The main styles of Edomoji include Kanteiryū, Yosemoji, Kagomoji, Higemoji, Chōchinmoji and Kakuji .
Kanteiryū (勘亭流) 
Yosemoji (寄席文字) 
The name yosemoji literally means "letters for yose (Japanese theater)". A combination of kanteiryū and chōchinmoji, it was used for posters and flyers.
Kagomoji (篭文字) 
This name literally means "cage letters". The characters are thick and square in shape. It is usually used in inverted form or sometimes as an outline.
Higemoji (髭文字) 
Sumōmoji (相撲文字) 
Style of lettering used for sumo wrestling advertisements and programmes.
Chōchinmoji (提灯文字) 
Kakuji (角字) 
This very heavy, rectangular style is used for making seals.
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