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Adorable pups loosen cats’ monopoly on the signature substitutes.

Hankozu, a maker of the personal seals called hanko that are used to authorize documents in Japan in place of a signature, has had cat-lovers purring for the last month or so with its new line of cat-themed hanko. But every dog has his day, and now it’s the canines who are getting their turn as the legally binding stamps.

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As with Hankozu’s cat series, each seal is customized by choosing an illustration and font for your name, which are combined into a circular and cute illustration that’s left behind whenever you press the stamp down.

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There’s an extensive selection of drawings to choose from, showing their furry little stars doing engaging in such traditional activities as playing Frisbee, shaking hands, and howling at the moon.

▼ We’re also fond of Dog K, who’s daydreaming of a big hunk of cartoon-style meat.

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There’s also a set of breed-specific hanko, with their representatives ready for their close-ups.

▼ Top row (left to right): Chihuahua, Toy Poodle, Papillon, Dachshund, Pomeranian, Yorkshire Terrier
Bottom row: Shih Tzu, French Bulldog, Maltese, Corgi

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▼ Font choices

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The traditional-style hanko, which need to first be pressed onto an ink pad, are priced at 3,000 yen (US$27). Even less expensive is Hankozu’s Jointy J9 model, which uses an internal ink cartridge and is priced at just 1,500 yen (cartridge sold separately).

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Hankozu’s dog hanko can be ordered here through online retailer Rakuten.

Source: IT Media
Images: Rakuten (edited by RocketNews24)