According to media reports on August 7, 2017, Tombow Pencil Co., Ltd. will release new erasers "Mono" with only blue-white-black striped pattern cases at the stationery stores and stationery corners nationwide. On the case, no characters will not be depicted.
Tombow Pencil's standard type of "Mono" case design is as follows.
On the other hand, New type of "Mono" case design is as follows.
The new type "Mono" are targeted for students who are restricted to bring belongings and clothes printed with characters, English letters, etc. at the test sites.
Tombow Pencil's blue-white-black striped pattern has been trademark registered as "Color per se mark" in Japan.