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I am retrieving the data from MS Access database using stand alone java client. One of the columns in the table contains UTF-8 character (Japanese). When I fetch the data and print on the console it is not showing me the actual value, instead I am getting junk data with ???. I have also set the character encoding to UTF-8 as part of my connection string but still it is not working. What could be the possible reason for this?