Description Sailor Manyo Akebi Ink comes in the Sailor 50ml cube bottle and is a lovely shade of purple. Flowers have always been a popular poetic subject dating back to ancient Japanese history. What better theme for Sailor’s next bottle ink, aptly named: the Sailor Manyo Ink Series. Based on popular flowers frequently mentioned in Japanese “Manyoshu” – an anthology of compiled ancient poems, Sailor has chosen these dye-based ink colors to best represent this vibrant palette range. Having trouble deciding between colors? Use our Ink Comparison Tool to quickly and easily view different colors side by side.We offer Free Shipping on all orders over $50 for US customers, and for orders over $250 for our Canadian customers.