Kanjis are to be written in squares, for practice into ones with their centerlines drawn. The usual problems with the usual exercise books is that:
To solve these problems, Shirokuma offers an exercise book of quality paper, having pages that look like Japanese manuscript papers (genko yoshi, 20x20 characters) and the characters are drawn in light grey. We can create versions where even the diagonals are drawn with light, dotted lines. We have the following excercise books on stock:
You can purchase the excercise book here.