wchartype: Python module to get full-width (double-byte) character types

When dealing with full-width (especially CJK) characters, you'll often want to know the type of a particular character — Kanji/Hanzi/Hanja, hiragana, katakana, and so on. wchartype is a Python module that will determine the type of a full-width character. The functions all expect Unicode strings of length one. Usage: import wchartype if wchartype.is_asian(u'\u65e5′):     […]