The various ways in which Japanese can be Romanized or transliterated into Roman letters or the English alphabet, and the uses this is put to.

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When did LOC adopt modified Hepburn?

If I look in Google Ngrams, I see that the transliteration "honbu", meaning HQ, basically didn't exist until 1964. But it didn't surpass "hombu" until 1976. I believe Modified Hepburn was introduced ...