Editors’ Choice: Minna de honkoku, An Overview and Reflection

In a piece that I wrote for the Digital Orientalist last year, I compiled a list of digital resources for Japanese palaeography that I had learned about and used through my involvement in the “Tackling Pandemics in Early Modern Japan” transcription project organized by the University of Cambridge in collaboration with the AI platform Minna de honkoku みんなで翻刻. In today’s post, I will introduce readers to Minna de honkoku and provide some reflections based on my use of the platform during the “Tackling Pandemics in Early Modern Japan” project.

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