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Glyph coverage:

Expert Glyphs Japanese Standard Traditional Glyphs


Adobe Japan 1-3


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End User License:

1 computer

Related Documents:

PDF icon   Specimen Book (181K)

PDF icon   OpenType User Guide (1.3MB)

Typeface notes:

Heisei Mincho 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 Mincho typefaces and design proposed by Ryobi Imagix Co. was elected. Heisei Mincho is a modern Mincho design with relatively larger counter-spaces and simplified strokes composed of many straight lines. For better reproduction on low-resolution output devices, its horizontal stroke width is set heavier than other standard Mincho typefaces. Lighter weights of Heisei Mincho such as W3 are suitable for printing books and office documents.


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



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

Postscript File Name:


MAC Menu Name:

Heisei Mincho Std W7

Windows/PC Menu Name:

Heisei Mincho Std W7 

Related OpenType packages:

Heisei Standard
Japanese Font Collection

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