SoftBank 1999

  • Vendor: SoftBank
  • Version: 1999
  • Release Date: Nov. 1, 1999
  • Emojis: 263

The original color emoji set from SoftBank, which was known as J-Phone in 1999 (later Vodafone, later SoftBank Mobile).

Note: Each emoji has been mapped to its modern Unicode codepoint, despite this set existing prior to Unicode emoji standardization.

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About SoftBank Emojis

SoftBank is a Japanese carrier which had its own emoji set for the years 2006—2016. Apple's original emoji font was designed to be compatible with this set due to iPhone being a SoftBank-exclusive phone when first released in Japan.

In 2016 Softbank announced they would be switching to Google emoji designs on phones supporting Android 7.0 or above. SoftBank no longer releases updates to this emoji set.

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