please visit our shop on Humber Street, Hull.