Fontender: Interactive Japanese Text Design with Dynamic Font Fusion Method for Comics

  • Junki SaitoEmail author
  • Satoshi Nakamura
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11296)


Comics consist of frames, drawn images, speech balloons, text, and so on. In this work, we focus on the difficulty of designing the text used for the narration and quotes of characters. In order to support creators in their text design, we propose a method to design text by a font fusion algorithm with arbitrary existing fonts. In this method, users can change the font type freely by indicating a point on the font map. We implement a prototype system and discuss its effectiveness.


Font Text design Font fusion Comic 



This work was supported in part by JST ACCEL Grant Number JPMJAC1602, Japan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Meiji UniversityTokyoJapan

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