JIS X 0208, the Japanese Industrial Standard Code for Japanese Graphic Set for Information Exchange, is the Japanese multibyte Kanji standard.
JIS X 0208 has three components.
|JIS non-Kanji||Multibyte versions of Latin letters, Katakana, Hiragana, Cyrillic letters, Greek letters, and other special non-Kanji characters, like punctuation characters, and so on|
|JIS I Kanji||Commonly used Kanji characters|
|JIS II Kanji||Less commonly used Kanji characters|