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sorry, I am curious about what does this japanese symbol represents. It's from the latest Kong's movie, Skull Island , and I believ it is taken from the fight airplane of a japanese pilot during second world war.

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  • looks like お or よ + some line – siikamiika Apr 8 '17 at 16:42
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    Hmm doesn't really look like a Japanese (or Chinese) character... – Chocolate Apr 8 '17 at 17:01
  • む or た. I'm a Tokyo native. I don't think it's a Japanese letter – Kenji Noguchi Apr 8 '17 at 17:51
  • If anything it looks like た to me. – Blavius Apr 8 '17 at 20:26
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It is not a Japanese symbol or character including Katakana, Hiragana and Kanji. I think that the movie producer wanted to express Japanese exoticism and independently designed the symbol or character similar to Japanese imaginary symbol or character.

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To me it looks like the symbol む (mu) which could be relevant if it was on a fighter plane. I say this because 'mu' also 無 which represents 'nothingness' in buddhism seems to me something a Japanese pilot may have written on their plane in the war. Not very well explained but I hope you get my gist.

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