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White Dots Above Subtitles...?

Postby fareastfurfaro » Sat 02.14.2009 11:15 pm

Occasionally, when I am watching a movie with Japanese subtitles, I see white dots above the Japanese characters. It is in the same position where furigana would go, but there is just a single white dot above each character. I can't figure out the meaning for the life of me. I've asked at least 5 Japanese people what it is and no one can answer me. Does anyone know what they mean? Thanks!
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Re: White Dots Above Subtitles...?

Postby Mike Cash » Sat 02.14.2009 11:45 pm

Think of it as bold face type.
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Re: White Dots Above Subtitles...?

Postby AJBryant » Sat 02.14.2009 11:51 pm

When I see your avatar, Mike, I think of a bold face. ;)
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Re: White Dots Above Subtitles...?

Postby fareastfurfaro » Sun 02.15.2009 12:18 am

Mike Cash wrote:Think of it as bold face type.


Ahhhhh...thank you so much. Mystery finally solved! You're the best!
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