User:Foolip/Capitalization Standard Japanese

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Status: This page describes an active style guideline proposal and is not official.



Proposal number: RFC-288
Champion: foolip
Current status: In development




Status: This is an official style guideline.

Japanese Script

Japanese is natively written with kanji and kana. Capitalization is not a issue as neither script has the concept of capitalization.

See also the clarification for Japanese releases for further guidance.

Latin Script

The most common romanization method used in MusicBrainz is the Hepburn romanization without the use of macrons for long vowels (Tokyo instead of Tōkyō), with the first letter of the title and of proper nouns capitalized.

Examples: