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What’s written?

How do i read this ? I didn’t find the letters
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What is this tiny kanji?

I have found this kanji in a PC novel It is so small that I tried to draw it The context is the following: "(Kanji)廃棄物処理場 区の(Kanji)廃棄物処理場 So it's related to "garbage process", but is also ...
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What kanji is this?

So I was reading stuff on the official website of the anime 僕のヒーローアカデミア and stumbled upon this handwritten message from the original manga's author. I cannot read the encircled part because I do not ...
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What is this character on this shirt? [closed]

A colleague came with this shirt to work. I can read the 本日?売 but the "オ (approximation) I do not know. Can you tell me the character? What could be the translation? Sell X every day? I first ...
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What is this kanji on a Meiji era 2-sen coin?

I saw this picture of a Meiji era 2-sen coin in the 2013 game Tomb Raider: Front: Back: The front is easily readable, and explained by the caption: [大日本]{だいにっぽん} [明治]{めいじ}[六年]{ろくねん} 2SEN The back ...
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Having trouble identifying a kanji character in a comic strip

I'm "reading" a cute comic about a cat that has por luck, at the top of each strip is the title of the comic, but I can't identify this character: The closest I can find is 生 (life), which might ...
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What's this kanji? 「室」

tl;dr: What is the kanji after [管理人]{かんりにん}? I did not have any problem finding all the other kanji I didn't know, but the very last one after [管理人]{かんりにん} still puzzles me. I tried googling [管理人]{...
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What does it say on this drinking game?

I have something similar to figurine that looks a Russian doll. It has kanji that I cannot recognize. This probably is a drinking game? I would be so happy to know these kanji and the official name of ...
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What does こつぐってなる mean?

What is written here on page 4, after 「それと一緒に」? I searched in WWWJDIC and Google, but I can't understand the meaning of 「こつぐってなる」. For the 「語彙が…」 comment, I understand that this word sounds strange ...
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I can't identify this kanji from pokemon moon

I cannot identify the first kanji of the second sentence. I have tried SKIP and hand drawing it but it was to no avail. I have also tried the kanji finder via radicals over at JDIC but again it was ...
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Please help me read this board

So I tried to read what's written on this board in a manga, but a portion of it is too blurry for me to try to seach the kanji in a dictionnary. It would be great if someone was able to recognize the ...
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I have had this knife for over 60 years and I would like to know what these Kanji mean

Here is a photo of the knife I have had for 60 years.
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What does this fish market banner say?

A friend has at home this banner from an old fish shop in Sapporo. I suppose it's a souvenir from Japan. It intrigues me a lot! What's this の with an upper stroke and the ten-ten? What's the name for ...
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Can't find this handwritten kanji/kana?

Hi I'm a beginner and this word or particle or whatever it is has left me dumbfounded. Greatly appreciate if anyone can tell me what this is supposed to be!!! :/ image http://oi63.tinypic.com/10xspq0....
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Deciphering Kawaii Writing

I was wondering if anyone knew how to read Kawaii writing and if there is any guide to help us read them? For example the following is I believe an omake or bonus page and it's not the first time I ...
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How to find out the meaning of hand-written japanese?

Here are the characters that I'm looking for the meanings. I fed Google Image with one of the characters, but non of the results was relative. Beside, I used Jisho.org project, and the results ...
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How to read this calligraphy? What does it mean?

What are all the characters in this calligraphy? Overall, what does it mean? as per the accepted answer, just wanted to share the complete porcelain set I have. It is kind of cool:
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What is this Kanji?

What is this kanji between 今日は and って? I can't recognize, and a search by radical don't return anything.
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What on Earth is this kanji character?

I was watching a Japanese YouTube video and the ending screen that says the usual ご視聴ありがとうございます followed by talking about what the next video was going to be, etc... I understand the context of this ...
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What is this script called?

I have seen this script many times before, but the best information anyone can give me is that they are archaic and almost no one uses them. Here is a photo of the characters then versus now:
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What methods/systems for finding kanji or entering them on a PC tend to be faster than others?

When I see a kanji or a word consisting of multiple kanji somewhere, I want to enter them into a computer so that I can search for it and translate it. Are there any methods or "systems" that allow ...
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Which font is used here? [closed]

Could anyone please help me identify the font used in the image below? (The words read 千羽鶴 - or Senbazuru). Thank you very much!
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Meaning of しょわー

In the last panel at the bottom of the page, she says 「しょ__ー」. I'm not quite sure as to what that last character is, including its use(s) and pronunciation(s). I have seen this character in various ...
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Help identifying low-res kanji (and perhaps words) on a low-res album cover

Listening to an ancient rip of Escaflowne soundtrack, I wanted to add artist information to one file. I managed to identify some things from context and matching guesses to dictionary entries, but not ...
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What kind of Japanese is this?

I am looking at a Japanese map of the early 19th century. It contains a printed comment that I am trying to find translation for. It does not seem to be modern Japanese so I am wondering what kind of (...
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Help identifying a low-res kanji

I've been playing an older Japanese video game, and I've come across a kanji that I'm unable to identify. I've attempted to use the radical lookup on jisho.org, but the low-resolution is making that ...
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What is this kanji? 「兵」

I am having difficulty locating this kanji. My guess is the radical is cliff "厂" with 7 strokes. However, my dictionary fails me. The closest I got is 后.
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How do I look up this kanji?

I have found a kanji in a manga I am attempting to read, that looks like this: I have tried to find it in numerous dictionaries, and used multiple different methods. I know the third section is a ...
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What's the best utility for identifying kanji? [closed]

I often run into kanji that I don't recognize and need some way to translate them into kana, so that I'm able to look up the meaning. What's the most useful utility (in any form, web-based, ...