Typesetting Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana 03: “There are Many Kanji”

There are many kana in texts, but there are many types of kanji characters. In the Japan’s compulsory education, students learn approximately 2,000 kanji characters. Furthermore, much more kanji are required for the fonts to be used in various applications. For example, there are a total of 9,500 characters in the character set “StdN (standard version),” in which many Type Project fonts are applicable. Of these, approximately 7,000 kanji characters are included.


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