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Heisei Kaku Go Std W5This is an OpenType font!

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Format:

This font is OpenType
(Windows and Macintosh Platforms)

Glyph coverage:


Expert Glyphs Japanese Standard Traditional Glyphs

Languages:

Adobe Japan 1-3

Embedding:

Preview & Print

End User License:

1 computer

Related Documents:

PDF icon   Specimen Book (181K)

PDF icon   OpenType User Guide (1.3MB)

Typeface notes:

Heisei Kaku Gothic was one of the first typeface families developed by a group of type foundries formed by the Japanese Standards Association (JSA). In 1988, a font development project was started by the Font Development and Promotion Center (FDPC), which was formed as an affiliate of the JSA. A type design competition was held for Gothic typefaces and a design proposed by Nippon Typewriter Co., Ltd. (which later became Canon N.T.C., Inc.) was elected. Heisei Kaku Gothic is a modern Gothic, or sans-serif, design whose kanji glyphs have simple stroke shapes. Still, its hiragana and katakana characters have subtly curved strokes, offering a good balance between simplified and traditional letterform construction. The standard weight W5 is designed for use with Heisei Mincho W3.

Designer:

Font Development and Promotion Center, formed by the Japanese Standards Association

Classifications:

Japanese

Legal notices:

Heisei Kaku Gothic is a trademark of a group of developers formed by the Japanese Standards Association, including Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Postscript File Name:

HeiseiKakuGoStd-W5

MAC Menu Name:

Heisei Kaku Gothic Std W5

Windows/PC Menu Name:

Heisei Kaku Gothic Std W5 

Related OpenType packages:

Heisei Standard
Japanese Font Collection



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