Does anyone know of a font that supports the unicode CJK extensions c, d, e? If you have such a font, do you know if it works with the MySQL utf8mb4 character set?


The Hanazono fonts (HanaMinA, HanaMinB) have full support for all 3 extensions and include 96k+ glyphs. Here is the glyph list (.pdf, 500 pages).

Babelstone Han claims to support all glyphs in Extension D, but only has partial support for C (37.1%) and E (19.5%).


Here's the download link (25.7MB) for HanaMinB (which supports these extensions). And here's a screenshot of a word processor with HanaMinB.ttf installed, displaying random glyphs from CJK Ext. E.

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  • Hanazono really supports CJK-E?
    – Mou某
    Jul 9 '15 at 7:21
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    Well, I can't reproduce the error, I am running Linux and things are fine.
    – imrek
    Jul 9 '15 at 10:26
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    It seems to be an individual problem for my system. Anyway, I'm sure this is the solution for most people
    – wpt
    Jul 10 '15 at 2:54
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    @wpt I had the same problem, it turned out I had an old version on HanaMinA and HanaMinB installed on my computer! it was from '13 or something like that - the newest version is from '14 - I downloaded the newest version and everything was hunky doory
    – Mou某
    Jul 15 '15 at 15:00
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    Yop, that's right, works just fine with the newest version, must have gotten the old version at scourgeforge.
    – user4452
    Jul 22 '15 at 14:54

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