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Recognizing Japanese handwriting and translating

I have found an old Japanese note that I would very much like to translate. Background info: I found it in an old gaming console where you're supposed to scan barcodes (barcode is at the back of the ...
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What do you call the hooked tip of a kanji stroke?

When writing a kanji, some downstrokes have a clean end (such as in 木) while others end with a little hook (e.g. the center stroke of 小). What are the names of such stroke tips?
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Usage of Traditional style characters vs Simplified Chinese characters adopted in Kanji

As I started peeking in Japanese, I see lots of scripts in hiragana and kanji where the last is used in it's Traditional analogue of Chinese characters (since I'm familiar with hanzi). Like for the ...