I always bust the leads on mechanical pencils because they're so thin and I tend to press hard. This lead holder has a nice thick lead, so it doesn't break even under the sort of pressure I use. Love the colour and smooth finish as well. The sharpener cap is a clever extra.
About Maruzen Art
Founded in 1969, Maruzen Art has since become a well-known chain store in Japan, displaying rows upon rows of ballpoint pens, fountain pens, brush pens, and more.