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Questions tagged [japanese]

Japanese is an Asian language with a writing system more complicated than the Latin alphabet. Of Chinese origin, it uses two syllabaries and one ideograph script, possibly all in the same sentence.

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Looking to identify this Japanese font

Looking to identify this font from a Kirin CM for Mets soft drink. The text reads: 強いぜ うまいぜ  It's strong It's tasty
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Can someone help me identify this Japanese font?

I've searched on google and font sites. The closest I found was [ Soukou Mincho ], but it's not quite the same. Help would be greatly appreciated. EDIT: Traced back the page I screenshotted image ...
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Japanese font identify

I just came across this Japanese font. I tried several font identifiers but they don't seem to recognise this font. Does anybody know what this font is? Thank you
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Could someone help me identify this Japanese brush-like font from the Boku no Hero Academia anime?

I've tried to identify it on several webs like WhatFontIs, WhatTheFont, FontSquirrel and in a Japanese font identifier like en.likefont.com but they cannot recognize the font. That's why I need help ...
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How can I improve this magazine page layout?

I am an amateur graphic designer. Me and my friend are working on a Japanese-English bilingual magazine for our University. Can I get some feedback on how to improve the design of this page?
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Can anyone help me identify the Japanese font on the cover of this book?

I am looking for the font that is used on the cover of the book in the image, does anyone know it? I am not even sure if such a font exists, it might be calligraphy but any answer is much appreciated.
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What is the name of the japanese font used in Acchi Kocchi logo?

I mean the font of the biggest purple letters. It says あっちこっち幼稚園 I've searched in google and Whatthefont with no results. Point to look at: The hiraganas あ and こ have arrows added.
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Can anyone help me identify this angular Japanese font? (Katakana & hiragana samples)

Here's a cleaned up version: 「ぷちゃへんざレディオ」 And the original (From My Hero Academia vol. 4 back cover): It's quite distinctive, so I hope someone can help. The other font that can be seen in the image ...
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Japanese font to match copperplate

I need to find a japanese font that matches copperplate in english. would be grateful for any help. Thanks in advance.
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About the ICA Suffix in Some Morisawa Fonts

The Japanese type foundry Morisawa offers some typefaces whose names end with the suffix "ICA". Clearly, it is not a foundry name suffix. Also, judging from the fact that most (I think) of those fonts ...
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what's the font used in the Mahou Tsukai Precure Asahi website?

Can someone please help me identify this font? I know it's not Meiryo...but it's something similar...I've checked most of the Japanese font websites but still found nothing...
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Identify Japanese Font?

Can anyone help me identify the Japanese font in this picture? I have tried several font identification services, but they don't seem to recognize Japanese symbols.
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Japanese Title Font

I was hoping to locate the font used for this open title from the original broadcast of Star Trek in Japan. I'd guess it was in use anywhere from the 1960's to 1980's, but I'd wager on the former. ...
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Japanese Star Trek Fonts

I've been looking into Japanese Star Trek media, and I was hoping to find 3 fonts they used. This first one is likely based off of the Galaxy Font (also known as Star Trek Film BT). There are 2 other ...
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This japanese font could be identified?

I need help to identify this 2 fonts, the both font is used in super sentai series, the first one in Kyuranger and the other is used in Megaranger. Megaranger examples: I have searched all over ...
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Can InDesign combine English and Japanese text?

I need to do a project with English and Japanese text. Can InDesign use both simultaneously? I was told no, I work in CS5. Wondering if I can avoid making a PDFs of Japanese characters and importing ...
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How to write Japanese in GIMP text layer?

I am using mac 10.10. My keyboard input source is set to Hiragana, but when I type into a Gimp text layer, the regular latin characters appear and not the Japanese that I expected. How do I get this ...
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The strange case of Japanese Websites

Japanese Websites are strange entities that live a digital world far away from the one we are used to. They probably have their standards, that are still obscure to me - and it's not a matter of ...
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Are there Cyrillic/Greek/Japanese/Chinese equivalents of Comic Sans?

That is, is there a font in these character sets that is: Well known, Widely used for inappropriate purposes, and A marker of questionable design choice in serious application?
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Somebody help me find this Japanese font? I already have an idea for what it is

So I have a font similar to this installed on my phone, called "cherrybomb" that I got from this website (I'll post the link below) but the thing about that font and the one in the picture is that the ...
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Can anyone help me identify this Japanese font?

It's used on the earthquake warnings. Here's an image: text: 緊急地震速報 (気象庁) I have searched all over Google and everything - it can't be found, which is why I am asking here. thanks in advance :)
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Is it offensive to mimic Japanese style typography? [closed]

I'm preparing a proposal for a Japanese company and have been asked to create a sign. I've been asked (by an American) to use a Japan-esque type of some sort on the signage. I would like to respect ...
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Help Identify the Japanese and Chinese Fonts as Pictured

I'm trying to identify the fonts used in the attached images. I suspect that the Japanese sample is a Dynacomware font, but I don't see a match on FontShop. I think it’s been discontinued by the ...
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Is it ok to mix fonts in Japanese documents?

If careful, reading, understanding, and form can be improved when mixing fonts carefully. For example, using carefully matched sans-serif fonts for titles with serif-fonts for text can achieve a ...
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Looking for a Japanese font to match Garamond

Question: I'm currently taking a Japanese History course, and typing up (what I believe to be) a very pretty set of course notes. However, I'm having trouble finding an appropriate font. I'm currently ...
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A good web design book in Japanese

A question for the Japanese-speaking part of the Graphic Design society - is there a book on web design (mostly - non-technical aspects like usability) in Japanese that you could recommend? There is ...
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Suitable font for Japanese-language text in comic?

What's a suitable font for Japanese-language text in a western-style comic? Comic sans serif doesn't seem to handle Japanese. (I deliberately chose it in part to be contrarian, and in part because it ...