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Problems when searching for non-Latin characters

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In my studies I often need to search for Japanese terms. I usually do this from the Smart Search Field to go straight to Google. However, Safari seems not to be able to handle the Japanese characters. For example, I might type 日本 into the Smart Search Field. I would then expect to see results about the country of Japan (for that is what I searched). Instead, I see this:

This is pretty much a dealbreaker for me re: Safari. Is there something that will fix it?

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), Safari 6.0.2


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