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Apparently it can't do chinese or Japanese characters.

It says on the page

>Note: Japanese, Korean and Chinese characters are currentenly not supported, but I'm working on supporting them!

Jim Breen's page can do this, though looking up by radical is faster if you know how to do it.

http://www.nciku.com has a really good character recognition engine. I've never had it not find exactly what I needed.

Agreed. I randomly tried イ, ア, 月, 四, and 行. It pulled back tons of results for each of them, but not a single list contained the correct result.

Yeah, I encountered the same issue. The only thing I can think of is that I'm drawing them in the handwritten style, but the recognizer probably needs them to be in the digital font style.

For kanji try this: http://kanji.sljfaq.org/

Or runic... but I guess I'm showing my age there.

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