Rilakkuma notebooks featuring Japan's most relaxed character and his cute pals are the perfect fix for those who just can't “bear” being back at school.

Rilakkuma Notebooks Make Schoolwork Cool Work

Rilakkuma was introduced by San-X in 2003 and rapidly rose to the upper echelon of Japanese cute characters, even rivaling that perennial paragon of cuteness, Hello Kitty. Rilakkuma boasts one major advantage over the mouthless feline, however: the “relaxed bear” appeals equally to all genders.

We've previously featured officially-licensed Rilakkuma items including coasters, pillow covers, and even condoms! Are you getting all this down? No? Well, the cure for that is this new series of officially-licensed Rilakkuma notebooks!    

Rilakkuma Notebooks Make Schoolwork Cool Work

The series of six notebooks is priced at $3.90 per notebook and they're available online at OMG Japan. Three of the notebooks feature Rilakkuma alone, with his little yellow bird pal Kiiroitori, and with both Kiiroitori and younger playmate bear Korilakkuma.

Three other notebooks feature super-face-closeups of Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, and Kiiroitori. The pages are standard notebook size and are lined with space for the date on each page. For more info and ordering instructions, please visit the product page at OMG Japan.