A red brown purple-type black with transparency A strong black where a slight blue can be felt * It is good for creating a clean copy of hanging scrolls in kanji/kana on drawing paper. From light ink sticks to thick ink sticks, one’s personality becomes clearer the older it gets, and it can be used for extra light ink sticks to extra thick ink sticks. Both light and thick ink sticks are good. Please enjoy the subtle and profound taste of ink sticks. Please try the flanked products of Eiraku/Mujo Junkoku/Genso also.