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shell/vim .rc's for Japanese support (UTF-8) (See related posts)

Get Japanese (and other multibyte, ascii-unfriendly languages) working in the Terminal.

.inputrc (bash)
set convert-meta off
set meta-flag on
set output-meta on

.cshrc (tcsh)
set dspmbyte=utf8

:set enc=utf-8
:set fenc=utf-8

And don't forget 'ls -w' or 'ls -v' to display files and directories.

Preferences: Uncheck 'Emulation > Escape non-ASCII characters';

More at Apple Support - Topic: Displaying foreign characters in the Terminal command line.

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