I assume that this was mainly done so as to meet the competition of Font Shop's FF DIN (by Albert-Jan Pool). and Type Bank Co, Ltd) developed a very useful free full Latin/Kanji/unicode "didone style" font called XANO-mincho-U32 (2003). [ Original fonts for Mac and PC, mostly Latin letters, but also a few kana typefaces: AKAkubit12H, AKElephant3, AKMy Prince (2004), AKOsaru H, AKOsaru R, AK-Keroyon (2003, alphadings), Akubin (handwriting), AKApprique Black, AKANGEL, AKApplique White, AKUNCIAL, AKCalligraphy, 09Keroyon (2004), AK Jelly Beans (2004), AK-Piyoko (2004, egg dingbats), AK woopaa, AK Roopaa, AK-Halloween (2004, dings), AK Sweet Prison (2004, Fraktur), AK-Black Castle (blackletter, 2004), AK-Winter Yawns (2004, winter dings). Has a page showing all fonts that support the various Unicode ranges. [ Free downnloads of Ahem, Clockopia, Droid Sans-Bold, Droid Sans, Droid Sans Fallback, Droid Sans Fallback, Droid Sans Hebrew, Droid Sans Japanese, Droid Sans Mono, Droid Sans Thai, Droid Serif-Bold, Droid Serif-Bold Italic, Droid Serif-Italic, Droid Serif, Motoya LCedar-W3-90ms-RKSJ-H, Motoya LMaru-W3-90ms-RKSJ-H.Fontshop: Acanthus (2000, large Fontfont family), FF Clifford (gorgeous text face! In 2009, he and Hermann Zapf cooperated on Virtuosa Classic, a calligraphic script that updates and revives Zapf's own 1952-1953 creation, Virtuosa. AK-Shanghai 1930 (2005), AK-Japonesque (2005), AK-My Baby (2005, child dingbats), KS Lovers (2007, handwritten Latin and kana). Droid (2007) and Clockopia (2009) are by by Google (2007) and Motoya is by Motoya Corporation (2010).
Ascender's version of the CJK font Heiti is called ASC Heiti.Also in 2005, they started distributing Y&Y's Lucida family.For a project, he created the Latin poster typeface Midsummer Nights Dream. In 2012, she won the Bronze Prize in the Kanji category of the Morisawa Type Design Competition for Suzumushi. His typefaces: Linotype: Akko Sans and Akko Rounded (2011; Akko Rounded is situated between DIN, Isonorm and Cooper Black, while Akko Sans is an elliptical organic sans related to both DIN and Neue Helvetica), Akko Condensed (2015), Akko Pro Condensed (2015), Akko Pan-European (2015), Eurostile Next (2008, after Aldo Novarese's original), Eurostile Candy and Eurostile Unicase, Cosmiqua (2007, a lively didone serif family based on 19th century English advertising types, and in particular Miller&Richard's Caledonian Italic), Metro Office (2006, a severe sans after a family of Dwiggins from the 20s), Neuzeit Office (2006, modeled after the original sans serif family Neuzeit S, which was produced by D.His typeface Ensoku (2013-2014) won an award at the Morisawa Type Design Competition 2014. He also studied calligraphy at the London College of Printing. Akira Kobayashi, who was based in Tokyo prior to his move to the Franfurt area, is an accomplished type designer who has created numerous typefaces for Sha-Ken, Dainippon Screen (where he made the kanji font Hiragino Mincho), Type Bank (from 1993-1997), ITC and Linotype, where he is Type Director since 2001. His numerous awards include the Type Directors Club awards in 1998 (ITC Woodland), 1999 (the art deco styled ITC Silvermoon, and ITC Japanese Garden), and 2000 (FF Clifford), the 1999 Kyrillitsa award for ITC Japanese Garden, the 3rd International Digital Type Design Contest by Linotype Library (for the informal and quirky 4-style Linotype Conrad (1999): Linotype states that Kobayashi took his inspiration from a print typeface of the 15th century created by two German printers named Konrad Sweynheim and Arnold Pannartz), and the 5th Morisawa International Typeface Competition (in which he received an Honourable Mention for his typeface Socia Oldstyle). Stempel AG and the Linotypes design studio in 1966. Stempel AG's DIN Neuzeit, created by Wilhelm Pischner between 19), DIN Next (2009, based on the classic DIN 1451), Times Europa Office (2006, modeled after the original serif family produced by Walter Tracy and the Linotypes design studio in 1974.It is the first original Japanese typeface in Monotype's history. Petersburg, he ran a Linotype student type design workshop. Examples: Japanese Zen Sampler1 (2001), The Tombwinterandspring1 (1997, "heavily inspired by the incised letters from the tomb of Henry III, Westminster Abbey, about 1272"), Thorns (1997), Vampyres Garden (1997, initial caps inspired by a copy of the Romant de la Rose from the beginning of the 16th century), Hoursinthe Rain (1997), Seven Wavessighs Salome (1997, caps). He showcases great Arab, Japanese and Chinese calligraphy.
Speaker at ATyp I 2012 in Hong Kong: Rounded sans in Japan. [ During his studies at Parsons the New School of Design in New York City, Asaki Okamura created the typeface Arsenal (2014), which showcases parts of different firearms.
Diotima Classic (2008, with Gudrun Zapf von Hesse) revives Gudrun's Diotima from 1951.
In 2008-2009, Akira Kobayashi and Tom Grace unified and extended Trade Gothic to Trade Gothic Next (17 styles).
Free pixelized fonts by Yuji Oshimoto: the 04b family. Japanese designer of Beech (psychedelic), Broccoli, Beech, Chicory, Carrot, Sixgun (dot font) and Horseradish. List: Nise Air Trix, Nise Alien Front, Nise Astro City, Nise Chu Chu, Nise Columns, Nise Enduro Racer, Nise Eswat, Nise Galaxy Force, Nise Game Gear, Nise Genesis, Nise Greatest Nine02, Nise Gunstar Heroes, Nise Hang On, Nise Hornet1994, Nise Hornet1997, Nise Ichidant RK, Nise Isao, Nise JSRF, Nise Joypolis, Nise Kid Chameleon, Nise Knuckles, Nise Mark III, Nise Mega Drive EU, Nise Mega Drive K, Nise Over Works, Nise Pico, Nise R360, Nise Robo Pitcher K, Nise SG1000, Nise SGGG, Nise Sega, Nise Sega K, Nise Sega Kara, Nise Sega Kn, Nise Sega Net, Nise Sega Rosso, Nise Sega Saturn, Nise Sega Sports, Nise Sega Sports2k, Nise Sega Sports2k1, Nise Sega Sports2k2, Nise Sega Sports2k3, Nise Shining D, Nise Shinobi1987, Nise Sonic, Nise Sonic Battle, Nise Sonic Icon, Nise Sonic K, Nise Sonic Kb, Nise Sonic Shuffle, Nise Space Harrier, Nise Super Hang On, Nise Tant RK, Nise Tera, Nise The Dead, Nise Thunder Blade, Nise Ufo Catcher, Nise VFkids, Nise Wonder Mega, Nise Zaxxon, Nise Zillion, Nise Hot Rod, Nise Major League, Nise Mega Drive BR, Nise Sega Sonic. Most of these fonts are either pixel fonts or inspired by the pixel movement. His typeface names start with AFP for Atelier Font Products.
[ Major Japanese free font foundry with techno, katakana, hiragana, comic book Latin, techno and game fonts. Free original fonts made in 20 by "Gurucho": Spiral-Bitmap, Tea Pot, XSquare, XSquare-Katakana, XSquare-Lite. He also published some Japanese typefaces at FONT1000.
This savings in space by reusing pierces of font outlines is useful for high quality (scalable) fonts on mobile devices and digital TVs. [ Commercial Japanese truetype fonts (kanji) by Masahiro Suzuki.