Padnote: iPad Lookalike Sketch Pad From Japan (Video)

Here’s something for all iPad hardcore geeks: the Padnote is a sketch pad that has an iPad-like cover and 64 sheets of drawing paper with grid lines and a wide gray border.

It’s the brain child of a small Japanese startup called Gocco [JP], which managed to land several deals with brick and mortar stores and major department store chains nationwide. Needless to say, the Padnote’s size exactly matches that of the iPad (242.8 mm x 189.7 mm).

In Japan, it has been actually on sale since May (price: $8.35). Contact specialized online store Rinkya if you’re interested but don’t live in Japan.

And I am sure you want to see a Padnote video, too, so here it is: