[ Geometrically strong fonts by Atsushi Aoki: Add Fat Man, Shade, Speedy, Round, Steel, Line, Rusty, Loops, Shark (not free), WASP (not free), Jazz, Iron Point7, Standard Bitmap Point9. Font names: Add Cityboy Normal, Add Electric City, Add Fat Man, Add Jazz, Add LGBitmap09, Add Line, Add Loops Normal, Add MBitmap06, Add Rusty, Add Shade, Add Sniper Normal, Add Speedy, Add Standard Bitmap (2011), Add Star Sugar Normal, Add Star Sugar Oblique, Add Steel, Add WBitmap09, Addround. He designed Point N (1999) at Digitalogue in their DPI72 series. They include AFP Karuta, AFPhina, AFPWaraku, AFPGagaku, AFP Kiraku, AFP Suruga.
[ Akira Hayashi (Ainezunouzu) is the Japanese designer of the experimental Latin fonts Uzu Autotwo, Uzu Balloon O, Uzu Balloon, Uzu Biscuit, Uzu Bmp01_06 (pixel), Uzu Cheese O, Uzu Cheese, Uzu Cracker and Uzu Renga.
Member of a type design team at Monotype that created the Tazugane Gothic typeface in 2017. In 2015, he designed the minimalist hipster typeface Nara, which is inspired by the architecture of Japan's second historical period known as Nara. [ Four high-quality Chinese True Type fonts generously provided by Arphic Technology (Taipei, Taiwan) to the Free Software community under the "Arphic Public License". So I am hosting the fonts on my site: Download these fonts: AR-PL-Kaiti M-Big5, AR-PL-Kaiti M-GB, AR-PL-Mingti2L-Big5, AR-PL-Sungti L-GB. [ Free fonts by Sean Moldenhauer of Michigan City, Indiana, a graduate of the Art institute of Chicago who apprenticed with Donna Karen.
Designed by Akira Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Yamada and Ryota Doi of the Monotype Studio, the Tazugane Gothic typeface offers ten weights and was developed to complement Neue Frutiger. [ Japanese outfit that made some free experimental and/or techno Latin fonts in 20: Angelica, Apricot, Celery, Citronella, Durian, Elder, Feijoa (dotted), Flax, Heliotrope, Liquorice (dotted), Love Apple, Mandarin, Marsh, Melissa (dotted), Paprika, Rosemary. [ Wernau (was: Wendlingen), Germany-based Anke Arnold's free fonts: aa QWERTZ-Tasten (2012: German keyboard font), aa Halftone (2012: texture face), aa Tafelschrift (2012, school font), Car Go Frame (2011), Car-Go Plain (2011, modeled after German license plate lettering), Typo Garden (2010, alphadings), 80er Teenie Demo (2009), Acki Preschool (2009), Just Another Stamp (2009), Firlefanz (2009, curly letters), Pixelstitch (2006), Anke Hand (2003), Hole-Hearted (2003, Gill Sans with hearts), KRITZEL (scratchy pen), Milky Way, Fright Night, Eminenz (2002), Scribble, Skribus, Why, Too Lazy To Practice, XXX, Cheap Inkkilledmy Printer, Storch (alphadings), Alexandras-Stempelkasten, Anatevka-Caps, Bullet Mix, Catwalk, Duke, Dukeplus (2000, blackletter), Riddleprint, Anke-Print, Anke Calligraph, Titanic, Wasser, butterbrotpapier, distracted-musician, dyslexic, manko, quixotic, verrutscht, zladdi, barcoded, Bullet Mix2, CAR-GO-2, Fortunaschwein (nice curly script; no punctuation or numbers), Round, Big Brothers&Sisters, Boring Lesson, Crimescene Afterimage, Incognitype (old typewriter), Jenna's Popsicles, Japanese Brush (1996), Knuffig (2000), Monky Business, Olympia2000, Samba, Dandelion, Kritzel (2003, scratchy hand), Krystal (2000, snow simulation typeface based on Gill Sans), Nervous, Parry Hotter (2001, a Harry Potter blackletter face), Pffft, Tschiroki, Heart2Heart (heart alphadings), Anke Sans. For 10DM (5 USD), Anke will make your handwriting into a font! The four free Chinese truetype fonts are about 10MB each: Zen Kai-Medium, Bousung EG-Light-GB, GBZen Kai-Medium, Shan Hei Sun-Light. Sean has beautiful Japanese calligraphic prints (shodo style) as well as fonts based on carefully researched historical typefaces.
Times Europa drastically improved on the legibility of the bold and italic styles of Times New Roman.), Trump Mediaeval Office (2006), Linotype Conrad (1999), Optima Nova (2003, a new version of Optima that includes 40 weights, half of them italic), Linotype Avenir Next (2003, 48 weights developed with its original creator, Adrian Frutiger, and to be used also by the city of Amsterdam from 2003 onwards), Avenir Next Rounded (2012, in conjunction with Sandra Winter), Zapfino Extra, Palatino Sans and Palation Sans Informal (2006, with Hermann Zapf; won an award at TDC2 2007).
Frutiger Serif (2008) is based on Frutiger's Meridien and the Frutiger (sans) family.
Ascender's version of the CJK font Heiti is called ASC Heiti.
[ 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.Its founders are Steve Matteson (type designer, formerly with Agfa/Monotype), Thomas Rickner (of Microsoft fame, where he hinted many Microsoft families), Ira Mirochnick (founder and President of Monotype Typography Inc in 1989 (where he was until 2000) and a Senior Vice President and director of Agfa Monotype Corporation (2000-2003), a self-proclaimed expert in font licensing issues and IP protection), and Bill Davis (most recently the Vice President of Marketing for Agfa Monotype).Also included in this group are Josh Hadley, Brian Kraimer, Jim Ford (since 2005), and Jeff Finger (as Chief Research Scientist, since 2006). 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.
[ Yasutaka Sato's free techno and/or pixel fonts made between 20 include Asos19101357, Asos19101357Bold Italic, Asosbeats01, Curvic, Curvic Oblique, HDF, Lignor, Linernix, and Thundercity. And unlike other compact font formats, such as stroke or stick fonts, the quality of Ascender Compact Asian Fonts is such that no embedded bitmaps are necessary for typical screen sizes. A partial list of their fonts, all made in 2004: 53Seed Extended, 53Veda, 53Veda Extended, 55Kana, 55Kana Extended, 75Naga, 75Naga Extended, 76Naga Bold, 76Naga Bold Extended, 88Zen.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.