I would like to appeal to those who works width Japanese typography) Now I'm working on one website, and it must have a multi-language support.

So, company have English type, for example Raleway, and for Japanese I want to use Noto by Google or Yaku Han JP because all of these fonts have a lot typefaces.

Situation with Japanese language support in popular fonts is sad, and I have to look for an alternative for Raleway in Japanese web-fonts.

My question is — there is great difference between these two fonts for Japanese POV? Or will be enough that the two font have same weight and they both in sans-serif?

I did codepen for demonstration codepen.io/PavelLaptev/pen/YZXPrK

Thank you for your attention and understanding. If you have questions please ask)

  • not a native speaker but at a glance they do look quite different. The Japanese one is a quite normal, naturalistic curvy font whilst the English one is quite angular (that w...) – the other one Feb 28 '17 at 11:14
  • @theotherone yes. But may be you have an example type or types where Japanese and English looks like one ecosystem and relate to each other? – Pavel Laptev Feb 28 '17 at 11:25

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