Key Non-Joyo Kanji

A growing list of Japanese characters that I've encountered that fall outside of the officially recognised list and tend to appear without furigana. Links will appear as I write about each one.

する {ひん} - on the brink
from 迂回 {うかい} - detour

from 贅沢 {ぜいたく} - extravagance
竿 from 竿竹 {さおだけ} - bamboo pole
from 逼迫 {ひっぱく} - under intense pressure
癌 {がん} - cancer
呟く {つぶやく} - mutter
麺 {めん} - noodles
爽やか {さわやか} - refreshing
萌え {もえ} - fascination