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What on Earth is this kanji character?

纏 And the caption says: 一回に纏めようと思ったんですが無理でした。 ...and likely to be typeset in AR POP4B.
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What is this script called?

There are five distinct scripts in that picture, all reflecting forms of the Chinese writing system. From left to right, we have: oracle bone script (甲骨文{こうこつぶん}), bronze script (金文{きんぶん}), seal ...
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What on Earth is this kanji character?

The kanji and Hiragana part you are asking - 纏め is pronounced "matome," and means to "put together." 纏め is a noun, and its verb form is 纏める.The whole sentence - 一回に纏めようと思ったんですが、無理でした means "I wished ...
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Different writing of the kanji 誤?

The cause is most likely that your font setting (of a program or OS) have gone wrong. As far as I can see the said character in the input box looks rendered with a Chinese font. The glyph you see and ...
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What does it say on this drinking game?

It seems to say (thanks to @brokenheadphones & @Shoko) 手のなる方へ = 手の鳴る方【ほう】へ alluding to 『鬼さんこちら、手のなる方へ』, a phrase used in tag-like game with a blindfolded 鬼 (the person who is "it"). (See 目隠し鬼 ...
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What does こつぐってなる mean?

You misread one hiragana. It says こうぐってなる (So, not つ but う.) The comment 「語彙が…」 refers to the fact that the girl is using a lot of onomatopoeic expressions (instead of proper vocabulary) to ...
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Deciphering Kawaii Writing

Handwriting is always harder to read, but I think in your case you miss practice. For me, reading difficult handwriting comes down to recognizing which strokes are used, and based on their number and ...
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What does it say on this drinking game?

For the bottom picture, the writing indicates the sizes. From small to large: 壹{いち}合{ごう} Archaic form of modern 壱合, itself the fancy form of 一合. This means "one gō", where a gō is an old unit of ...
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Can't find this handwritten kanji/kana?

Do you have any other context for this character? As suggested in the comment above, it looks like the hiragana character 「れ」. However, depending on the context, it could possibly be a handwritten ...
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Handwritten kana that looks like ヤダ, but I can't find ヤダ in a dictionary

It is: 嫌(いや)だ 。 I hate it! https://dictionary.goo.ne.jp/word/en/嫌/#je-4410 It is written in katakana, probably for emphasis.
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What's this kanji? 「室」

It is 室{しつ}, usually "room", but also sometimes used in the meaning "office".
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What is the first Kanji in this image?

It looks pretty clearly like it's 森口(もりぐち).
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Is my transcription of the handwritten kanji correct?

I believe the first one is (furigana added): 読【よ】み込【こ】みバーグラフ. 数秒【すうびょう】... The second is harder for me to read. Here's my guess: サターンの マルコン みたいな x x x x The サターンのマルコン makes sense ...
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What is this character on this shirt?

This "オ is not a real Japanese character. There is a set phrase 本日完売 which means "sold out for today", where 完 means "completely" or "thoroughly", but I doubt it's suitable on a T-shirt anyway. 本日 ...
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Help Deciphering 2002 Newspaper Kanji

経済{けいざい} but in 旧字体 (old kanji script system) 經 The 經 also looks like it's a 異体字 (non-standard writing) or in a unique font. 濟
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Need help identifying a mark on a tool

The image is upside down. The writing says "長弘" which is the tool's brand in Japan. 長 means "long", "always", "excel in", "leader" depending on the ...
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I can't identify this kanji from pokemon moon

You are looking at 粗相(そそう) which would mean "careless mistake".
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What is this Kanji?

今日{きょう}は帰{かえ}って Kyou ha kaette The radicals are 刀 (in the form 刂), 彐 or 巾.
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What is this tiny kanji?

The image is small, but I think it says 核廃棄物処理【かくはいきぶつしょり】 nuclear waste disposal 核 translates to "nuclear", for example 核兵器 "nuclear weapon", etc.
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Is there a term used for a new kanji that replaces an outdated one?

旧字体 Old-form  新字体 New-form Source: Just look up 國 or somesuch on Wiktionary.
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which kanji is this? i can't find it anywhere

That's not a kanji, which is why you're not finding it in kanji references. That is called an "iteration mark", also known as an [踊り字]{おどりじ} in Japanese. It basically means "repeat the ...
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Can someone help me identify the handwritten kanji?

Yes, the kanji are 使用 The middle character is the 長音記号{ちょうおんきごう} sound extending mark「ー」and the word is シール (seal, as in stamp or sticker). Note that the bottom stroke of the シ angles up not down.
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Does this kanji stamp actually mean "harmony"?

This is the 福{ふく} character which means "good fortune"
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What is this kanji on a Meiji era 2-sen coin?

The character looks very much like 換, which means to swap or exchange. Since 百錢 exchanges for 一圓, the coin just says 五十枚二銭換一圓 or 50*2銭 coins exchanges for 1圓.
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How to find out the meaning of hand-written japanese?

If you are using Windows, you can draw the characters in the IME Pad. It is also possible to find an electronic dictionary that supports drawing input, or Nintendo DS games or dictionaries that allow ...
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