Could it be that scarcity and expense bends the mind? These are quite hard to find, and quite expensive. I bought mine from the Journal Shop. They don't always have them in stock: here
After I had used one for a while, I went back and bought 3 more for later. As each will last me at least a year, I'm good for a while.
The paper is Tomoe River in a 3.5mm grid pattern. Perfect for notes and to-do lists using a fine nib. Mostly I find myself using a Pilot Capless (Vanishing Point), and Pilot black ink. Even the wettest fountain pens will be happy. I think pencils are fine too, but some people say Tomoe River is no good for pencils.