Hello everyone,

A Japanese calligraphy simulator for the iPad, iShodo for iPad, has been released! Your iPad will be transformed into a calligraphy kit and you can easily enjoy writing letters and drawing pictures with it.

Now available at AppStore for $6.99!

You can select a brush size of thin, medium, and large. Black and red color ink are available. For dynamic letters or detailed pictures, you can use it for many writings.

Once you finished creating your work, you can save it to your iPad’s photo library. Send it to Twitter, and it will be sent to the iShodo users’ gallery too. Show and enjoy works of iShodo with other users.

Visit users’ gallery: http://ishodo.com/gallery/

When the iPad is used vertically, paper will be shown in full screen. You can enjoy real, beautiful and smooth writing on the screen of the iPad.

For further detaill: http://ishodo.com/

I’m looking forward to seeing your works at the users’ gallery.

Enjoy Japanese calligraphy with iShodo. Hope you like it:)


iShodo & Photo Brush

March 13, 2009

Hi all,

Are you enjoying iShodo? About 2 months has passed since its release. I continue to make at least a sheet of work per day. Though I agree that black monotone color is one of Japanese calligraphy’s elements and that is a cool point of iShodo, sometimes, sooometimes I feel an impulse to use color  in iShodo work.

So, with other applications, I decorated my iShodo works. This time, I used Photo Brush by Bobby & Sam’s Software. The followings are parts of my works! So cute, aren’t they?

logo with stars

"ZeptoTools" with stars

with dots and clovers

A girl with dots and clovers

Japanese style with musical notes

Japanese style with musical notes

Flowers with clovers

Flowers with pink clovers

Photo Brush is an application to “customize photos by using your finger as a paint brush and a large assortments of designs in a rainbow of colours as paint.” Lite version is also available!

If you’ve already enjoyed iShodo with other applications or in another amazing way, why don’t you show it to us on facebook?

Of course, we are developing new applications, at the same time, we are improving and finding a new way of use in the current apps!

Hope your continual love for ZeptoTools,



January 7, 2009

Hi! hottest news is here!



Our new iPhone/iPod touch application is now available at AppStore! It is “i-Shodo (書道)”, the application of Japanese calligraphy. You will enjoy smooth writing not only traditional Japanese letters, but also any words of any languages. Also you can draw pictures with it.


It reproduces the quality of Japanese calligraphy such as “tome” (stop), “hane” (upward brushstroke), “Harai” (sweeping) and the line will be blurred when you write many strokes or long lines. Then, add ink in Suzuri (ink pod), and the blackness of blush stroke become stronger again.


Once you write down any stroke on Hanshi (Japanese drawing paper), cancelation of it is not be allowed. It may be inconvenience to some people, but it is one of the strict realizations of the process of Japanese calligraphy. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes!



You can save your works, send them to twitter and view other users’ calligraphy on the web. Let’s enjoy it with other people!



It’s only 99! How cheap!!


Now available in App Store 

Check it at the website, www.ishodo.com