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Flame-X 2007-06-08 16:57

How do you input kanji credits in a video?
I was wondering if there's any way to put kanji text from an OP sequence into a video. Can anyone please help?

Starks 2007-06-08 17:04

Use a UTF-8 .ass script.

cyth 2007-06-08 17:59

It really depends on your system's locale and the font used.

If you have a regular WinNT-based system with set locale to English or something, then saving your .ass script to UTF-8 and possibly adding a tag {\fe128} infront of the kanji (or setting the last value in the Style line from 0 to 128 ) would do the trick. Also, you need to use a font that actually has the kanji glyphs. Arial is, I guess, one of those.

Flame-X 2007-06-08 18:02

i am.....confused.. but i'll give it a try. o.O

cyth 2007-06-08 18:07


[Script Info]
; Script generated by Aegisub v1.10
ScriptType: v4.00+
SabbuVersion: 0.2.5
Audio File: op_exe.wav
Video Aspect Ratio: 0
Video Zoom: 6
Video Position: 0

[V4+ Styles]
Format: Name, Fontname, Fontsize, PrimaryColour, SecondaryColour, OutlineColour, BackColour, Bold, Italic, Underline, StrikeOut, ScaleX, ScaleY, Spacing, Angle, BorderStyle, Outline, Shadow, Alignment, MarginL, MarginR, MarginV, Encoding
Style: Kanji,Arial,18,&H0092481A,&H0062CBF7,&H00000000,&H80000000,0,0,0,0,100,100,0,0,1,2,3,2,20,20,20,128
Style: SomeOtherStyle,Arial,18,&H0092481A,&H0062CBF7,&H00000000,&H80000000,0,0,0,0,100,100,0,0,1,2,3,2,20,20,20,0

Format: Layer, Start, End, Style, Name, MarginL, MarginR, MarginV, Effect, Text
Dialogue: 0,0:00:02.33,0:00:12.95,Kanji,,0000,0000,0000,,冒険でしょでしょ
Dialogue: 0,0:00:29.37,0:00:32.31,SomeOtherStyle,,0000,0000,0000,,{\fe128}冒険でしょでしょ

Again, if you have a regularly set locale. I myself have to convert the script to SHIFT-JIS so that VSFilter (textsub) parses it correctly, because I'm on Japanese application locale.

EDIT: I'm assuming you know Advanced SubStation (ASS) subtitle format.

Flame-X 2007-06-08 18:23

thanks for the example

TheFluff 2007-06-08 19:16

Uh. \fe128 is only needed with old-ish Japanese fonts that don't have any unicode mappings. Also, Arial doesn't actually have any Japanese glyphs (although the variant Arial Unicode MS does), what you're seeing is font substitution.

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