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Original Adobe design. Kozuka Mincho® Pr6N LightThis is an OpenType font!

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Format:

This font is OpenType
(Windows and Macintosh Platforms)

Glyph coverage:


Annotated Forms Diagonal Fractions Directional Kana Discretionary Ligatures Euro Currency Expert Glyphs Glyph Variants JIS78 JIS83 Japanese Standard Ligatures Pr6N Japanese Ruby Stacked Fractions Super & Subscripts Traditional Glyphs True Italic Forms

Languages:

Pr6N Japanese

 

Pr6N Japanese

Embedding:

Editable

End User License:

1 computer

Related Documents:

PDF icon   Glyph Complement (6320KB)

PDF icon   Specimen Book (785KB)

PDF icon   OpenType User Guide (1.3MB)

Typeface notes:

The Kozuka Mincho typeface family, composed of six different weights to cover various uses ranging from body text composition to headlines, have now been completed as OpenType fonts.

Not simply based on the tradition of the Mincho style, Kozuka Mincho family has a clear and original touch reflecting our current era.

Adobe Originals Latin typefaces are widely used by creative professionals in the fields of publishing, graphic design, and typography. In the development of the Kozuka Mincho typeface family, our goal was to create an original typeface with the high-quality and functionality that is associated with Adobe Originals.

Kozuka Mincho is a Mincho style typeface family that can be used for a wide range of purposes. The EL (Extra Light) weight is effective for small type sizes such as captions and so on. The three weights L (Light), R (Regular), and M (Medium) cover a wide scope of uses from general text typesetting to advertisement copy. Strong and clear expressions are possible with the B (Bold) and H (Heavy) weights. Each weight is carefully designed to achieve excellent typographic quality and printability. Design consistency of glyph shapes according to the standard glyph set is an important element of printing type. We have developed a new systematic typeface design process, and built our own type designing environment so that we can produce Japanese typefaces with consistent and well-balanced glyph shapes.

Still, it is impossible to complete a Japanese typeface without expertise in the art of Japanese traditional typeface design. Masahiko Kozuka, Advisor, who has been involved with many text typeface design projects, supervised, and lead the typeface design project of Kozuka Gothic, and Adobe's Japanese type design team produced the typeface. New and creative features of Kozuka Mincho are based on the tradition of Japanese typeface design.

Designer:

Masahiko Kozuka & Adobe’s Japanese type design team

Classifications:

Adobe Originals
Japanese
OpenType Pro

Legal notices:

Kozuka Mincho is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

Postscript File Name:

KozMinPr6N-Light

MAC Menu Name:

Kozuka Mincho Pr6N Light

Windows/PC Menu Name:

Kozuka Mincho Pr6N Light 

Related OpenType packages:

Japanese Font Collection
Kozuka Gothic® Pr6N
Kozuka Mincho® Pr6N



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