GT Maru

Family overview
  • GT Maru
  • Light Oblique
  • Regular Oblique
  • Medium Oblique
  • Bold Oblique
  • Black Oblique
  • Mono
  • Light Oblique
  • Regular Oblique
  • Medium Oblique
  • Bold Oblique
  • Black Oblique
  • Mega
  • Mini
  • Midi
  • Maxi
  • Emoji
  • Color
  • Black and White
Subfamilies
  • Light
    The southern half of Shinjuku Station
  • Light Oblique
    Omurice is an example of yōshoku, a Western-influenced style of Japanese cuisine
  • Regular
    Kanpei, also known as Ehime queen splash, is a Citrus cultivar that originated in Japan
  • Regular Oblique
    Curry was introduced to Japan during the Meiji era (1868–1912), at the time when the Indian subcontinent was under British colonial rule
  • Medium
    Takoyaki or “octopus balls” is a ball-shaped Japanese snack made of a wheat flour-based batter and cooked in a special molded pan
  • Medium Oblique
    Hiroo, Daikanyama, Aoyama, and Ebisu areas
  • Bold
    Japan usually follows the botanical names of the taxonomy from Tyôzaburô Tanaka
  • Bold Oblique
    Thick sushi roll with colorful fillings
  • Black
    This station is connected to Ōsaka Station at Ume- da by the JR Kyoto Line
  • Black Oblique
    Ramen (literally: pulled noodles) is a Japanese noodle soup
  • Settings
    Size
Typeface information

GT Maru is an ode to rounded English characters found on signage across Japan. The typeface is the result of this design exploration into roundness — or maru — in the Latin alphabet. It combines the warmth and flow of sign painting with the mechanical quality of engraved letters.

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Latin-alphabet languages: Afaan, Afar, Afrikaans, Albanian, Alsatian, Amis, Anuta, Aragonese, Aranese, Aromanian, Arrernte, Asturian, Atayal, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bemba, Bikol, Bislama, Bosnian, Breton, Cape Verdean Creole, Catalan, Cebuano, Chamorro, Chavacano, Chichewa, Chickasaw, Cimbrian, Cofán, Cornish, Corsican, Creek, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dawan, Dholuo, Drehu, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Fijian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Friulian, Galician, Ganda, Genoese, German, Gikuyu, Gooniyandi, Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), Guadeloupean Creole, Gwich’in, Haitian Creole, Hawaiian, Hiligaynon, Hopi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Ido, Igbo, Ilocano, Indonesian , Irish, Istro-Romanian, Italian, Jamaican, Javanese, Jèrriais, Kaingang, Kala Lagaw Ya, Kapampangan, Kaqchikel, Kashubian, Kikongo, Kinyarwanda, Kiribati, Kirundi, Kurdish, Ladin, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Lombard, Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, Maasai, Makhuwa, Malay, Maltese, Manx, Māori, Marquesan, Megleno-Romanian, Meriam Mir, Mirandese, Mohawk, Moldovan, Montagnais, Montenegrin, Murrinh-Patha, Nagamese Creole, Nahuatl, Ndebele, Neapolitan, Niuean, Noongar, Norwegian, Occitan, Old Icelandic, Old Norse, Oshiwambo, Palauan, Papiamento, Piedmontese, Polish, Portuguese, Q’eqchi’, Quechua, Rarotongan, Romanian, Romansh, Rotokas, Inari Sami, Lule Sami, Northern Sami, Southern Sami, Samoan, Sango, Saramaccan, Sardinian, Scottish Gaelic, Seri, Seychellois Creole, Shawnee, Shona, Sicilian, Silesian, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Upper and Lower Sorbian, Northern and Southern Sotho, Spanish, Sranan, Sundanese, Swahili, Swazi, Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Tetum, Tok Pisin, Tokelauan, Tongan, Tshiluba, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Turkish, Tuvaluan, Tzotzil, Venetian, Vepsian, Võro, Wallisian, Walloon, Waray-Waray, Warlpiri, Wayuu, Welsh, Wik-Mungkan, Wolof, Xavante, Xhosa, Yapese, Yindjibarndi, Zapotec, Zarma, Zazaki, Zulu, Zuni

Typeface features

OpenType features enable smart typography. You can use these features in most Desktop applications, on the web, and in your mobile apps. Each typeface contains different features. Below are the most important features included in GT Maru’s fonts:

  • SS01
  • Single-Story a & g
Higashi
  • SS02
  • Alternate exclam
¡Capital!
  • SS01
  • Single-story g
Nagoya
  • SS02
  • Alternate l
Formerly
  • SS03
  • Alternate exclam
¡Edo!
  • SS04
  • Outline
Uehara
  • SS05
  • Outline Shaded
Shōken
  • SS06
  • Glow
Ujigawa
  • SS07
  • Outline Glow
Chiba
  • SS08
  • Outline Shaded Glow
Kadoma
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