Then again, there is this advice from the "Genki"-based system :
"Reading and Writing Japanese on your Computer":
 "Displaying Japanese Characters in your Browser":
These Genki Resource pages were written using the Unicode (UTF-8) format for character encoding. In order for you to properly view these pages, you may need to modify a browser setting. Look for the browser setting called "Character Set" or "Character Coding".
This needs to be set to Universal Alphabet (UTF-8) or Unicode (UTF-8).
 "Typing Japanese on your Computer":
In order to type Japanese on your computer, you will need an input system.
For Windows 98:
See Microsoft's IME page:
For Windows 2000 or XP:
University of Redlands has detailed information on how to do this.
So...any thoughts? Domo sumimasen!
Edited by spikeyguy, 31 January 2012 - 01:16 PM.