Monday, 23 November 2015

sleep no more

I'm one of the four people who enjoyed Sleep No More, Mark Gatiss's weird and scary story set in a world where India and Japan have combined forces. The writing on the walls, flags and screens is a clever mix of Indic and Japanese characters.

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This looks like पाॅ


Some of these look like Devanagari and some look like kanji.


This looks upside down to me, even though it's made up.



Devanagari क with a kanji-like box, and Japanese は with a Devanagari-like horizontal line.




These characters are completely fabricated; I don't think they're based on anything real.


This is straight-up Devanagari: ऋ झ

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