I'm trying to set text to a JLabel. Suppose I have a string variable called "description". "description" contains japanese characters. when I use jLabel.setText(description), it works fine and shows the japanese fonts properly. Now if I try to wrap the description with html tags..e.g
I am not sure whether this would help you, but u could try it.
(If u are using WindowsOS) Go to Control Panel => Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options => Regional and Language Options, then choose Japanese as Standards and formats Setting. Hope it works for u.