Fantasy Font Friday

Escape to a world that never was in these movies and TV shows. A better world? A worse one? You decide. Via fontmeme.com. Here are six but there are many more.


Spirited Away Font

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Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film tells the story of Chihiro Ogino, a sullen ten-year-old girl who, while moving to a new neighborhood, enters the spirit world. After her parents are transformed into pigs by the witch Yubaba, Chihiro takes a job working in Yubaba’s bathhouse to find a way to free herself and her parents and return to the human world.

The font used for the film title in the poster above is probably Palatino, Hermann Zapf’s first popular typeface, based on his own elegant calligraphy. Designed for the Stempel foundry in 1950, Palatino is said to be one of the top ten most-used typefaces in the world.

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The Palatino font identified above is not available for free, please follow the link above and purchase the font. Meanwhile, you can take a look at our collection of fonts for cars, pop music and apparel as well as round-ups of new & fresh fonts around the web.


Maleficent Font

Maleficent font here refers to the font used in the poster of Maleficent, which is a 2014 fantasy film directed by Robert Stromberg from a screenplay by Linda Woolverton. The film is a live-action re-imagining of Walt Disney’s 1959 animated film Sleeping Beauty.

The title of the film features a gothic style font, which is very similar to PentaGram’s Malefissent. The font is available in uppercase letters and limited punctuation marks. You can download it for free here.


Return of the Jedi Font

Return of the Jedi font here refers to the font used in the poster of Return of the Jedi, which is an American epic space opera movie released in 1983.

The font use for the movie title in the poster is very similar to Times New Roman Regular. Times New Roman is a commercial typeface but it is available in Windows systems, most Microsoft products as well as Mac OS, where it is called Times Roman. Details about the font family can be found here.

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The Times New Roman font identified above is not available for free, please follow the link above and purchase the font. Meanwhile, you can take a look at our collection of fonts for cars, pop music and apparel as well as round-ups of new & fresh fonts around the web.

Times New Roman Typeface in Use

In addition to Return of the Jedi, Times New Roman typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: AirTran Airways, Guess, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Blind Side, Amour.


Avatar Font

Avatar font here refers to the font used in the title of Avatar, which is an epic science fiction film released in 2009. The film tells the story of Pandora, a fictional planet where there are full of rare natural resources and how human beings from Earth travel to Pandora to mine the mineral there.

The font used in the poster title of the movie is very similar to a font called Papyrus designed by Chris Costello. The font is very popular and is considered to be one of the most overused fonts. The font is available as a commercial font and you can purchase it here.

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The Papyrus font identified above is not available for free, please follow the link above and purchase the font. Meanwhile, you can take a look at our collection of fonts for cars, pop music and apparel as well as round-ups of new & fresh fonts around the web.

Papyrus Typeface in Use

In addition to Avatar, Papyrus typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: The Crocodile Hunter, New American Gospel, Catharsis, Resolution, You and Me, Serenity, Sacrament.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer Font

Buffy the Vampire Slayer font here refers to the font used in the logo of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which is an American television series that was broadcast from 1997 to 2003.

The font used in the logo of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is very similar to a font called Buffied designed by GemFonts. The font is available in both uppercase letters and lowercase letters with incomplete punctuation marks and diacritical letters. You can download the font for free here.


The Lord of the Rings Font

The Lord of the Rings font here refers to the font used in the poster title of fantasy adventure film series The Lord of Rings. Based on the novels of J R R Tolkien, the series includes The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. The trilogy is the sixth highest-grossing film series so far behind Harry Potter, James Bond, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean and Shrek.

The font used in the poster title for the film is very similar to a font called Ringbearer, which was created by Pete Klassen. The font is free for non-commercial use only. You can download the font for free here.

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