Designed by FONTDASU
Shippori Mincho is an old-style Mincho style created to provide novel writers in Japan a beautiful Mincho style for free. It is based on The Tokyo Tsukiji Type Foundry No. 5 Mincho style, which had a great influence on the Japanese Mincho style, which is widely used today.
The Regular was originally designed for long-form text setting in novels and the Extra Bold was originally designed for titles and headlines. Eventually it became a family of 5 weights from Regular to Extra Bold.
Shippori Mincho is designed to be beautiful even when the characters are enlarged so that they can be used widely from amateurs to editorial designers. Alternate characters are also included for those who are particular about the characters. The Kanji are based on the SIL licensed font, Genryu Mincho.
Shippori Mincho is the standard version of the font. Shippori Mincho B1 (Shippori Mincho+B1) has rounded corners and ink pooling.
To contribute to the project, visit github.com/fontdasu/ShipporiMincho
You can download font files directly and install them with Font Book. However, it’ll be much easier to install these fonts with RightFont — the best font manager for Mac.
These fonts are licensed under the Open Font License.
You can use them freely in your products & projects - print or digital, commercial or otherwise.