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Are there Cyrillic/Greek/Japanese/Chinese equivalents of Comic Sans?

Japanese In Japanese, a great candidate for Comic Sans is 創英角ポップ体 sōei kaku poppu tai. This font is extremely informal, is widely used (for example in leaflets in government offices, whatever), comes ...
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Are there Cyrillic/Greek/Japanese/Chinese equivalents of Comic Sans?

For what it's worth, I found something for chinese that seems to be their equivalent of Comic Sans, at least to their designers. Because as for Comic Sans, people seem to actually love the font and ...
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Can anyone help me identify this Japanese font?

I suppose that your image was clipped from the NHK newscast. (Below is from a random YouTube video) The text in question (#1) seems to be N-太角ゴシック体, which actually is a dead copy of ゴナ, but still ...
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Are there any Japanese fonts with a similar style to the English font "Diploma Regular"?

I don't know if such a font exists, but . . . It's a Latin script often called Black Letter or Gothic. You could theoretically just write your own, since that kind of script was originally ...
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Can anyone help me identify the Japanese font on the cover of this book?

This appears to be custom art. The cover art designer posted about their illustration on their blog: 而書封上的字體方面,我則以「矛盾」為概念,重新設計「活出時代的矛盾」的書名字體,以姚體作基礎,橫幼豎粗,修長的字形,點撇乾淨利落,如刀削,有攻擊性,亦富文革「口號式」的時代感。 I don'...
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Somebody help me find this Japanese font? I already have an idea for what it is

The red kanji comes from a free font にくまるゴシック, one of M+-derivative fonts. All remaining kana letters are set in Cherry Bomb, as you said. The image above was created with Photoshop changing fonts ...
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Looking for a Japanese font to match Garamond

I have seen a number of books successfully pairing Garamond with such a Japanese font. This style of font is called kyōkasho tai (kyōkasho = "textbook", tai = "typeface") and is used, as the name ...
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Identify Japanese Font?

Seems like ラインG from 視覚デザイン研究所, manually kerned and obliqued (Japanese typography doesn't have the notion of oblique or italic as in ...
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This japanese font could be identified?

For the first image, almost all characters except square brackets, kanji 日 and colon are from 花風テクノ. (sample using 花風テクノ H) The next three use ゴーシャ. This font is ...
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Can InDesign combine English and Japanese text?

Of course you can. All you need to do to use the Japanese characters is use a font that includes them. My copy of Adobe CS3 came with at least two of them, they usually are at the bottom of your font ...
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What Japanese font is used in the Try Knights logo?

Logos are usually designed specifically for the title -- so you won't find a font that will be able to write out the name. Sometimes people make full fonts based on a title like "Jurassic Park" ...
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Identify FLCL Japanese Fonts?

Although the logo's glyph is too featureless to know whether it is based on an existing typeface, I could say from a purely geometric standpoint that it resembles Astro and Abstract most.
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Can someone help me identify this Japanese font?

It's 光朝 released by Morisawa. You can use it partially freely in the form of web font via their TypeSquare service. I'm very sure that it is an adaptation of 築地初号仮名, a classic old-style typeface in ...
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Can anyone help me find this Japanese font?

That's ハルクラフト from a major vendor モリサワ (Morisawa). It seems that you can obtain it through an English interface on this site by the name "Harucraft" (disclaimer: I didn't try).
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Can somebody help me identify this Japanese display font?

This is コミックレゲエ (or perhaps レゲエ) from a major type foundry フォントワークス (Fontworks). The only difference between them is the stroke contrast, which is somewhat hard to tell due to the outline effect and ...
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Can someone identify this font (sorry for the static )

Mincho fonts all look quite similar, but I'm pretty sure this is Toppan Bunkyu Midashi Mincho Extrabold:
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Identifying a Japanese font

I think these glyphs have been modified a bit. The tapering of the final strokes on the 巧 and 少 characters is particularly exaggerated. Apart from that, the font looks rather similar to リュウミン B-KL by ...
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Identify font (Manda Naruto)

I am pretty sure that this is イナクズレ, a phototypesetting (filmsetting) font. A bad news is that, despite its commonness in commercial printing, you are not likely be able to use this font on your ...
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Help me identify this Japanese font (font found)

Have you tried en.likefont.com ? - The site can recognise many Japanese fonts automatically. Sorry I can't do it for you as I can't read or write in Japanese. Good luck. - @billykerr I have found the ...
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Need help identifying Japanese font

If you search for えれがんと 書体, you should find multiple typefaces in this style. In general, highly stylized fonts like this are only available for kana and (sometimes) Roman alphabets, with a different ...
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I've seen a japanese font but no font detecter manage to detect japanese characters

A well-known square typeface family DFP綜藝体 from DynaComware, with necessary modification. My sample uses the W7 weight. Edit: the font preview interface seems to give me only the sample of the ...
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I’ve always seen that Japanese font used for caption, and I have no luck finding it

It's ニューシネマ B from Fontworks, manually slanted (Japanese fonts usually don't come with oblique). There's also ニューシネマ A which has more "orthodox" shapes, but if I don't see wrong, the glyphs have ...
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How can I improve this magazine page layout?

Here's a suggestion, however it's more of an opinion, and opinions will vary. The text blocks should line up. Also, for text written with Latin characters, which reads from left to right, the number ...
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How can I improve this magazine page layout?

If I could make one suggestion for improving your layout, it would be to improve the Alignment now lacking in your layout (Vertical and Horizontal). No two (or more) page elements align with another. ...
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What is the name of the japanese font used in Acchi Kocchi logo?

The logo uses a font タカライン created by Shin'ichi Takahara, with roundedness and other necessary modification added. The kana and kanji also seem taken from different weights of the family, respectively....
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Can anyone help me identify this angular Japanese font? (Katakana & hiragana samples)

This is a modified version of F1-ブロックライン (available from this link), a font included in a typographers' compilation package FONT1000.
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Japanese font to match copperplate

I could not find a good match, but for those kind of serifs, I can only suggest this: though is too curly... Anyway, if you are interested, the typeface is 優雅宋 Std W5 [ゆうがそう] (Yuugasou Std W5) from ...
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Japanese font to match copperplate

If you are looking to match the serifs Mincho would be a good place to start. It's one of the more traditional Japanese fonts. Matching fonts between languages is tricky because there are ...
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what's the font used in the Mahou Tsukai Precure Asahi website?

They are certainly nothing standard like Meiryo, they are what Japanese font makers designate as デサインフォント, or Design Fonts. The fonts in the image are all made by DynaComware. The Image is made by ...
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